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News and Announcements

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...

Brunswick County is seeking general contractors for the rehabilitation of homes under the County’s Housing Preservation Grant Program, funded by USDA-Rural Development.  Both licensed and unlicensed contractors may submit bids.  Contracts will be awarded based on a competitive bidding process.

Brunswick County Planning Board Workshop
9/18/2014 12:08:07 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
Notice is hereby given that the Brunswick County Planning Board will hold a workshop on September 23, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in the Building Inspections Conference Room (Building I) located at 75 Courthouse Drive at the Brunswick County Government Center concerning proposed revisions to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). read more...
Boil water notice lifted for Port Loop Road
9/17/2014 8:52:24 AM by Amanda Hutcheson

A boil water notice for Port Loop Road, off Long Beach Road near the intersection with N.C. 211, has been lifted. Residents no longer need to boil water for consumption.

Stinging Caterpillars make an Appearance in Home Gardens
9/16/2014 11:32:34 AM by Sam Marshall
If it stings or bites, it probably makes its home in Brunswick County. From the biting flies that terrorized us earlier this summer, to the ever-pleasant mosquitoes and fire ants, there are a lot of critters out there that can make life outdoors unpleasant. In recent days, however, reports of a stinging caterpillar that bears an uncanny resemblance to a small toupee have been coming into the Extension Office. These hairy caterpillars look harmless, but those who have experienced its sting quickly realize it is anything but. Meet the pus caterpillar. read more...
Smithville Park Public Meeting Announcement
9/15/2014 2:09:10 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

The next Public Meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 25 at 6:00pm and will  be at the Brunswick Center at Southport (Stage Room) to discuss the Smithville Park Redesign.  This will be a structured meeting where Site Solutions will do a presentation starting at 6pm, show some design proposals, and get feedback from those in attendance.  If you have any questions about this meeting please call 910-253-2670.

NCDOT Public Meeting: US 74/76/17 (Causeway Widening)
9/11/2014 3:58:26 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
The North Carolina Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at Leland Middle School located at 927 Old Fayetteville Rd., Leland, NC from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. read more...
Bolivia Brief Farmers Market moves to once a month
9/9/2014 1:22:13 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

Brunswick County’s Bolivia Brief Farmers Market will be held monthly for the remainder of the year, continuing to provide farmers and families the opportunity to connect with fresh, locally-grown foods for healthy meals.


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.

GIS information now available online
9/3/2014 9:28:51 AM by Amanda Hutcheson

GIS data that had previously been available to purchase is now available as a free download for any interested party.

Fall Vegetable Gardens Extend the Growing Season
9/2/2014 1:56:41 PM by Amanda Hutcheson

Patti Schleig, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer

In a climate suitable for three-season gardening, North Carolina is a great place for gardeners. For those who truly love gardening I guess you could say it's Utopia - well I shouldn't get carried away; this Utopia includes problems with soil, weather that can change from hour to hour, and insects like none I've seen before in gardening. Despite all this, the arrival of fall gives us a break from the headaches of summer and is a great time to reclaim your yard. 


As peak hurricane season nears, Brunswick County Emergency Management officials are reminding residents that now is the time to plan and prepare for emergencies and disasters.

Rabies Clinic Saturday, Oct. 4
8/28/2014 2:08:30 PM by Amanda Hutcheson
The Brunswick County Health Department and Brunswick Sheriff's Animal Protective Services will host a rabies clinic on Saturday, Oct. 4, with rabies vaccines being offered for $6. read more...
Extension Master Gardeners wrap up Summer Mentor Program
8/27/2014 10:23:52 AM by Amanda Hutcheson
For two months, Extension Master Gardener Volunteers shared the secrets of growing plants with Eddy English, a rising senior at North Brunswick High School. read more...
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...

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