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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.

Surfer talks about dramatic water rescue in Emerald Isle

It was caught on video and is now an internet viral video. Three surfers came to the aid of a swimmer caught in a rip current in Emerald Isle.

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Pender County Schools: Two-hour delay for in-person and remote learners

Pender County Schools will start class on a two-hour delay Thursday, January 28, due to weather conditions.

Need for speed reduction: residents and city discuss Greenville Loop Road

Some residents are banding together though Facebook, saying they want to make Greenville Loop Road safer.

A new face on Pleasure Island: getting to know Police Chief Vic Ward

Police Chief Vic Ward calls New Hanover County his second home. He grew up in Wilmington and Whiteville before attending UNCW.

Area high school senior selected for Class of 2025 at West Point Academy

A Cape Fear area high school senior has been selected to the attend the United States Military Academy at West Point.