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OKI Water Rescue searches ocean for potential debris, missing cars after Isaias

Three weeks after Isaias, people in Oak Island are still cleaning up the shuffle.  Debris, furniture and even cars are among the mess. The Water Rescue Team is now trying to make sure none of it is stuck in the ocean. 

OKI Strong shirts raise money for water rescue team

The water rescue station in Oak Island sustained quite a bit 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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Brunswick Community College completes comeback against rival Cape Fear CC

Cape Fear Community College held a double-digit lead midway through the first quarter on Wednesday night, but it was the Brunswick Community College Dolphins battling back to pickup the win, 79-75. 

NC Rural Coalition Fighting COVID-19 holds weekly webinar on vaccines

The North Carolina Rural Coalition Fighting COVID-19 held a virtual seminar on vaccines.

UNCW Men’s Soccer remains unbeaten after shutting out Campbell

Sophomore midfielder Colton Pleasants and senior forward Jacob Evans each scored a goal as No. 20 UNCW remained unbeaten with a 2-0 victory over Campbell in non-conference men's soccer action at the UNCW Soccer Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Family members remember Mint Greene, killed by alleged drunk driver in Brunswick County

A man who was killed by an alleged drunk driver over the weekend is being remembered by his family.