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  1. Still0831_00000Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    NEW HANOVER/BRUNSWICK COUNTIES, NC - For seaside towns like Carolina Beach and Oak Island, summer means big business. This year was no exception.

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  2. Army Corps of Engineers seeks comment on Holden Beach Terminal GroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... terminal groin structure and concurrent beach fillet on Holden Beach just west of Lockwood Folly Inlet and Oak Island, the corps says. The Corps of Engineers seeks comments from the public to consider and evaluate the impacts of this proposed ...

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  3. The El Galeon is a replica ship from the 16th Century.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... speed, it should reach the Cape Fear River mouth by 8:30 a.m. and could be viewed departing from Southport and Oak Island. Since Oct. 30, 1964, WWAY has served southeastern North Carolina as the area's ABC affiliate and leader in news, weather and ...

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  4. Coastal alliance sets September meeting with consultantRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Brunswick Beacon

    The Brunswick Coastal Community Alliance, formerly the Brunswick Beaches Consortium, talked taking their alliance up the coast and on to Raleigh at their quarterly meeting Thursday, Aug. 20, in Holden Beach Town Hall. The alliance includes former consortium members from Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach, Oak Island, Caswell Beach and Brunswick County government.

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  5. After the shark bite: How one boy inspired usRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | CNN

    Hunter Treschl was one of two teens who suffered severe shark attack injuries in the waters off Oak Island, North Carolina, this summer. His arm was amputated several inches below the shoulder.

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  6. Jenelle Evans arrested for hitting ex's gal with a glassRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | New York Daily News

    In this handout photo provided by the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, Jenelle Evans of the reality TV show 'Teen Mom' is seen in a police booking photo after her arrest for drug and paraphernalia possession August 12, 2013 in Bolivia, North Carolina. In this booking photo provided by the the Brunswick County Sheriff's Department, Jenelle Evans poses for a mug shot August 8, 2011 in Oak Island, North Carolina.

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  7. Editorial: Sea turtles are a conservation success storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Sun Journal

    After an off-year in 2014, watchers are reporting record and near-record numbers of sea turtle nests along beaches in Southeastern North Carolina. Carolina Beach has seen 14 nests, which is a dozen more than last year, and Oak Island has seen 96 nests, up from just 31 last year.

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  8. Yow-Treschl Ocean Safety Day happening SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... and pull this group together that love the beach and let's do something positive with it." Young has reach out to Oak Island officials for their support and knowledge. The Oak Island Fire Department and Ocean Rescue will be in attendance Saturday, ...

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  9. Email alerts to help protect from property fraud in New Hanover CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... parts of the country, and even as close as Brunswick County. In 2005, homeowners returned to their beach house in Oak Island to find someone else had moved in, gutted it and was in the process of renovating the entire property. The bizarre situation ...

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  10. Search on for Sea Tow life jacket thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... have been stolen. The thefts occurred in Ocean Isle Beach, Bricklanding, Holden Beach and Fish Factory Road in Oak Island. The jackets were put in the areas as a loaner life jacket in case a boater didn't have enough for passengers on board. When ...

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  11. Spread the Word: Life jacket stands stolen in Brunswick Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to the Sea Tow of Ocean Isle Beach's Facebook page, the stands at Ocean Isle Beach, Bricklanding, Holden Beach and Fish Factory Road in Oak Island have all been stolen. Sea Tow officials say the stands have been in the county for five years, and area boaters use the life jackets every day.

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  12. Editorial: A summer of shark attacks in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... been one shark encounter away from having our First in Flight moniker replaced with First in Bite. - June 15: At Oak Island, a 12-year-old girl from Asheboro lost part of her arm and suffered a leg injury and a 16-year-old boy from Colorado Springs, ...

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  13. Sea turtle experts said we have more than 90 sea turtle nests on Oak Island so far this year.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Eileen Ramsdale, a co-director with the Oak Island Sea Turtle Protection Program, said there are 96 nests on the island as of today. Two years ago, she said they had 93 nests but last year they only had 31. Ramsdale said this year is renewing their hopes.

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  14. Light tower off NC coast now hosts bed and breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... for a boat ride out, but 10-foot swells meant flying was the safe option. Moments later, we were passing over Oak Island and Southport. As we watched Bald Head Island disappear under blurry gray storm clouds, an adrenaline rush eclipsed my anxiety. ...

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  15. Southport-Oak Island Dixie Youth team is World Series boundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The team of 10-and-unders remained undefeated in the State Tournament, taking home the title, and qualifying them for the big game. The All-Star team was selected in May, and they practice five to six days each week.

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  16. A summer of shark bitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | WMBF

    ... later," Professor Abel said. Some of the bites have been more aggressive. This was seen when the two teens in Oak Island, North Carolina lost their limbs when they were attacked moments apart on June 14. Many of the sharks migrate up from the ...

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  17. Local spearfisher repeats as championRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Lumina News

    Edging out the competition by just three pounds, Dre Fleury earned the title of Wrightsville Beach Spearfishing Tournament master hunter for the second consecutive year. Fleury, of Wilmington, scored 73.2 pounds of catch over two-and-a-half days of spearfishing, while Brian Atack of Oak Island brought in 70.3 pounds.

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  18. Attack questions remain as shark fishing continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    With a decapitated grouper head in tow, Bailey Schucker, 16, and friend John Porter set out to catch a shark. It was Memorial Day weekend and their spot of choice was the Oak Island Pier, which allows shark fishing at the offshore end.

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  19. Why has there been a rise in shark attacks in North Carolina?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | ABC News

    ... be pursuing a story more typical of Australia. Cameraman Brad Fulton and I were dispatched to the seaside town of Oak Island, North Carolina, population 7,500 - or 40,000 if you count all the tourists. Here in one horrifying 90-minute period last ...

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  20. Shark attack survivor looks toward futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | WITN

    One month ago a 16-year-old boy from Colorado Springs was on vacation with family when he became victim number two of eight people attacked by sharks along the North Carolina coast. When the rain started falling at the Oak Island beach in North Carolina, Hunter says he was ready to leave.

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