News & Announcements

Holiday closings, reminder about change in trash collection for Monday

Posted on December 22, 2017
Holiday closings: Town facilities will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 25 and 26 for Christmas and Monday, January 1 for New Year's. Don't forget the Saturday (Dec 23rd) pickup for trash if your normal pickup is Monday the 25th. It will be on a normal schedule the 1st. Continue Reading

Smoke Alarm Grant Program ongoing

Posted on December 20, 2017
The Oak Island Fire Dept is still participating in the Smoke Alarm Grant Program from the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Please know this is available for those who are within our fire district, in financial need, and who do not have working smoke alarms in their homes. This grant is meant for full-time residences and not for rental properties. Thank you for helping us spread the word to any neighbors, friends or family who may qualify for this service. Inquiries about smoke alarms can be directed to Fire Marshal Joe Snapp, 910-278-1000, Mon-Fri, 8 am-4:30 pm. The Oak Island ... Continue Reading

NC Department of Insurance Accepting Public Comments on Proposed Rate Increase Until Dec. 29

Posted on December 19, 2017
From Brunswick County: Citizens have until Friday, Dec. 29 to submit public comments to the N.C. Department of Insurance regarding a notice from the N.C. Rate Bureau asking for an increase in homeowners insurance rates. While the average statewide requested increase is 18.7 percent, for Brunswick County homeowners, the requested increase is between 23.7 and 25 percent. Citizens who would like to submit comments, concerns or other feedback about the proposed rate increase can do so until Dec. 29. Comments can be submitted by email or mail: Email by Dec. 29. Mail to Tricia Ford, 1201 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC ... Continue Reading

Town Hall, offices closing at noon Dec. 15

Posted on December 13, 2017
Town offices and facilities will close at noon on Friday. Town Hall will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 18. Parks & Rec programs will take place as scheduled Friday night. Continue Reading

Holiday trash/recycling schedule

Posted on December 12, 2017
CHRISTMAS DAY: All collections normally rescheduled for Monday, December 25th, will be rescheduled to Saturday, December 23rd. NEW YEAR’S DAY: Collections will operate on a regular schedule. If you have any questions, please contact Kennette Holliday at (910) 201-8003 or via e-mail at Continue Reading

Agenda for Tuesday’s meeting

Posted on December 8, 2017
The agenda for Tuesday's meeting is posted -- you can find it on the Agendas and Minutes page or on the meetings calendar. Or, you can click here. Continue Reading

Updated info on FEMA Emergency Dune Project

Posted on December 7, 2017
We'll be posting updates on the FEMA Emergency Dune Replacement Project on the project page -- look under the Resident Info tab, or click here. We'll also post pictures occasionally on our Facebook page, so check that out too. Thanks everyone for your patience as we complete this important project! Continue Reading

Dune Restoration project underway again

Posted on November 29, 2017
Work has resumed on the FEMA Emergency Dune Restoration Project. Crews began in the SE 58th Street area and will work their way west. They will be closing one beach access at a time in the area where they are working – please use another area of the beach when you see them working. There will be lots of dump trucks driving to and from the beach. Please be aware and alert when driving along the beachfront.   There will be some work done on Saturdays as the project progresses.   As of today (Wednesday, Nov. 29), the crews working out of ... Continue Reading

Tree Lighting — Dec 1 at 6 p.m.

Posted on November 27, 2017
Enjoy live entertainment from the Brunswick Band Brass Ensemble, crafts, and a visit from a special guest at the Oak Island Annual Tree Lighting at Middleton Park! Continue Reading

Holiday Craft Market, Christmas by the Sea Parade

Posted on November 27, 2017
The Parade kicks off at 2 p.m. which gives you plenty of time to check out the Holiday Craft Market at the Rec Center. Impress your friends and family with unique holiday gifts this season! Shop with local vendors from the Oak Island area from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coffee, hot chocolate, and cookies for shoppers will make this year’s Holiday Market especially sweet. The Parade starts at Town Hall and will travel to McGlamery Street - come out and enjoy this hometown favorite with your family and friends! Continue Reading