Brunswick County Issues Voluntary Evacuation for All Areas Impacted by Waccamaw Flood Plain


A voluntary evacuation for all areas impacted by the Waccamaw Flood Plain will take effect at 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

This includes Brunswick Plantation. Brunswick County issued the voluntary evacuation after staff observed the Waccamaw River by air. The river is steadily rising and is expected to crest on Friday, Sept. 21.

Shelters remain open at:

  • West Brunswick High School (550 Whiteville Road in Shallotte)
  • South Brunswick High School (100 Cougar Drive in Boiling Spring Lakes)
  • North Brunswick High School (114 Scorpion Drive in Leland)

Anyone who is not safe due to flooding or other reasons should call 911.