Williams attends Statewide Hurricane Exercise

Brunswick County Commissioner and NCACC President attended a statewide hurricane exercise at the N.C. Emergency Operations Center on May 11, 2022. The exercise was conducted by the State Emergency Response Team in advance of the upcoming hurricane season. Williams was joined by NCACC Executive Director Kevin Leonard and NCACC Director of Policy Planning Laurel Edwards.…

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Williams, Thompson attend 100 Counties Prepared Task Force Developing Training for County Leaders on Emergency Management

Wake County, N.C. – The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) 100 Counties Prepared Task Force met Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at the Wake County Emergency Services Education Center. Brunswick County Commissioners Frank Williams and Randy Thompson joined with Guilford County Commissioner Kay Cashion to lead the meeting and spoke on the importance of…

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Williams meets with leadership of Economic Development Partnership of NC

Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams, who currently serves as President of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, met with Christopher Chung, CEO and Gene McLaurin, Board Chairman of the The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina in Raleigh on April 6, 2022. They discussed issues and challenges related to economic development in North Carolina, as…

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County Leaders Convene to Discuss How to Best Utilize ARPA, Opioid Settlement Funds

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – On March 28-29, 2022, the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) hosted the ARPA & Opioid Funding Strategy Summit for North Carolina’s county and state leaders to help strategize on the upcoming opportunities and demands associated with the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and national opioid settlement funds. Brunswick County Commissioner Frank…

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Williams addresses N.C. State Board of Community Colleges

Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams, who also serves as President of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, addressed the N.C. State Board of Community Colleges in Raleigh on Thursday, March 17. Williams was joined by Laurel Edwards, NCACC’s Director of Policy Planning. Williams and Edwards discussed a number of critical issues that present opportunities for…

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Williams Participates in National Disaster Resiliency Roundtable in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – North Carolina Association of County Commissioners President and Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams participated in a panel discussion entitled “Intergovernmental Roundtable on Disaster Resiliency” in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022. The event was held as part of the National Association of Counties Legislative Conference and was co-sponsored by The Pew…

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Williams, Thompson, Edwards address NC Emergency Managers Association

N.C. Association of County Commissioners President Frank Williams, a Brunswick County Commissioner, addressed attendees at the N.C. Emergency Management Association conference in New Hanover County on Nov. 1, 2021. Williams, who was joined by Brunswick County Board of Commissioners Chairman Randy Thompson and NCACC Director of Strategic Initiatives Laurel Edwards, discussed his 100 Counties Prepared…

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