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Archive for August, 2009

Friday Night Varsity Flashback Week 2

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Get scores from all around the area and see the best plays from Ashey-South Brunswick and New Hanover-Scotland on a rain-soaked Week 2.

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Two parasailers die off Ocean Island Beach

Friday, August 28th, 2009

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A vacation turned deadly Friday afternoon when two female visitors died parasailing off Ocean Isle Beach with family.

It happened late Friday afternoon on the east end of the beach. One witness said that two people were dragged for quite a distance before being tangled in the pier. Another witness reported there was a large gust of wind just before the accident.

The Coast Guard is investigating the incident and have not released details of the tragedy. The names of the victims have not been released while their families are notified.

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A vacation turned deadly Friday afternoon when two visitors died parasailing off Ocean Island Beach.

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Boy goes missing in rough N.C. surf caused by Danny

Friday, August 28th, 2009

By Kevin MaurerAssociated Press

From the Carolinas to New England, forecasters called for a second consecutive weekend of choppy seas, dangerous rip currents and heavy rains.

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WARNING: Rip current risk high Saturday at area beaches

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Southeastern N.C. | Swimmers beware: There’s a high risk of rip currents Saturday along the beaches of Southeastern North Carolina, according to the National Weather Service.Southeast swells associated with Tropical Storm Danny will cause high waves with breakers 6 to 8 feet high and strong rip currents.

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Two parasailers die off Oak Island Beach

Friday, August 28th, 2009

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A vacation turned deadly Friday afternoon when two visitors died parasailing off Oak Island Beach.

One witness said that two people were dragged for quite a distance and another reported there was a large gust of wind just before the accident.

The Coast Guard is handling the incident and have not released details of the tragedy.

Crews are working to remove the boat, which wound up on the beach.

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A vacation turned deadly Friday afternoon when two visitors died parasailing off Oak Island Beach.

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