[Aug. 15, 2020] — This morning, and in advance of Monday’s board of commissioners vote on whether to activate our debris contract, I toured two northern Brunswick County neighborhoods that were affected by a tornado spawned by Hurricane Isaias. RiverCroft Jackeys Creek

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I’ve received a number of inquiries about whether the County will be picking up vegetative debris left behind by Hurricane Isaias. The short answer is that a decision has not yet been made. The issue is on our agenda for Monday’s meeting. What the board has to determine is whether there is sufficient debris county-wide…

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BOLIVIA, N.C. – Working to remove debris or need to report damages due to Hurricane Isaias? Here are some local resources and assistance to help you. At this time, Brunswick County is assessing the estimated debris levels in the unincorporated areas of the county and will communicate any decisions on a disaster debris collection for…

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Press Release from Brunswick County Government [July 31, 2020] — While it is still too early to anticipate Hurricane Isaias’ potential impact on our region, here are some things you can do now to prepare for a hurricane this year. Over the past several months, members of Brunswick County Emergency Services, Brunswick County Health and…

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[July 31, 2020] — Hurricane Isaias has formed in the Atlantic, and Brunswick County is currently within the cone of uncertainty. There is still a significant amount of uncertainty regarding the system’s future track and intensity. Residents are advised to remain calm but begin preparations. While we hope that evacuations will not be required, if…

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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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by Frank Williams COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, has dominated news coverage and virtually all other conversation over the past two weeks. The state and federal governments have issued guidance and, in some cases, sweeping executive orders to protect against the spread of this virus. How to Approach COVID-19 Some are completely disregarding…

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Sept. 1, 2019 — Less than a year after Hurricane Florence inflicted its devastating wrath on Brunswick County, another major hurricane is staring us down: Dorian. As of this writing, Dorian is an extremely powerful Category 5 hurricane — tied for the second-strongest wind speed in Atlantic basin history — and is barreling through the…

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

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