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  1. 16-year-old killed on bicycle 'was a wonderful kid'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... iPhone. But fishing had a special place in his heart. He and his uncle went on outings together on the coast near Oak Island and on Mountain Island Lake. "He was pretty much proud of every catch," said Banks. "At the same time, he was scared to ...

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  2. Brunswick Beach Consortium appoints new leaders amid SBI InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... meeting saying, "I hope moving forward, we can have some good record keeping that we can all refer back to." Oak Island mayor Betty Wallace said a flaw in the Consortium's structure was that Simmons was the only officer and meetings minutes were not ...

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  3. Suspect sought in drug store break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Police say a man was caught on video breaking into Seashore Drugs on East Oak Island Drive on Monday at around 8:00 p.m. Police say the burglar took an unknown amount of drugs from the business. Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is encouraged to contact the Oak Island Police Department at 910-278-5595 or contact your local law enforcement.

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  4. Oak Island PD asks for help identifying B&E suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Officials with the Oak Island Police Department are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection to the breaking and entering of a business on East Oak Island Drive Monday night.

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  5. Top Projects Announced Within 10-Year NC Road-Building PlanRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Highlights of top projects included within North Carolina's draft State Transportation Improvement Program, released Thursday to the state Board of Transportation: - Construction of the Mid-Currituck Bridge between Corolla and mainland Currituck County, relieving summer congestion between Hampton Roads and the Outer Banks. - Expanding N.C. Highway 211 to Oak Island to Southport, providing better access to U.S. 17 during the tourist season.

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  6. Gov. McCrory unveils transportation plan & impacts for coastal townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... method the legislature approved in 2013. One project example is expanding N.C. 211 to the towns of Southport and Oak Island and improve their connection to the U.S. 17 corridor, which will help relieve congestion during the busy tourist season and ...

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  7. NCDOT plans bridge work throughout countyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Brunswick Beacon

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation will be working on three different bridges in Brunswick County beginning Monday, Dec. 15. Crews will implement intermittent north- and southbound lane closures on Sunset Boulevard South over the Intracoastal Waterway to inspect Mannon C. Gore Bridge, which links inland Sunset Beach with Sunset Beach island. They will do the same on Midway Road Southeast over the Intracoastal Waterway to inspect Swain's Cut Bridge, which links Bolivia to Oak Island.

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

    Nov 25, 2014 | 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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  9. DA's office meets with Brunswick beach mayors about Simmons allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | 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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  10. Caswell Beach mayor stripped of dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | 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

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

    Nov 6, 2014 | 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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  12. Investigators: Oak Island 19-year-old solicited illegal investments on LinkedIn, FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | 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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  13. Southport teen arrested after scamming victims of more than $130,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | 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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  14. North Carolina teenager charged with securities fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | 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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  15. Oak Island teen charged with fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | 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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  16. Oak Island teen faces fraud chargesRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | 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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  17. Helen Eleanor LaVon Lucas StaplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | 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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  18. ICW at Oak Island produces another humongous flounderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | 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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  19. Final Surprise Squad leads to more unexpected surprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | 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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  20. Southport-Oak Island gift card giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | 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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