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Oak Island business owner sentenced for drug trafficking

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An Oak Island business owner will spend more than two years behind bars after being convicted of drug trafficking. Charles Overman owner of Overman Electric, Inc., received a minimum mandatory sentence of 25 months in prison after pleading guilty to trafficking more than 25 pounds of marijuana. Full story...
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Rabid fox bites three in Oak Island

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The Brunswick County Health Department says a man was working in his yard Sunday and felt something brush up against him and bite him. He looked down and saw it was a fox. The fox then ran to his neighbor's garage, where a husband and wife were working. The fox attacked the wife and bit her three times. It then bit the husband once. Full story...
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Hogg named interim boss in Oak Island

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The Town of Oak Island has temporarily filled its open town manager position. The town says it hired Tom Hogg of Garner yesterday to serve as interim town manager while the Town Council looks for a permanent replacement. Full story...
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Oak Island jetport wins $3.65 million in federal funds

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The Cape Fear Regional Jetport in Oak Island was awarded $3.65 million in federal funds this week. The money will be used to construct a full parallel taxiway along the newly extended runway. Full story...
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Sex offender from New Hampshire arrested in Oak Island

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The U.S. Marshals Service says it has arrested a 35-year-old New Hampshire man in North Carolina who was sought on a warrant for violating parole and for failing to register as a sex offender. Full story...
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Recently adopted dog that was abused missing on Oak Island

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This is Molly, she is about 9 months old. A chocolate lab mix. She was just adopted from SOAR and slipped her collar at her new home on NW 3rd St on Oak Island. Full story...
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Oak Island man dials up own arrest

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video We all dial the wrong number from time to time, but when 62-year-old Marlin Snead did it, it landed the Oak Island man in some pretty hot water with the police.. Full story...
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Coast Guard warns of shallow water in NC inlet

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The Coast Guard is warning boaters of shallow water in an inlet southwest of Wilmington. Full story...
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SBI in Oak Island investigating allegations of corruption

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The SBI is investigating allegations of corruption in Oak Island, according to the NC Attorney General's office. The AG's office says agents conducted an initial assessment and then formally opened an investigation on October 18, 2011 at the request of the District Attorney. Full story...
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Police called after ‘Teen Mom 2′ star Jenelle Evans & her mom fight

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Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans and her mother Barbara Evans just can’t leave each other alone. They got into another physical confrontation — and Barbara called the police on Jenelle. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Military solves mystery of drones washed up at area beaches

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video Folks at two area beaches had quite a surprise this morning. They found what turned out to be military target drones on the the beach. Full story...
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HURRICANE IRENE: 'Teen Mom 2' Jenelle Evans home in Oak Island enjoying the hurricane

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It appears Hurricane Irene is keeping 'Teen Mom 2' star Jenelle Evans at home and out of trouble. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Drugs, ex led to 'Teen Mom' probation violation

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MTV's "Teen Mom 2" star Jenelle Evans is out of jail on a $10,000 secured bond. Police arrested the reality star from Oak Island last night on a probation violation. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Missing kayakers located

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New Hanover County Dispatch has confirmed that the two kayakers who were missing near Fort Fisher have been located. Full story...
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Most expensive homes in state are in Brunswick County

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Three beach communities in Brunswick County are home to the most expensive home prices in the state, according to the latest Coldwell Banker Home Listing Report (HLR). Full story...
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