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Father and son receive awards from the North Carolina Coast Guard after saving a life

A father-son duo who rescued a man off the Cape Fear coast, rewarded today by the Coast Guard for saving a life.

Couple finds enormous shark’s teeth on Topsail Beach

Samantha and Donovan Reeves say they were searching for shells and shark teeth to commemorate their visit to Topsail Beach, when they found two enormous shark's teeth.

Red Cross honors life saving heroes

The American Red Cross held a special ceremony during Wednesday's Topsail Beach town council meeting to honor a few heroes.

‘I was going to die’: Man goes overboard 40 miles off Topsail Beach, saved by father and son

One man is crediting a father and son duo for saving his life after falling overboard 37 miles off the coast of Topsail Island.

Water quality swimming advisory lifted for beach access in Pender County

An advisory against swimming was posted on Wednesday at an ocean-side site in Pender County, where state officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards.

Living shoreline construction begins on Topsail Island

The Town of Topsail Beach is partnering with the North Carolina Coastal Federation to install four living shoreline demonstration projects to reduce soundside erosion and maintain valuable fisheries habitat.

State awards first ever Resilient Coastal Communities Program grants

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Coastal Management (DCM) is awarding grants to 25 communities for technical assistance in risk assessment and resilience planning work. 

Topsail Beach bans driving on the beach

Topsail Beach is no longer allowing cars on the beach. The town normally allows drivers to purchase permits for their four wheel drives for fishing only during the winter.

Topsail Beach gets $2.5M reimbursement for Dorian-related damage

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved more than $2.5 million to reimburse the Town of Topsail Beach for costs following Hurricane Dorian.

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Brunswick County paramedic dies after motorcycle accident

Brunswick County Emergency Services is mourning the loss of one of their own.

HAPPENING TODAY: Women’s health event in Wilmington offering breast cancer screenings

New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health are hosting a Women's Health and Wellness event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Moderna says its low-dose COVID shot works for kids 6 to 11

Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, as the manufacturer moves toward expanding shots to children.