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News and Announcements

Several Brunswick County 4-H participants had success at the State Public Presentations held at the State 4-H Congress in Raleigh, June 21-24. read more...
Sealed proposals will be received until 3:00 PM on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the David R. Sandifer Administration Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Brunswick County Government Complex, Bolivia, NC for the construction of: Brunswick County 911 Call Center and shortly thereafter the bids will be opened publicly and read aloud. read more...

The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board meeting scheduled for July 15 has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items.

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There was no real damage in Brunswick County from Hurricane Arthur and ponding or mild flooding on roads is expected to decrease overnight, though dangerous rip currents will remain a threat Friday and during the weekend.

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Brunswick County declares State of Emergency
7/3/2014 2:07:02 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

Brunswick County has declared a State of Emergency, effective 2 p.m. Thursday, due to Hurricane Arthur.

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BSRI senior centers closing at 2 p.m.
7/3/2014 1:50:59 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc. will be closing senior centers at 2 p.m. as a precaution due to Hurricane Arthur. read more...
Courthouse to close at 2 p.m.
7/3/2014 12:52:11 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
The Brunswick County Courthouse will close at 2 p.m. today. read more...
County offices closing early Thursday
7/3/2014 12:05:25 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
Brunswick County offices will close at 2 p.m. on Thursday due to Hurricane Arthur. read more...
July 3 Farmers Market cancelled
7/3/2014 9:28:41 AM by Amanda Hutcheson
Due to expected weather conditions from Hurricane Arthur, today's (July 3) farmers market has been cancelled. The market will resume next week at 11 a.m. in front of the cafeteria at the county complex. Stay safe and have a happy Fourth of July! read more...
Rip Current Safety
7/2/2014 10:34:54 AM by Amanda Hutcheson
Rip currents can be deadly for even experienced swimmers, and the threat of dangerous rip currents will increase this week with Tropical Storm Arthur . Stay safe; stay out of the water. read more...
Tropical Storm and Rip Current Information
7/1/2014 3:55:58 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

Dangerous rip currents this week due to Tropical Storm Arthur. Emergency officials advise everyone to stay out of the water.

All tropical storms and hurricanes have the potential to create unsafe or even deadly conditions. Tropical Storm Arthur is likely to bring high winds, rough surf and dangerous rip currents to Brunswick County through the Fourth of July weekend. Find out what you need to know.

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Brunswick County teens learn entrepreneurship skills at 4-H camp
6/30/2014 2:38:30 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
Four Brunswick County teens – Lena Devlin, Kaitlin Jones, Breanna Long and Rebekah Taylor – learned entrepreneurship skills at the Brunswick County 4-H Be Your Own Boss Entrepreneurship Camp, June 17 and 18. read more...
Chef Shamrock Competition coming up
6/30/2014 2:31:36 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
In the tradition of Food Network’s varying competitions, youth in Brunswick County can take part in a four-day camp to train them for the 3rd Annual 4-H Chef Shamrock Competition July 7-10. read more...
Brunswick County 4-Hers honored at State 4-H Congress
6/30/2014 2:29:39 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
Eight Brunswick County 4-H members were among the 541 youth and their adult leaders who participated in presentations on a variety of subjects, leadership and citizenship training, service opportunities, officer elections and more as part of the 2014 North Carolina 4-H Congress. read more...
Request for Proposals: Carpet and Pad
6/27/2014 4:30:11 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

Brunswick County is requesting proposals (RFP) for the collection, transportation, and recycling of carpet and padding collected and stockpiled at the site of the Brunswick County landfill facility in Supply, North Carolina.   

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Request for Proposals: Electronics Recycling Services
6/27/2014 4:22:30 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

Brunswick County is requesting proposals (RFP) for the receiving, loading, transporting, processing and marketing electronic material including, but not limited to Computer equipment (CPU’s, printers, monitors, keyboards, cords, speakers, scanners, parts, dump terminals and other peripherals), Office equipment (fax machines and copiers), and Televisions (portable, large screen, and console units) collected from designated locations. 

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Scott Milligan named Human Resources Director
6/25/2014 5:43:01 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
Scott Milligan has been named Human Resources Director for Brunswick County, and will begin working in that role on July 21. read more...
Brunswick County is requesting proposals from qualified engineering, environmental, and water resource firms for the services associated with the development of an Aquifer Storage and Recovery Feasibility Study. read more...
School's out! 4-H camp is in!
6/23/2014 2:26:55 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

The bell rang for summer on Thursday, June 12 at most Brunswick County Schools, and while most students were thinking of how they were going to sleep in and have no school work or responsibilities, some amazing 4-H Youth Volunteers were heading to the Brunswick County Cooperative Extension to continue learning, planning and coordinating camps for youth ages 5-12 for the summer.

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Irrigation rates increase; officials urge conservation
6/18/2014 3:26:45 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

Brunswick County’s fiscal year 2014-15 budget, approved Monday night, included an increase in irrigation rates for residential and commercial/multi-family users using 6,000 gallons per month or more.

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Brunswick County retains 44.25 cent tax rate for fourth year
6/18/2014 12:37:52 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

The fiscal year 2014-15 budget, approved by the Brunswick County Commissioners Monday night, maintains the county’s 44.25 cent tax rate for the fourth year in a row.

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Brunswick County’s Finance Office has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting and the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

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Be advised that there will be activity in Caswell Beach on up to three days this week to set up and shoot scenes from a 20th Century Fox film entitled The Longest Ride, based on a book by North Carolinian Nicholas Sparks. 

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Every summer, Brunswick County and the towns, cities, and other utilities that purchase water from Brunswick County implement an annual flushing program. During this period of time, a slight change is made in the water treatment process to facilitate an effective flushing program. read more...

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