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Police: Boater who fled storm is killed by falling tree

A boater who sought shelter from a storm in North Carolina has been killed after being struck by a fallen tree.

Boater safety looms large headed into Memorial Day weekend

The open water across the Cape Fear is expected to be packed this weekend for Memorial Day as boaters prepare for the unofficial start to summer.

Masonboro Island will close to public Friday night

If you were planning on spending your weekend at Masonboro Island instead of New Hanover County beaches, think again.

Two men charged after deadly boat collision on Waccamaw River

Two people were killed and another is still missing after two boats crashed into each other over the weekend, according to the NC Wildlife Resources Commission.

Coast Guard hoists man from damaged boat off North Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard says that a helicopter crew hoisted a man to safety from a disabled sailing vessel off North Carolina.

Masonboro.org needs volunteers for July 4 island cleanup

Masonboro.org’s president said they are in good shape for daytime volunteers, but could use some more hands for the evening shift.

Coast Guard reports nearly 50 search and rescues over holiday weekend

Boaters and swimmers took to the water this Memorial Day weekend, and as the summer boating season kicked into gear, Coast Guard units from New Jersey to North Carolina responded to many maritime emergencies.

Brunswick County deputies hand out ‘tickets’ to kids wearing life jackets

No one wants to get a ticket when they're driving or boating... except perhaps for kids in Brunswick County.

Coast Guard app offers helpful safety info for boaters

Memorial Day weekend is what the US Coast Guard calls the "kick off to boat season," and they want to make sure you know how to stay safe on the water.

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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Local experts weigh in ahead of second and final presidential debate

The stage is set for the second and final presidential debate Thursday night.

State urges New Hanover County to further enforce Covid restrictions

Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.