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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Brunswick County has been declared a disaster county by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.  These declarations authorize the Department of Social Services to administer the Disaster Food and Nutrition benefits program. This program is designed to authorize food stamp benefits for eligible households that are not…

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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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The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted two resolutions concerning water quality at its August 21, 2017 meeting. The first resolution, which can be viewed here, calls upon the state to prevent the discharge of contaminants into our waterways until studies have been conducted to ascertain their impact on public health. The second resolution,…

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Brunswick County Health Services will host its second annual Health Fair and Water Fun Run on June 17. After the success of last year’s event, the Health Fair will again host the Water Fun Run, which will include stations throughout the government complex where participants will be sprayed with water. This event will be free…

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Crews are nearing the final steps of work on a bypass around the break in a water main that carries water from the Kings Bluff Pump Station to water treatment plants. Crews have started making a tap at one line stop (where the bypass will connect to the water main), and will be moving on…

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BOLIVIA — Residents in all areas of Brunswick County are required to take steps to decrease water usage, effective immediately, following damage to a water line. The raw water main owned by the Lower Cape Fear Water and Sewer Authority that carries raw water from the Kings Bluff Raw Water Pump Station to the County-owned…

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BOLIVIA, NC – Brunswick County Social Services was awarded the Best Practice Award for Empowering Clients to Self Sufficiency at the Social Services Institute for changes it made to a program that helps youth in foster care transition as they age out of the system. Each year, counties submit ideas and programs for the award.…

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