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  1. Van stolen from the Leland Habitat for Humanity store recovered, suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... she saw the van in Southport on Long Beach Road shortly before it was reported missing. According to Antonio, Oak Island police arrested the suspect and detained them until Leland police could take them into custody. Antonio says the van was also ...

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  2. Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies crack down on aggressive drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Kenneth Paul Minnillo, 31 of Oak Island, was killed Saturday when his vehicle drifted left of center and hit a concrete pole. Two children riding in the car were taken to the hospital, but are expected to be okay.

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  3. Oak Island man killed in Highway 211 wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Harris said the driver of the vehicle, 31-year-old Kenneth Paul Minnillo of Oak Island, was deceased when crews got to the scene arrived. Dispatchers said the call about the accident came in around 9:45 a.m. ...

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  4. Rip Current Safety Highlighted for Summer Beach SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Carolina Beaches

    As Memorial Day approaches, a busy beach season is on the horizon. So, too, is Rip Current Preparedness Week, which kicks off June 7. Oak Island already has reported the May 12 death of a swimmer likely caught in a rip current a day earlier, stressing the importance of avoiding rip currents and knowing how to escape if caught in one.

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  5. Ashley A. NeumeisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Observer

    ... Neumeister and a sister, Sarah Neumeister all of Fredonia, NY, her maternal grandfather, Martin Joseph Lovern of Oak Island, NC, and further survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. Ashley was predeceased by her father, Randy S. Neumeister, ... 1 comment

  6. 72-year-old Oak Island man to compete in 'American Ninja Warrior'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A 72-year-old fitness fanatic from Oak Island, North Carolina will soon travel to San Pedro, California to compete in the hit show American Ninja Warrior . Chuck Mammay has been training tirelessly for his chance to prove to the world that age is only a number.

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  7. Ohio man drowns after being caught in a rip current at Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    An Ohio man died Tuesday night after being caught in a rip current at Oak Island Monday morning. According to officials, rescue crews responded to West Beach Drive, near 39th Place West, around 11:25 a.m. in reference to a possible drowning.

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  8. Columbus' Xenos church hit by 2nd North Carolina drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A man who was vacationing with a group from a Columbus church died on Tuesday, a day after he was caught in a rip current in the Atlantic Ocean off Oak Island, N.C. The drowning victim was identified as Edward Webber by the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C. Webber was believed to be 25 years old and from Warsaw, Ohio, in Coshocton County. Oak Island Fire Chief Chris Anselmo said his department responded to a report of two people having problems in the water shortly before noon on Monday.

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  9. Oak Island unveils first piece of public artRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Oak Island unveiled its first piece of public art. The sculpture of a sea turtle is outside the recreation center, located at 3003 East Oak Island Drive.

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  10. Oak Island man pleads guilty to aiming a laser pointer at an aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Christopher Lee Funk, 34, was arrested May 6, 2014, at his home in the 4200 block of Long Beach Road after a helicopter pilot reported being targeted by a laser pointer. The pilot said the bright green light nearly blinded her, making it difficult for her to safely land the helicopter.

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  11. Tropical Depression ANA Public Advisory Number 16Read the original story

    Monday May 11 | National Hurricane Center

    ... --------------- SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL IN INCHES THROUGH 2 PM EDT ...NORTH CAROLINA... KINSTON 7 SE 6.70 OAK ISLAND 1 W 6.60 SUPPLY NATURE CONSER 6.44 SOUTHPORT 1 NE 6.39 SUNSET BEACH 3 NNE 5.90 JACKSONVILLE 1 W 5.45 SURF CITY 2 NNW 5.39 KURE ...

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  12. Tropical Depression Ana to sweep across Southeast Va. today, Delmarva tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Washington Post

    ... U.S. on record, Ana produced peaked wind gusts of 50 mph at Myrtle Beach, 55 mph at the Ocean Crest Pier on Oak Island in North Carolina and 59 mph near Southport, North Carolina on Sunday according to Weather.com If #Ana makes landfall as a TS, ...

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  13. Bruns. Co. Officials: flooding severe, beaches still dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... particularly Holden Beach, just miles from the location of Ana's landfall in South Carolina. Additionally, Oak Island residents have reportedly received over three inches of rain and winds gusting at up to 30 miles per hour. Brunswick County ...

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  14. Bruns. Co. hit hard by Ana-related floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... unday, particularly Holden Beach, just miles from the location of Ana's landfall in South Carolina. Additionally, Oak Island residents have reportedly received over three inches of rain and winds gusting at up to 30 miles per hour.

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  15. North Strand Roundup | Brunswick County spelling bee highlights Literacy MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... "We had not planned on coming back (in 2015), but we were challenged by the runners-up (Betty Wallace, mayor of Oak Island, N.C., and Donna Adkins, owner of Blackberry Marine in Southport, N.C.), so we felt we had to defend our championship," ...

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  16. Vintage aircraft on display this weekend in Brunswick CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... Aircraft Association Chapter is playing host to a B-17 bomber and its crew. It will give visitors to the Oak Island facility a chance to see how American aviators risked their lives by conducting hundreds of bombing missions into enemy territory. ...

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  17. Historic B-17 comes to Brunswick CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Brunswick Beacon

    The Experimental Aircraft Association is offering rides aboard one of the few remaining airworthy B-17s in the world EAA's Aluminum Overcast May 1, 2 and 3 at Cape Fear Regional Jetport on Oak Island. 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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  18. Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica coming to Oak IslandRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Brunswick Beacon

    For Brunswick County veterans and residents who have not seen the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, a traveling version is coming to the county for Independence Day. 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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  19. Coldwell Banker Sea Coast ranked in nation's top 100Read the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... Leland, Jacksonville, Carolina Beach, Topsail Island, Hampstead, Southport, Sneads Ferry, South Brunswick, Oak Island and Holden Beach. The annual Power Broker Report & Survey shows a local agency holds two spots in the nation's top 100 for closed ...

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  20. Google Trusted Photographer says scam alert from chamber was misguidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A local Google Trusted Photographer said the scam warning sent by the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce about people pretending to be with Google was misguided. Friday, the Chamber sent a release to the media warning about a man going around to businesses offering Google virtual tours.

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