Media in Southport/Oak Island/Bald Head, NC

Media in Southport, NC is pretty much limited to written material. You will find a local weekly newspaper, fondly referred to as the 'fish wrapper', a bi-monthly newspaper focusing on local businesses and events, and a monthly, full color magazine. There are a number of television stations and radio stations available as well, however these are all located in Wilmington.

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Newspapers and Journals

208 Smith Ave.
Shallotte, NC
(910) 754-6890

A weekly community newspaper published on Thursdays, the Brunswick Beacon has won dozens of awards during the past decade for advertising and editorial content. It covers and is distributed to all of Brunswick County, with particular emphasis on the southwestern portion of the coast. The Beacon is available through subscription, retail...more about Brunswick Beacon

Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-7407

Brunswick Marketplace is a bi-monthly newspaper that features Brunswick County businesses. The paper includes feature stories, interviews with business owners, information about businesses in local communities and a business directory as well as listings of community events and public service information and programs....more about Brunswick Marketplace

1003 S. 17th St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 343-2000

The Star News is the only major daily newspaper along the southern coastal region of North Carolina. Established on September 23, 1867, it is the oldest daily newspaper in continuous publication in North Carolina. Formerly owned by The New York Times, the paper is owned by Gatehouse Media, whose other newspapers...more about Star News

114 E. Moore St.
Southport, NC
(910) 457-4568

Covering eastern Brunswick County and specifically the communities of Southport, Oak Island, St. James, Boiling Spring Lakes, Bald Head Island and Caswell Beach, this award-winning newspaper features entirely local news, special event coverage, sports, human-interest articles and more. The Pilot is available by subscription in both print and electronic editions and...more about The State Port Pilot

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