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)
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. Wed, 07/15/2015 - 4:34pm
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. Sat, 05/02/2015 - 11:58am
Kure Beach hosts lifeguard tryouts next two Saturdays
With beach season quickly approaching, Kure Beach is looking to round out its team of lifeguards. Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:49pm
Surf contest held to raise money for Pleasure Island lifeguards.
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. Sat, 04/25/2015 - 6:32pm
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. Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:18pm
Surf camp instructors save swimmers
Some 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. Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:36pm
Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue wins regional championship
Visitors 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. Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:20pm
Sunset Beach death raises safety questions
It'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. Wed, 06/11/2014 - 3:03am
Wrightsville Beach lifeguards back to work, hoping for safe summer
Wrightstville Beach lifeguards are back at their posts for summer. Fri, 05/23/2014 - 8:12pm
Sunset Beach holds meeting on lifeguards
Sunset 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. Tue, 09/17/2013 - 9:21pm