Brunswick Co. residents celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Residents in Brunswick County came together Thursday afternoon to celebrate one of America's most influential leaders of all time - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

WECT's Tim Pulliam was the key note speaker of the event.  Timothy Daniels and Judge Ola Lewis both received awards for making a huge impact in the community.

Judge Lewis shared her award with everyone who has played a role in the county's drug court.

"We have participants and graduates who are working, drug-free, homes restored, families rebuilt and lives certainly in a better place," said Lewis.

County commissioner Charles Warren and a committee of volunteers organized the event.

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