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Today's News

  • Cold start to November fishing

     

  • Fishing with high expectations

     

  • Tournament of Champions preview: Women champions

     The Brunswick County women’s golf champions for 2014 are an eclectic group.

    Some have won their club championships numerous times in the past 11 years; others are new to this elite order. Some started golf when they were children, others learned the game at midlife. All are excited to be the best of the best at their club for this year.

    The Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions is Nov. 15-16 at Rivers Edge. Women’s and men’s champions in Brunswick County will compete in two rounds of medal play.

  • Dolphins open basketball season with victory

     BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team opened its season by beating South Carolina Sports Academy 110-94 Nov. 4 at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    For BCC, Carson Smith hit four 3-pointers and scored 24 points. Cortell Busby scored 16 points and Robin Moore, Najee Pritchett and Kevin Rowell each scored 14.

  • Dolphins open basketball season with victory

     BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team opened its season by beating South Carolina Sports Academy 110-94 Nov. 4 at the Dinah E Gore Fitness & Aquatic Center gym.

    For BCC, Carson Smith hit four 3-pointers and scored 24 points. Cortell Busby scored 16 points and Robin Moore, Najee Pritchett and Kevin Rowell each scored 14.

  • New finance officer starts job in Sunset Beach

    SUNSET BEACH — The town has a new finance director and budget officer.

    Bonnie Schwerd, who previously served as finance director with the town of Oak Island and has a master’s degree in accounting, started her first day of work Monday, Nov. 3, and introduced herself at that night’s Sunset Beach Town Council meeting.

    Schwerd said she also previously worked in Horry County, S.C., and lives in Myrtle Beach. By December, she said she plans to present a draft of the town financial report.

  • Sabbath Home Baptist celebrates centennial with Sunday homecoming

    SUPPLY — They recall circuit preachers and initial church gatherings inside an old house.

    In fact, when Sabbath Home Baptist Church got its start a century ago, it wasn’t even Baptist.

    The fledgling church began as an offshoot of Sharon Methodist Church. Now, a century later, members of the historic Baptist church are celebrating its 100th anniversary at a special 10 a.m. homecoming service this coming Sunday, Nov. 9, and the public is invited.

  • Annual Veterans Day ceremonies honor men and women of U.S. military

    At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, United States veterans are traditionally honored.

    Veterans Day ceremonies are scheduled once again this year in and around Brunswick County.

     

    Calabash

    Veterans Day ceremonies will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Calabash VFW Post 7288 at 900 Carter Drive.

    Another Veterans Day ceremony is scheduled at the same time and day at American Legion Post 503 at 10277 Beach Drive in Calabash.

  • Beacon's fourth Holiday Happenings show set for Nov. 8 @ SMS

    The Brunswick Beacon’s fourth annual Holiday Happenings Christmas Show will unfold from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Shallotte Middle School.

    Admission and parking at the school are free.

    Highlights this year include more than 70 unique vendor and artist/artisan booths.

    “The best Santa in the world” will also be back, arriving at 10:30 a.m. aboard a Shallotte fire engine. He will also be available for visits and free photographs with children.

  • Creedence Clearwater revives old CCR hits Nov. 6 @ BCC

    Renowned musician Randy Linder and his band are bringing their Premier Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival to Brunswick Community College on Thursday night, Nov. 6.

    The 7:30 p.m. performance in Odell Williamson Auditorium will showcase all the hit songs of the popular 1960s-70s band also known as CCR.