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4 weeks ago
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High rip current risk in Southeastern NC, northeastern SC

The National Weather Service is warning of a high risk of rip currents in northeastern South Carolina into southeastern North Carolina.
Shark sighting clears water temporarily in Surf City.
1 month ago
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Surf City shark sighting clears water temporarily

Hundreds of folks stood by the shoreline around noon after an apparent shark swam around some surfers.
Parking meters in beach towns bring in thousands for some towns and millions for others. So why the discrepancy? Where does that money go? WWAY breaks down the numbers.
2 months ago
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WWAY INVESTIGATION: How much money do beach town parking meters really bring in?

From $375,000 to $2.6 million, that's how much some of our beach towns bring in from parking fees each year. But not all of that money, or in some cases even half of that money, is available to the town.
Volunteers from the Wilmington Cape Fear Rotary Club and staff from the Fort Fisher State Recreation Area and the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher install rescue tubes along the beach in Fort Fisher. (Photo: NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher)
2 months ago
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Donation aims to make beach safer at Fort Fisher

Beach visitors have a new tool to help them save a life when lifeguards aren't around at Fort Fisher.
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2 months ago
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Beach town looks to enforce equipment ordinance

North Topsail beach town leaders passed an unattended beach equipment ordinance last year, and now they're trying to educate people on what the newly enforced rule means.
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2 months ago
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Need beach access info? There’s a map for that

If you want to stay off of Masonboro Island this holiday weekend but still want to hit the beach, there’s a map for that.
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3 months ago
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Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue gets tourniquet donation

Wrightsville Beach is better equipped to stop severe bleeding after an injury on the beach thanks to a generous donation.
Good samaritans tend to the second of two children injured in shark attacks at Oak Island June 14, 2015. (Source: Jenna Chounard)
3 months ago
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911 calls describe horror of shark attacks

Two teenagers are recovering today after shark attacks at Oak Island Sunday. 911 calls describe the horror from eyewitnesses.
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3 months ago
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Life Rolls On organization hosts ‘They Will Surf Again’ Sunday

Dozens of area residents with physical disabilities will have the opportunity to hit the waves this weekend with the help of a non-profit organization.
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3 months ago
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‘Happiest Seaside Town’ winner to be named Tuesday

We will finally find out if Southport was named 'America's Happiest Seaside Town' this week.