It was the day that changed America. For those moments we were no longer white or black or a hodgepodge of world races, we were humans. We were broken. We were devastated. We were forever scarred by memories that even now, some 10 years removed from Sept. 11, 2001, we will never forget.
November may seem like it’s a long time away, but before you know it, tourists will be packing up their bags and heading out of Brunswick County and back to their homes until the next tourist season rolls around.
Finding quality healthcare in a rural community can sometimes be difficult. It’s not uncommon for people in such areas to have to travel beyond their communities to access high quality, state-of-the-art healthcare.
Brunswick County is a diverse community that is home to people with a lot of talents.
Maybe you’re one of them. Maybe you know you have skills that could help others, but you’re not quite sure how to put them to use.
Are you a planner? Do you like to sort through details and comb through information before you make decisions?
Maybe you’re a visionary. Do you dream of how things could be better in this county and do you have viable ideas you think could become reality?
James Stamper fatally stabbed someone 12 times.
John Counts and John Gamble brutally murdered an 18-year-old Shallotte girl.
Ten other men and women committed unimaginable violent murders and rapes right here in Brunswick County.
They were all convicted.
They were all sentenced to prison.
And now, they are all free to live here, maybe right next door or down the street from you.
Brunswick County commissioners have a tough job to do again for the upcoming fiscal year. While the economy continues to suffer, the board must determine how it can most efficiently operate county government without making too deep of cuts to essential services.