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Today's News

  • School district to host AdvancED accreditation session Feb. 16

    Accreditation provides assurances to institutes of higher education and employers that our diplomas represent a rigorous course of study and valuable experiences that help prepare our students for their futures.

  • Brochure named chairwoman of state resort towns group

    Oak Island Mayor Cin Brochure is the new chairwoman of the NC Association of Resort Towns and Convention Cities.

    Brochure was elected to her post during the group’s meeting in Raleigh on Feb.5. Her term will be for one year, after which she will serve as immediate past chairman.

  • Dinner and a movie about living shorelines

    The state’s coastal agency is hosting an event that will include dinner and a movie about shoreline stabilization at Katy’s Grill and Bar, 1054 S. College Road in Wilmington, on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • HEAR4NC to meet Feb. 20 in Supply

    Join HEAR4NC for a free information session regarding homeowner associations in North Carolina on Monday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Brunswick Electric Membership Corp. in Supply. Joy P. Easley, practicing lawyer in Brunswick County, will answer questions regarding laws on HOA issues.

    Ole Madsen, founder/president of HEAR4NC, will conclude the meeting with an update on bills being written to be submitted to the new NC Legislature.

  • Brunswick Center at Leland ribbon cutting planned

    The public is invited to join Brunswick Senior Resources Inc. management and staff in celebrating the opening of the The Brunswick Center at Leland with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, Feb. 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the new senior center on the corner of Village Road and Town Hall Drive in Leland.

    Speakers for the event will include BSRI President/CEO Jim Fish, Brunswick County commissioners and other distinguished guests. Chef Ryan Gibbs will serve refreshments as guests tour the new facility and enjoy music by the Fun Fatale Trio.

  • Agency offers Hurricane Matthew home repair assistance

    North Carolinians in 49 counties, including Brunswick, whose homes were damaged by specific natural disasters in 2016 may be eligible for repairs financed by the N.C. Housing Finance Agency. Using a special appropriation from the General Assembly to the state’s Housing Trust Fund, the agency is awarding funding to local organizations for the rehabilitation of owner-occupied homes in counties affected by natural disasters.

  • County wins Process Automation Award

    Laserfiche announced five organizations, including Brunswick County, won Laserfiche Run Smarter Awards for outstanding process automation initiatives.

    “By automating key business processes, these organizations have realized tremendous benefits from saving time and enhancing efficiency to becoming better stewards of financial resources,” Chris Wacker, CEO of Laserfiche, said in a news release. “These Run Smarter Award winners’ initiatives enable a truly digital workplace, demonstrating commitment to employees and those they serve.”

  • H.E.A.R.O Inc. seeks county volunteers

    H.E.A.R.O (Helping Everyone Achieve Realistic Outcome) is a community outreach organization created to meet the growing demands of health care. Its primary focus is to promote healthy lifestyle behaviors and improve an individual’s overall wellbeing. They will provide advice and link individuals with necessary services to improve and promote healthy lifestyle changes.

  • Brunswick County commissioners attend NCACC conference

    Brunswick County commissioners joined county commissioners from across North Carolina in Raleigh last month to set the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners’ legislative agenda for the 2017-18 Legislative Biennium.

  • Keep Brunswick County Beautiful recognized nationally

    Keep Brunswick County Beautiful received the Keep America Beautiful President’s Circle Award during the Keep America Beautiful 2017 National Conference, which took place in Washington, D.C. The President’s Circle Award recognizes exemplary performance by certified affiliates of the national nonprofit in creating clean, green and beautiful communities.