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Hurricane Larry stirs up swell for Wrightsville Beach surfers

Hurricane Larry isn't forecasted to make landfall in the United States, but coastal North Carolina is still feeling its impacts and surfers are taking advantage.

Life rolls on for those with disabilities at Ocean Cure event

Saturday Ocean Cure held their annual Life Rolls on event, allowing people with disabilities to enjoy the ocean's surf in more ways than one.

UNCW professor calculates height of likely record breaking wave surfed by Wrightsville Beach native

A Wrightsville Beach native is up for the Guinness World Record for the largest wave ever surfed and he's recruited some help from a local professor to calculate how big the wave really was.

‘Teacher of the Week’ hitting a high wave by engaging students in math

When Brandon Puhalski is not surfing or fishing outside, he stays busy with his other passion -- teaching elementary students about math.

Olympic surfing hopeful killed by lightning while training

A 22-year-old Olympic surfing hopeful from El Salvador has died while training for an upcoming qualifying competition, the country's surfing federation (FESASURF) has confirmed.

Wrightsville Beach native surfs wave that could be a world record

Mason Barnes, a Wrightsville Beach native, gained international attention after surfing one of the biggest waves in the world last October.

Myrtle Beach foundation in need of donations for upcoming Costa Rica surf trip

A Horry County organization has been helping area kids get into surfing for years.

Pro surfer rescues woman struggling in rough water on Hawaii’s North Shore

A professional surfer is being hailed as a hero after rescuing a woman swept into the powerful waves of the Pacific Ocean in Hawaii.

WATCH: Wrightsville Beach native surfs some of the largest waves in the world

When Wilmington native Mason Barnes heard there would be a historic swell coming to one of the world's best surf spots, he hopped on a plane to Portugal.

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Many people gather in downtown Wilmington for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

Today you may have seen a sea of green in downtown, where many people gathered for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival to celebrate "Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day".

The first coding center for kids in Wilmington holds an open house

 The first coding center for kids in the area has officially opened up shop, and today it welcomed parents and kids to check out a fun way to learn about coding.

‘Love Me, Don’t Hurt Me’ event held to tackle issue of children’s safety in schools

Keeping children safe at school is a growing concern around the country and the Cape Fear. An event was held Saturday at the Derick Davis Center at Maides Park to take on the issue, with the theme being 'Love Me, Don't Hurt Me'.

Hundreds turn out for the annual Dragon Boat Regatta in Carolina Beach

Dozens of people competed for the top trophy and bragging rights in the annual Dragon Boat Regatta race Saturday afternoon.