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Lifeguards

Surf camp instructors save swimmers

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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. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue wins regional championship

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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. Full story...
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Sunset Beach death raises safety questions

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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. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach lifeguards back to work, hoping for safe summer

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videoWrightstville Beach lifeguards are back at their posts for summer. Full story...
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Sunset Beach holds meeting on lifeguards

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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. Full story...
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Carolina Beach lifeguards heading to national competition

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video Carolina Beach town council wasted no time Monday night approving up to $10,000 to send lifeguards to the National Ocean Rescue competition. Full story...
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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Lifeguard rescues family from Fort Fisher surf

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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. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue wins overall championship at the 2013 US Lifesaving Association Competition

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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. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Rip current rescue caught on camera

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videoCaught on camera ONLY ON 3, while WWAY's Holden Kurwicki was out at Fort Fisher today shooting video, lifeguards sprang into action. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Lifeguards up early, stay late to keep beach visitors safe

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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. Full story...
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Staying safe in the water this Fourth of July

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videoThe ocean is a tempting place, but can be a scary and powerful place too. Wrightsville Beach is different from other area beaches because it has piers and deep troughs that can be dangerous. Full story...
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Beaches to be safer in Fort Fisher

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Last weekend the stands on the south end of Pleasure Island were empty due to lack of funds for salaries. Today, state parks and recreation confirmed that there is now money to hire four lifeguards and a supervisor. Full story...
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