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Drowning

Missing man's body found in Lake Waccamaw

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Stewart Young, 47, of Bladenboro drowned while rescuing one of his four children from the water. Full story...
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UPDATE: Greenfield Lake drowning victim identified

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The man who drowned Saturday afternoon at Greenfield Lake after jumping in off the pier has been identified. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Swimmer drowns at Ocean Isle Beach

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videoTown officials say they are unsure what led to drowning. This is the first drowning this summer at Ocean Isle Beach. Full story...
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Kayaker drowns at Holden Beach

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Investigators say 55-year-old Raymond Joseph Dracker of San Rafael, CA, was kayaking when he was hit by a wave trying to get out into the ocean. Full story...
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Area has fourth drowning victim of the summer

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videoA fourth drowning this season at area beaches has raised further concerns. Three of the four drowning victims were from out of town, so lifeguards are trying to educate tourists not used to the dangers of the ocean. Full story...
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10 year old drowns off Fort Fisher Saturday

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A weekend trip to the beach turned deadly for a child visiting our area with relatives. It happened at Fort Fisher a little before 2:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office said 10-year-old Master Emanuel Carter of Sanford... Full story...
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Funeral arrangements made for West Bladen sophomore

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Funeral arrangements have been set for the West Bladen sophomore who drowned over the weekend. The family will hold a wake at Gaskins Funeral Home on Highway 242 in Elizabethtown. Full story...
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Friends and family mourn drowning death of Cody Hammond

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videoA 15-year-old West Bladen High School student drowned Sunday afternoon, and on Monday, friends and family mourned his passing. Full story...
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Follow-up on weekend drowning

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videoA fisherman from Supply died and several others were dumped into the ocean when their boats capsized in a sudden thunderstorm this past weekend. Full story...
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Update on drowning at fishing tournament

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The funeral arrangements have been made for 62-year-old Billy Scott Hewett. Hewett died Saturday after his boat capsized in rough seas during a fishing tournament. Full story...
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Boy drowns at water festival

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The community of Elizabethtown is mourning the loss of a six year old boy after he drowned Saturday during the White Lake Water Festival. Full story...
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