Category: News

Low-Pressure Reverse Osmosis Pilot Unit Arrives at Northwest Water Treatment Plant

February 15, 2018 — Brunswick County Public Utilities and CDM Smith are proceeding with plans to test the effectiveness of a Low-Pressure Reverse Osmosis (LPRO) treatment system at the Northwest Water Treatment Plant, with the delivery of a scaled-down pilot

Repairs Require Lane Closures on Holden Beach Bridge in Brunswick County

Drivers on the Holden Beach Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway should expect to encounter intermittent lane closures beginning Tuesday, Jan. 9. The closure is needed so Department of Transportation crews can safely repair concrete erosion that was discovered during a

Brunswick County Schools, Government Offices Closed Wednesday; Tax Payment Options

Brunswick County Schools Due to the anticipated inclement weather and to ensure the safety of our students and staff, Brunswick County Schools will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Notification regarding future delays or closures will be made by

TAKE ACTION: NC Department of Insurance Accepting Public Comments on Proposed Rate Increase Until Dec. 29

Citizens have until Friday, Dec. 29 to submit public comments to the N.C. Department of Insurance regarding a notice from the N.C. Rate Bureau asking for an increase in homeowners insurance rates. Click here to read a letter signed by

Bill Early to lead economic development efforts in Brunswick County

William S. “Bill” Early, an experienced economic development leader with 29 years of experience in North Carolina, has been tapped as the executive director of Brunswick Business & Industry Development (BBID). Earlier this year, Brunswick County Commissioners voted to contract

Personal Note: Perspective

December 6, 2017:  On Saturday, Dec. 2 my alma mater, N.C. State University, hosted South Carolina State in a basketball game. Midway through the first half, basketball ceased to matter. As reported by The News & Observer, “One second, South

Statement on Tonight’s Vote by the H2GO Board of Commissioners

November 28, 2017: I was shocked to learn of tonight’s “November Surprise” vote by the H2GO Board of Commissioners to turn H2GO’s assets over to the Town of Belville, and the manner in which this transpired raises a number of

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Kirstie Dixon named Brunswick County Planning Director

Kirstie Dixon has been named the next Brunswick County Planning Director. Dixon started with Brunswick County as a Planner II and Supervisor of Central Permitting in 2004. Since then, she has held several positions within the County’s Planning Department, most

Letter to the 2067 Chair of the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners

Several months ago, Wilmington Star-News Community Editor Si Cantwell contacted me and asked me to write a letter to be placed in a time capsule as part of the paper’s 150th anniversary celebration. The letter was to be addressed to

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane Closures on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge begin Monday, Oct. 30

Motorists traveling on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge over the Cape Fear River will likely encounter intermittent lane closures beginning Monday, Oct. 30. The closures are needed for crews to perform routine inspections. The closures will start at 9 a.m.