Lifeguards
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Surf camp instructors save swimmers
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:36pm.

videoSome swimmers are lucky to be alive tonight, thanks to some surf instructors from Topsail Beach. What happened can only be described as heroic, but if you ask them it was all in a day's work.

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Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue wins regional championship
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:20pm.

videoVisitors to Wrightsville Beach should feel especially safe, after the town's Ocean Rescue Team won a regional championship this week. The team successfully defended their first place overall performance at the United States Lifesaving Associations, South Atlantic Regional Championships.

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Sunset Beach death raises safety questions
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:03pm.

videoIt's a question that comes up this time of year. How safe are our beaches? After several drownings at Brunswick County beaches in 2013, lifeguards became a hot topic. But, the town never implemented them.

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Wrightsville Beach lifeguards back to work, hoping for safe summer
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 05/23/2014 - 3:12pm.

videoWrightstville Beach lifeguards are back at their posts for summer.

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Sunset Beach holds meeting on lifeguards
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 4:21pm.

videoSunset Beach leaders are looking at how to make their beach safer. In the wake of several drownings this summer at Brunswick County beaches, a full house turned out today for a special meeting in Sunset Beach to take a look at how Wrightsville Beach's lifeguard system is set up.

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Carolina Beach lifeguards heading to national competition
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 08/05/2013 - 10:59pm.

video Carolina Beach town council wasted no time Monday night approving up to $10,000 to send lifeguards to the National Ocean Rescue competition.

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Lifeguard rescues family from Fort Fisher surf
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 1:35pm.

video While WWAY's Holden Kurwick was getting video of a rare sea turtle nest at Fort Fisher State Park this morning, lifeguards had to spring into action.

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Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue wins overall championship at the 2013 US Lifesaving Association Competition
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 12:57pm.

A contingent of Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue team members turned in a remarkable performance to capture the overall championship at the 2013 United States Lifesaving Association’s South Atlantic Regional Competition.

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ONLY ON 3: Rip current rescue caught on camera
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 07/02/2013 - 4:31pm.

videoCaught on camera ONLY ON 3, while WWAY's Holden Kurwicki was out at Fort Fisher today shooting video, lifeguards sprang into action.

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ONLY ON 3: Lifeguards up early, stay late to keep beach visitors safe
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Fri, 07/02/2010 - 3:34pm.

video Fourth of July weekend is here, and area beaches will be flooded with visitors. Crowds formed early on Carolina Beach, but while they come to relax, the lifeguards are here to work.

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