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Recent News

Williams re-elected Chair of Cape Fear Rural Planning Organization Transportation Advisory Committee

April 12, 2024

The Cape Fear Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) Transportation Advisory Committee (RTAC) recently elected its officers for 2024.  Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams was unanimously re-elected Chair and Whiteville Mayor Terry Mann was unanimously re-elected Vice Chair. Williams and Mann have served as chair and vice chair since January 2014. The Cape Fear RPO covers…

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A Balanced Approach to Managing Growth Without Turning County Government into an HOA

February 19, 2024

Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams released the following statement regarding the “Tree Standard Overview and Unified Development Ordinance Update” on the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners’ February 19, 2024 agenda: “Managing growth is a major concern among citizens, and as a Brunswick County native who grew up in a very rural part of our County…

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A Conversation With an Uber Driver

February 19, 2024

by Frank Williams When I was in Washington, D.C. last week, I had an Uber driver who was obviously not originally from the United States. As I often do, I asked him where he was from, how long he has been here, and why he chose to immigrate to the U.S. He moved here from…

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NCACC Presidential Initiative - 100 Counties Prepared

On August 14, 2021, Brunswick County Commissioner and newly installed N.C. Association of County Commissioners President Frank Williams announced his presidential initiative, 100 Counties Prepared. The initiative was borne out of his experience serving as Chair of the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners during Hurricanes Florence, Dorian, and Isaias, through which he observed a lack of emergency preparedness training suitable for elected officials. He appointed a statewide task force that worked with NCACC staff to develop a full day of emergency preparedness training for elected officials.

Sixty-one county officials from across North Carolina completed the inaugural 100 Counties Prepared Emergency Preparedness Training for County Commissioners, which was held in conjunction with the 115th Annual NCACC Conference in Cabarrus County on August 11, 2022. A second training was held on May 31, 2023, and additional trainings are planned.

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