Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Inspection Requires Lane Reductions Nov. 30 – Dec. 9

WILMINGTON – Drivers will encounter reduced lanes on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge starting Monday, Nov. 30. The N.C. Department of Transportation will alternate between closing the right lane in the south direction and in the north direction from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from Nov. 30 to Dec. 9. Only one lane on the…

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Commissioner Williams selected for national County Leadership Institute

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams, who also serves as President of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, will join a select group of leaders in county government from across the country to participate in the 17th Annual County Leadership Institute (CLI), a rigorous program developed by the National Association of Counties (NACo)…

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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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NCACC holds first board meeting of Williams’ term as president

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — – The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) held its first board of directors meeting of Commissioner Frank Williams’ term as NCACC President in Guilford County October 22 and 23. The board discussed a range of topics, including recent developments on issues affecting counties at the N.C. General Assembly and…

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Williams participating in 2021-22 N.C. Leadership Forum cohort

Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams, who also serves as President of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, is participating in the N.C. Leadership Forum’s 2021-22 cohort. The cohort will discuss how to improve healthcare outcomes in North Carolina. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to participate in the N.C. Leadership Forum,” said Williams. “In today’s…

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Williams among speakers at dedication of William M. Sue Bridge

Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams was among the speakers at the dedication of the Interstate 140 bridge over U.S. 74/76 as the “William M. Sue Bridge” on Friday, October 15, 2021. Former Brunswick County Commissioner Bill Sue was a strong voice for Brunswick County’s infrastructure needs, including water, sewer, and transportation. As a member of…

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100 Counties Prepared Task Force holds kickoff meeting, discusses emergency preparedness training for county commissioners

N.C. Association of County Commissioners President Frank Williams’ 100 Counties Prepared Task Force held its kickoff meeting in Raleigh on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2021. The initiative aims to equip county commissioners statewide with the tools they need to lead effectively during emergencies. The task force will develop training for county commissioners on how to prepare,…

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Williams meets with N.C. Community College System President

Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams, who also serves as President of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, met N.C. Community College System President Thomas Stith in Raleigh on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. Williams and Stith discussed a number of ways North Carolina’s Community College system can partner with counties, including workforce development, disconnected youth, and…

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