Category: Emergency Management

Too Much Blue!

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

VIDEO: Brunswick County Hurricane Florence Recovery Update – Sept 19, 2018

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Brunswick County Storm Debris Collections

Sept. 19, 2018 — Brunswick County has enacted its debris contract and residents in unincorporated areas of Brunswick County should sort debris and leave it by the road for pick up. Brunswick County’s Commissioners also authorized the collection of debris

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Brunswick Family Assistance to serve as primary point of contact for groups, individuals wishing to help with storm recovery

Numerous organizations and individuals have inquired about how they can help Brunswick County residents impacted by Hurricane Florence. It is important that volunteer efforts be organized and coordinated to ensure that they help those in need, and it is important

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Update on Storm Debris – Sept. 18, 2018

There has been a lot of devastation in the Brunswick County this past week and our roadways are still an issue for a lot of areas. We understand that some residents are working to get their homes back to normal

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Brunswick County Evacuation Lifted, Many Roads Still Dangerous, Assistance for Food Service Establishments Re-Opening

BOLIVIA, N.C. — Sept. 17, 2018 — The mandatory evacuation for unincorporated areas of Brunswick County has been lifted, though many roads – including main highways into Brunswick County – remain closed. Road conditions are being updated at Citizens

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Burning Ban Issued for Brunswick County, Waste Industries Will Not Pick Up Tuesday

BOLIVIA, NC — Sept. 17, 2018 — A burning ban has been issued for all unincorporated areas of Brunswick County in the wake of Hurricane Florence. All burning within 100 feet of a structure is banned. At this time, Brunswick

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Citizens Should Be Wary of Scammers in Wake of Hurricane Florence

BOLIVIA, NC — Sept. 17, 2018 — Citizens should be aware that following large storms and weather events, scammers sometimes target residents in the affected areas. Following a storm, citizens should be cautious about door-to-door offers of repair services and

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VIDEO: Sept. 17, 2018 Brunswick County Hurricane Florence Recovery Update

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Brunswick County proclaims State of Emergency, issues evacuations; shelters to open inland

BOLIVIA, NC — September 10, 2018 — Brunswick County has issued a mandatory evacuation for residents in unincorporated areas who live in low-lying and flood-prone areas or substandard or mobile homes, beginning at daylight (7 a.m.) Tuesday. This includes but