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  1. Power, water cut to 4 homes due to erosion at Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Several homes on the edge of the ocean at Oak Island are due to get larger sand bags to help with erosion, but town officials say that might be too little too late. Town Manager Steve Foster said the power and water were cut off to four homes in the 6600 block of West Beach Road Tuesday morning.

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  2. DA's office meets with Brunswick beach mayors about Simmons allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... (BBC), an advocacy organization for beach nourishment and other coastal issues. After Wednesday's meeting, Oak Island Mayor Betty Wallace said she did not want the allegations against Simons to hinder the BBC's rapport. "I have the utmost faith in ...

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  3. Caswell Beach mayor stripped of dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... of concerned community leaders including Mayors Joe O'Brien of Caswell Beach, Joan Altman of Long Beach (later Oak Island), Dot Kelly of Yaupon Beach (later Oak Island), Jim Lowell of Holden Beach, Bill Berne of Bald Head Island, Betty Williamson of ... 1 comment

  4. NC teen charged with felony securities fraudRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | Jacksonville Daily News

    North Carolina authorities have charged a teenager from Oak Island with securities fraud, alleging he bilked victims out of more than $100,000.

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  5. Investigators: Oak Island 19-year-old solicited illegal investments on LinkedIn, FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Business Journal

    A 19-year-old Oak Island resident has been charged with felony securities fraud in a scheme that, according to investigators, defrauded retirees of tens of thousands of dollars via the likes of Facebook and LinkedIn . David Alan Topping was arrested Tuesday by law enforcement agents with the North Carolina Secretary of State's Securities Division.

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  6. Southport teen arrested after scamming victims of more than $130,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A Southport teen was arrested after creating a company promising high investment returns with no risk, defrauding individuals of more than $130,000. David Alan Topping, 19, of Oak Island has been charged with misdemeanor solicitation to obtain property by false pretense, felony obtaining property by false pretense fro items valued over $100,000 and felony securities fraud.

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  7. North Carolina teenager charged with securities fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | WITN

    A North Carolina teenager is charged with securities fraud after authorities say he swindled more than $100,000 from would-be investors. Law enforcement agents with the North Carolina Secretary of State's Securities Division arrested 19-year-old David Topping of Oak Island.

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  8. Oak Island teen charged with fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Brunswick County Detectives arrested David Alan Topping, 19, and charged him with obtaining property by false pretense and felony securities fraud. Detectives said for the past few months, Topping solicited about twenty people via social media and cold calls to invest in 'Stark Innovations, LCC'.

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  9. Oak Island teen faces fraud chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Brunswick Beacon

    Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives, along with special agents with the North Carolina Secretary of State's Office, have arrested an Oak Island teen on fraud charges. access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content! If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Brunswick Beacon, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

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  10. Helen Eleanor LaVon Lucas StaplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... of Fitchville in 1988. She is survived by a sister, Viola Hodgkin of Rocheste; son, Guy W. (Twila) Lucas of Oak Island, North Carolina; daughter, Lora Lee Lucas Gunn of Burlington, North Carolina; three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, ...

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  11. ICW at Oak Island produces another humongous flounderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | North Carolina Sportsman

    Thomas Crowder's 12-pound, 14-ounce flounder hit a 3-inch Gulp! shrimp fished off a dock along the ICW on Oak Island. Tommy Craddock of Oak Island looked at Oct. 30 like he does many other days.

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  12. Final Surprise Squad leads to more unexpected surprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... gets a surprise. Last week, the Surprise Squad made its final trip. We went to Southport, where the Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Gift Local Card program . We gave away a couple dozen of the gift cards to unsuspecting ...

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  13. Southport-Oak Island gift card giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... This week, folks can buy whatever they want, thanks to a free gift card from the Surprise Squad. The Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce is giving away a free $100 gift card to a lucky person who buys a gift card during kick off week. It ends ...

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  14. Gift card giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... This week, folks can buy whatever they want, thanks to a free gift card from the Surprise Squad. The Southport, Oak Island Chamber of Commerce is giving away a free $100 gift card to a lucky person who buys a gift card during kick off week. It ends ...

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  15. Herbert L. GoodisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... his wife Joan; a daughter Susan Goodison of Elk Grove, CA; two step-daughters Gail Moore & her husband James of Oak Island, NC and Karen Beiter and her husband Harold of Hudson, FL; three sister-in-laws Judy Farrell & her husband James of Rhode ...

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  16. Sports Briefs: Brunswick golf and tennis; Regatta; Junior referees; FencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | StarNewsOnline.com

    The 2014 Brunswick Ladybirds Championship was completed on October 22 at the Oak Island Golf Course. The Oak Island Women's Golf Association played host to the event, which followed an 11-tournament season that began back on March 18. The participating clubs this year were Brick Landing, Brierwood, Carolina National, Carolina Shores, The Lakes, Lockwood Folly, Magnolia Greens, Meadowlands/Farmstead, Oak Island, Rivers Edge, Sea Trail and St. James Plantation.

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  17. Brunswick Co. man indicted, accused of shining laser at helicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | WRAL.com

    If convicted, Christopher Lee Funk, 34, could serve up to five years in prison and have to pay a $250,000 fine, prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney's Office said. The Wilmington Star-News reported in May that Funk is accused of shining the beam and blinding the aircraft's pilot while she was trying to land on Oak Island.

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  18. Oak Island man indicted for aiming laser pointer at helicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A federal grand jury has indicted a Brunswick County man on charges of pointing a laser beam at an aircraft in flight. Investigators said Christopher Lee Funk, 34, of Oak Island, knowingly pointed the laser at a helicopter.

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  19. Man indicted for aiming laser pointer at an aircraftRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... is considered innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. The case is being investigated by the Oak Island Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant United States Attorney Eric D. Goulian is prosecuting the ...

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  20. Giving it another try, Oak Island petitions for moneyRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | StarNewsOnline.com

    ... be the same, however, as commissioners seemed undecided when pressed about whether to fund the town's project. Oak Island Mayor Betty Wallace and Town Manager David Foster do have a bit more ammunition this time, having procured a grant from the ...

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