News & Announcements

Beach Day events this Saturday

Posted on June 26, 2017
Beach Day -- July 1st Join Oak Island as we celebrate Beach Day, part of the NC Fourth of July Festival, on Saturday, July 1st at Middleton Park (SE 46th St.), the Cabana beach area, and the Kevin Bell Skate Park. Activities are FREE and open to the public. 8 am– Horseshoes Tournament Registration at Middleton Park 10 am- Inflatable Rides, Karaoke, Food, and more, at Middleton Park 10 am– Bocce Tournament at the Cabana area 10 am– Corn hole Tournament at the Cabana area 9 am—Volleyball Tournament Registration at the Cabana area 10 am– Volleyball Tournament begins (limited team spaces) 10 am– Sand Creations Contest at the Cabana ... Continue Reading

Brunswick County’s FAQ on GENX chemical in Cape Fear River

Posted on June 14, 2017
From Brunswick County: Brunswick County is working with New Hanover County, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority and the City of Wilmington to address the GENX chemical issue and its presence in the Cape Fear River.  To assist the public, we have a created the attached list of Frequently Asked Questions.  Please feel free to share this information as needed.  As new information becomes available about this issue, it will be posted on our website at   Continue Reading

Info on Quality of Drinking Water available through Brunswick County

Posted on June 12, 2017
The Town of Oak Island takes the issue of water quality very seriously. Town leaders and staff have been watching closely the recent reports of the chemical GenX in the Cape Fear River. The Town purchases water from Brunswick County, and we will work with County officials however we can to ensure that our drinking water is safe. Please visit Brunswick County's website,, for the latest information. Continue Reading

Town Council meeting Tuesday night

Posted on June 9, 2017
The Agenda for Tuesday's meeting is online -- click here to see it. There are five public hearings, the budget is on for adoption. Beach nourishment and the Par 3 golf course are also on the agenda. Continue Reading

Special Meeting Monday, June 5th

Posted on June 2, 2017
Town Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, June 5th at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers (second floor) of the Oak Island Town Hall (4601 E. Oak Island Drive). The meeting is open to the public, but there will not be a public comment period as this is a budget workshop. The Public Hearing for the proposed FY 2017-2018 budget will be at the regular meeting, June 13th, at 6 p.m. Click here to see the June 5th agenda. Continue Reading

Town offices closed for Memorial Day

Posted on May 26, 2017
Town offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. We'll be open regular business hours on Tuesday. We hope everyone has a safe holiday weekend, and we honor all those who died serving our country. Continue Reading

Sea Oats for Sale

Posted on May 23, 2017
May 23rd, 2017 -Attention Beachside Residents – Sea Oats on Sale!! It’s time to take advantage of the Town of Oak Island’s Sea Oats Sale. Effective immediately, it’s just $25 for a tray of 72 plants. Sea oats are native to North Carolina’s coastal communities. They stabilize sand, slow erosion and build the dunes which are such an important feature of our coastal ecosystem. To purchase Sea Oats and for more information, please call: The Public Works Department at 910-201-8003 or email:     Continue Reading

Advisory Board positions open

Posted on May 22, 2017
Have you considered volunteering for one of our advisory boards or committees? We have the following positions available: Emergency Services Advisory Board (two terms ending June 2020) Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (one term ending March 2020) Environmental Advisory Board (two terms ending June 2020) Par 3 at South Harbour Committee (two terms for a resident of Oak Island but not South Harbour, ending January 2020) Appointments will be made at the June 13th, 2017 Town Council meeting. Please submit applications (available here) by noon on Friday, June 2nd, 2017 to the Town Clerk, 4601 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC ... Continue Reading

Town Council Special Meeting Tuesday May 23rd

Posted on May 18, 2017
The Oak Island Town Council will have a Special Meeting on Tuesday, May 23rd in Council Chambers (2nd floor of Town Hall - 4602 E. Oak Island Drive). Click here to see the agenda. Continue Reading

Used Oil and Filter Recycle Site closed

Posted on May 18, 2017
The Town's used oil and filter recycle site on SE 47th has been temporarily closed.  It will remain closed until which time we can either repair or replace the tank. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Continue Reading