Drowning is quick, and often silent. It can happen in just 30 seconds, and is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide. To help prevent further drowning deaths and injuries in the Cape Fear region, UNCW has organized a pilot program that will help children in underserved communities learn to swim.
Shark bites have been dominating the headlines in coastal North Carolina for weeks. But sharks aren’t the most dangerous risk swimmers face in the ocean.…