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Construction of bathrooms, ocean rescue facility in CB delayed

Roughly two months before construction was to be completed, WWAY has an update on new bathrooms and an ocean rescue facility at the Hamlet Avenue Beach Access in Carolina Beach.

Wrightsville Beach man travels to South Africa for world lifeguarding competition

Lifeguards across the world are putting their experience to the test in the International Surf Rescue Challenge.

When it comes to rip currents, should you swim parallel to shore, or float until help arrives?

Proffitt said if there's no lifeguard on duty, he recommends avoiding the water.

Groom saves a drowning man just after wedding vows

A bridegroom has been credited with saving a struggling swimmer just moments after his beach wedding on the Gulf Coast last week.

Lifeguards back in action at Wrightsville Beach

Memorial Day weekend is here and now, you might notice some people looking out for you along the shore at Wrightsville Beach.

NYC police officer uses lifeguard skills to save 2 people

A New York city police officer who once worked as a lifeguard put the training from his former career to work, saving two people who were struggling in water off a boardwalk in Queens.

Take a dip to beat the heat: Wilmington city pools now open

With the heat turning up, people are finding the easiest ways to cool down.

Autopsy confirms teen lifeguard was electrocuted, drowned

An autopsy report confirms that a 17-year-old lifeguard was electrocuted and drowned earlier this year at a subdivision's swimming pool.

Lifeguard stand breaks apart at Wrightsville Beach during Hermine arrival

Lifeguard stand number #6 at Wrightsville Beach split in half on Friday during Hermine's arrival.

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Volunteers, businesses honored for helping after deadly Brunswick County tornado

It's been more than four months since a deadly tornado ripped through southern Brunswick County, and those who helped with the recovery effort are now being recognized.

Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.