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Three drownings prompt improved safety measures in Emerald Isle

A little more than five months into 2019, three drownings at Emerald Isle beaches have the town implementing improved measures to ensure water safety.

Safe Kids NC offers ways to stay safe in the water this summer

As the summer swimming season kicks into full gear, Safe Kids North Carolina is reminding parents and caregivers about important safety tips to reduce child drownings.

Officials: 2 men drown off Cape Hatteras Seashore beaches

Officials say two men have drowned off Cape Hatteras National Seashore beaches in Rodanthe.

Coast Guard says drownings are up in 5th District

The US Coast Guard 5th District is emphasizing safety on the water following 40 drownings that occurred from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer.

Sunset Beach holds meeting on lifeguards

videoSunset Beach leaders are looking at how to make their beach safer. In the wake of several drownings this summer at Brunswick County beaches, a full house turned out today for a special meeting in Sunset Beach to take a look at how Wrightsville Beach's lifeguard system is set up.

Sunset Beach to hold special meeting on beach safety

Sunset Beach leaders will hold a special meeting next week to discuss about beach safety. The town council has scheduled the meeting for Monday at 3 p.m. at Town Hall.

Brunswick County beaches plagued with series of unfortunate events

videoAfter a chain of unfortunate events, some tourists in Brunswick county are concerned about beach safety. From a deck collapsing, to several drownings, and even a shark attack, Brunswick County beaches have seen their fair share of frightening incidents.

Brunswick County drownings leave people shaken up

video Hundreds of people are on the beaches and in the ocean celebrating Independence Day, but Wednesdays drowning’s still have people pretty shaken up.

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