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  1. Coast Guard medevacs pregnant woman from Bald Head IslandRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... related to her pregnancy and required transportation to Southport for medical attention. Coast Guard Station Oak Island launched a 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew. The crew picked up the woman at the Bald Head Island Marina and transported her to ...

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  2. Bodie island's striped spire beckonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... was good, and we were given plenty of time at the top. I'm just saying, is all. It costs eight dollars to climb - Oak Island is the only lighthouse in North Carolina where it doesn't cost you to climb. Well, they don't charge you at Ocracoke, but ...

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  3. Calling Artist for local Art on the Apron Event: Phlock to the Beach...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Carolina Beaches

    The Chamber of Commerce for the Southport-Oak Island area will host a long weekend of Jimmy Buffett-Style events August 22-24, 2014.

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  4. North Carolina news roundup: July 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    ... charges, including larceny from the person and conspiracy to commit a felony. The four are from High Point. OAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 10 people after their pontoon boat began taking on water southeast of Bald Head ...

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  5. Coast Guard rescues boaters off Bald Head IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | News Observer

    ... Fear River swamped their boat and one boater fell overboard. A good Samaritan notified the Coast Guard, and two Oak Island Coast Guard boat crews training in the area reached the pontoon boat within minutes. According to the Coast Guard, one boater ...

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  6. Coast Guard cutter on auction blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2012 | Sun Journal

    ... and Tennessee before coming to North Carolina in 1962. When Heaney worked on the ship, it was based out of Oak Island along the southeast coast of the state. "We went from Fort Macon to the South Carolina line," he said. "It was never routine. We ...

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  7. Coast Guard rescue on July 24, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... .m. Two crews were diverted to the area, and rescued the boater from the water. The boaters were taken to Station Oak Island, while the Coast Guard removed water from the pontoon and towed it back.

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  8. Coast Guard rescues 10 near Bald Head IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WRAL.com

    ... Witnesses notified the Coast Guard, which had crews training in the area. The boaters were taken to Station Oak Island while the Coast Guard crew pumped water from the pontoon boat and towed it to the station. "The Coast Guard would like to remind ...

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  9. Coast Guard rescues 10 boaters southest of Bald Head IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... of the distressed boaters at approximately 10:40 a.m. Sector watchstanders diverted two Coast Guard Station Oak Island boat crews, who were training in the area aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat and a 25-foot Response Boat - Small to assist. The ...

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  10. Food Lion to hold job fairs at Holden Beach and Oak Island storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Are you looking for a job? The Food Lion stores at Holden Beach and Oak Island are planning a job fair to fill 40 part-time positions.

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  11. Phlock to the Beach - August 22nd - 24th, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Beach Carolina Magazine

    The Chamber of Commerce for the Southport-Oak Island area will host a long weekend of Jimmy Buffett-Style events August 22-24, 2014.

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  12. American Red Cross encourages people to donate blood through summer monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... St. Leland 8/13/2014 from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Brunswick Forest Fitness & Wellness, 2701 Brunswick Forest Oak Island 8/1/2014 from 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Oak Island Community Center, 4601 E Oak Island Dr. Southport 8/4/2014 from 1:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. ...

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  13. Extraordinary People: Future so bright, they gotta sell shadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... to stay bright. This is a story of the 'glasses'...half full. It begins here at Dosher Medical Plaza with an Oak Island woman named 'AMA' and her girls. "That's just want the kids called here, and anybody who came in contact with her called her ...

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  14. The American Red Cross calls on eligible donors with all blood types...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Beach Carolina Magazine

    ... County Leland 8/13/2014 from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Brunswick Forest Fitness & Wellness, 2701 Brunswick Forest Oak Island 8/1/2014 from 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Oak Island Community Center, 4601 E Oak Island Dr. Southport 8/4/2014 from 1:30 p.m. - 6 ...

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  15. Operation North State's 1st Annual Peer Fishin' FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Carolina Beaches

    ... support the 1st Annual Peer Fishin' Festival. The event will be held Friday, October 17 at Ocean Crest Pier on Oak Island. ONS is hosting 300 Wounded Warriors, Disabled Veterans and their respective caregivers and/or friends to a great day of pier ...

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  16. Oak Island youngest, ugliest of seven major N.C. lighthousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Sun Journal

    Oak Island Lighthouse, whose beacon warns sailors from the Frying Pan Shoals, is the brightest lighthouse light in the U.S. Oak Island Lighthouse is the ugliest of seven sisters.

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  17. Graphs, Damage Pics From Hurricane ArthurRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | AccuWeather.com

    ... mph) with waves of 28.9 feet! Winds gusted to 101 mph on land; we have more stats available in this Infographic . Oak Island, North Carolina, where I go to the beach, has the top rainfall amount with over 3 inches. The previous two Arthurs are shown ...

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  18. Locally made natural alternative to mainstream deodorantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Lumina News

    ... deodorant was picked up by Lovey's Market in Wilmington, the Veggie Wagon in Carolina Beach, Upscale Resale in Oak Island and Amazon.com. McEwen and Platzer also sell their deodorant at local farmers' markets, including Oak Island, Kure Beach, ...

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  19. Wayne D. BrownRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Falls, NY, in the painting division doing repair and maintenance to elevated water tanks. In 1998 he moved to Oak Island, NC where he was employed by various steel construction companies around the Wilmington area as a project manager until ...

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  20. Dog friendly Oak Island considers ban on animalsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... dogs is considering limits on when the animals can run in the sand. The StarNews of Wilmington reports that the Oak Island Town Council will consider a ban on dogs on the beach during daytime hours. Councilwoman Carol Painter introduced the ban ...

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