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Scannable rip current risk signs installed in Oak Island

Oak Island Water Rescue teamed up with the Southport Rotary to install scannable rip current risk signs on Tuesday morning.

Increased rip current risks at local beaches lessen as Tropical Storm Henri continues to move

As rip currents risks associated with Tropical Storm Henri lessen as the storm continues to move further from the Cape Fear, ocean rescue crews continue to warn beachgoers to proceed with caution.

Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue reports dozens of rip current rescues today

A moderate risk for rip currents along the beaches of the Cape Fear has resulted in 34 rescues today in Wrightsville Beach, according to the Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue. 

Off-duty coast guardswoman saves three from drowning

Off-duty coast guardsman, Jennifer Williamson was enjoying a day at Fort Fisher with her sister Sunday, when just before noon, they both noticed something off in the water.

Man dies after being caught in rip current in Myrtle Beach

One man has died after being caught in a rip current in Myrtle Beach Monday afternoon.

Memorial service honors NHCS teacher who died saving children from rip current

Many people came together for a memorial service at Lifepoint Church, to remember and celebrate the life of Jessica Embry who died while trying to rescue two children caught in a rip current in Kure Beach.

Man speaks on helping with weekend rip current rescue at Kure Beach

When two children were caught in a rip current in Kure Beach last weekend, several people jumped into action to help.

Community plans paddle out to honor NHCS teacher who died saving children from rip current

A paddle out and beach gathering will be held this weekend for a New Hanover County teacher who died while rescuing two children from a rip current. 

New Hanover County teacher dies rescuing children caught in rip current at Kure Beach

A woman died while trying to rescue two children caught in a rip current in Kure Beach over the weekend.

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Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

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Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.