Business takes referral complaint to state Real Estate Commission

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By Brian Slattery

A local businessman has taken his issue with the OIB Welcome Center to the state level.

Kevin Godwin, owner of Sandlappers Beach Supplies in Ocean Isle Beach, had paid for the advertizing the center offers since 2010, but said he had a falling out with the center’s manager, Stuart Cooke, in 2013 over a question of business referrals.

“They have a short list when people call in to ask (about businesses, and) he refers them to the preferred list,” Godwin said.

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