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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.
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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.
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Possible drowning reported at Myrtle Beach resort

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

Lochte wins 200 IM at US nationals after 14-month ban

Ryan Lochte won the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships, fresh off a 14-month ban.
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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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