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

    12 hrs ago | 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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  2. 50 dead sharks in Oak Island still leave questions unansweredRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | 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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  3. Dozens of dead sharks found washed ashore on Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | 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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  4. Dozens of dead sharks wash ashore in Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  5. Dozens of dead sharks found on North Carolina beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Oak Island firefighters better equipped to save lives, offering paramedic serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Rouzer's roundtable launches start of fall battle with BarfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | 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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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | 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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  18. Old Baldy Lighthouse: It's well worth the expenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | 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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  19. Silver alert cancelled for Oak Island manRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | 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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  20. Silver alert issued for missing Oak Island manRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | 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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