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New business coming to Wrightsville Beach hopes to make a splash

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videoIt's a concept that's catching on in waterfront cities all over the country, and soon folks in Wrightsville Beach will have the option to sign up for a membership that will allow them to take out boats without having to worry about owning and maintaining them. Full story...
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Crews rescue woman with head injury after sailboat runs aground

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Coast Guard crews rescued a woman with a head injury after a sailboat ran aground near Seagate Sunday afternoon. A man, woman and two children were aboard the boat when the accident happened. Full story...
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Boat capsizes sending one to the hospital

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video The Coast Guard says one person went to the hospital after a boat capsized in Lockwood Folly Inlet near Holden Beach this morning. Full story...
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Volunteer firefighter killed in Brunswick Co. boating accident

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A volunteer firefighter is dead and another man is in serious condition after a boating accident in Brunswick County Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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Record number of fake distress calls concern for Coast Guard, boaters

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video The US Coast Guard says it has received more fake distress calls this year than ever before. Now some boaters are concerned about what this means for their real distress calls. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Inshore Fishing Challenge reels in crowd

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video The tournament kicked off early Saturday morning with a total of 70 boats participating in hopes one of them would claim the top prize. Full story...
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NC agencies to launch summer lifesaving campaign

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videoThree North Carolina agencies are joining together in a campaign to keep people safe this summer. The Highway Patrol, the Wildlife Resources Commission and the Alcohol Law Enforcement Division are announcing an effort on Monday that will focus on roadways and the water. Full story...
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Two men injured when Morehead City boat explodes

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North Carolina officials are investigating after a boat exploded in a marina, forcing two men to a hospital. Full story...
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UPDATE: Coast Guard rescues five from sailboat off Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard successfully rescued five people Friday from a disabled sailboat about 30 miles southeast of Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Owner blames logs in river for sinking his boat, business

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videoA boat docked in the Cape Fear River sank last night...And is still there today. Crews spent hours this afternoon trying to salvage the boat named Sea Star. Full story...
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