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3 dead, 2 missing after tubers go over Duke Energy dam near NC state line

Four of the nine were found by construction workers around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday after they were found "hanging onto various items."

Boy meets good Samaritan credited with water rescue in Kure Beach

The boy who was rescued in the water near Kure Beach on Tuesday got to meet the man who helped save his life.

Mother thankful for man who saved her 6-year-old son at Kure Beach

A day trip to Kure Beach nearly turned into a tragedy for one North Carolina family, but thanks to the quick actions of a good samaritan that wasn't the case. 

Prank drownings, false alarms could put lives and resources at risk

A fake drowning reported Wednesday afternoon should serve as a reminder to community members that pranks like this can put people in danger, officials say.

Nearly a dozen water rescues conducted at Surf City beaches in 24 hours

Crews from the Surf City Police Department, Surf City Fire Department and Pender EMS and Fire Ocean Rescue Service have answered 11 emergency calls between Wednesday and Thursday regarding the rescue of distressed swimmers.

Two rescued from capsized catamaran off Sunset Beach coast

It was a busy day for rescuers with the Sunset Beach Police and Fire departments Monday.

Police ID men pulled from ocean in Kure Beach

Officials have identified the two men who were pulled from the water in Kure Beach Wednesday.

OBX photographer captures ocean rescue in real time from pier

While storms Humberto and Jerry passed off the shore of North Carolina this past weekend, the storms created massive waves on the Outer Banks, prompted the red flags to fly.

Fishermen rescue passengers on life raft after plane crashes in the Bahamas

Three people are not only lucky to survive a plane crash on Thursday, they also have a fishing boat to thank for plucking them out of the Atlantic Ocean.

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NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington. 

WWAY 5th Quarter September 24, 2021

Week 6 is done. See the video for the complete episode of The 5th Quarter.

Wilmington recycling company ‘Turtletrash’ turns your trash into treasures

A new coastal-conscience waste and recycling company is working to keep plastics local and out of the ocean.