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Oak Island set to reopen on Friday, some residents and workers concerned

In the latest amendment to the town's state of emergency, Oak Island will remove the checkpoints and curfew no later than 6AM on Friday and short term rentals may resume at noon on the same day.

OKI residents can move sand caused by storm with CAMA permit

The Town of Oak Island says sand-moving activities are now allowed in all areas of the island with a CAMA permit.

Flattened dunes leave Oak Island vulnerable for remaining hurricane season

Oak Island was one of the hardest hit areas by Hurricane Isaias nearly two weeks ago. According to the town, the storm flattened almost 80 percent of the ocean front dunes on the island. 

Volunteers work together to clean up Oak Island

It's been more than a week since Hurricane Isaias made landfall in North Carolina, and Oak Island is still picking up the pieces.

OKI Strong shirts raise money for water rescue team

The water rescue station in Oak Island sustained quite a bit of damage from Hurricane Isaias.

Ocean Crest Motel works to repair $500K in damages after Hurricane Isaias

The oceanfront Ocean Crest Motel in Oak Island has had a tough couple of years.

Hurricane rocks coastal Brunswick County town, governor says help is coming

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper paid a visit to the Town of Oak Island on Thursday to thank first responders and survey the damage.

Dozens of turtle nests survive Isaias, at least a dozen did not

Area turtle protection organizations are reporting some turtle nests survived Hurricane Isaias and some did not.

Gov. Cooper to survey storm damage in Brunswick County on Thursday

Gov. Roy Cooper is expected to be in the Cape Fear on Thursday to survey damage left behind from Hurricane Isaias.

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New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

West Brunswick girls basketball falls to Ashley in season opener

The Ashley Screamin' Eagles used a 21 point halftime lead on Tuesday night to approve to 4-1 on the year beating West Brunswick, 68-44.

UNCW comeback falls short in back to back with Towson

Visiting UNCW stormed back from a 15-point deficit with five minutes left to pull within one possession, but came up short in a 78-74 loss as Towson swept an early-week Colonial Athletic Association series on Tuesday at SECU Arena.