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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.

‘We’re ready for it’: NC beaches make changes to prevent drownings

If you’re planning a trip to the beach this summer, you may notice some changes to help keep you safe.

Rough waters forces lifeguards to hit the stand after Labor Day

There was another almost-deadly reminder to heed the warnings this weekend. Sunday, two people were rescued from choppy surf near the Kure Beach Pier. This is the same area were two people died last week.

Swimmers warned to avoid ocean due to Hurricane Lorenzo

The National Weather Service is warning swimmers in North Carolina to avoid the Atlantic Ocean because of rip currents created by Hurricane Lorenzo.

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