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Thousands venture to area beaches as the unofficial end of summer nears

Thousands of visitors are in town for the Labor Day holiday weekend, with many heading to local beaches to enjoy the unofficial end of summer. 

NO FISH TALE: Southport men reel in massive tuna

In Southport Tuesday, one crew caught their white whale... or tuna, to be exact.

FEEDING FRENZY: Watch as sharks feed on baitfish at Surf City Pier

We all know sharks live in the ocean, but it's neat to capture them on camera. 

Man dies in waters off Cape Hatteras shore

A Virginia man pulled from the surf of a North Carolina beach is dead.

Wednesday is Manatee Appreciation Day!

The last Wednesday of March is dedicated to celebrating one gentle giant sea creature: the manatee.

Teens turning the tide on plastic at area beaches

Keeping our beaches clean is a big job and Teen Ocean Stewards at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher are stepping up to help.

Everybody on plane survives crash landing in Pacific lagoon

All 47 passengers and crew survived a plane's crash landing in a Pacific lagoon Friday morning, wading through waist-deep water to the emergency exits and escaping on local boats that came to the rescue in the Micronesia archipelago.

Florence runoff taints area waters, experts warn to stay out

Waters off much of the North Carolina coast are no longer safe for swimming or even wading due to Hurricane Florence runoff, according to a warning posted by the North Carolina Coastal Federation.

Swimming alert issued for portion of Holden Beach

The state has issued a swimming alert for one portion of Holden Beach after tests showed high levels of bacteria.

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World War I living history event at N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport

The N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport to host a living history weekend Sept. 18-19 featuring reenactors, authors and documentarians highlighting the World War I era.

Leland woman says metal object fell from bridge, hit her car, NCDOT responds

A Leland woman says she had a "final destination moment" when driving under the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation is responding.

Town of Leland to pay developers $140k to speed up home construction

The Town of Leland will give developers of a new subdivision $140,400 to speed up construction.

Wilmington event raises $90k for Make-A-Wish, features celebrity guest

An event in Wilmington on Thursday raising money for a good cause more than doubled its donation goal, thanks to the help of a celebrity guest.