Four years after Florence, Williams joins American Flood Coalition on tour of areas battered by storm

Four years after Hurricane Florence battered southeastern North Carolina, Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams joined other local officials on a tour of ongoing resilience projects throughout Southeastern North Carolina. The tour, organized by the non-partisan American Flood Coalition, visited Boiling Spring Lakes to view the site where Florence destroyed the dams that created the lakes.…

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Williams discusses 100 Counties Prepared on Wilmington’s Morning News with Nick Craig

Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams, who recently completed his term as President of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, appeared on Wilmington’s Morning News with Nick Craig this morning on 980 the WAAV. Williams discussed his NCACC Presidential Initiative, 100 Counties Prepared. Click below to listen.

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Commissioner Frank Williams completes term as NCACC President, holds successful 100 Counties Prepared training

CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. – Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams completed his term as President of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) at the association’s annual conference in Cabarrus County on Saturday, August 13, 2022. Williams, who was the 105th NCACC President, is the first from Brunswick County. “It has been a tremendous honor and…

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Williams facilitates preparedness session at NaCo conference

On July 23, Brunswick County Commissioner and NCACC President Frank Williams facilitated a session at the National Association of Counties annual conference annual conference in Aurora, CO entitled “Proactive Leadership in Crisis: Supporting Your Community Through a Disaster” with former FEMA administrator and Catawba County resident Brock Long.

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Williams, David meet with Chief Justice Paul Newby

Commissioner Frank Williams, District Attorney Jon David and NCACC Executive Director Kevin Leonard met with Chief Justice Paul Newby and Drew Heath, Director of the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts in Raleigh on July 12. They discussed the important statewide relationship between Counties, which build and maintain County courthouses, and the Judicial branch, which…

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Brunswick County general obligation bonds and enterprise revenue debt receive strong, upgraded ratings from Moody’s Investors Service

Brunswick County continues its strong financial tradition with recent upgrades to its general obligation bond and enterprise revenue debt ratings from Moody’s Investors Service—all of which are some of the highest a local government or utility can receive. Brunswick County’s general obligation (GO) bonds were upgraded to Aaa from Aa1, which is the highest rating…

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Williams meets with N.C. Chamber leaders

Commissioner Frank Williams and NCACC Executive Director Kevin Leonard met with Ray Starling, General Counsel and Gary Salamido, CEO of the N.C. Chamber in Raleigh on July 5. They discussed various ways in which Counties interact with the business community, including during and after emergency situations.

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Williams interviewed by N.C. Institute of Political Leadership

Brunswick County Commissioner and NCACC President Frank Williams was interviewed by Brad Young, Executive Director of the N.C. Institute of Political Leadership, on June 7, 2022. Williams, a Spring 1996 NCIOPL Fellow, discussed a recent article he authored entitled Get Out of Your Echo Chamber.

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Williams presents County’s proclamations to retiring Calabash Fire Chief, Assistant Chief

Commissioner Frank Williams represented the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners at a retirement celebration for Calabash Fire Chief Randall T. Bork and Assistant Chief James N. Bruno on May 27. Williams presented Chief Bork and Deputy Chief Bruno with framed copies of proclamations adopted by the Board of Commissioners honoring their service.

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