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Today's News

  • Golf tournaments

    Habitat for Humanity tourney is April 21
    A benefit golf tourney for the Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity will take place at 12:45 p.m. April 21 at Bald Head Island Golf Club. The fee is $100 per golfer, $360 per four-golfer team, and covers greens fees, cart, ferry tickets and lunch. Payment deadline is April 11. Prizes for top-three teams in three flights. Call Melissa at 454-0007 or email bch4hom@eastnc.twcbc.com.
    Paws-Ability tourney April is 27

  • Ocean Ridge LGA plays member-member tourney

    The Ocean Ridge Ladies Golf Association played its annual spring member-member tournament March 28 at Panther’s Run and April 2 at Lion’s Paw. Thirty two-member teams competed during the two days in four nine-hole formats.
    Better net ball of partners and scramble were the formats for the first day. Alternate shot and duck soup were the formats for the second day.

  • Winding River Endless Day of Golf

    By Eileen Ceponis
    Special to The Beacon

    Carolina National sponsored the second annual Winding River’s Endless Day of Golf. This charity tournament, which benefits the Relay for Life in Brunswick County, was sponsored in part by senior golf pro Steve Beecroft and the Carolina National team. It is one of the premier fundraisers by Team Winding River.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    Brick Landing

  • 2012 Tournament of Champions to be played at Sandpiper Bay

    I am delighted to announce the 2012 Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions will be played on Nov. 3-4 at Sandpiper Bay Golf and Country Club, a 27-hole facility in Sunset Beach designed by Dan Maples.  
    For the past nine years, the Beacon has sponsored this playoff for all of the county champs. The TOC is open to club champions (men and women) of courses that have memberships. Their championship must have been played in a scratch format (no handicaps), in either medal or match play.

  • BCPRD senior golf schedule

    Call Khrystye Haselden for more information at (910) 253-2670. The full schedule is at www.brunswickcountync.gov (55+ Programs).
    May 23: Oak Island Golf, $40. 8 a.m. sign-in, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Price includes cart fee, greens fee, cart attendants and prizes.
    June 20: Players Club at St. James Plantation, $45. 8 a.m. sign-in, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Price includes cart fee, greens fee, cart attendants and prizes.
    July 18: The Lakes, $28. 8 a.m. sign-in, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Price includes cart fee, greens fee, cart attendants and prizes.

  • Education briefs

    Brunswick Arts Council plans art camps
    The Brunswick Arts Council, in conjunction with several arts groups in Brunswick County, will conduct a series of art camps this summer. Four summer art camps will be offered from June 20-23.
    The camps will allow middle school students to work with local professional artists to create an art project in three days that will be shown to parents and friends on the fourth day, a Saturday. A fifth art camp will be offered from June 28-July 1.

  • BCC students take part in hair design contest

    Each semester, the Department of Cosmetology at Brunswick Community College hosts a hair design contest where currently enrolled students compete.
    The theme for the spring 2012 semester was bridal, where students were to design their style of choice. Students were given one hour on the day of the competition to completely make over a mannequin, which was then judged by a panel composed of local stylists and estheticians.
    Winning first place was Olivia Chapman; second place was Misty Vining; and third place went to Simone Taylor.

  • Sundowners to host Relay fashion show

    The River’s Edge Sundowners, residents of the River’s Edge community, are sponsoring a fashion show to benefit the Brunswick County Relay for Life from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, April l9, at Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash.
    Fashions are from Victoria’s Ragpatch and the Calabash Garden Tea Room will cater an elegant box lunch. In addition, there will be raffle items and door prizes donated by many of the local merchants.

  • Old Bridge event marks founder’s birthday

    Staff Report

    SUNSET BEACH—Saturday, April 14, will mark the 103rd anniversary of the birth of local entrepreneur and Sunset Beach founding father, Mannon C. Gore.
    The Old Bridge Preservation Society will celebrate his legacy with “A Fabulous Evening of Music and Dancing” at Silver Coast Winery at 7 p.m. Through Gore’s foresight and life-long efforts, Sunset Beach became a place beloved by residents and visitors alike, organizers said.