Boles v. Town of Oak Island

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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA No. 290A19 Filed 28 February 2020 BOBBY G. BOLES, et al. v. TOWN OF OAK ISLAND Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-30(2) from the decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, 830 S.E.2d 878 (N.C. Ct. App. 2019), reversing and remanding an order granting defendant’s motion for summary judgment entered on 2 May 2018 by Judge James Ammons Jr. in Superior Court, Brunswick County. Heard in the Supreme Court on 4 February 2020. Norman B. Smith, Steven B. Fox, and Mallory G. Horne for plaintiff-appellees. Parker, Poe, Adams & Bernstein LLP, by Charles C. Meeker and Stephen V. Carey, and Crossley, McIntosh & Collier, by Brian E. Edes, for defendantappellant. PER CURIAM. We reverse the decision of the Court of Appeals for the reasons stated in the dissenting opinion. REVERSED.