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French authorities look for Quiksilver CEO after empty boat washes ashore

French authorities have deployed boats and helicopters off the coast of southwest France to search for the chief executive of sportswear maker Quiksilver after his empty boat was found washed ashore.

VIDEO: Fisherman’s last-second leap to evade oncoming speeding boat

An Oregon fisherman whose dramatic escape from an oncoming motorboat was caught on video is suing the driver of the other boat for $372,500.

Man finds model boat from Ireland on the beach

The distance from the coast of Ireland to Sunset Beach is more than 3000 miles. Despite the long journey, a miniature boat found its way to our shores through the Atlantic. Rex Wray through it was impossible until he discovered Roisin.

VIDEO: 13-year-old Florida surfer rescues boater from capsized vessel

When a vessel capsized off the coast of Florida, tossing a boater into the water, a surfer came to his rescue and paddled the man to safety.

Boat launch gone wrong sends RV into the Erie Canal

A half sunken RV now sits in the Erie Canal after a boat launch went terribly wrong in Brockport, New York.

SET SAIL: Boater conditions improve in Carolina Beach Inlet

All day long dredging is underway on the Carolina Beach Inlet. Dredging projects play a major role in maintaining both beaches and inlets.

Dock catches fire, several boats destroyed at Texas marina

A massive dock fire this afternoon in Pottsboro at Highpoint Marina in Texas. Witnesses said maintenance worker was working on a boat when it caught fire.

12-year-old girl dies after father runs over her in boating accident

Authorities say a 12-year-old Colorado girl waterskiing on a New Hampshire lake was struck and killed by a powerboat operated by her father.

FL man arrested after stolen boat crashes onshore

Police say they've arrested a man connected to a stolen boat that crashed unmanned onto Daytona Beach.

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New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

West Brunswick girls basketball falls to Ashley in season opener

The Ashley Screamin' Eagles used a 21 point halftime lead on Tuesday night to approve to 4-1 on the year beating West Brunswick, 68-44.

UNCW comeback falls short in back to back with Towson

Visiting UNCW stormed back from a 15-point deficit with five minutes left to pull within one possession, but came up short in a 78-74 loss as Towson swept an early-week Colonial Athletic Association series on Tuesday at SECU Arena.