March 19, 2021 — 8:21 a.m. Brunswick County Chairman Randy Thompson issued the following statement on Thursday, Mar. 18, 2021: “At tonight’s public hearing in Leland regarding their pending utilities deal with H2GO, Town of Leland officials implied that the County was not interested in working with the Town. At the Town’s request, Commissioner Frank…

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The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a section of two Brunswick County roads while MOTSU railroad crossings are replaced. The section of Buckeye Road at the railroad crossings, near Rachel Wynd, is scheduled to be closed between March 1 and April 2.  While the road is closed, a signed detour will be in place…

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WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Cape Fear Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) Transportation Advisory Committee (RTAC) elected officers for 2021 at its February 12 meeting, which was held virtually via Zoom due to COVID-19.  Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams was unanimously re-elected Chair and Whiteville Mayor Terry Mann was unanimously re-elected Vice Chair. Williams and Mann…

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The N.C. Department of Transportation is planning to change the traffic pattern at a Brunswick County intersection next week. The intersection of Old Ferry Connection and Sabbath Home Road near Supply is scheduled to change to an all-way stop intersection on Tuesday, weather permitting. The change is based on safety reviews by the department.  Motorists…

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The December 10, 2020 Commissioner Frank Williams Leadership Forum featured a legislative preview with panelists Tom Fetzer, former Mayor of Raleigh and principal of Fetzer Strategic Partners, Amber Harris, Director of Government Relations for the N.C. Association of County Commissioners (NCACC), and Gregg Thompson, N.C. State Director of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).

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For the past four years, I’ve had the privilege of serving as Chairman of the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners. Tonight, it was my honor to nominate Randy Thompson as our next Chairman. Congratulations to Chairman Thompson on his unanimous election. Additionally, congratulations to Commissioner Mike Forte on his election as Vice Chair.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Association of Counties (NACo) President Gary Moore recently announced the formation of a broadband task force. The task force, comprised of nearly three dozen county government officials from across America, including Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams, who also serves as President Elect of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners (NCACC).  The…

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. — Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams addressed the Fall 2020 Class of the N.C. Institute of Political Leadership (NCIOPL) via Zoom on Thursday, October 15. Williams, who is a Spring 1996 NCIOPL Fellow, discussed Leadership and Communication in a Crisis. “While many campaign schools focus solely on how to win an election,…

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[Aug. 30, 2020] — A section of Old Fayetteville Road in Brunswick County is expected to close while N.C. Department of Transportation crews make repairs to a bridge. The road between Highland Hills Drive NE and Ricefield Branch Street NE is scheduled to be closed between 8 a.m. Aug. 31 and 5 p.m. Sept. 4.…

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