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Wednesday 02/03/2016
Long-time officer Jordan named interim police chief for Town of Oak Island
Posted: February 03, 2016

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 gant of $339,000 will expand artificial reef three miles off Oak Island
Posted: February 03, 2016

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.

Celebration of Stamp Act resistance scheduled at state historic site this month
Updated: February 03, 2016 - 12:42 pm

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.

College looks for answers for what to do with unused space at Southport campus
Updated: February 03, 2016 - 12:45 pm

Brunswick Community College is continuing to explore options for the unrenovated portion of its Lord Street campus in Southport.

Wednesday 01/27/2016
Oak Island receives grant to study how best to protect town's tree cover
Posted: January 27, 2016

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 honored posthumously by Southport-Oak Island Kiwanis
Posted: January 27, 2016

Chris Page often said that being retired just meant “being tired all over again.”

Dosher hospital's ER to benefit from $25,000 Orton Foundation grant
Posted: January 27, 2016

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's planned Publix grocery still has hurdles to clear before approval
Posted: January 27, 2016

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.

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