For the Fourth of July weekend in 2010, 444 parking citations were handed out to motorists in Wrightsville Beach. The breakdown is: 98 citations given Friday, July 2; 161 given Saturday, July 3; 131 on Sunday, July 4; and 54 on Monday, July 5. Citations carry various fines, depending on where the motorist is parked and the situation. The town board recently approved issuing $50 fines for any motorist who parks in an unauthorized area, such as on grass, in the town. The town contracts with Lanier Parking Solutions, a private company, to enforce parking and handle citations.
Date posted: July 27, 2010
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