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  1. Oak Island firefighters better equipped to save lives, offering paramedic serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    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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  2. Hurricane Diana makes landfall in New Hanover County 30 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... main impacts in eastern North Carolina were from flooding, damaged roofs, toppled trees, and power outages. The Oak Island Coast Guard station recorded sustained winds of 115 mph. The category two storm did finally leave, but not for another 12 ...

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  3. Tony Earley returns with a dazzling collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... vivid than their lived lives. When I catch up with Earley, who is now 53, he's on vacation with his family on Oak Island, near Wilmington. He talks about the depression that blocked his writing, about the two North Carolina towns that do not exist ...

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  4. Peak of hurricane season is here, but many reasons to keep our guards upRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... after the season's peak. Winds of 125 mph were recorded at Wrightsville Beach. Winds clocked in at 140 mph in Oak Island. Hazel devastated eastern North Carolina. There's also Hugo, Diana, Floyd, Gloria. These are more than enough reasons to remind ...

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  5. Oak Island temporarily allows golf carts for residents with disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    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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  6. Take The Review on VacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | The Review

    ... Mill Bulk Foods & Greenhouse in Louisville. Those who took their Review on vacation are: Jace and Jathan Pierce, Oak Island, North Carolina; Jim Layne, Virginia Beach, Virginia; Sandy Layne and Rob Hall, Wildwood, New Jersey; Kay Polen, West ...

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  7. Oak Island, brightest lighthouse in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Jacksonville Daily News

    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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  8. Rouzer's roundtable launches start of fall battle with BarfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... of Pennsylvaia, who chairs the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. "We all face the same issues," Oak Island Mayor Betty Wallace said. "We face beach renourishment. We face inlet dredging. We face the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway." ...

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    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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  10. Old Baldy Lighthouse: It's well worth the expenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... door. As you head down the water on the Baldhead Ferry you will be able to see "Old Baldy" off to port and the Oak Island lighthouse on your right. It's the only place along the coast where you can see two lighthouses at once. There are marshes and ...

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  11. Silver alert cancelled for Oak Island manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... white male, brown hair, brown eyes, 5' 10", and approximately 150 pounds. He was last seen at 112 SE 10th St., in Oak Island Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions ...

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  12. Silver alert issued for missing Oak Island manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... white male, brown hair, brown eyes, 5' 10", and approximately 150 pounds. He was last seen at 112 SE 10th St., in Oak Island Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions ...

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  13. Silver alert issued for missing Oak Island man with dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... r cognitive impairment. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Millard should call Det. Mark Taylor at the Oak Island Police Department at 910-253-7490.

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  14. Coast Guard investigates diver's death off the coast of Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    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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  15. Mother whose two infant sons died while she was sleeping with them...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Daily Mail

    ... of Luke Stephen Phillips. Luke was eight months old when he died on December 13, 2013 while Jennings lived in Oak Island, near Wilmington, North Carolina. Katherine Jennings, 33, had two sons die while she was sleeping with them in an 18 month time ...

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  16. Charlotte woman charged in infant's deathRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... Stephen Phillips. Jennings told investigators that she had been sleeping with the child when he died at their Oak Island home last December. Authorities say 18 months earlier, Jennings lost another child who also suffocated when sleeping with her. ...

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  17. Woman Charged In Infant's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | CBS Local

    ... Stephen Phillips. Jennings told investigators that she had been sleeping with the child when he died at their Oak Island home last December. Authorities say 18 months earlier, Jennings lost another child who also suffocated when sleeping with her. ...

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  18. Charlotte woman charged in infant's deathCharlotte woman charged in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... Stephen Phillips. Jennings told investigators that she had been sleeping with the child when he died at their Oak Island home last December. Authorities say 18 months earlier, Jennings lost another child who also suffocated when sleeping with her. ...

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  19. Mother charged in infanta s deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... 2012. A medical examiner found that he had suffocated while sleeping with Jennings in the home they shared in Oak Island, about 30 miles south of Wilmington. The medical examiner initially called the death an accident. State officials later changed ...

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  20. Brunswick Co. authorities charge Charlotte woman in death of infant sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... arrested Monday night and is charged with one count of involuntary manslaughter after her 8-month-old son died in Oak Island in December 2013. Jennings has yet to make her first court appearance and is in the Brunswick County detention facility ...

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