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  1. Ending not worthy of beginningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bladen Journal

    ... to go get in the ocean. As the plan unfolded, I decided that my girlfriend, her daughter and I would drive to Oak Island. I love Oak Island. It's quiet. It's an old-school coastal community with just enough amenities to make a day trip or week-long ...

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  2. Adopt a Cop program reaches more that 1,100 officers in Cape FearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... Agencies involved include: Leland Police, Navassa Police, Northwest Police, Shallotte Police, Southport Police, Oak Island Police, Boiling Springs Lake Police, Holden Beach Police, Sunset Beach Police, Ocean Isle Police, UNCW Police, Wilmington ...

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  3. Oak Island Police release several pictures of suspects who broke into Oak Island Auto Wash.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Oak Island Police needs your help identifying and finding two men they said broke into Oak Island Auto Wash on July 17. A news release from the Oak Island Police Department said the suspects are accused of breaking, entering and larceny. Police describe one of suspects as white who weighs between 200 and 220 lbs, and stands from 5'10" to 6' tall.

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  4. Kids practice using the fire hose at the Oak Island Fire Camp.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    It was a hot day, but a group of kids braved the heat to find out what it takes to be a firefighter. Their experience is part of the first ever Oak Island Junior Fire Camp.

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  5. Escape to Oak Island, N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Southern Living

    ... fishing shack on stilts is perfect," says Lynn Seldon, a travel journalist who, along with his wife, has lived on Oak Island for more than a decade. There are plenty of options for families, too, but splurge on an oceanfront rental, Seldon says. ...

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  6. Oak Island Jet Ski accident injures boyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Brunswick Beacon

    An 11-year-old boy suffered minor injuries Friday, July 22, after the Jet Ski he was riding collided with another Jet Ski in the Intracoastal Waterway. Oak Island Fire Chief Christopher Anselmo said the accident took place at 1:30 p.m. near the 700 block of West Yacht Drive, when the Jet Ski operated by the boy's father collided with a Jet Ski operated by his mother.

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  7. Free diver catches 80 pounds of fish to win Wrightsville Beach Spearfishing TournamentRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Lumina News

    ... with another fish." Inshore species are smaller fish like flounder and sheepshead. Jim Atack, a Scuba diver from Oak Island, N.C., caught 10.8 pounds of fish to win the division. Bottom species include grouper, snapper and hogfish, which can weigh ...

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  8. Boy injured in personal watercraft accident in Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    An 11-year-old boy received minor injuries when the personal watercraft he was riding on collided with another just before 1:30 p.m. Friday. Oak Island Fire Chief Chris Anselmo said the boy had a laceration on his leg following the incident that occurred near the 700 block of West Yacht Drive.

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  9. 11-year-old boy suffers minor injuries in Oak Island jet ski accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to Fire Chief Christopher Anselmo, the accident happened around 1:30 p.m. near the 700 block of West Yacht Drive. Anselmo said two jet skis collided in the Intracoastal Waterway and an 11-year-old boy received minor injuries in the accident.

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  10. First Alert Forecast: fourth weekend of July brings the heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... WATER TEMPERATURES: These remain on-point for latter July including 83 at Wrightsville Beach, Topsail Beach, and Oak Island and 82 at Carolina Beach, Surf City, and Sunset Beach. Be safe in the surf this weekend! EXTENDED FORECAST: For the weekend, ...

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  11. Oak Island warns of police imposterRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Brunswick Beacon

    The Oak Island Police Department is warning Brunswick County residents and visitors about a man who is claiming to be an off-duty police officer. Police Chief Greg Jordan said his office has received many complaints from people about a man who threatened them with violence during road rage incidents, telling people he's an off-duty Oak Island police officer.

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  12. Police looking for road rage suspect who claims to be officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A spokesman with the Oak Island Police Department said that a man claiming to be an officer during road rage incidents is not one of their employees. According to a release, the department has received several complaints about a man who threatens people with physical violence during an act of road rage.

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  13. Volunteers report vandalism to Oak Island sea turtle nestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    "Last year we had 101 nests so we are on course to beat that," Oak Island Sea Turtle Protection Program Area Coordinator Jacci Hohnstein said. "We started in the middle of May with our first nest," Hohnstein said.

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  14. Oldest climber beats his own record at Oak Island LighthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... Ahlers said they have seen more tours than ever this year after some recent attention on the lighthouse. The Oak Island Lighthouse is in need of some repairs. Click here to read more and see how you can help. Since Oct. 30, 1964, WWAY has served ...

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  15. Coast Guard transports injured man from BHIRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Brunswick Beacon

    The Coast Guard took an injured man and two EMS personnel Saturday, July 9, from Bald Head Island to Southport. Watchstanders at Station Oak Island received a request from the Bald Head Island Fire Department at about 1 a.m. for transport of the 35-year-old man who suffered a head injury.

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  16. Coast Guard transports injured man from Bald Head IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... head injury, along with two EMS personnel, from Bald Head Island to Southport Saturday. Watchstanders at Station Oak Island received a request from Bald Head Island Fire Department at about 1 a.m. to transport the 35-year-old injured man. ...

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  17. Coast Guard transports injured man near Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Station Oak Island received a request from Bald Head Island Fire Department at 1 a.m. to transport the 35-year-old that had suffered a head injury. Coast Guard transported the man and two EMS personnel from Bald Head Island to Southport around 1:27 a.m. "We were glad to be able to help the Bald Head Island Fire Department medics get this man to shore to receive the care he needed," said Chief Petty Officer Erich White, Station Oak Island Executive Petty Officer.

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  18. Swimming alert lifted for Oak Island beach accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    State officials have lifted a swimming alert for a site in Brunswick County that previously showed elevated levels of bacteria that exceeded the EPA's recreational water quality swimming standards. Samples collected Tuesday showed test results of 344 enterococci per 100 milliliters of water, which exceeds the state and federal single-sample standard of 104 enterococci per 100 milliliters for Tier 1 high usage sites.

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  19. NWS issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Brunswick, New Hanover until 8 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Brunswick and southern New Hanover Counties until 8 p.m. Locations that will be impacted, but are not limited to: Shallotte, Oak Island, Supply, Boiling Spring Lakes, Myrtle Grove, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Fort Fisher. If you are in the warned area, please take shelter immediately.

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  20. Swimming alert issued for Oak Island beach accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    State officials have issued a swimming alert for a site in Brunswick County that showed elevated levels of bacteria that exceeded the EPA's recreational water quality swimming standards. Samples collected Tuesday showed test results of 344 enterococci per 100 milliliters of water, which exceeds the state and federal single-sample standard of 104 enterococci per 100 milliliters for Tier 1 high usage sites.

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