Today's News

  • Bell’s big night helps Trojans spoil South’s Senior Night

     Editor’s Note: West Brunswick head football coach Brett Hickman is Beacon sports editor Sam Hickman’s older brother.


    BOILING SPRING LAKES – West Brunswick’s Trey Bell told his head coach in the days leading up to his squad’s rivalry contest against South Brunswick that, quite simply, he wanted the ball more.

  • Isley and Maday earn 2018 Tournament of Champions titles

     SUPPLY – There were competitors in the 2018 Tournament of Champions field who were club champions before this year’s men’s division winner was born.

    Walker Isley, a 16-year-old junior at South Brunswick High School and the men’s club champion from Oak Island Golf Club, posted a 75 in the second round and held off a late charge from Robbie Lennon of The Lakes to capture the 2018 Tournament of Champions men’s title.

  • Trojans drop 2-0 decision in first round of state playoffs

     West Brunswick’s varsity soccer season came to an end Saturday, Nov. 3, in Greenville as J.H. Rose defeated the Trojans 2-0 in the opening round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3A state playoffs.

    Rose notched one goal in each half and goalkeeper Trey Burleson recorded four saves to keep West Brunswick out of the net.

    The Trojans finished the 2018 campaign with a 10-8 overall record and 3-5 ledger in Mideastern Conference play.

  • Sons of the American Legion host semiannual bowling fundraiser
  • Trojans use “Smoke” and mirrors to win finale

     SHALLOTTE – It was all but certain West Brunswick would enter the fourth quarter of its regular-season finale against North Brunswick with a three-point lead.

    The Trojans had just forced a North Brunswick punt and took over possession with a first-and-10 at its own 39-yard line with only nine seconds left in the third frame.

    Once again, West Brunswick first-year head coach Brett Hickman went to the halfback pass when his team needed a spark.

    It worked to perfection.

  • Cougars shock North on last-second field goal

     LELAND – After falling behind 7-0 early in the second quarter, North Brunswick’s varsity football team battled back Nov. 6 in a rivalry game against South Brunswick and claimed a 14-7 lead late in the first half.

    Even after the Cougars tied the game in the second half and took a 21-14 lead in the fourth quarter, North Brunswick still had its chances to win.

  • Silas Love leading Dolphins young 2018-19 squad

     If the first three games of Silas Love’s junior college basketball career are an indication of things to come, Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team could be a force to be reckoned with in Region X play during the 2018-19 season.

    The freshman forward from Raeford is averaging 22.7 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per contest for a BCC team that is off to a 2-1 start one week into the season.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports, Nov. 10-12

    Released at 8:21 a.m. Nov. 13, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement


  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports, Nov. 9

    Released at 8:21 a.m. Nov. 13, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement


  • Shallotte Holiday Market sets the season Nov. 17

    Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the bend and so is the Shallotte Farmers Market Holiday Market.

    The annual market, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, will feature more than 50 vendors including arts and crafts, holiday décor, photography and jewelry.

    Event organizer Megan Bishop with the town of Shallotte said people will be able to visit some of the vendors they enjoyed during the Summer Market in addition to new local vendors.