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Three Lighthouse Landing units, one home lost to Bald Head Island fires

Bald Head Island fires engulfed three units in Lighthouse Landing and one home, all lost — though the flames threatened multiple...

Update: Precautionary swimming advisory lifted on Oak Island

UPDATE: The swimming advisory has been lifted in Oak Island as of 3:30 p.m. on Friday Sept....

Two dead after Oak Island drowning

OAK ISLAND –– Oak Island Police Department officers were dispatched to the beach strand in front of...

Floodwater pumping leads to precautionary swimming advisory on Oak Island

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — A precautionary swimming advisory has been issued for Oak Island. The N.C. Recreational Water Quality...
Several oak trees in Ogden are at risk for being razed to make way for a new carwash (Port City Daily/Michael Praats)

Oak Island to oppose bill that would strip local governments’ power to regulate tree removal

A new bill proposes to prohibit local governments from regulating the removal of trees without express statutory authority. (Port City Daily/File)

Oak Island to stall decision on sand assessments

A contractor with Buff Builders waits to load piles of sand stockpiled on an Oak Island side street onto a truck...

‘They have abandoned us.’ Sand assessments could cost beachfront Oak Islanders up to $27,000

Oak Island's shoreline has lost 300 feet in a 20-year period. The island is considering levying sand assessments against property owners,...

Netflix film ‘Along for the Ride’ starts shooting at North Carolina beaches this week

"Along for the Ride" is filming in Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Wilmington and Oak Island. (Port City Daily photo/Johanna Still)

Sand mine proposed for Brunswick County, contingent on rezoning request

A Brunswick County landowner, along with a concrete contractor, seek to establish a sand mine along N.C. Highway 211 near Oak...

Solar Brewing Co. looks to open Oak Island’s first brewery by late summer

Under-slab plumbing pipes laid out beneath the future Solar Brewing Co. in Oak Island. (Port City Daily photo / Courtesy Michael...