Public Notice

Public Notice

Tropical Storm Ophelia Information


Find the latest weather briefing information from the National Weather Service-Wilmington at

See Brunswick County updates at

Quick Updates & Resources

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the coastal waters of Brunswick County. A Flood Watch is in effect for Brunswick County

Most Brunswick County operations and services will continue as usual at this time except for the following changes:

  • Brunswick County Parks will close early at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22
  • All Brunswick County Parks and Recreation youth events are canceled for the weekend (Sept. 23-24)

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Citizens Can Verify Contractors’ Licenses with the NC Licensing Board


Citizens making repairs following Hurricane Florence can verify licenses for any contractors licensed in North Carolina with the NC Licensing Board.

Citizens can go to to verify North Carolina contractors’ licenses.

Following a storm, citizens should be cautious about door-to-door offers of repair services and fliers or business cards that are left in the front door. Citizens should never pay for repairs in cash, and should remember that contractors may not undertake projects in North Carolina where the cost is $30,000 or more unless they hold a license from the North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors.

More tips for protecting yourself while hiring a contractor to make repairs are available from the North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors at

Citizens should remember that Brunswick County is not endorsing contractors or vendors, and Brunswick County Public Utilities has not authorized any vendors to make repairs to utility lines on their behalf. If citizens encounter someone making such a claim or suspect a scammer in Brunswick County, they can report it to 911, 910-253-2777, or 910-253-5383.