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OKI Strong shirts raise money for water rescue team

The water rescue station in Oak Island sustained quite a bite of damage from Hurricane Isaias.

Good Samaritan uses boogie board to save man from rip current in Oak Island

A Georgia man is out of the hospital after being caught in a rip current in Oak Island. Tuesday, the good Samaritan who saved his life is speaking out.

Crowds flock to local beaches for beautiful holiday weekend

Oak Island was packed with beach goers this weekend. Water Rescue Chief Tony Young says he's never seen that many boats docked on the west end of the beach. 

Dorian could create dangerous water conditions along the coast

Across the Cape Fear, we're tracking Dorian and looking at how it may affect us. Friday, Brunswick County community is watching and waiting to see what Dorian will do as it continues to barrel in the Atlantic. 

Keep it knee deep or less, if you’re not an experienced swimmer

High rip current risk at all Brunswick County beaches, Tuesday, and Oak Island is keeping an active radar for accidents after two water rescues this past week. 

Oak Island Water Rescue warns about big float dangers

You've probably seen them on the beach: big blow-up rafts shaped like flamingos or unicorns. Now one water rescue group wants to issue a warning after an incident earlier this week.

Big floats create big headaches for water rescue

If you've been at the beach or out on the water this summer, you may have seen some of those giant floats that seem to be gaining popularity. They may be fun, but they're also creating headaches for some water rescue teams.

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