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Coast Guard provides important boating safety tips ahead of the holiday weekend

The Coast Guard reminds mariners and beach goers to exercise caution and practice safe boating during the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Wrightsville Beach Coast Guard holds chartering ceremony for new Sea Scout ship

A new 'Sea Scout' ship was ceremonially introduced during a chartering ceremony at the Wrightsville Beach coast guard station. 

Coast Guard medevacs 72-year-old stroke victim

The station was requested to transport the patient from Bald Head Island to Deep Point Marina in Southport. 

Coast Guard medevacs 50-year-old man 20 miles off the coast of Carolina Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man from an 18-foot boat more than 20 miles off the coast of Carolina Beach on Wednesday.

Coast Guard: Search for missing helicopter suspended

The US Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing helicopter and the two men inside after a three-day search near Albemarle Sound.

Coast Guard: ‘Large’ oil leak during Georgia ship demolition

The Coast Guard says a large amount of oil has escaped a barrier after it was released while crews were dismantling an overturned cargo ship along the Georgia coast.

Coast Guard conducts medevac 46 miles east of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

The Coast Guard received an alert of a person experiencing difficulty breathing after completing a 35-minute dive. 

‘Boat safe, boat sober’: Tips for staying safe on the water this holiday weekend

According to the Wildlife Commission, there's been a surge in boat registrations in recent months so they're advising boaters to be extra cautious as they hit the water, especially for the holiday weekend.

Off-duty coast guardswoman saves three from drowning

Off-duty coast guardsman, Jennifer Williamson was enjoying a day at Fort Fisher with her sister Sunday, when just before noon, they both noticed something off in the water.

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Clean Eatz hosts its annual national convention in Wrightsville Beach

Today, one Wilmington based business, that has grown to have franchises across the country, wrapped up its annual convention in Wrightsville Beach.

Local church in Wilmington helps feed the homeless population through its lunch bag program

One local church in Wilmington is continuing to serve the homeless population through its lunch bag program, after seeing an increased need during the pandemic

NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington.