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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.

More than 35 water rescues reported on Wrightsville Beach

NWS was informed this afternoon by Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue that more than 35 water rescues happened due to rip current conditions.

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Town of Belville talks food trucks, Riverwalk upgrades, Mayfaire-esque town center

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Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.