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Tuesday 11/24/2015
Southport electric billing will be done through Brunswick Electric under contract
Updated: November 24, 2015 - 10:41 am

Electric utility billing for the City of Southport will now be handled by Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (BEMC), after a 5-0 vote by the city’s board of aldermen approved the contract last week. 

Illegal yard-debris dumping is causing strain on Oak Island facility
Posted: November 24, 2015

Oak Island’s public works department is asking for the public’s assistance to ensure that yard waste is properly handled and disposed.

Early state presidential primary moves all election matters forward; filing starts Tuesday
Posted: November 24, 2015

An earlier state primary election next year means candidates must start filing for office as soon as next week.

Brunswick County residential real estate market continues its upward trend
Posted: November 24, 2015

Brunswick County’s residential real estate market continued to move in a positive direction in October, showing a considerable increase in sales and average prices in 2015 compared to the previous year, according to a report from the Brunswick County Association of Realtors.

Wednesday 11/11/2015
N.C. 133 section at Leland interchange will be closed this weekend
Posted: November 11, 2015

The N.C. Department of Transportation will close N.C. 133/Village Road/River Road this weekend between the interchange ramps for U.S. 17/74/76 near Belville/Leland, weather permitting.

Full-volume siren tested scheduled November 18 for Brunswick Nuclear Plant
Updated: November 11, 2015 - 11:05 am

The public alert notification sirens around the Brunswick Nuclear Plant will be tested Wednesday, November 18, between 10 and 11 a.m.

Oak Island police chief Vann Eddinger announces he will retire in March 2016
Posted: November 11, 2015

After nearly three decades in law enforcement, Oak Island police chief Van Eddinger has announced he’s hanging up his badge and weapon, effective March 1 of next year.

Man who aimed laser at helicopter pilot sentenced, placed on five years probation
Posted: November 11, 2015

A federal judge has sentenced a former Oak Island resident to five years probation and 200 hours of community service for twice pointing a laser at a helicopter making night landings in May 2014.

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