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18-month-old drowns after wandering from NC home

Authorities in Onslow County say an 18-month-old drowned after wandering out of a mobile home and into a ditch filled with water from recent heavy rains.

UPDATED: Surfer drowns at Surf City

videoAll weekend long Hurricane Igor, far off at sea, created some big waves for surfers. But one surfer's life suddenly ended in the surf Sunday. Kurt Murray, 21, drowned while surfing near the Surf City Pier around 2 p.m.

Ohio woman drowns at Wrightsville Beach

An evening swim turned deadly last night at Wrightsville Beach. Police say an Ohio woman drowned while swimming in the ocean near the 700 block of South Lumina Avenue.

18-year-old drowns in Boiling Spring Lakes

video A swimming trip turned tragic in Brunswick County Thursday. An 18-year-old boy drowned while swimming in Spring Lake.

Missing man’s body found in Lake Waccamaw

Stewart Young, 47, of Bladenboro drowned while rescuing one of his four children from the water.

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.

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Downtown restaurants to bring in outdoor heaters as weather cools down

The chill was in the air at Downtown Alive in Wilmington Friday night, but that didn't stop people from coming out. City Council is voting Wednesday on whether to extend the event until the end of November.

Three Bladen County schools to reopen after closure

Bladen County Schools is happy to announce that Bladenboro Middle, Dublin Primary, and East Arcadia Elementary will reopen and welcome students back into their classrooms on Monday, November 2.

Locals get ready for Halloween 2020

It's the spookiest night of the year. Well, almost--and this year will look a little different.

CDC is lifting cruise ban in US waters

If you're one of those people who have been eagerly awaiting the chance to take a cruise out of US ports, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention released a bit of good news for you on Friday.