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  1. Flood map revision may lower insurance premiums for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Topsail Advertiser

    ... structure in both zones is $250,000, and lenders require flood insurance to get a mortgage loan, Peele said. On Oak Island, for instance, the maps have many second-row homes moving out of the riskiest zone, Peele said. He gives credit for the ...

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  2. Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina Named on the List of Best Surf...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | PRWeb

    ... the North Carolina coastal towns year round. Baby Boomers are flocking in droves to Sunset Beach, Holden Beach, Oak Island and to Wrightsville Beach homes for golden investments and the beach life. So why not join them and ride the waves into ...

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  3. Massive shark feeding-frenzy caught on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | GlobalNews

    ... sharks to hit the area in recent weeks. In late September, approximately 50 sharks were found dead on an Oak Island, North Carolina beach, near Cape Lookout. "I've lived in Oak Island for some time and walk the beach regularly and I've seen dead ...

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  4. Churches unite to fight hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Union County Weekly

    ... in Monroe, one of the UBA churches, was introduced to Change This World several years ago at Camp Caswell in Oak Island, North Carolina, and the church now hosts meal packing events at least once a year. Ashley Huneycutt, Hopewell Baptist's minister ...

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  5. Work on Barbee Bridge could affect firefighters' response timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Every day, thousands of people drive across the Barbee Bridge to get to and from Oak Island. Emergency vehicles were using that bridge too, but now, some larger vehicles won't be allowed.

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  6. How the Barbee Bridge work could delay firefighters' response timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Every day, thousands drive across the Barbee Bridge to get to and from Oak Island. Emergency vehicles were using that bridge too, but now, some larger vehicles won't be allowed.Right now, crews are working on the 44-year-old bridge at Oak Island, but as the process goes on, the NCDOT said crews found there's more damage to the bridge than they expected.

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  7. Hook, line and sinkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Lumina News

    ... King Mackerel Tournament where a 53-pound fish won first place. There is plenty of bait along the beaches around Oak Island and Southport, and also plenty of king mackerel just waiting for a straggler. Cobia, which is something not normally seen ...

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  8. Five rescued after boat capsizes near Holden BeachRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Brunswick Beacon

    Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued five people after their boat capsized in the Lockwood Folly Inlet on Saturday morning, Oct. 4. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina officials received notification from a good Samaritan reporting a disabled vessel at anchor within the inlet had capsized, according to a news release from the U.S. Coast Guard Newsroom. Coast Guard officials issued an urgent marine information broadcast and dispatched a crew aboard a 25-foot response boat from Coast Guard Station Oak Island.

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  9. Coast Guard medevacs man from Bald Head IslandRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Bald Head Island paramedics contacted Coast Guard Station Oak Island personnel at approximately 3 a.m. and requested assistance in transferring a patient suffering stomach pains to Deep Point Marina in Southport, North Carolina.

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  10. Nearly 50 Dead Sharks Wash Ashore On North Carolina BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | CBS Local

    ... sharks were found below the tide line, it falls under the jurisdiction of the NC Division of Marine Fisheries. Oak Island Mayor Betty Wallace told WECT that "it is illegal to dump any species of dead fish on the public beach island. The only ...

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  11. 50 dead sharks in Oak Island still leave questions unansweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | WBTV

    ... marine life? That's the very same question we asked North Carolina Wildlife Commissioners, the Town manager of Oak Island, and the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries, and they couldn't give a direct answer either. "Not having the fish to ...

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  12. Dozens of dead sharks found washed ashore on Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | WBTV

    Michael Boswell, a local resident, was walking on the beach when he spotted "approximately 50 dead sharks" on the sand near Southeast 64th Street in Oak Island. The NC Division of Marine Fisheries is investigating after dozens of dead sharks were found washed ashore on a popular beach strand in Brunswick County on Sunday morning.

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  13. Dozens of dead sharks wash ashore in Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    It was a shocking sight for some residents of Oak Island on the beach yesterday when about 50 sharks were lying by the shore dead, ranging anywhere between 1 to 4 feet in size. It was scene that nobody expect to see when they walk down the beautiful beaches of Oak Island, about 50 dead sharks sprawled across the sand.

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  14. Dozens of dead sharks found on North Carolina beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | WTVR Richmond

    Why did dozens of dead sharks wash ashore on a beach in Oak Island, North Carolina over the weekend? The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries is looking into the matter, according to a report on WECT.com . A North Carolina man said he discovered about 50 dead sharks while he walked along the beach Sunday morning.

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  15. Fugitive caught in SouthportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The US Marshals Eastern North Carolina Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested James Bennett Mizell around 9 p.m. in the Sea Pines community in Southport, a task force spokesman says, after getting what the spokesman called "significant assistance" from Oak Island Police. Detectives in Pitt County took out a warrant late last week for Mizell's arrest after they say he attempted an armed robbery in Farmville.

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  16. Warriors ride to healRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Georgetown Times

    ... the riders Sept. 19, as they pull into the Holiday Inn Express in Murrells Inlet. The fastest way to get from Oak Island, N.C., to Murrells Inlet is usually not on two wheels - especially not when the power comes from a rider's legs. But about a ...

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  17. 25th Anniversary: Hurricane Hugo Left Path of Destruction in US, CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | AccuWeather.com

    ... the city trying to find some of either." AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Jesse Ferrell's family home on Long Beach/Oak Island, North Carolina, was damaged from storm surge from Hurricane Hugo, which hit 150 miles to the south. Photo was taken by Frank ...

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

    Sep 16, 2014 | 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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  19. Hurricane Diana makes landfall in New Hanover County 30 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | 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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  20. Tony Earley returns with a dazzling collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | 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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