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Charming Oak Island House Sells for $1.15 Million
A charming 1-story house near Oak Island, North Carolina recently sold for an impressive $1,150,000 on November 29th. Located at 512 W Pelican Dr, Oak Island, NC, 28465, this newly constructed home offers a delightful blend of modern design and breathtaking marsh views. With 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, this property provides ample space for comfortable living.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Crash and Three-Vehicle Collision in Southport, North Carolina
Two incidents occurred in Southport, North Carolina this week. The first incident involved a fatal crash on November 18th, where a pedestrian was pinned under a vehicle. The Southport Police Department determined it to be an accidental incident. The second incident was a three-vehicle crash on November 29th, near Dosher Memorial Hospital. The scene was cleared by the police just before 8 p.m.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.72 and $2.74 in Oak Island as of 2023-12-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
Cape Fear Memorial Bridge scheduled to close both lanes into Wilmington for months early next year
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will undergo construction work next year, leading to major lane closures. An NCDOT presentation says both lanes into Wilmington from Brunswick County will close sometime in January through April 1st. No work will take place from April 1st through April...
Person arrested for deadly Sunset Beach hit and run of 80-year-old man
SUNSET BEACH, NC (WWAY) — State Troopers have arrested a man for allegedly hitting and killing an 80-year-old man in Sunset Beach. The 80-year-old man was walking west crossing from Mt. Zion Church Road to the West shoulder of NC 904 to assist with a vehicle in the ditch when he was hit.
Pedestrian dead after hit and run in Brunswick County
A suspect was arrested and charged in connection with a fatal hit and run that happened in Brunswick County on Wednesday. A pedestrian was walking west, crossing from Mt. Zion Church Road in Longwood to the west shoulder of N.C. 904 to assist with a vehicle in the ditch, according to a news...
Fatal Hit and Run Incident in Brunswick County Under Investigation
• A pedestrian was killed in a hit and run incident in Brunswick County. • The pedestrian was crossing the road to assist a vehicle in a ditch. • The victim has been identified as an 80-year-old man from Shallotte.
WATCH: Detectives looking for person seen on video holding gun in Leland home break-in
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying a person seen on video after breaking into a Leland home. The Sheriff’s Office says the break-in took place on N. Fork Way on...
Wilmington-area restaurants open for Christmas and Christmas Eve
There’s no one right way to celebrate the holidays, for people or for restaurants. Some businesses are closed for Christmas to give their staff some time off, others want to be open to serve those who are looking for a good meal. Here’s a look at some of those eateries that will be open on Dec. 24 and 25 in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties. ...
Wake Up to Flavor: Oak Island's Top 3 Breakfast & Brunch Destinations
In this article, we explore three delightful breakfast and brunch spots on Oak Island. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so please feel free to share your comments below.
Calling Local Design-Builders: Brunswick County Seeks Services for St. James Water Infrastructure Project
Brunswick County in North Carolina is seeking Design-Builders for a water infrastructure project in the Town of St. James. This comes after the North Carolina General Assembly passed N.C.G.S. 143-128.1A, 2 C.F.R. 200.320(b)(2), and S.L. 2021-189 in December 2021. The project's goal is to improve water pressure during peak demand times in St. James and nearby areas. This is based on a Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) by the County.
SHP: Alcohol involved in single-car crash on Service Rd. near Snow’s Cut Bridge
CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - Emergency crews are still at the scene of a single-car crash on Service Rd. near the Snow’s Cut Bridge in Carolina Beach. According to a trooper with State Highway Patrol, a woman was traveling north of Carolina Beach Rd. when she swerved right and hit a tree, causing the car to overturn multiple times.
Final 2023 Brunswick County Commissioners Meeting on Dec 4: New Chair Selection, Proclamation Adoption, and Utility Positions Approval
The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular meeting on Monday, December 4, 2023, at 3 p.m. The location is the commissioners’ chambers in the David R. Sandifer Administration Building, North Carolina. The public can attend in person or watch live online via Zoom. This is the last meeting for 2023, with the next one scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, 2024.
Exciting elections and a childhood dream
Hello, and welcome to the Brunswick Today newsletter brought to you by me, StarNews reporter Jamey Cross. It's the rhetoric that circulates every fourth fall when the presidential election rolls around: "Use your voice!" "Let your voice be heard!" "Your vote counts!" I love elections -- big and small -- and I'm a firm believer that every vote counts.
Oak Island tree canopy study shows improvement, concerns
Findings from Oak Island’s latest tree canopy assessment showed some improvement over the last eight years while also identifying a few areas of concern. PlanIt Geo, a global urban forestry consulting and software development firm, conducted the assessment using data collected between 2014 and 2022. Using remote sensing GIS technology, the firm obtained source and aerial imagery that was then compared to similar imagery from 2014. Andy Evans, a GIS manager with PlanIt Geo, presented the findings to Oak Island Town Council at the board’s Nov. 14 meeting.
Oak Island Residents: Special Town Council Meeting on Nov 30 for Land Acquisition Discussion
Please be ad vised that the Oak Island Town Council will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 3 p.m. in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 4601 E. Oak Island Drive. The purpose for calling the Special Meeting is as follows: • To go into Closed Session to discuss potential land acquisition pursuant to NCGS 143-318.11(a)(5) and to review Closed Session Minutes, Action may be taken.Visit here for more details.
Oak Island program pays homage to select veterans
A new program recently approved by Oak Island Town Council will pay homage to select veterans during holiday weekends. Oak Island Honor Flags is a variation of the “Hometown Heroes Banner Program” that was created in 2006 to show appreciation to current, past and fallen members of the armed forces. Paul DuBay, chairman of Oak Island’s Parks and Recreation Board, presented the program Nov. 14 for consideration and received unanimous support from council.
Last Chance for Oak Island Residents to Have Their Say in OKInsight Community Survey
The OKInsight Community Survey will close at 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 30, 2023. Community members are urged to participate by visiting the Oak Island government website. The survey has seen a high level of participation, but additional responses are still needed.
Urgent Advisory for Calabash Residents: Boil Water Due to Main Break on Beach Drive and MH Marina Road
Brunswick County Public Utilities residents on Beach Drive and MH Marina Road in Calabash are facing low water pressure and outages due to a broken water main. This has increased the risk of bacteria entering the water system.
Brunswick County Residents: Apply for Low-Income Energy Assistance from Dec. 1
Brunswick County, North Carolina, will open applications for the annual Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) on December 1, 2023. This program aims to help adults aged 60 or older and disabled individuals receiving services from the Division of Aging and Adult Services. It offers a one-time annual payment to help cover winter heating bills.