News & Announcements

Brunswick County statement in response to Environmental Working Group January 2020 report

Posted on January 23, 2020
From Brunswick County government: Brunswick County began an extensive testing program for PFAS contaminants when academic studies revealed the presence of multiple PFAS in its drinking water, testing a suite of PFAS contaminants on a weekly basis. Brunswick County’s water samples have continuously remained below the EPA’s established health advisory levels for PFOA + PFOS and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ established provisional health goal for GenX, however the combined levels of all PFAS is concerning and the County continues to test and monitor for most known PFAS compounds and GenX during its routine testing. At this ... Continue Reading

Tree Planting at Middleton Park – Jan 31

Posted on January 16, 2020
Join us at 2 p.m. as we plant a Live Oak tree in Middleton Park, thanks to a NC Forest Tree Service grant. Continue Reading

Council Meeting is Monday this month (January 2020)

Posted on January 9, 2020
Reminder -- the regular Town Council meeting (Town Hall style) is on Monday, January 13, 2020. The meeting is still at 6 p.m., still in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 4601 E. Oak Island Dr. The change in meeting schedule is for this month only. Click here to see the agenda - citizens are invited and encouraged to attend. Continue Reading

Siren Test for Brunswick Nuclear Plant this Wednesday morning (Jan 8)

Posted on January 6, 2020
Duke Energy and county officials to test sirens around Brunswick Nuclear Plant A five to 30 second test is scheduled between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 8. Additional siren tests to be conducted over the next six weeks The 38 outdoor warning sirens around Brunswick Nuclear Plant will be tested for five to 30 seconds between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 8, as scheduled. This information is reflected in the 2019-20 Brunswick Nuclear Emergency Preparedness booklets recently sent to residents living within the 10-mile Brunswick Nuclear Plant emergency planning zone. In addition, the plant’s siren activation system ... Continue Reading

Live Christmas trees for beach dunes

Posted on January 4, 2020
Give your live Christmas tree new life in a dune on Oak Island beaches. The Town of Oak Island will accept decoration-free trees and put them in selected areas on the beach with the hope that the trees will trap and hold sand. This cooperative program with the Oak Island Beach Preservation Society Inc. can serve as a great demonstration for maintaining and building dunes naturally. Residents can drop off natural Christmas trees at the parking lot between SE 46th and SE 48th Street through January 27. Please enter the parking lot from Dolphin Drive, and follow signs to the dropoff area. ... Continue Reading


Posted on December 30, 2019
New Parking decals will not be ordered or issued until after the Town Council retreat (scheduled for February 6, 2020). The Town will send out notifications when new decals are available, and until then, current decals (teal) are still valid for parking in resident-only parking spaces. Continue Reading

Special Town Council meeting Monday, Dec 23

Posted on December 20, 2019
The Oak Island Town Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, December 23rd, 2019 at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers, 4601 E. Oak Island Drive. The purpose of the Special Meeting is to consider amendments to Chapter 22 of the Oak Island Code of Ordinances (to amend the ordinances regarding the Town’s Skate Park), and to consider adopting a policy for the Skate Park. Action may be taken. Click here to see the agenda. Continue Reading

Posted on December 18, 2019
Would you like to learn more about how your local government operates?  The Town of Oak Island’s fourth Citizens Academy is being held in 2020. The class will accommodate the first 35 people who can dedicate their time to a great learning opportunity designed to help people understand how the Town runs its daily operations and projects. The first session will begin on February 4th when our Leadership Team gives an overview of the Administration Department’s daily operations. Click here for more info, and get your application here or at the front desk of Town Hall. Continue Reading

Dec 17 Special Meeting agenda

Posted on December 13, 2019
The agenda for the December 17, 2019 Town Council special meeting is available online here. Continue Reading