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UPDATE: Greenfield Lake drowning victim identified

The man who drowned Saturday afternoon at Greenfield Lake after jumping in off the pier has been identified.

FIRST ON 3: Swimmer drowns at Ocean Isle Beach

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

Kayaker drowns at Holden Beach

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.

Area has fourth drowning victim of the summer

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.

10 year old drowns off Fort Fisher Saturday

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...

Funeral arrangements made for West Bladen sophomore

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.

Friends and family mourn drowning death of Cody Hammond

videoA 15-year-old West Bladen High School student drowned Sunday afternoon, and on Monday, friends and family mourned his passing.

Follow-up on weekend drowning

videoA fisherman from Supply died and several others were dumped into the ocean when their boats capsized in a sudden thunderstorm this past weekend.

Update on drowning at fishing tournament

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.

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