Hurricane Florence left her mark on Brunswick County. Numerous families lost everything they owned due to devastating, unprecedented flooding. Others saw significant damage to their homes due to toppled trees. First, I’d like to talk about the response effort during the storm. Our County staff, emergency services personnel, Sheriff’s Office, fire departments, and municipal staffs…

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Waste Industries will resume curbside recycling collection Monday, Oct. 1. All curbside recycling routes will resume their normal schedule. Any extra recycling should be placed beside the bin in a small open box or personal container. These items should NOT be bagged; bagged items will not be collected.

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Sept. 28, 2018 — Based on the laboratory analysis of water samples collected on September 27, 2018, water consumers of Brunswick County Public Utilities located in St. James Plantation, Arbor Creek Subdivision, Southgate Estates, and Sea Pines Subdivision are hereby notified that it is no longer necessary to boil water or use bottled water for human consumption.  The…

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FEMA is opening a Disaster Recovery Center at Odell Williamson Event Center at 150 College Road NE on the Brunswick Community College campus in Bolivia. Beginning Saturday, Sept. 29, the center’s hours will be: Monday – Saturday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. A Disaster Recovery Center is a readily…

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Based on the laboratory analysis of water samples collected on September 26, 2018, water consumers of Brunswick County Public Utilities located along Southport-Supply Road from 4693 Southport-Supply Road to Dosher Cut-off, including (West Trace, Abbington Oaks, Dutchman Acres, River Run Shopping Center, Dutchman Village, and River Mist), Long Beach Road including (Port Loop, Coastal Dr.,…

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The N.C. Division of Coastal Management has set up a temporary office in Wilmington where property owners who suffered damage from Hurricane Florence can call or visit for permitting assistance. The temporary office is in the Building Safety Department at the New Hanover County Government Center, 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 170, Wilmington.  It will…

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