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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.

Former UNCW coach charged with child sex crimes, bond reduced

A former UNCW assistant swimming coach has been charged with sex crimes involving a child.

Swimming alert issued for portion of Holden Beach

The state has issued a swimming alert for one portion of Holden Beach after tests showed high levels of bacteria.
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Surfer talks about dramatic water rescue in Emerald Isle

It was caught on video and is now an internet viral video. Three surfers came to the aid of a swimmer caught in a rip current in Emerald Isle.

Black flags posted at NC beach, no swimming allowed

The Town of Pine Knoll Shores issued a black flag no-swimming advisory for all public beach access locations for Friday. That means no swimming is allowed.

New Hanover County drowning remains under investigation

The swimmer was in his 50's and visiting the beach with family according to the Chief.

Man, 51, sets off in bid to be first to swim across Pacific Ocean

Professional distance swimmer Ben Lecomte, 51, set off from Japan to San Francisco on Tuesday in an attempt to become the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean.

More than 12 ocean rescues made during holiday weekend

Throughout Memorial Day weekend more than a dozen ocean rescues were made at area beaches.

Swim advisory issued after high bacteria levels found in Myrtle Beach

A swim advisory has been issued after officials say high bacteria levels were found in at least one area in Myrtle Beach.

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