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 few into Wilmington International Airport for the first time since Hurricane Florence. Our flight landed…

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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 unanimously re-elected Vice Chair. Williams and Mann were first elected chair and vice chair in…

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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 Hill Baptist Church.

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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 As a point of historical reference, discussion of a southern loop of this type began in 1993, and discussion of this current project began in one form or another in 1999. The official NCDOT project page…

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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. The presentations from that event are linked below: Water Plant Expansion & Advanced Low Pressure…

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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 reopen the following Monday at 5 a.m. They will begin Jan. 11., with the bridge…

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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. 15, 2019 and will be held at the WWAY Event Center, located at 1224 Magnolia…

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The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in Wilmington will be closed two of the next three weekends for maintenance work. The closure covers both east and westbound lanes. The closure will be in effect the weekends of Oct. 26-28, and again Nov. 9-11. It will be from 9 p.m. on Friday until 5 a.m. the following…

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