Kure Beach Lifeguards Placing Rip Current Signs Along Beach To Alert Public
Thursday, 15 July 2010
KURE BEACH - The Town of Kure Beach is taking efforts to be proactive in educating the public on the dangers of rip currents when hitting the beach this summer. In addition to the red flags placed on lifeguard stands, guards are now putting large a-frame signs on the beach alerting the public.
Many people identify red flags with a warning, but a sign spelling out the reason is a more direct line of communication...
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Lifeguards Succeed in Regional Competition
July 18, 2010
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT)- Lifeguards in Pleasure Island and Wrightsville Beach proved they are among the best during a regional lifeguard competition in Virginia Beach.
They competed in several events including, a rescue relay.
Pleasure Island Lifeguards placed 3rd in the large beach category, and Wrightsville Beach placed 2nd in the small beach category...
Simon Sanders with the Carolina Beach Ocean Rescue (stated),"We finished 3rd competing against lifeguards all the way in Virginia Beach and Jacksonville Beach, Florida, so for our lifeguards to rank up there with those guys, we've definitely got a good group of lifeguards this year..."
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