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Checkpoints planned on roads, water this summer

Multiple agencies began the 9th annual "On the Road, On the Water, Don't Drink and Drive" campaign today ahead of Memorial Day to help with safety during the holiday weekend and throughout the summer.

Man who died in Pender Co. boating accident identified

Master Officer David Sellers said John Andrew Hughes, 58, from Columbia, Maryland died Sunday when the boat he was on capsized. 

Boater dies after vessel capsizes south of Topsail Island

NC Wildlife reports one man died and two others were treated for hypothermia after a boat was flipped south of Topsail Island.

Death of rabid black bear is first for North Carolina

North Carolina officials say a dead black bear has tested positive for rabies, the first such case known to the state.

North Carolina wildlife officials warn of deer disease

North Carolina wildlife officials are warning of a deadly disease encroaching on the state's deer population.

Authorities look out for bear with head stuck in container

Residents in western North Carolina are concerned about a fate of a bear that's been spotted several times in recent weeks with a plastic container stuck to its head.

Boat crash near Figure Eight Island, one hospitalized

North Carolina Wildlife Commission and the Coast Guard are responded to a boat accident Sunday afternoon near Wrightsville Beach that sent one man to the hospital.

Boater charged after crash along Southport waterfront

The driver of a boat that crashed in Southport last night faces multiple charges.

Public hearing scheduled on proposed no-wake zone in Sunset Beach

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold a public hearing next week to receive comments concerning a proposal for a no-wake zone near the Sunset Beach boating access area.

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