KEY POINTS As of Friday, Aug. 21, there are now 1,354 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents (1,187 considered recovered, 138 isolating at 103 different homes, 7 hospitalized, 22 deaths) and 17 cases involving non-residents (1 isolating in the county, 11 considered recovered, 3 transferred monitoring to home county, 2 deaths). While a majority…

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Every year, Brunswick County and the towns, cities, and other utilities that purchase water from Brunswick County, implement an annual flushing program. Public Utilities employees flush the water mains by opening fire hydrants and allowing them to flow freely for a short period of time. The flushing cleans out sediment and allows routine maintenance of…

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The City of Northwest rescinded its Declaration of a State of Emergency at 9 a.m. on August 6. The State of Emergency was declared as Tropical Storm, and later, Hurricane Isaias approached the coast. Isaias made landfall on August 4 as a Category 1 Hurricane at Ocean Isle Beach causing wind damage and flooding, leaving…

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The City of Northwest has issued a State of Emergency in response to approaching Hurricane/Tropical storm Isaias. As of the 9:30 a.m. advisory the current track will bring greatest impacts Monday night into early Tuesday morning. Large limbs and some downed trees with scattered power outages are possible. Driving conditions can become hazardous with some…

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