Southeastern North Carolina's Congressional delegation says it is working to put Brunswick County back into the Wilmington area. Statistically speaking, that is.
The fight over the federal government lumping Brunswick County into the Myrtle Beach metro area is apparently not over.
Newly released Census information shows the Wilmington area is one of the fastest growing in the state. That's even without Brunswick County, which was removed from the region's data by the US Office of Management and Budget last year.
The regional fight continues in attempt to get Brunswick County back into Wilmington’s metropolitan statistical area, after the Office of Management and Budget announced its move to Myrtle Beach's MSA earlier this year.
New Hanover County joined with its neighboring counties and county seat Monday night in asking the federal government to reverse a recent change that designated Brunswick County as part of the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area.
The Wilmington City Council wants the federal government to reverse a recent change that designated Brunswick County as part of the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area.