Disgusting, but no city administration in Brunswick has been able to do much about it over the years. Officials have been struggling to stop it for decades, yet the problem persists even to this day. Evidence of it is everywhere.

The eyesore, of course, is illegal dumping, a major concern in the city. It happens in the county, too. In the unincorporated areas, sparsely populated or unpopulated roads are popular illegal dumping sites for those of poor conscience between sunset and sunup.

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