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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...

Wilmington- Starting Monday, Oct. 27, at 12:01 a.m., the N.C. Department of Transportation will close a section of N.C. 179, between Village Point Road and Hale Swamp Road south of Shallotte in Brunswick County. The road will reopen at 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, weather permitting.

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The state of North Carolina has set up a hotline through its poison control service to address questions and concerns about Ebola. Residents can dial the hotline at 1-800-222-1222; select option 6. Residents will then be able to listen to recorded information about Ebola or speak to a specialist about any specific concerns.

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Brunswick County has named Aaron Perkins Parks and Recreation Director, effective immediately.

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Boil water notice lifted for Brick Landing Road area
10/18/2014 12:59:49 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

A boil water notice for Maple Hill Road, the Pine Lake subdivision and a stretch of Brick Landing Road north of Hale Swamp Road has been lifted. Residents no longer need to boil water for consumption.

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Boil water notice lifted for Sunset Ridge
10/17/2014 8:59:28 AM by Amanda Hutcheson

A boil water notice for some residents in the Sunset Ridge subdivision, off Seaside Road near Sunset Beach, has been lifted. Residents no longer need to boil water for consumption.

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Supply Elementary students learn about GIS
10/16/2014 10:56:45 AM by Amanda Hutcheson
Brunswick County GIS employees visited Supply Elementary Tuesday to introduce third grade students to GIS. read more...
Time to Pay More Attention to Deer on the Roadways
10/13/2014 12:20:47 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

2013 Marked 4th-straight year of more than 20,000 animal-related crashes in N.C.

RALEIGH — The arrival of the fall season not only means dropping temperatures and leaves, but also an increase in the chances of a collision with a deer across North Carolina. Between 2011 and 2013, nearly half of the more than 61,000 animal-related crashes took place in October through December.  About 90 percent of those involved deer.

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FY 2014-15 Formal Budget now available
10/13/2014 12:12:51 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
Brunswick County's formal budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year, as submitted to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), is now available. The full budget document may be viewed at http://www.brunswickcountync.gov/Portals/0/BC/files/finance/fin_BrunswickCountyBudgetDocument_2014-2015.pdf. read more...
As Brunswick County Cooperative Extension celebrate 100 years of partnerships, education and agricultural literacy, the Life on the Farm experience, a more-than-20-year-old Brunswick County tradition, was presented by Brunswick County Farm Bureau, 4-H Youth Development, Extension Master Gardener Association and Soil and Water Conservation. read more...
Boil water notice lifted for Dutchman Acres
10/8/2014 11:06:59 AM by Amanda Hutcheson

A boil water notice for the Dutchman Acres neighborhood, off N.C. 211 near Long Beach Road, has been lifted. Residents no longer need to boil water for consumption.

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Waccamaw Park closed for construction
10/6/2014 2:55:53 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
Waccamaw Park will be closed for construction beginning Wednesday, Oct. 8. Although the park will be closed, the Community Building is still open and accessible for rental and usage. read more...
Brunswick Historic Architecture Publication Available
10/3/2014 11:49:24 AM by Amanda Hutcheson
A new book detailing the architectural history of Brunswick County, in words and photos, is now available for ordering from the Brunswick County Planning Department. read more...

Wilmington--The closure of Blackwell Road between U.S. 17 and N.C. 133 in Brunswick County has been postponed due to utility issues.  

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Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale Oct. 9-10
10/1/2014 8:50:02 AM by Amanda Hutcheson
The Brunswick County Master Gardeners Volunteer Association will sponsor a fall plant sale Oct. 9-10 at the N.C. County Extension greenhouse area located at the Brunswick County Government Complex, 25 Referendum Drive, Bolivia, N.C. off Business Route 17 and Government Center Drive. read more...
Foster/Adoptive Parent Training offered in January
10/1/2014 8:37:38 AM by Amanda Hutcheson
Brunswick County Social Services will be offering a 30-hour MAPP training course for those interested in possibly fostering or adopting a child, beginning in January. read more...
One-Stop Voting begins Oct. 23
9/24/2014 4:24:07 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

One-Stop (Early) voting for the November general election begins Thursday, Oct. 23.

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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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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...