News & Announcements

Do you know what you should be recycling?

Posted on October 16, 2019
Need a refresher on what to recycle? Check here for info about recycling and the Brunswick County landfill. Continue Reading

Council Actions Report for Oct 10 meeting

Posted on October 9, 2019
A report on actions taken during the October 10 Town Council meeting is available here. Continue Reading

Duke Energy and county officials to test sirens around Brunswick Nuclear Plant

Posted on October 9, 2019
-- Full-volume, 3-minute test scheduled between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9 -- No public action required From Duke Energy: The outdoor warning sirens around the Brunswick Nuclear Plant will be tested for three minutes between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9. This is a change from previous October siren tests, which historically lasted five to 30 seconds. Officials at Duke Energy are coordinating with state and county emergency managers to standardize the siren test process. The 38 sirens within 10 miles of the Brunswick Nuclear Plant will sound at full-volume for three minutes. In addition, sirens will ... Continue Reading

Council meeting Tuesday (10/8) – Town Hall Meeting

Posted on October 4, 2019
The October 8 meeting is a Town Hall style meeting, which includes time for Q&A about Town projects, etc. Council meets the second Tuesday of the month at Town Hall (second floor), 4601 E. Oak Island Dr. Click here to see the agenda. Continue Reading

Winter Garbage & Recycling Collection Schedule Zones 6, 7 & 8

Posted on October 3, 2019
REMINDER: The WINTER garbage and recycle collection schedule began this week. This change affects all residents and property owners who receive twice weekly service during the summer months. The winter schedule provides garbage pickup every Wednesday and recycling service every other Wednesday. This area includes East Beach, East Dolphin, East Pelican, Ocean Drive, West Beach, West Dolphin & West Pelican. All other areas of Oak Island remain on the year-round regular schedule. To confirm pickup dates and your zone, please visit our website at https://www.oakislandnc.com/departments/public-works/trash-and-recycling-schedule-2019/   Continue Reading

Flu Shots available at Oak Island locations Oct 8 and 15

Posted on October 2, 2019
Tuesday- October 8, 2019, 12 noon - 4 p.m. Oak Island Community Center -- 102 SE 47th St (Middleton Park) 910-278-3622 or 910-278-6552 Tuesday- October 15, 2019, 9 a.m. - 12 noon Oak Island Fire Station 2 -- 8510 East Oak Island Dr. 910-278-1000 Participants will need to provide their insurance card and photo ID. This year, Brunswick County Health Services will be offering 2 types of flu vaccine: .  High dose flu shot is for individuals 65 years of age & older .  Regular seasonal flu shot The regular season flu shot contains 4 strains of the flu. As with any vaccine, it is recommended that if you have any questions ... Continue Reading

Templeton Dog Park closed temporarily

Posted on October 1, 2019
  Templeton Dog Park will be closed as of October 2 through approximately October 20, 2019 for maintenance and improvements. We appreciate your patience and look forward to re-opening soon! Continue Reading

Beach Debris

Posted on September 27, 2019
There are areas of debris on the beach today (mainly on the east end of town from what we see so far). We have staff reviewing the beach and cleaning it up, but please be cautious in the meantime. Continue Reading

Peer Fishin’ Festival

Posted on September 26, 2019
We're so glad to have this back in Oak Island this year! Continue Reading

Update from Brunswick County regarding spill into Cape Fear River

Posted on September 25, 2019
Brunswick County has returned to normal operations at the Northwest Water Treatment Plant, restoring the water intake from the raw water line into the plant. Brunswick County Public Utilities and its partners at the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) conducted tests this morning and afternoon to determine the impact on water quality due to the contaminant that spilled into the Cape Fear River Tuesday afternoon from the Fayetteville Works industrial site from Kuraray Americas, which shares the site with Chemours. Kuraray Americas reported that less than 30 gallons of 3GO plasticizer was discharged into the river. This substance is not a ... Continue Reading