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Oak Island council votes in favor of annexation

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The Oak Island Town Council voted today in favor of annexing the Oakwood Glen neighborhood and most of the Long Beach Road near the town's entrance. It was close though. It was a three to two vote by the five town council members. The area includes around 675 acres and 2,000 people. Some of those people were there today and they were not too happy with the results. Ed Ripper, whose property is being annexed, said, "Why should they annex us? What good is it going to do us? We have everything offered by the county that they say they're going to give us. All they want is our tax dollars." Oak Island Mayor Johnie Vereen said the tax dollars gained do not add up to that much. He added that the area was bound to be annexed by one of the surrounding towns and that he plans to do right by the residents.

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who's he kidding

Once again Johnny (too much hair spray or really bad hair piece) Vereen is at it again. Ripping off the tax payers and letting someone else pay for it. Just ask his former employees of the now defunked contracted license plate agency he onced owned. If ol' Johnny really wanted to do some good, maybe he should try cleaning up the police and fire departments on that island. It may also help their budget if the chief of their fire department was'nt driving his chief's vehicle for personal use, like driving his kids to school instead of going to fire calls and letting other firefighters drive other department owned vehicles for personal use on tax players gas money. He may also want to consider using less hair spray to help protect the ozone layer.

TELL EM!!

You tell them Joe Snapp, keep trying and you will soon be chief!!!!

Joe Snapp?

Who is Joe Snapp? I should've signed my name sorry...

JOB

Hope they are looking for a job because the voters are not HAPPY

Wrong

Hope you enjoyed your money-grab...now you can be fired by the voters.

LOL

"that he plans to do right by the residents" Like DOUBLE their taxes?