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Local beaches see increased rip current activity due to Tropical Storm Henri

Local ocean rescue crews are advising beachgoers to remain cautious near the water this weekend, as swells From Tropical Storm Henri are increasing the rip current risk.

Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue lifeguards win 1st place in lifesaving competition

The team spends countless hours training in preparation for their roles as Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue Lifeguards as well as for competition.

Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue reports dozens of rip current rescues today

A moderate risk for rip currents along the beaches of the Cape Fear has resulted in 34 rescues today in Wrightsville Beach, according to the Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue. 

Community members gather on Wrightsville Beach to remember Jeremy Owens with a paddle out ceremony

More than a hundred family, friends, and colleagues of Jeremy Owens gathered in Wrightsville Beach to celebrate and remember him, with two large events held in a day-long celebration

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. 

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NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington. 

WWAY 5th Quarter September 24, 2021

Week 6 is done. See the video for the complete episode of The 5th Quarter.

Wilmington recycling company ‘Turtletrash’ turns your trash into treasures

A new coastal-conscience waste and recycling company is working to keep plastics local and out of the ocean.