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Leland residents rescued from flooding

After flooding increased Sunday, creating hazards for many in the Cape Fear, one neighborhood had to be rescued and taken to shelter.

Woman survives 10 hours in sea after falling from cruise ship

A British woman was rescued Sunday after falling from a cruise ship and spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night, Croatia's coast guard said.

Drone ready and able to help with rescues in Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach Fire Department is testing the possibilities of using a drone to deliver life vests to struggling swimmers.

Family wants to find and thank Marine who saved girls at Atlantic Beach

The Joy family wants to find the Marine who saved their girls on June 15 from the water at Atlantic Beach.

Six rescued from rip current in North Topsail Beach

According to the Town of North Topsail Beach, fire crews responded to a water rescue at Topsail Dunes around 5:15 p.m. Sunday.

Dozens of water rescues at Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach

Waves of people headed to the beaches of New Hanover County on this Independence Day, but they were met with rough waters.

Boat capsizes in Carolina Beach Inlet, good Samaritan answers the call

Coast Guard officials say a call for distress was answered by a good Samaritan in Carolina Beach.

Police: Body of child swept away in Outer Banks found

The body of the boy who was swept away by a rogue wave last week in Kitty Hawk has been found.

True retriever: Dog plucks flailing man from river

Forget sticks: A 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever leaped into a South Carolina river and fetched a man whose boat had capsized.

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Hornets create scholarships for journalism students in honor of late team beat writer

The Hornets open their season tomorrow, but the team did something today that seems better than an opening night win.

Wilmington City Council approves purchase of 3-D crime scene scanner, ‘aquatic mower’

Wilmington City Council approving the purchase of new tools to assist with various things in the city at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night.

8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.

New Hanover Co. Schools sees significant decrease in suspension rates

The New Hanover County Board of Education held its first meeting since a lawsuit was filed against the board at the Sheriff's Office after unmasked protesters were denied entry to a school board meeting.