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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.

Swimmer pulled from water in Oak Island has died

According to a Gofundme page the swimmer who was pulled from the water in Oak Island on Thursday has died.

Swimmer pulled from the water in Oak Island, remains in ICU

A man pulled from the water in Oak Island remains at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in ICU, according to Oak Island Fire Chief Chris Anselmo.

26 swift water rescue teams get new equipment

State officials said in a news release that 26 teams recently received new gear, thanks to more than $2 million in funding from the state.

UPDATE: Wife says husband died attempting to rescue children off Wrightsville Beach

Rescue crews worked on the man for a while on the beach, there is no official word yet on his condition.

Lifeguards respond to multiple rip current rescues along area beaches

Ocean rescue crews have been busy the last few days as multiple rip current rescues have been reported along New Hanover County beaches.

Marine dies after being pulled from Emerald Isle surf

Emerald Isle Police report a Camp Lejeune Marine who was rescued from the water by friends on Saturday has died.

VIDEO: Women rescued from rip current at Fort Fisher

It's spring break and many people were out on the area beaches Wednesday to enjoy the beautiful weather, but one trip to the coast almost turned deadly.

Trio rescued from Cape Fear River after boat dies in cold, rough conditions

Three people were rescued after their boat died while on the Cape Fear River Monday morning, according to Leland Fire and Rescue.

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Lane closures scheduled to preserve Brunswick county bridge

N.C. Department of Transportation plans to work to preserve a Brunswick County bridge is scheduled to begin this weekend and last for several months.

Good Shepherd Center prepares to reopen with full meal service and day shelter

Wilmington's Good Shepherd Center prepares to open its Soup Kitchen doors for full-time weekday breakfast and lunch distribution, and the day shelter will also offer services to homeless people in the Cape Fear.

UNCW issued latest Covid-19 requirements

UNCW will temporarily require face coverings in indoor settings. 

Volunteers needed for clean up at Riverfront Park

Cape Fear River Watch and Island Wildlife - Cape Fear Region are partnering together to clean up Riverfront Park at 10 Cowan St. and the surrounding downtown area on Sunday.