Brunswick County Public Utilities Department Annual Change from Chloramines to Chlorine

September 15, 2023

Every year, Brunswick County and the towns, cities, and other utilities that purchase water from Brunswick County, implement an annual flushing program. Public Utilities employees flush the water mains by opening fire hydrants and allowing them to flow freely for a short period of time. The flushing cleans out sediment and allows routine maintenance of…

Brunswick County Board of Commissioners adopt FY 2024 Budget During June 19 Meeting

June 23, 2023

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners met for a regular meeting at 6 p.m. this Monday, June 19. The Board adopted the Fiscal Year 2024 recommended budget during this meeting, which will go into effect July 1, 2023, and run through June 30, 2024. The FY24 budget uses a property tax (ad valorem) rate of 34.20…

City of Northwest Founders Day happens June 24, 2023

June 16, 2023

the City of Northwest will host it’s second annual Founders Day celebration on June 24, 2023. The event will take place at Northwest City Hall from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event will feature arts and crafts, vendors, food trucks, games, a bounce house, waterslides. A minimum $30 donation is requested at the gate.

Free disaster supply kits available at Northwest City Hall

June 2, 2023

The City of Northwest is giving away free disaster supply kits on June 3. The kits can be picked up from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. until supplies are gone.

City of Northwest Christmas Tree Lighting and Deck the Yards

November 29, 2022

Christmas Tree Lighting The City of Northwest Recreation Committee is hosting a Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on Saturday, December 10 from 5 – 6 p.m. at 4404 Northwest Road, Northwest, NC 28451, the home of Mr. Haywood Miller. In addition to lighting the tree, the event will feature caroling by the combined Community Choir, Storytime…

Hurricane Ian Updates

September 30, 2022

Update from Sept. 30, 2022, at 11:40 a.m. In the areas with the strongest wind gusts expected down trees, power outages, and potentially some structural damage. Winds will peak this afternoon/evening with improvement late tonight into early Saturday morning. Dangerous surge is expected with the worst impacts during the high tide today with some coastal…

Gov. Cooper issues state of emergency due to severe weather risks

September 28, 2022

WECT — Governor Roy Cooper has issued a state of emergency in preperation for the potential impacts of Hurricane Ian. “Governor Roy Cooper declared a State of Emergency today to activate the state’s emergency operations plan, waive transportation rules to help the transport of fuel and critical supplies, help first responders and the agriculture industry…

 Brunswick County rescinds Stage 1 Water Conservation Alert, encourages continued use of recommended irrigation schedule

August 24, 2022

Brunswick County Public Utilities is rescinding its Stage 1 Water Conservation Alert effective Monday, Aug. 22, 2022. This notice affects all customers of public water systems anywhere in Brunswick County. Full details at The conservation alert was originally issued June 16, 2022. Recent rainfalls and the public’s efforts to conserve water have contributed to a…

Fireworks safety, state law reminders ahead of Independence Day Weekend

July 1, 2022

BOLIVIA, N.C. – As Independence Day weekend approaches, the Brunswick County Fire Marshal’s Office reminds residents and visitors to follow best safety practices and state laws concerning fireworks. Brunswick County is currently considered abnormally dry, with 100% of the county experiencing a moderate drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. This designation means the wildfire danger…

City of Northwest to host first annual Founder’s Day Event on June 18

April 6, 2022

The City of Northwest to host first annual Founder’s Day Event on June 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature a variety of vendors, including food trucks, snow-cones, Scentsy products and apparel. There will also be free games for kids, corn hole, a bounce house and waterslides. Additional vendors are welcome…