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Oak Island, North Carolina is located in Brunswick County. Zip codes in Oak Island, NC include 28465, and 28461. The median home price in Oak Island is $249,900 which is roughly $151/per square foot. More Oak Island information.

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Oak Island firefighters better equipped to save lives, offering paramedic service

Firefighters in Oak Island will be better equipped to save your life. Several Oak Island firefighters will now offer paramedic services.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Hurricane Diana makes landfall in New Hanover County 30 years ago

When it seemed like Diana was making a turn out to sea, it looped back around making landfall just offshore from Wilmington. The category two storm did finally leave, but not for another 12 hours after making landfall and after dumping about 14 inches of rain.

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The Charlotte Observer

Tony Earley returns with a dazzling collection

Dannye Romine Powell has published three collections of poetry and a non-fiction book, "Parting the Curtains: Interviews with Southern Writers" . Rutherford County native Tony Earley, who wrote the best-selling novel "Jim the Boy," is back with his first collection of short stories in 20 years.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Peak of hurricane season is here, but many reasons to keep our guards up

September 10th is the historical peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. While this season has been a quiet one, southeast North Carolina has still felt the effects of a few named systems.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Oak Island temporarily allows golf carts for residents with disabilities

Oak Island resident were up in arms Tuesday night on whether or not the town should require golf carts to become street legal. The Oak Island Town Council heard from a group of residents who expressed concern about the enforcement of golf cart restrictions by the state to become street legal.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Oak Island, brightest lighthouse in U.S.

Oak Island Lighthouse is the ugliest of seven sisters. The first time I saw her, all I could think of was a giant PVC pipe stuck in the ground.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

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The Town of Oak Island is now forcing business owners to spend hundreds of dollars on a piece of equipment that many say, is not necessary.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Silver alert issued for missing Oak Island man with dementia

The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Brunswick County man, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Coast Guard investigates diver's death off the coast of Oak Island

The Coast Guard sector North Carolina is investigating the death of a scuba diver that happened about 40 miles off the coast of Oak Island.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Mother charged in infanta s death

Katherine Anne Jennings, the mother of two babies who died under mysterious circumstances in 2012 and 2013, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the second baby's death.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

Brunswick Co. authorities charge Charlotte woman in death of infant son

Mecklenburg County authorities arrested a woman facing involuntary manslaughter charges in Brunswick County in connection to the death of her infant son in 2013.

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StarNewsOnline.com

Oak Island receives state money to dredge Lockwood Folly

Funding for Oak Island's dredging project along the Lockwood Folly has received a critical piece from the state, according to a press release from the town.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

St. James house fire almost out; crews still on scene

Upon arrival, crews found heavy smoke and flames coming from a multi-story home at 4420 Midshipman Ct in St. James.

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