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Memorial paddle out to be held for beloved Wrightsville Beach lifeguard Jeremy Owens

Jeremy Owens was a world-class ocean lifeguard, professional stunt man and world-level Jiu Jitsu black belt. 

Wrightsville Beach firefighters raising money for training center in honor of Jeremy Owens

Wrightsville Beach Volunteer Firefighters are raising money to honor a member of the team who died in November.

Higher threat for rip currents along North Carolina beach this weekend

This weekend's beautiful weather will mean packed beaches this weekend but there will also be an increased threat for rip current.

Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue starts first season without Jeremy Owens

The annual hunt for lifeguards in Wrightsville Beach has begun, but this time Ocean Rescue is doing it without a local icon and beloved friend.

New Hanover County beach towns in need of lifeguards for upcoming season

As summer approaches and the beaches get busier, area beach towns are getting ready by hosting annual lifeguard tryouts. 

Wrightsville Beach first responders name new boat in honor of late lifeguard captain

Wrightsville Beach first responders recently received a boat donation and have decided to name it in honor of a lifeguard captain that died last month.

Wrightsville Beach remembers Jeremy Owens

Hundreds of fire fighters, ocean rescue members, family, and friends descended on Wrightsville Beach to celebrate the life of Jeremy Owens.

Memorial service to be held Saturday for Wrightsville Beach lifeguard

Jeremy Owens, a well-known lifeguard in Wrightsville Beach, died earlier this week. The community is asked to come together Saturday to celebrate his life.

Community mourns loss of well-known Wrightsville Beach lifeguard

People in Wrightsville Beach are mourning the loss of the captain of the ocean rescue team.

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