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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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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.