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NCDOT: Overwhelming Public Participation Pushes Back Cape Fear Crossing Preferred Alternative Deadline

NCDOT Press Release [May 30, 2019] — The public hearings concerning the Cape Fear Crossing were such a success that the N.C. Department of Transportation is pushing back the deadline for choosing a preferred alternative route until late this year.

Response to Comments by Leland Town Council on EMS Transfer

[May 24, 2019] — In recent media accounts coverage of the tentative, pending transfer of EMS services in the Leland area from the Town of Leland / Leland Fire & Rescue to Brunswick County EMS, members of the Leland Town

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Commissioner Frank Williams’ Comments on the Cape Fear Crossing

May 17, 2019 — In recent weeks I have received numerous comments from citizens expressing their opinions on the various alternatives for the future Cape Fear Crossing bridge. I have read and attempted to respond to every email on this

Commissioner Williams attends White House Conference on Opportunity Zones

WASHINGTON, D.C. [April 22, 2019 ] — Brunswick County Board of Commissioners Chairman Frank Williams was one of two North Carolina County Commissioners who attended the White House Opportunity Zone Conference with State, local, tribal, and community leaders on Wednesday,

Charters of Freedom & Foundation Forward: Meaningful Civic Education

Foundation Forward: Meaningful Civic Education – Final – 7 Minutes from Andrew on Vimeo.

Frank’s Bracket Challenge 2019

March Madness is almost here, and it’s time to sign up for Frank’s Bracket Challenge 2019. As always, the only prize is bragging rights. Sign up now, and once the field is set be sure to complete your brackets before

Too Much Blue!

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

Cape Fear Rural Planning Organization Transportation Advisory Committee Elects 2019 Officers

(Marc. 4, 2019) — The Cape Fear Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) Transportation Advisory Committee (RTAC) elected officers for 2019 at its February 22 meeting.  Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams was unanimously re-elected Chair and Whiteville Mayor Terry Mann was

Commissioner Williams addresses home school students

Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams spoke to a group of home school students that are part of the Coastal Christian Co-op on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The co-op, which includes students from Brunswick County and other neighboring counties, meets at Scotts

Information on the Cape Fear Crossing Project

There has been a great deal of recent discussion on the proposed routes for the Cape Fear Crossing project. As a point of historical reference, discussion of a southern loop of this type began in 1993, and discussion of this

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