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Greenfield Lake sees rise in toxic blue-green algae known to make people and animals sick

A blue-green algae bloom at Greenfield Lake has officials and residents concerned about the safety of people and their pets. 

Tropical system departs, but dangerous rip currents still possible, National Weather Service says

Even though the tropical weather system Claudette has moved away from the coast, swimmers still need to be aware of possibly dangerous ocean conditions, according to authorities.

Residents in a Brunswick County neighborhood protest pool restrictions

One local neighborhood is worried about access to community pools as swimming season begins.

41st annual YMCA Wrightsville Beach Sprint Triathlon happening this weekend

The 41st annual YMCA Wrightsville Beach Sprint Triathlon will take place on Saturday.

New Hampshire girl, 16, swims across English Channel

A 16-year-old from New Hampshire successfully swam across the English Channel, completing a 33-mile-swim she called an “adventure.”

Worker calls police on black woman staying at hotel

A worker at a North Carolina hotel has been fired after she called police on a Black woman and her child who were guests there and swimming in the pool.

Swimming alert issued for portion of Holden Beach

State water quality officials Wednesday are alerting the public that initial testing at an oceanside site in Brunswick County showed levels of bacteria exceeding the state’s and EPA’s standards.

Video shows rescue of toddler who nearly drowned in hotel pool

Police released a graphic video of a 2-year-old child drowning and sinking to the bottom of a pool before being found unresponsive.

Possible drowning reported at Myrtle Beach resort

Authorities responded to a possible drowning at a Myrtle Beach resort.

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Wilmington to vote on funding new film industry initiative

Getting some hands-on work in the film industry, funded by the City of Wilmington. That's the goal of a new workforce development initiative city council discussed during an agenda briefing on Monday morning.

CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams.