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Fishermen hope tournament scares sharks away

Fishermen across the southeast are preparing for the Jolly Mon King Mackerel Tournament in Ocean Isle Beach this weekend. Some fishermen are hoping the event will scare off sharks near Brunswick County beaches after three bites in less than one week.

Beach town leaders talk shore safety after shark attacks

Community leaders are taking extra precautions to make beach visitors feel safe after two shark attacks last Sunday.

Shallotte River Swamp Park opens

The Shallotte River Swamp Park is now open after months of construction and a few weather delays.

Shark attack witness: ‘It was surreal’

"There was a rustle-bustle, and everyone crowded around. The girl wobbled out and left the boogie board and the shark just went at the boogie board," a witness said. Dozens of people were on the beach and many of them saw what happened and took pictures. One vacationer was swimming in the water with the teen who got bit.

FIRST ON 3: Teen girl hurt during shark attack at Ocean Isle

A teen suffered lacerations on her foot after a reported shark attack, according to the mayor.

Ocean Isle Beach town leaders set to propose tax increase

Ocean Isle Beach town council will consider a budget proposal next month that includes a property tax increase.

Beach communities assess damage after storm

Tropical Storm Ana showed her might with heavy rains and 60 miles per hour max winds. And she left some damage behind for Sunset Beach's Taylor Moody.

Ana soaks Brunswick County

Tropical Storm Ana made landfall around 6 a.m. between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach, SC. That means Brunswick County has been squarely in the cross hairs of the storm.

Natural gas alternative for boats coming to Cape Fear

A natural gas alternative for boats is coming to the Cape Fear region.

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Novant Health raises wage to $15 for New Hanover Regional Medical Center staff

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Three men charged in separate investigations for sex crimes involving children

Columbus County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested three men as the result of three separate investigations for sexual crimes against children.