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Oak Island

SPECIAL REPORT: Turning silver into gold

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videoWe went to Brunswick County to do a story on how the growing population boosts the economy. We came back with a story of how retirees are spending their free time. Here is the special WWAY report, "Turning Silver into Gold". Full story...
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WWAY INVESTIGATION: Is beach renourishment worth the money?

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videoSurf, sand and sun are big draws for southeastern North Carolina. In fact, our beaches keep much of our economy afloat, but they take a lot of maintenance. Full story...
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Oak Island leaders to meet about beach renourishment project

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videoA $3 million dredging contract - that is what the town of Oak Island is hoping to approve at tonight's council meeting. Full story...
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More money going to Oak Island beach nourishment

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videoOak Island will get help from Brunswick County for beach erosion abatement and nourishment. Tuesday night, Brunswick County commissioners approved a request for $166,666 each year for three years. According to the action agenda item for the request, the state already gave the town $1.7 million for the project that's set to start in February. Full story...
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Suspect sought in drug store break-in

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videoThe Oak Island Police Department needs help identifying a man who broke into a drug store Monday night. Full story...
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Power, water cut to 4 homes due to erosion at Oak Island

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video Several homes on the edge of the ocean at Oak Island are due to get larger sand bags to help with erosion, but town officials say that might be too little too late. Full story...
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Oak Island Town Manager stepping down in spring

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video Oak Island will soon need a new town manager. Steve Foster says he plans to step down at the end of March. Full story...
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Oak Island teen charged with fraud

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videoAn Oak Island teenager is accused of swindling people out of more than $100,000. Full story...
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Oak Island man indicted for aiming laser pointer at helicopter

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videoA federal grand jury has indicted a Brunswick County man on charges of pointing a laser beam at an aircraft in flight. Full story...
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Boat capsizes sending one to the hospital

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video The Coast Guard says one person went to the hospital after a boat capsized in Lockwood Folly Inlet near Holden Beach this morning. Full story...
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