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  1. U.S. Open King Mackerel TournamentRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | North Carolina Sportsman

    U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament - October 1st - 3rd, 2015 at Southport Marina www.usopenkmt.com The U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament began over thirty five years ago, when a small group of community leaders met and decided that they needed an event to showcase the great fall fishing in the Southport-Oak Island area. Today, the U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament attracts 400 boats annually and is one of the largest kingfish tournaments on the east coast.

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  2. Oak Island Police searching for suspects in credit card fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two females they say used several stolen or fraudulent credit cards at an Oak Island Food Lion. Police say it happened around Christmas time at the Food Lion in the 5900 block of East Oak Island Drive.

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  3. More money going to Oak Island beach nourishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... or some other means, but we have to protect our beaches." Commissioners said they will amend the budget, so Oak Island can have the money starting this fiscal year. Because nourishment fund requests keep coming in, commissioners also talked about ...

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  4. Commissioners to discuss $500,000 assistance packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Brunswick County Commissioners will consider during their meeting Tuesday, a $500,000 financial assistance package to the Town of Oak Island. Oak Island has requested $500,000 for beach abatement and renourishment to help complete a $1.7 million project.

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  5. NC Brunswick Islands Series: Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Charlotte Observer

    Leave your family’s hectic schedule behind, come on down to Oak Island, and discover a place where a slower pace is the norm. Settle in a large beach house, a cozy cottage or a convenient condo, whatever is best for your family.

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  6. Oak Island a family-friendly destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Charlotte Observer

    Leave your family’s hectic schedule behind, come on down to Oak Island, and discover a place where a slower pace is the norm. Settle in a large beach house, a cozy cottage or a convenient condo, whatever is best for your family.

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  7. Leotta to read poetry Jan. 13Read the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | StarNewsOnline.com

    Last-minute reminder: Joan Leotta of Calabash will give a reading Tuesday as part of the 2 p.m. poetry forum at the Barbee Library, 8200 E. Oak Island Drive in Oak Island.

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  8. Editorial: Medical examiners: too important to failRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Sun Journal

    ... The most recent Observer report involved gaps in investigating infant deaths, with a focus on a pair of deaths in Oak Island, 18 months apart. Two brothers, Bo and Luke Phillips, both apparently suffocated. Their mother, Katherine Jennings, told ...

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  9. Former Oak Island Mayor Johnie Vereen dies at 60Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Johnie William Vereen, III, a former mayor of Oak Island, passed away at age 60 according to his obituary, posted on Peacock - Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service. Vereen served as mayor of Oak Island for four terms, according to the obituary.

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  10. Medical examiners: too important to failRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... The most recent Observer report involved gaps in investigating infant deaths, with a focus on a pair of deaths in Oak Island, 18 months apart. Two brothers, Bo and Luke Phillips, both apparently suffocated. Their mother, Katherine Jennings, told ...

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  11. Editorial: Medical examiner system needs major surgeryRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | Sun Journal

    ... The most recent Observer report involved gaps in investigating infant deaths, with a focus on a pair of deaths in Oak Island, 18 months apart. Two brothers, Bo and Luke Phillips - both apparently suffocated. Their mother, Katherine Jennings, told ...

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  12. Incomplete investigations endanger infants in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... didn't visit the scene – and omitted key facts from her report. After Luke Phillips died in this home in Oak Island in December 2013, the medical examiner never visited the scene. North Carolina's infant death investigations are hobbled by ...

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  13. Investigations leave unanswered questions in NC baby deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 27 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... didn't visit the scene – and omitted key facts from her report. After Luke Phillips died in this home in Oak Island in December 2013, the medical examiner never visited the scene. On the day in 2012 that 4-month-old James "Bo" Phillips died ...

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  14. 16-year-old killed on bicycle 'was a wonderful kid'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | 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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  15. Brunswick Beach Consortium appoints new leaders amid SBI InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | 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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  16. Suspect sought in drug store break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | 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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  17. Oak Island PD asks for help identifying B&E suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | 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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  18. Top Projects Announced Within 10-Year NC Road-Building PlanRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | 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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  19. Gov. McCrory unveils transportation plan & impacts for coastal townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | 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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  20. NCDOT plans bridge work throughout countyRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | 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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