Precision Manufacturer to Relocate Headquarters to Brunswick County

[June 29, 2021] — In an economic development win for Brunswick Business & Industry Development (Brunswick BID), Precision Swiss Products, Inc. a manufacturer of high precision component parts, will create 125 new jobs in Brunswick County. The company will invest more than $9.3 million to locate its headquarters and manufacturing facility to the International Logistics…

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COVID-19: Consider the Side Effects, Because Every One is One Too Many

Every death due to COVID-19 is one too many. Every job lost is also one too many. Every bankruptcy is one too many, and every business that permanently closes its doors due to coronavirus is one too many. Every suicide borne out of depression or anxiety spawned by COVID-19 is one too many. The COVID-19…

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Commissioner Williams attends White House Conference on Opportunity Zones

WASHINGTON, D.C. [April 22, 2019 ] — Brunswick County Board of Commissioners Chairman Frank Williams was one of two North Carolina County Commissioners who attended the White House Opportunity Zone Conference with State, local, tribal, and community leaders on Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2019. Williams, who serves as 2nd Vice President of the N.C. Association of…

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Commissioner Williams Represents Brunswick County at National Association of Counties Legislative Conference

Brunswick County Board of Commissioners Chairman Frank Williams represented Brunswick County at the recent National Association of Counties (NaCo) Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. “This conference provided an excellent opportunity to learn from county leaders from across the nation, secure face time with Congressman Rouzer and key legislative staffers who represent us on Capital Hill,…

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Bill Early to lead economic development efforts in Brunswick County

William S. “Bill” Early, an experienced economic development leader with 29 years of experience in North Carolina, has been tapped as the executive director of Brunswick Business & Industry Development (BBID). Earlier this year, Brunswick County Commissioners voted to contract with BBID to handle the county’s industry recruitment efforts following the announcement by Mike Hargett,…

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New Economic Development Organization moves forward with Board Appointees

Five members have been appointed by the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners to the new Economic Development organization’s Board of Directors, marking the next step forward for the county’s new economic development model. Allen Bryant, Dr. John Ward, Dennis Ewald, Clint Berry and Michael Reives were officially appointed to the Board at Monday night’s Board…

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Brunswick County, Wilmington Business Development formalize agreement on collaborative opportunities

A formal agreement between Brunswick County and Wilmington Business Development will improve the coordination of economic development services across county and municipal lines. Leaders of both entities recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which outlines collaboration and joint initiatives. “Job creation opportunities don’t stop at county boundaries, and neither should economic development efforts whose…

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Rail Realignment Task Force Holding Open House in Leland Monday, Feb. 20

The Mayor’s Task Force on Rail Realignment will host two upcoming public open houses to discuss and receive input as part of the feasibility study for a potential realignment of a CSX rail line that currently runs through Wilmington to a new path that could include a small portion of Brunswick County. The dates and…

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Brunswick Community College to host annual Coastal Career Fair on Mar. 8

Brunswick Community College’s Economic & Workforce Development Department and Career Development Center are hosting their annual Coastal Career Fair in March. The event will be held on March 8, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the LaDane Williamson Student Center on the Supply campus of Brunswick Community College. The event offers an opportunity…

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Brunswick County Public Meeting on Proposed Rail Realignment set for Jan. 30 in Leland

A public meeting on the ongoing feasibility study for the  proposed rail realignment project, which could relocate a CSX rail line that currently runs through Wilmington to a new path that could include a small portion of Brunswick County, is set for next week in Leland. Date:  Monday, January 30, 2017 Time:  5:00 p.m. Location:…

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