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…

Winter Storm Update from the National Weather Service

January 20, 2022

The National weather Service recently released a brief on the expected weather event on Friday into Saturday. Preparations should be made for the expected impacts of an ice event. Click here to view the briefing

Brunswick County water rates change

January 17, 2022

Brunswick County Public Utilities, which provides drinking water to most City of Northwest residents, implemented a revised water rate structure on January 1, 2022. The new rates will first be reflected in February 2022 utility bills. There were no changes to sewer rates. The estimated impact to county retail customer (4,500 gallons a month) monthly…

NWS-Wilmington releases briefing on potential winter storm conditions

January 14, 2022

The National Weather Service recently released information about the potential winter storm event that is predicted to arrive this weekend. Click here to view the full prediction.

City of Northwest hosting Veterans Day Celebration

November 1, 2021

The City of Northwest will host it’s first annual Veterans Day Celebration in honor of local veterans on Sunday, November 7 at 1 p.m., at the City Hall, 4889 Vernon Road, Northwest, NC 28451. The program will feature, a guest speaker, JROTC Color Guard, a tribute to our veterans and more. Light refreshments will be…

City of Northwest hosts “Deck the Yards” yard decorating contest

November 1, 2021

The City of Northwest is hosting it’s first annual “Deck the Yards” yard decorating contest. The entry application period will be open from November 1 through 25. Judging will occur on November 29 and 30. Winners will be announced on Saturday December 4 at the City’s first annual Christmas Tree Lighting Event at 4404 Northwest…