Social distancing will reduce the capacity at shelters this year due to concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Shelter space will be limited and should be only considered as a last resort. Brunswick County recommends that individuals find alternative, safer locations to shelter such as with family, friends, or a more inland location away from…

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY WILL HAVE NEW PRIMARY SHELTER LOCATIONS AND OPERATIONS IN RESPONSE TO UPDATED HURRICANE PLANS AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC  While it is still too early to anticipate Hurricane Isaias’ potential impact on our region, here are some things you can do now to prepare for a hurricane this year. Over the past several months,…

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The City of Northwest adopted its Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget on June 21, 2020. The adopted ordinance made appropriations to the General Fund and Powell Bill Fund, established a Parks and Recreation Capital Reserve fund, a vehicle Capital Reserve Fund and a parking lot Pavement Capital Reserve fund. The budget was effective as of July…

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KEY POINTS As of Friday, July 17, there are now 902 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents—about a 20 percent increase in the past week (405 considered recovered, 475 isolating at 384 different homes, 11 hospitalized, 11 deaths) Community spread, social gatherings, and exposure due to employment in the service industry continue to be…

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The City of Northwest’s new city seal recently won a Gold Hermes Creative Award in the Print Media – Logo Design category. Hermes Creative Awards recognizes outstanding work in the industry while promoting the philanthropic nature of marketing and communication professionals. There are expected to be over 6,000 entries from throughout the United States, Canada…

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On July 11 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. the City of Northwest is a having a census event. There will be a person from the census that will process your information on site by phone or internet. Free hotdogs, hamburgers and chips will be served. ALL COVID 19 RESTRITIONS WILL BE FOLLOWED Citizens of…

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KEY POINTS Governor Cooper’s Executive Order No. 147 extends Safer At Home Phase 2 to Friday, July 17 and requires that employees and guests to wear face coverings in public places statewide. Employees in the service industry and people who attend social gatherings with family and friends from other households continue to make up a…

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If you think you have symptoms of coronavirus, it’s best to call your primary care provider first, so health care staff can help determine if testing is needed and whether testing is available at their office.  If your primary provider is not offering testing, the following have been designated as temporary COVID-19 testing and screening…

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The City of Northwest has released its proposed FY 2020-21 budget. A public hearing on the budget will be held at City Hall, on June 22 at 7 p.m. and the budget may be approved at that meeting. Please contact City Hall with any questions or comments by calling 910-655-3110 or using the contact form at cityofnorthwest.com/contact-information.

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