Oak Island
STATE PORT PILOT: Town of Oak Island, former manager reach settlement for firing
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 12:33pm.

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.

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Explore with George: Arts by the Shore 2012
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 6:59pm.

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.

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This Day in NC History: Hurricane Hazel makes landfall
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 9:22am.

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.

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‘Teen Mom’ Jenelle Evans moving to New Jersey
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 1:13pm.

“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.

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Beach Business Booms at Oak Island
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 4:38pm.

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.

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Bobcat killed in Brunswick Co. tests positive for rabies
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 11:09am.

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

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Car accident kills Oak Island teen
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Sun, 08/19/2012 - 4:28pm.

An Oak Island teenager is dead after crashing his car. It happened on Hwy 133 near Orton Plantation in Brunswick County around 10:30 last night.

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Photographer gets close-up look at 'Iron Man 3' stunt shoot
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 11:47am.

We're getting a better look at "Iron Man 3" shooting this week in Oak Island. Tanya Hume sent us these photos of her up-close and personal look right in her own backyard.

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Oak Island student wins $1 million lottery prize
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 3:56pm.

Mikala Fields, a community college student from Oak Island in Brunswick County, says she plans to use the $1 million she won on a 20X The Money ticket to buy a home, a new car and invest for the future.

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Coast Guard features Oak Island officer as 'Shipmate of the Week'
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 1:03pm.

The US Coast Guard is featuring an officer stationed at Oak Island as the "Shipmate of the Week" in its official blog. The story says Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Coker is a skilled engineer, and does whatever it takes to make sure his unit is prepared for anything.

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