Twenty-five-year force veteran Greg Jordan has been named interim police chief of Oak Island, succeeding Van Eddinger, who retires effective February 29.
State officials have announced they’re awarding $339,000 to the Long Bay Artificial Reef Association to enhance the Jim Knight Reef, an underwater structure about three miles south of Oak Island.
Early organized efforts of rebellion by colonists in the Cape Fear region against the British crown occurred 250 years ago this month, and a number of upcoming events will celebrate and interpret that turbulent time in our nation’s history.
Brunswick Community College is continuing to explore options for the unrenovated portion of its Lord Street campus in Southport.
As the town continues work on a new long-range plan, Oak Island has received a state grant to work on ways to better protect its namesake tree canopy.
Chris Page often said that being retired just meant “being tired all over again.”
The Orton Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation to help upgrade the hospital’s emergency department.
Oak Island Town Council’s change to the zoning rules on January 12 will make a new Publix shopping center possible, but developers have several more hurdles to clear before the project becomes reality.