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Drowning

Drowning victim's memorial service Monday

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A memorial service will be held for the North Carolina judge who drowned while trying to rescue others off a Brunswick County beach. Full story...
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Four drownings this week have Brunswick Co. visitors on alert

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videoAnother drowning in Brunswick County yesterday brings the total this week to four. Randall Joyce drowned at Holden Beach after getting caught in a rip current with his family. The news has many tourists on edge. Full story...
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Swimmer drowns at Holden Beach on 4th of July; high rip risk in Brunswick Co.

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A man is dead after drowning yesterday at Holden Beach. It marks the fourth drowning this week along the Brunswick County coast, as the risk for rip currents remains high. Full story...
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Man drowns after getting caught in rip current with son

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videoThe holiday weekend got off to a deadly start after a man drowned in the waters off Ocean Isle Beach this morning. Full story...
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Family sues Carolina Beach over 2011 drowning

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videoThe family of a teenager who drowned at Carolina Beach two years ago is suing the town and the top emergency workers at the time of his death. Full story...
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Lawyer appears in court for mom charged in drowning of toddler

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videoA lawyer appeared in court Thursday morning on behalf of a Jacksonville mother, charged for the May drowning death of her toddler daughter. The suspect was already sentenced for the drowning of another child almost three years ago. Full story...
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Topsail Beach drowning victim identified

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Topsail Beach Police have identified a man who drowned off the coast Saturday. Police Chief Sam Gervase says the victim was Stephen O'Rork, 36, who was vacationing from Greensboro. Full story...
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Body found in Topsail Beach

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Topsail Beach Police say the body of a 36-year-old man from Greensboro was found near the Jolly Roger Pier Saturday near the 1000 block of Ocean Boulevard in Topsail Beach. Full story...
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Cumberland teenager is 2nd drowning victim in June

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Divers have found the body of a 17-year-old Cumberland County teenager who disappeared after going swimming in a local creek. Full story...
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South Brunswick family celebrates life of fallen student

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video An entire community is in mourning following the tragic loss of a young man described as vibrant and uplifting. Full story...
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South Brunswick HS mourns loss of senior days before graduation

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videoIn the just the past three weeks South Brunswick High School has seen three students and one teacher unexpectedly die. The latest is a student and athlete just days away from graduating. Full story...
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UPDATE: South Brunswick High School senior drowns, school offering counseling

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video The body of a South Brunswick High School senior has been recovered, after he drowned in Oak Island waters Tuesday night. Brunswick County school officials are offering support and counseling for students and staff. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man drowns in White Lake

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videoNew details on a man who drowned in White Lake over the weekend. Full story...
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Virginia man drowns in surf off Outer Banks

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Officials in Duck say a Virginia man has drowned in moderate surf. Town manager Christopher Layton says 39-year-old Joseph Marotta of Lynchburg, Va., was pulled from the water by public safety personnel who immediately began performing CPR before Dare County paramedics arrived. Full story...
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Police officers credited with saving women, baby from near drowning

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Two Wrightsville Beach Police officers saved two women and an infant from a near drowning this evening. Full story...
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