News & Announcements

Town of Oak Island – Public Notice

Posted on February 24, 2017
Town of Oak Island has applied to modify its current CAMA permit to allow for the placement of 156,000 cubic yards of beach quality sand. The project area is from 5100 Block of West Beach Drive to SE 60th Street. The project will follow FEMA guidelines for quantities and placement of an emergency dune. The project is currently out for bid and bids are to be opened on March 13, 2017. If any questions please contact Town Hall @ (910) 201-8001. Continue Reading

Live burn tomorrow — please see traffic pattern

Posted on February 23, 2017
The Oak Island Fire Department will be conducting a “Live Burn Training” exercise at 204 W. Beach Drive on Friday February 24th from 9 am until 3 pm. For public safety & firefighter safety, W. Beach Drive & W. Dolphin Drive will be closed from S. Middleton Drive to 5th Place West (Including & 2nd Pl. West). All traffic to and from the west end beach strand can be accessed via W. Pelican Drive, 5th & 7th Place West. We apologize for any inconvenience.   Continue Reading

Photo Contest starts today!

Posted on February 17, 2017
The Love Oak Island Photo Contest We know you love taking pictures of our beautiful town. You snap shots of the beach, marsh, wildlife, South Harbor Marina and our parks, and you share them on your social media. So how about sharing them with us? We’re hosting the  Oak Island Photo Contest. You’ll have the chance to win these fabulous prizes: bragging rights about your superior photography skills, and the chance to see your pictures on our website and social media pages. We’ve redesigned our website, and we’d like to enhance the new look with some new pictures. And we love sharing ... Continue Reading

Detour/road work at NE 28th

Posted on February 16, 2017
Use Yacht Drive to get around work being done on a water pipe at NE 28th Street. We hope to get this work finished ASAP today. Continue Reading

New website

Posted on February 13, 2017
We have switched to a new website. Please be patient as we reload information we lost in the transition. Continue Reading

Holiday closings

Posted on December 19, 2016
Holiday Closings from the Town: Town offices and facilities, including the Rec Center, will be closed on Friday, December 23rd Monday, December 26th and Monday, January 2nd. The Town's Convenience Site (dump) on Airport Rd. will be closed on Friday, December 23rd. The site, which is a free drop off for brown and white goods, electronics and scrap metal for Oak Island residents, will reopen Friday, December 30th, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Continue Reading

Actions from Tuesday’s Council meeting

Posted on December 14, 2016
If you missed last night's meeting, but you still want to know what happened, check out our Council Actions Report, posted in the same spot we put meeting agendas and Minutes. read more Continue Reading

Council agenda is posted

Posted on December 11, 2016
We are sorry for any inconvenience we may have caused with the agenda not being posted sooner -- we were experiencing technical difficulties which we have now corrected. read more Continue Reading

Intermittent lane closures on Swain’s Cut Bridge Dec 13-16

Posted on December 8, 2016
From NCDOT regarding bridge inspection for Swain's Cut Bridge: The North Carolina Department of Transportation will have intermittent North and Southbound right lane closures on SR 1105 on the Oak Island High Rise Bridge beginning Tuesday December 13, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. and continue until Friday December 16, 2016 until 4:30 p.m. for a bridge inspection. The NCDOT Bridge Maintenance Department will be conducting routine maintenance and inspection to the bridge that is required by Federal Highways Administration.  This work is imperative to the safe travel of motor vehicles passing over the bridge. The NCDOT reminds motorists to STAY ALERT, encourages motorists to ... Continue Reading

Hydrant testing resumes

Posted on November 30, 2016
Please note: the Fire Department will resume testing hydrants today and possibly the next few days in the W. Beach strand area. Only a minimal amount hydrants will be flow tested (flowing water), the rest will be static tested (static water, not flowing). Customers may experience low water pressure or cloudy water. Normal pressure should return within a short period. If you experience any problems with cloudy water please run your water for a few minutes and it should clear up. Unfortunately, due to the recently-lifted water restrictions, we are behind schedule. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. ... Continue Reading