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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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UNCW, NHRMC stop administering J & J vaccine due to reaction concerns

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US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

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Pet Pals: Black and white domestic short hair cat is looking for a new home

This week’s Pet Pal is a black and white domestic short hair cat named Shadow.