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A familiar site on the Wilmington Riverfront is about to say 'goodbye.'
The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone on a section of the Cape Fear River after a boat became submerged, blocking the channel, Thursday.
Under White House direction, the Pentagon was scrambling to arrange for an Air Force B-2 stealth bomber and other warplanes to conduct flyovers of the celebration on the National Mall. There will be Navy F-35 and F-18 fighter jets , the Navy Blue Angels aerial acrobatics team, Army and Coast Guard helicopters and Marine V-22 Ospreys.
According to the National Weather Service, in 2019 there have been seven rip current-related deaths in North Carolina and 28 nationwide.
From boats to other types of watercraft, lots of people will be hitting area waterways this summer and that's why the U.S. Coast Guard is offering boating safety classes to ensure they know what to do to protect themselves and others when out on the water.
After over 30 years of service, senior chief officer in charge Lane Marshburn will be stepping down, and Officer Jason Miller will be taking his place.
Memorial Day weekend is what the US Coast Guard calls the "kick off to boat season," and they want to make sure you know how to stay safe on the water.
A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people from a sinking vessel off the North Carolina coast early Friday morning.
The US Army Corps of Engineers says they will start scheduling shorter dredging cycles. This means dredging would be done every 8 weeks.