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Oak Island

Oak Island man indicted for aiming laser pointer at helicopter

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videoA federal grand jury has indicted a Brunswick County man on charges of pointing a laser beam at an aircraft in flight. Full story...
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Boat capsizes sending one to the hospital

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video The Coast Guard says one person went to the hospital after a boat capsized in Lockwood Folly Inlet near Holden Beach this morning. Full story...
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Dozens of dead sharks wash ashore in Oak Island

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video It was a shocking sight for some residents of Oak Island on the beach yesterday when about 50 sharks were lying by the shore dead. Dozens of sharks washed ashore ranging anywhere between 1 to 4 feet in size, now the NC Division of Marine Fisheries investigated the situation and they think they know the cause. Full story...
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Handicap golf carts allowed in Oak Island, dog leash laws changed

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videoIt was a full house at last night's Oak Island Town Council meeting as residents sounded off about golf carts used for handicap accessibility. Full story...
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Silver alert cancelled for Oak Island man

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UPDATE: This Silver Alert has been cancelled. Full story...
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Mom charged with baby's 2013 death

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videoA Charlotte woman is accused in the death of her baby in Brunswick County. Katherine Ann Jennings, 33, is in jail charged with involuntary manslaughter. Full story...
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Phlock to the Beach is August 22-24 at Oak Island

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videoPhlock to the Beach, A Buffett Style Beach Bash is August 22 - 24 in Oak Island. Change your latitude and your attitude at the opening night Parrot Head Pub and Grub Crawl that extends from the island to nearby Southport. The entire weekend is filled with events including horseshoe and cornhole tournaments, arts, food and drinks and live music. Full story...
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Pumping of flood water leads to beach warning at Oak Island

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videoState regulators want beach visitors to be aware of flood water that will be pumped to the ocean surf at two locations in Oak Island. Surfers and swimmers should avoid these sites. Full story...
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Woman reunites with Coast Guard rescuer 44 years after nearly drowning

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video In honor of Coast Guard Day, a reunion decades in the making at Coast Guard Station Oak Island. A Coast Guardsman who saved a girl from drowning more than four decades ago reunited with her today. Full story...
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Coast Guard rescues 10 boaters southeast of Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard rescued 10 people Thursday after their 22-foot pontoon boat the people were on started taking on water southeast of Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Construction site threatens family's vacation on Oak Island

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video A construction site threatens a family's vacation on Oak Island. They have been waking up to their vacation house shaking early in the morning. Not only is it ruining their vacation, but now they have concerns about safety. Full story...
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New Hanover man charged with sex crimes with child in Oak Island

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videoA New Hanover County man is charged with sex crimes involving a child in Oak Island, according to an arrest warrant. The warrant shows police arrested William Allen Jackson, 56, Thursday and charged him with statutory sexual offense and indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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Oak Island beaches to continue welcoming dogs

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video A huge turnout at Tuesday night's meeting led the Oak Island Town Council to make a decision about banning dogs on the beach. Full story...
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Dog friendly Oak Island may ban the animals during the summer

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videoA North Carolina beach that has made a name for itself by allowing dogs is considering limits on when the animals can run in the sand. The StarNews of Wilmington reports that the Oak Island Town Council will consider a ban on dogs on the beach during daytime hours. Full story...
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Storm threat doesn't dampen Oak Island's annual Beach Day

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videoFolks enjoying beach day in Oak Island Tuesday afternoon celebrate Beach Day. Full story...
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