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Two swimmers drown in Emerald Isle Sunday afternoon

Two swimmers in Emerald Isle drowned Sunday afternoon.At approximately 4:17 p.m. 911 received a call about two swimmers in distress near Coast Guard Road and Ship Wreck Lane. John C. Emerline, 73, of Raleigh attempted to help James Howard Burton, 72, of Cornelius, who appeared to be in trouble, as both men had to be rescued, according to Town Manager Matt Zapp.Zapp explained four surfers and a town of Emerald Isle lifeguard entered the water, attempting to rescue the […]
Source: The Jacksonvill Daily News

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