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  1. Cycle North Carolina sets route across the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

    ... executive director of Visit NC. The 17th annual ride is scheduled from Sept. 26 to Oct. 3 for a Waynesville to Oak Island route. Over the course of the week, riders will bike an average of 60 miles per day. Additional overnight stays are planned for ...

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  2. Stoneham Theatre Hosts Bid with Style Fundraiser TodayRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... cameo appearance in an upcoming Stoneham Theatre Mainstage production; and a stay at a waterfront beach house in Oak Island, NC. Silent auction items include local theatre tickets, boat cruises, jewelry, purses, museum passes, priceless ...

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  3. Wilmington NWS and emergency management offices take part in TsunamiReady ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    If you're taking a stroll on Wrightsville Beach or catching some rays in Oak Island, a tsunami may not be top of mind. For the U.S. East Coast, the probability for a tsunami is very low, but just one of them can have an extreme impact on the area.

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  4. Soldiering onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Georgetown Times

    ... during The Warrior Ride, a series of long-distance bike rides organized by a nonprofit of the same name. Oak Island, North Carolina, resident Bob Racine, a Vietnam veteran, and his wife, Debra, founded The Warrior Ride in 2005. '(Vietnam soldiers) ...

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  5. Brunswick Co. woman allegedly threatens to blow up Walgreens during attempted robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A Brunswick County woman is behind bars after allegedly threatening to blow up a Shallotte Walgreens during an attempted robbery Sunday. According to arrest warrants, Jennifer Dawn Smith, 37, of Oak Island entered the Shallotte Walgreens located at 4577 Main Street and allegedly passed a note to the pharmacy department.

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  6. Stoneham Theatre's Annual AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Patch.com

    ... cameo appearance in an upcoming Stoneham Theatre Mainstage production; and a stay at a waterfront beach house in Oak Island, NC. Silent auction items include local theatre tickets, boat cruises, jewelry, purses, museum passes, priceless ...

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  7. New business brewing in Brunswick Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... little community to open your business and really prosper," Karen Sphar, the vice president of the Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce. "Our beers are going to be different to somebody else, so if somebody else moved down here I'd be happy to ...

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  8. Power restored across much of New Hanover, Brunswick countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... restored to over 500 people in the Longwood community, though other sporadic outages have been popping up around Oak Island, Southport and Boiling Spring Lakes.

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  9. Brunswick County dealing with wintry weather, tree limbs and ice a concern for power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... fell all the way in Southport where icicles continue to grow on benches and road signs. It was a similar story in Oak Island and the road was puddling up on Beach Drive. Bolivia Elementary School was quiet with icy buses in the parking lot as ...

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  10. Stoneham Theatre to Host Bid with Style Fundraiser, 3/27Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... cameo appearance in an upcoming Stoneham Theatre Mainstage production; and a stay at a waterfront beach house in Oak Island, NC. Silent auction items include local theatre tickets, boat cruises, jewelry, purses, museum passes, priceless ...

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  11. Special Report: Turning silver into goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... on the other side of Brunswick County is changing that color. "It's a nice slow pace, nobody is in a hurry," Oak Island retiree Walker McKnight told Daniel Seamans. Growth is turning silver into gold. "Everybody gets along," McKnight said. "Doesn't ...

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  12. Grandparents scrambling after child-care assistance is cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Hundreds of North Carolina low-income families are spending the new year scrambling for options after they received a letter from Social Services, stating they no longer qualified for child-care assistance. Oak Island resident and grandmother Nancy Fisher said she was blindsided when a letter came just before the Christmas holiday, saying she was now ineligible for financial aid for the two grandchildren she cared for.

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  13. Is beach renourishment worth the money?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... are the only defense David and Vonecille Litz have been able to put up against the waves pounding their home in Oak Island. Vonecille Litz said she and her husband have spent almost $50,000 on the sandbags. They had to put up the barrier when ...

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  14. U.S. House bill would overhaul Renewable Fuel Standards regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... hope this legislation passes and they stop the distribution of E-15 gas," said Mike Beard of Blackbeard Marine in Oak Island, N.C. "More than half of the fuel-related issues we have seen in the past few years were caused by E-10 gas, and this will ...

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  15. House gets bill to overhaul Renewable Fuel Standards, kill E-15 expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | North Carolina Sportsman

    ... hope this legislation passes and they stop the distribution of E-15 gas," said Mike Beard of Blackbeard Marine in Oak Island, N.C. "More than half of the fuel-related issues we have seen in the past few years were caused by E-10 gas, and this will ...

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  16. U.S. Open King Mackerel TournamentRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | North Carolina Sportsman

    U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament - October 1st - 3rd, 2015 at Southport Marina www.usopenkmt.com The U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament began over thirty five years ago, when a small group of community leaders met and decided that they needed an event to showcase the great fall fishing in the Southport-Oak Island area. Today, the U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament attracts 400 boats annually and is one of the largest kingfish tournaments on the east coast.

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  17. Oak Island Police searching for suspects in credit card fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two females they say used several stolen or fraudulent credit cards at an Oak Island Food Lion. Police say it happened around Christmas time at the Food Lion in the 5900 block of East Oak Island Drive.

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  18. More money going to Oak Island beach nourishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... or some other means, but we have to protect our beaches." Commissioners said they will amend the budget, so Oak Island can have the money starting this fiscal year. Because nourishment fund requests keep coming in, commissioners also talked about ...

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  19. Commissioners to discuss $500,000 assistance packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Brunswick County Commissioners will consider during their meeting Tuesday, a $500,000 financial assistance package to the Town of Oak Island. Oak Island has requested $500,000 for beach abatement and renourishment to help complete a $1.7 million project.

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  20. NC Brunswick Islands Series: Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    Leave your family’s hectic schedule behind, come on down to Oak Island, and discover a place where a slower pace is the norm. Settle in a large beach house, a cozy cottage or a convenient condo, whatever is best for your family.

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