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Today's News

  • Holden Beach Police report

    Holden Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last month. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    July 21

    Breaking and entering and larceny of $30 in cash and items worth $150 from a motor vehicle parked at an Ocean Boulevard West residence.

    Breaking and entering a motor vehicle parked at an Ocean Boulevard West residence.

    Larceny of a Yeti cooler worth $400 from a Brunswick Avenue West residence.

  • District 17 House update

    By Rep. Frank Iler

    Guest Columnist

    Last week in the North Carolina House of Representatives, we passed a bill to protect historic monuments, we handled two bills dealing with coastal issues, we took up a major regulatory reform bill and we continued to work on the budget.

  • District 8 Senate update

    By Sen. Bill Rabon

    Guest Columnist

    Editor’s note: The Beacon has tried for 17 weeks to reach Sen. Bill Rabon by phone and email for comment about Senate Bill 215, which lists him as the bill’s primary sponsor and calls for the state “to abolish the office of coroner in Brunswick County.” Senate Bill 215 was reported favorable to the Senate’s standing committee on health care and re-referred to the Senate Judiciary I Committee on March 31.

  • Highlights, recommendations from the ‘best week ever’

     

  • Area road construction demands patience

    By the end of this week, motorists in Brunswick County will have endured another inconvenient summer road closure because of a North Carolina Department of Transportation project.

  • Calabash celebrates Town Hall Day on July 31

    Forty-two years ago, the first board of commissioners of the newly incorporated town of Calabash sat down and commenced with the Seafood Capital’s first town meeting.

    The date was July 28, 1973.

    Forty-two years later, the town of Calabash has grown, changed and is still going strong. It’s transformed from a small fishing village with a handful of seafood restaurants to a less-small town with a year-round population of 1,831 residents and more than 30 restaurants serving people from all over the world.

  • BLT's 'Shrek' continues through Aug. 2

    What happens when an unlikely hero who happens to be an ogre falls in love with a princess, who also happens to be an ogre? It’s “Shrek the Musical,” Brunswick Little Theatre’s summer show.

  • Half Hell Folk Music Festival brews Aug. 1 at Greenlands Farm

    Since its 2011 debut in the rural reaches of Brunswick County, Greenlands Farm has cultivated a sense of community in addition to country commerce.

    The latest seasonal, creative endeavor of the Bolivia-based farm and store is coming up the first day of August this Saturday as the Half Hell Folk Music Festival and “tap takeover” unfold from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the family-owned farm at 668 Midway Road.

  • The Embers, Craig Woolard heat up summer concert stages Aug. 2 and 7

    Summer concert stages will warm up in coming days as musical legends The Embers with Craig Woolard team up to entertain at two locales.

    The renowned beach music entities will perform in tandem at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at the end of Jordan Boulevard in Holden Beach and again at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, in the parking lot of the Museum of Coastal Carolina in Ocean Isle Beach.

    The Embers have solidified their position as a thriving musical entity leaving their mark on listeners for decades.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department July 21-26 2015

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    July 21

    James Carter Hendricks, 38, of 6388 Pigott Ave., Ocean Isle Beach, charged with DWI

    July 22

    Larceny of an enclosed trailer on High Market Street.

    Jeremy Marlin Ludwig, 20, of 1121 First St. in Nitro, W.Va., charged with simple assault and assault on a female.

    July 26