Coast Guard rescues 2 hunters, 2 dogs near Merrimon, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 hunters, 2 dogs near Merrimon, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two duck hunters and their dogs Saturday after their boat ran out of fuel near Merrimon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Hobucken received a call from Pamlico County 911 dispatchers at about 4:28 p.m. reporting two men in a 17-foot, brown skiff, low on fuel in the vicinity of Turnagain Bay. Station Hobucken watchstanders notified watchstanders in the...