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Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams installed as President-elect of N.C. Association of County Commissioners, appointed to two national committees

August 27, 2020

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. — Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams was installed as President-elect of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) during the association’s annual conference, which was held virtually due to COVID-19. He was also recently appointed to two National Association of Counties (NaCo) committees. The other newly installed NCACC officers are President Ronnie…

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Surveying Isaias debris in Rivercroft, Jackeys Creek

August 15, 2020

[Aug. 15, 2020] — This morning, and in advance of Monday’s board of commissioners vote on whether to activate our debris contract, I toured two northern Brunswick County neighborhoods that were affected by a tornado spawned by Hurricane Isaias. RiverCroft Jackeys Creek

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Hurricane Isaias Debris Update – 8/14/2020

August 14, 2020

I’ve received a number of inquiries about whether the County will be picking up vegetative debris left behind by Hurricane Isaias. The short answer is that a decision has not yet been made. The issue is on our agenda for Monday’s meeting. What the board has to determine is whether there is sufficient debris county-wide…

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Have debris or damages following Isaias? These resources can help.

August 6, 2020

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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Hurricane Isaias Preparations and Public Shelter Details for Brunswick County

July 31, 2020

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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Hurricane Isaias forms in Atlantic; Brunswick County is in the cone, could feel effects Monday

July 31, 2020

[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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COVID-19: Consider the Side Effects, Because Every One is One Too Many

May 18, 2020

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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Disbrow appointed Superior Court Judge

May 2, 2020

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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Coronavirus: Prepare, Don’t Panic; Rights & Responsibilities; Considering Others

March 17, 2020

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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Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams graduates from UNC School of Government Advanced Leadership Corps

March 3, 2020

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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