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Today's News

  • 2016 Brunswick Beacon Photo Contest ‘Brunswick Life’

    Show off your photographic talents and share your corner of the county with others in the Brunswick Beacon’s 2016 “Brunswick Life” photo contest. Winners will receive cash prizes and inclusion in future Brunswick Beacon publications.

    There are three divisions to include all ages. The kids’ division is for 12 and younger. The teen division is for 13- to 18-year-olds, and the adult division is for photographers 19 and older. 

    Pick up your camera and show us what makes life in Brunswick County unique.

  • 2011 Oyster Festival artwork unveiled

     OCEAN ISLE BEACH—The table is set against the backdrop of the Intracoastal Waterway. The Pepsi is chilled, the oysters are roasted, and the guitar is waiting.

    This year’s 2011 Oyster Festival artwork was unveiled last Wednesday by the Oyster Festival committee and the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce. This year’s artwork created by artist Keith White portrays a down-home oyster roast. White has been named the official artist of the 2011 Oyster Festival.

  • Hard work pays off for Shallotte Fire Department

    SHALLOTTE—Achievement is accomplishment by superior ability, special effort or heroic action.

    Last Wednesday, the Shallotte Fire Department recognized individual achievements and celebrated each fireman in the department.

  • Brunswick Beat for Sept. 21, 2011
  • Suspect wanted for Supply drive-by shooting in mobile home park

    Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office have identified a suspect in Wednesday night’s drive-by shooting at Stevenson Mobile Home Park in Supply.

    Justin Antwain Garvin is wanted in connection with the shooting.

    Garvin, 19, of 379 Little Macedonia Road, Supply, is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling.

  • Begin the conversation before it's too late

     SUPPLY—The statistics are overwhelming—one in one person will die.

    The reality of death isn’t one most Americans want to face, but it is a reality everyone must confront at some point.

    The Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter wants to help get the conversation started.

    “Its something most of us really don’t want to deal with and talk about,” said Jason Clamme, director of community outreach. “But end of life is going to be a part of every life.”

  • Ride cancer into the ground

     SHALLOTTE—There is one goal for a local group on Saturday, Oct. 8—to ride cancer into the ground.

    The 2011 motorcycle benefit ride will be the third annual event for the Let’s Ride Cancer into the Ground Foundation. The ride was founded in honor of Diane Sandoval, a 6-year breast cancer survivor. The money raised from the first two events was donated to help fund research for the cure.

  • Fall bike rally

     SHALLOTTE—Motorcycles and motorcycle enthusiasts will descend upon Shallotte this weekend for the annual Beach House Harley-Davidson Fall Beach Rally.

    The semi-annual event draws hundreds of people from all over the Southeast. During the five-day event, Beach House Harley-Davidson at 4919 Ocean Highway in Shallotte welcomes the entire public to come out and talk about bikes, shop, enjoy entertainment and make new friends with similar interests.

    The event features a tent sale and a wide variety of vendors.

  • In an imperfect world, what is it we all are truly seeking?

    Writers will tell you when we are moved to write, we write—often without knowledge or understanding of a direction.
    Sometimes we write because we have to. Other times we write because we are driven to.

  • Grand jury indictments

    The Brunswick County Superior Court under the direction of the Honorable Judge Ola M. Lewis with prosecutor Jon David and courtroom clerk Jill Fullwood adjudicated the following cases during a superior court grand jury session on Sept. 12:

    Coty Michael Alford, 19, of 7300 River Road Lot 74, Southport; break or enter a motor vehicle, misdemeanor larceny.

    Johnny Reid Arey Jr., 44, of 730 Pine View Drive, Supply; assault by strangulation.