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News and Announcements

Email notifications now available
7/29/2014 1:58:25 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
Brunswick County offers email notifications to residents interested in receiving updates about different topics. Residents can sign up for more than one notification list, and can unsubscribe at any time by clicking a button at the bottom of the emails or changing profile settings. read more...
Boil water notice lifted for Port Loop Road
one day ago by Amanda Hutcheson

A boil water notice for Port Loop Road, off Long Beach Road near the intersection with N.C. 211, has been lifted. Residents no longer need to boil water for consumption.

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If it stings or bites, it probably makes its home in Brunswick County. From the biting flies that terrorized us earlier this summer, to the ever-pleasant mosquitoes and fire ants, there are a lot of critters out there that can make life outdoors unpleasant. In recent days, however, reports of a stinging caterpillar that bears an uncanny resemblance to a small toupee have been coming into the Extension Office. These hairy caterpillars look harmless, but those who have experienced its sting quickly realize it is anything but. Meet the pus caterpillar. read more...
Smithville Park Public Meeting Announcement
3 days ago by Amanda Hutcheson

The next Public Meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 25 at 6:00pm and will  be at the Brunswick Center at Southport (Stage Room) to discuss the Smithville Park Redesign.  This will be a structured meeting where Site Solutions will do a presentation starting at 6pm, show some design proposals, and get feedback from those in attendance.  If you have any questions about this meeting please call 910-253-2670.

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MOREHEAD CITY – State recreational water quality officials today lifted water quality swimming alerts at two recreational swimming sites in Brunswick County. read more...
NCDOT Public Meeting: US 74/76/17 (Causeway Widening)
9/11/2014 3:58:26 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
The North Carolina Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at Leland Middle School located at 927 Old Fayetteville Rd., Leland, NC from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. read more...
Port Loop Road Water Outage
9/11/2014 11:38:01 AM by Amanda Hutcheson

Residents along Port Loop Road off Long Beach Road near N.C. 211 will be without water late Monday night, and will need to boil water for at least 24 hours after water is back in service.

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Bolivia Brief Farmers Market moves to once a month
9/9/2014 1:22:13 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

Brunswick County’s Bolivia Brief Farmers Market will be held monthly for the remainder of the year, continuing to provide farmers and families the opportunity to connect with fresh, locally-grown foods for healthy meals.

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Brunswick County has received funds from Duke Energy Progress, which are available to Brunswick County homeowners meeting certain criteria to help improve the home’s energy efficiency.

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The County of Brunswick requests proposals from firms and businesses to provide processing and transportation services for carpet and padding collected and stockpiled at the site of the Brunswick County landfill facility in Bolivia, North Carolina. 

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GIS information now available online
9/3/2014 9:28:51 AM by Amanda Hutcheson

GIS data that had previously been available to purchase is now available as a free download for any interested party.

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Fall Vegetable Gardens Extend the Growing Season
9/2/2014 1:56:41 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

Patti Schleig, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer

In a climate suitable for three-season gardening, North Carolina is a great place for gardeners. For those who truly love gardening I guess you could say it's Utopia - well I shouldn't get carried away; this Utopia includes problems with soil, weather that can change from hour to hour, and insects like none I've seen before in gardening. Despite all this, the arrival of fall gives us a break from the headaches of summer and is a great time to reclaim your yard. 

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As peak hurricane season nears, Brunswick County Emergency Management officials are reminding residents that now is the time to plan and prepare for emergencies and disasters.

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Jacksonville, NC  - In order to improve safety on River Road SE in Brunswick County, NCDOT crews are widening River Road from Jabbertown Road to Old Baker Avenue to provide turn lanes onto Rob Gandy Boulevard, beginning Wednesday, September 2. Alternating lane closures will be in place on River Road SE from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, through September 19.

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LELAND, N.C. – The Cape Fear Rural Planning Organization (RPO), which covers all of Columbus and portions of Brunswick and Pender Counties, is holding a rural transportation summit on Thursday, September 18. read more...
Rabies Clinic Saturday, Oct. 4
8/28/2014 2:08:30 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
The Brunswick County Health Department and Brunswick Sheriff's Animal Protective Services will host a rabies clinic on Saturday, Oct. 4, with rabies vaccines being offered for $6. read more...
Extension Master Gardeners wrap up Summer Mentor Program
8/27/2014 10:23:52 AM by Amanda Hutcheson
For two months, Extension Master Gardener Volunteers shared the secrets of growing plants with Eddy English, a rising senior at North Brunswick High School. read more...
Shallotte Park playground temporarily closed
8/27/2014 9:16:56 AM by Amanda Hutcheson
Notice to the Public: Shallotte Park Playground is temporarily closed to the public while we address some maintenance issues.  We apologize for any inconvenience during this transition.  If you have any more questions, please call 910-253-2670.
For a listing of all county parks and their individual amenities, click here. read more...
Free Waste Disposal Events
8/25/2014 2:44:19 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

Brunswick County will hold a Free Dump Week and a Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Clothing Drive in September.

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Wells Fargo Insurance recognizes Brunswick County Risk Manager
8/19/2014 1:12:54 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
Wells Fargo Insurance Services recognized Brunswick County’s Risk Manager, Eileen Gardner, for program excellence in risk management at Monday’s Board of Commissioners meeting. read more...

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