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Oak Island

Oak Island OKs moratorium banning 'mega' homes

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videoThe Oak Island Town Council unanimously placed a moratorium banning any new homes larger than six bedrooms on Thursday after hearing from residents asking for stricter rules on large-sized houses. Full story...
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Oak Island council mulls moratorium banning larger homes

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It is being advertised as the largest home on Oak Island and is causing a furor among town council members and some residents. Full story...
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UPDATE: Coast Guard rescues five from sailboat off Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard successfully rescued five people Friday from a disabled sailboat about 30 miles southeast of Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Fire destroys Caswell Beach vacation home

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videoAs they monitored hot spots this morning, firefighters said the important thing to remember is that no one was hurt when flames ripped through a vacation home in Caswell Beach. Full story...
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Bald eagle rescue out of the ordinary even for Oak Island's Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter

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After years of caring for injured birds and wildlife, Mary Ellen Rogers is accustomed to helping unusual species, such as loons, razorbills, shearwaters and others found far at sea or far away. While their numbers are rebounding locally, the arrival of two American bald eagles recently was a watershed moment for Oak Island’s Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter. Full story...
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Oak Island crews collect sea oats seeds to protect the dunes

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video Volunteers are helping the Town of Oak Island collect sea oats seeds that will allow the town to continue replenishing their dunes. This helps to guard against major water damage during storms. Full story...
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Charles Warren to run for Oak Island mayor

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videoFormer Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren is getting back into politics. Warren has filed to run for mayor of Oak Island in November's election. Full story...
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Brunswick County beaches plagued with series of unfortunate events

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videoAfter a chain of unfortunate events, some tourists in Brunswick county are concerned about beach safety. From a deck collapsing, to several drownings, and even a shark attack, Brunswick County beaches have seen their fair share of frightening incidents. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Church trip chaperone accused of indecent liberties with kids

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video Arrest warrants say a Stanly County man who helped chaperone a church trip to Fort Caswell organized a game of strip poker with children. Full story...
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Oak Island OKs $5 parking decals for residents

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Oak Island council members voted unanimously Tuesday to charge residents $5 for parking decals that allow access to resident-only parking spots. Full story...
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