5 hours ago
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‘Relatively slow’ weekend for water rescues in Wrightsville Beach

While the beaches are busy the lifeguards on duty in Wrightsville Beach say they haven't had many calls over Memorial Day weekend.
9 months ago
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Lifeguards talk ocean safety as swell builds from tropical systems

Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue reminds folks about rip current safety as tropical systems elevated risk for them this week.
9 months ago
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20 ocean rescues reported in Wrightsville Beach, one transported

An increased swell and a higher risk for rip currents had lifeguards a little busy Saturday with about 20 rescues reported from WBOR.
11 months ago
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Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue takes top title in regional competition

WBOR recently competed against more than 200 lifeguards to win first place in a competition.
1 year ago
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Dermatologists to check lifeguards’ skin for free

Wrightsville Beach lifeguards will soon hit the stands but first some dermatologists want to get them checked out.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
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Kure Beach hiring more than 30 lifeguards for beach season

With beach season almost here, Kure Beach is looking to hire more than 30 new lifeguards.
2 years ago
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Kure Beach hosts lifeguard tryouts next two Saturdays

With beach season quickly approaching, Kure Beach is looking to round out its team of lifeguards.
2 years ago
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Surfing to raise money for Pleasure Island lifeguards

Tony Silvagni Surf School hosted a surf contest on Halmet Avenue in Carolina Beach and contestants were surfing for a life-saving cause.
2 years ago
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Coastal town leaders push for lifeguard liability limits

Coastal town leaders want new legislation to employ lifeguards with limited liability. Brunswick County Commissioners have voted to send a resolution to lawmakers asking for new legislation regarding the issue.