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‘Mount Trashmore’: Storm debris piles up at Brunswick County beach

As the clean up continues for beach towns after Isaias, the mound of debris grows in Ocean Isle Beach.

Ocean Isle Beach faces an uphill climb after week of devastation

Residents of Ocean Isle Beach are heartbroken after days worth of damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaias. Overnight on Thursday more fires popped up across the Island, adding to the toll of nearly 10 homes that have been burnt to the ground.

Homeowner’s extended family hurt when stairs collapsed at OIB home

Town officials have provided new details in the Ocean Isle Beach collapsed stair incident that occurred, yesterday. 

Mayor: Several injured after steps collapse at OIB home

Several people were hurt when a structure collapsed at a home in Ocean Isle Beach this afternoon, according to Mayor Debbie Smith.

Two sent to hospital after small plane crashes in Ocean Isle Beach

A small plane crashed into a wooden area in Ocean Isle Beach just after 7 p.m. Wednesday evening.

Helicopters dispatched after boat explosion reported in Ocean Isle Beach

Two helicopters have been dispatched to Ocean Isle Beach after a report of a boat explosion this afternoon, according to Brunswick County Fire Marshal Scott Garner.

Happening this weekend: 4th annual Wilmington Jewish Film Festival

Film lovers, this ones for you. The 4th Annual Wilmington Jewish Film Festival starts this weekend.

Brunswick Beaches Consortium changes name, focus

The Brunswick Beaches Consortium has a new name and is going in a new direction. The group, made up of beach town leaders, was meant to raise money for coastal improvement efforts. But there are big changes coming.

Shark attack witness: ‘It was surreal’

"There was a rustle-bustle, and everyone crowded around. The girl wobbled out and left the boogie board and the shark just went at the boogie board," a witness said. Dozens of people were on the beach and many of them saw what happened and took pictures. One vacationer was swimming in the water with the teen who got bit.

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District attorney addresses suspect’s release from jail before police standoff

The man involved in a nearly 10-hour standoff with police Monday morning had been arrested and released from jail just hours earlier. Now the district attorney is explaining why that happened.

Save Our Hospital, Inc. takes final shot against NHRMC sale

Less than a week before county commissioners are expected to vote on a final agreement between New Hanover County and Novant Health to sell New Hanover Regional Medical Center, one local non-profit is aiming to delay the process until certain documents are made public.

Tillis, Cunningham spar over vacant SCOTUS seat and police reform in second Senate debate

Sen. Thom Tillis (R) and Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham took part in the second North Carolina Senate race debate on Tuesday, September 22 in Raleigh.

President Donald Trump bans offshore drilling in North Carolina through 2032

For the past several years, many people along our coast have been concerned about the possibility of oil drilling just offshore.