Author: Frank Williams

[April 22, 2019] — The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold two open houses and public hearings next week concerning a major project in eastern North Carolina. The Cape Fear Crossing is an approximately 9.5-mile proposed road and high-level bridge …

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March Madness is almost here, and it’s time to sign up for Frank’s Bracket Challenge 2019. As always, the only prize is bragging rights. Sign up now, and once the field is set be sure to complete your brackets before …

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Mar. 14, 2019 — Even though the ACC Tournament is underway, this headline has nothing to do with basketball (a fact that might surprise those who know that I bleed N.C. State red-and-white).  A little over a week ago, I …

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(Marc. 4, 2019) — The Cape Fear Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) Transportation Advisory Committee (RTAC) elected officers for 2019 at its February 22 meeting.  Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams was unanimously re-elected Chair and Whiteville Mayor Terry Mann was …

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Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams spoke to a group of home school students that are part of the Coastal Christian Co-op on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The co-op, which includes students from Brunswick County and other neighboring counties, meets at Scotts …

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There has been a great deal of recent discussion on the proposed routes for the Cape Fear Crossing project. As a point of historical reference, discussion of a southern loop of this type began in 1993, and discussion of this …

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On Jan. 15, I partnered with the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce to hold our latest District 5 Leadership Forum, which featured an update on on Brunswick County Public Utilities’ advanced water treatment, water plant expansion and sewer plant expansion. …

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The N. C. Department of Transportation will resume its weekend closures of all lanes of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in Wilmington for rehab work on Friday, Jan. 11. Each closure will begin on a Friday at 9 p.m. and …

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rehab Work to Close All Lanes of Cape Fear Memorial Bridge; Closure will occur every two weeks from Jan. through March Read More »

The next District 5 Leadership Forum, which is held in conjunction with the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce, will focus on Transportation as well as Hurricane Florence Recovery. NEW LOCATION: The event is set for 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. …

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