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East vs. south facing beaches: Which are more dangerous for swimmers?

With Memorial Day weekend just days away it’s important to remind locals and visitors about the dangers of rip currents.

Police release name of man hospitalized after water rescue in Emerald Isle

One of four swimmers pulled from rough waters at an Emerald Isle beach on Sunday remains in critical condition

Swimmers pulled from water at Emerald Isle beach, one in critical condition

Emerald Isle Fire says four swimmers were pulled from the rough waters at an Emerald Isle beach on Sunday

Ban on North Carolina trips cramps NY state college swimmers

A ban on New York state-funded travel to North Carolina is complicating matters for state college swimmers heading south for an NCAA championship.

Swimming advisory lifted for Bald Head Island, alerts issued in Oak Island

State recreational water quality officials announced today that bacteria levels at swimming sites in Bald Head Island meet state and Environmental Protection Agency standards for swimming and other contact with the water.
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Swimming advisories lifted for most NC waters

State officials announced Friday in most coastal rivers and sounds are safe to swim in again following Hurricane Florence. 

Swimming advisory lifted for New Hanover County

Waters off the coast of New Hanover County are safe again for swimming following advisories issued after Hurricane Florence, according to North Carolina Department of Environment Quality.

Swimming alert issued for portion of Pender County sound-side

State regulators have issued swimming alert for a portion of the sound in Pender County.

On the diving board, 95-year-old veteran gives young boy a lesson in courage

The distance between a diving board and the surface of the water can feel like half a body length, especially when it is half a body length.

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