From the State Port Pilot:
Others who spoke on the issue included county commissioners Marty Cooke and Pat Sykes, both of whom expressed a desire to see the book removed. Sykes said the county did not need to be like UNC-Wilmington or the schools in Wilmington.
“As you see in Wilmington, with UNC-Wilmington, and all the crime, the shooting and everything going on over there, everybody worries about them coming over here to Brunswick County. Well, I can tell you, if you continue with the sex and the profanity, the gangs will come, and they will come and there will be no stopping it. There will be shootings, because violence brings violence,” Sykes said.