Brunswick County is back to living up to its reputation as one of the fastest-growing counties in the state, if not the nation.
Residential construction permits in the county and its municipalities surpassed 2,000 permits in fiscal year 2015-16, the first time since FY 2006-07.
The pre-housing bubble high for the county reached 2,841 residential permits in 2006-07. In 2015-16, the county hit 2,077.
Builder Doky Saffo knew what he was doing when he built Olde Towne, one of the first subdivisions in northern Brunswick County back in 1980.