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DOT projects worry business owners near Southport

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videoIt might be warm and dry today, but the recent cold, wet weather is taking its toll on some construction projects, especially in Southport. Some of those road projects have not only caused traffic issues, but also some issues with businesses in the middle of the construction. Full story...
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Oak Island hires Topsail Beach manager

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videoOak Island has a hired a new town manager, and he already knows the area. Full story...
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SPECIAL REPORT: Turning silver into gold

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videoWe went to Brunswick County to do a story on how the growing population boosts the economy. We came back with a story of how retirees are spending their free time. Here is the special WWAY report, "Turning Silver into Gold". Full story...
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WWAY INVESTIGATION: Is beach renourishment worth the money?

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videoSurf, sand and sun are big draws for southeastern North Carolina. In fact, our beaches keep much of our economy afloat, but they take a lot of maintenance. Full story...
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Oak Island leaders to meet about beach renourishment project

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videoA $3 million dredging contract - that is what the town of Oak Island is hoping to approve at tonight's council meeting. Full story...
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More money going to Oak Island beach nourishment

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videoOak Island will get help from Brunswick County for beach erosion abatement and nourishment. Tuesday night, Brunswick County commissioners approved a request for $166,666 each year for three years. According to the action agenda item for the request, the state already gave the town $1.7 million for the project that's set to start in February. Full story...
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Suspect sought in drug store break-in

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videoThe Oak Island Police Department needs help identifying a man who broke into a drug store Monday night. Full story...
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Power, water cut to 4 homes due to erosion at Oak Island

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video Several homes on the edge of the ocean at Oak Island are due to get larger sand bags to help with erosion, but town officials say that might be too little too late. Full story...
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Oak Island Town Manager stepping down in spring

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video Oak Island will soon need a new town manager. Steve Foster says he plans to step down at the end of March. Full story...
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Oak Island teen charged with fraud

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videoAn Oak Island teenager is accused of swindling people out of more than $100,000. Full story...
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