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Coast Guard medevacs man from off Myrtle Beach coast

Coast Guard crew members rescued a 47-year-old man from a boat 46 miles off the coast of Myrtle Beach Tuesday.

Local Buddhist monk reacts to Thai cave rescue

The world waited patiently as each child was saved from the cave in Thailand. For one Buddhist monk, he was ecstatic to hear they were safe.

Sergei Foundation opens coastal chapter to help save pets’ lives

The Sergei Foundation is a North Carolina non-profit committed to saving the lives of family pets and is expanding to Brunswick and New Hanover counties.

Coast Guard medevacs diver near Cape Lookout, NC

A diver suffered decompression sickness possibly due to resurfacing too quickly according to the Coast Guard.

Roller coaster derails, drops 2 riders 30 feet; 6 injured

Six people have been taken to a hospital after a roller coaster in Florida derailed, leaving some riders dangling 34 feet above the ground.

Wilmington firefighter adopts dog rescued during Vance Street home fire

Not only is she expected to make a full recovery, but the dog also has been given a second chance at life and happiness.

Vacationing firefighter saves 3 girls from ocean rip current

A vacationing firefighter from New York state is being credited with saving three girls who were caught in a rip current off the North Carolina coast.

VIDEO: Fire crews rescue dog stuck in storm drain

Not quite a cat in a tree, in this case it was a dog in a storm culvert that drew the attention of the Wilmington Fire Department.

Drone helps rescue 2 swimmers caught in Australian rip current

In what’s being billed as the world’s first, a drone helped to rescue two swimmers today caught in the surf off an Australian beach.

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Traffic backing up on River Road as firefighters work

WILMINGTON (WWAY) -- Multiple fire departments are currently responding to a fire on River Road near the Snow's Cut Bridge leading towards Carolina Beach. According...

Meet Tabitha “Too Shoes”: a two-legged dog with a big heart

She may be small, she may be different, but that doesn't stop her from encouraging people to vote.

President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

This comes shortly after Trump declared his support for a bill that would federally recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.