BOLIVIA, N.C. – Working to remove debris or need to report damages due to Hurricane Isaias? Here are some local resources and assistance to help you. At this time, Brunswick County is assessing the estimated debris levels in the unincorporated areas of the county and will communicate any decisions on a disaster debris collection for…

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Press Release from Brunswick County Government [July 31, 2020] — While it is still too early to anticipate Hurricane Isaias’ potential impact on our region, here are some things you can do now to prepare for a hurricane this year. Over the past several months, members of Brunswick County Emergency Services, Brunswick County Health and…

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[July 31, 2020] — Hurricane Isaias has formed in the Atlantic, and Brunswick County is currently within the cone of uncertainty. There is still a significant amount of uncertainty regarding the system’s future track and intensity. Residents are advised to remain calm but begin preparations. While we hope that evacuations will not be required, if…

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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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On May 1, Governor Cooper appointed District Court Judge Jason C. Disbrow to serve as Superior Court Judge in Judicial District 13B, which serves Brunswick County. Disbrow fills the vacancy created by the passing of former Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis. Since 2015, he has served as a District Court Judge of North Carolina’s 13th…

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by Frank Williams COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, has dominated news coverage and virtually all other conversation over the past two weeks. The state and federal governments have issued guidance and, in some cases, sweeping executive orders to protect against the spread of this virus. How to Approach COVID-19 Some are completely disregarding…

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LELAND, N.C. — Brunswick County Board of Commissioners Chairman Frank Williams recently successfully completed the Advanced Leadership Corps (ALC) training offered annually to select county and municipal elected officials by the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Williams completed the course in Chapel Hill from Feb. 2-7, 2020. ALC…

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The Oct. 21, 2019 board of commissioners meeting was a bittersweet one. That night was Ann Hardy’s final meeting as our county manager. Our board passed a resolution in her honor, and Representatives Deb Butler and Frank Iler presented her with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. I rarely get emotional during meetings, but…

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BOILING SPRING LAKES – A Brunswick County culvert damaged by Hurricane Florence will be replaced this month. Beginning Oct. 16, N.C. Department of Transportation crews will have intermittent lane closures on River Road (N.C. 133) in both directions as crews prepare to replace the failed culvert. Then, at 8 a.m. on Oct. 21, a section…

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As part of the N.C. Department of Transportation’s annual bridge inspection, a Wilmington bridge will close for up to four nights in a row beginning Sunday. On Sept. 29, the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will close at 9 p.m. and reopen the following day at 5 a.m. The bridge will close again Monday night and…

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