Oak Island
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Oak Island continues moratorium on big houses
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:10am.

The town council on Oak Island has decided to extend a moratorium on the construction of large houses until June 16.

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Oak Island OKs moratorium banning 'mega' homes
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:04pm.

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.

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Oak Island council mulls moratorium banning larger homes
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:53pm.

It is being advertised as the largest home on Oak Island and is causing a furor among town council members and some residents.

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UPDATE: Coast Guard rescues five from sailboat off Bald Head Island
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 8:58pm.

The Coast Guard successfully rescued five people Friday from a disabled sailboat about 30 miles southeast of Bald Head Island.

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Fire destroys Caswell Beach vacation home
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 12/23/2013 - 11:23am.

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.

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Bald eagle rescue out of the ordinary even for Oak Island's Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 3:37pm.

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.

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Oak Island crews collect sea oats seeds to protect the dunes
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 7:38am.

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.

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Charles Warren to run for Oak Island mayor
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 4:36pm.

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.

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Brunswick County beaches plagued with series of unfortunate events
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Sun, 07/14/2013 - 4:14pm.

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.

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FIRST ON 3: Church trip chaperone accused of indecent liberties with kids
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 07/11/2013 - 10:59pm.

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.

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