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Oak Island

Bridge work to slow traffic on NC 133 to Oak Island

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videoDrivers can expect closures on the NC 133 bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway in Oak Island during the next two weeks. Full story...
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Beach parking in Oak Island might soon cost money

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videoOak Island Town Manager Steve Foster knew it was a hot-button issue when he proposed the town look into charging for parking. There is a perception it would steer visitors away from the island or impact residents negatively. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Fisherman killed after getting caught in net

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video A commercial fisherman has died after getting caught in a reel of nets on his boat in Brunswick County. Wildlife officers say Jeremy Blair Myers, 34, of Wilmington, put out from Southport today and was fishing for menhaden and sea mullet when it happened. Full story...
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Few details in fatal Oak Island crash

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videoOne man is dead after a single-car accident Friday on NC 211 Oak Island. The crash happened just south of the intersection at Middleton Blvd. Full story...
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STATE PORT PILOT: Town of Oak Island, former manager reach settlement for firing

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In a sudden and mostly unexplained change of course, Oak Island Town Council agreed Tuesday night to settle a lawsuit by former manager Jerry Walters, who was fired last year but not paid the year’s salary called for in his contract. Full story...
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Explore with George: Arts by the Shore 2012

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video This weekend in Oak Island it's Arts by the Shore 2012 put on by the Oak Island Art Guild and the Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: Hurricane Hazel makes landfall

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On October 15, 1954, Hurricane Hazel made landfall at Long Beach. The storm’s arrival in North Carolina occurred on a full moon high tide, maximizing impact of the storm surge on the barrier beaches of Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle, Holden Beach, Long Beach, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Topsail Island. Full story...
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‘Teen Mom’ Jenelle Evans moving to New Jersey

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“Teen Mom” couple Jenelle Evans and Kieffer Delp are moving to New Jersey. The MTV star has decided to leave North Carolina behind, and head up the coast. Full story...
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Beach Business Booms at Oak Island

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video Tourism dollars can make or break a business at the beach. One Oak Island man took a risk and opened a restaurant in the heart of the recession. Thanks to a busy summer, that risk paid off. He's not the only one seeing dollar signs. Full story...
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Bobcat killed in Brunswick Co. tests positive for rabies

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The Brunswick County Health Department says a bobcat tested positive for rabies. It's the fourth case of rabies in the county this year. Full story...
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