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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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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.