Entries by Sharon Venis

Southport City Manager Announces His Resignation

Southport City Manager Bruce Oakley has announced his resignation, effective February 17th, to accept a new position as Carolina Beach Town Manager. Mr. Oakley has served Southport as City Manager since September of 2017. “I have enjoyed my time in Southport and am honored to have had the opportunity to serve this community.” Oakley said. […]

Southport Neighbors 4 Neighbors

Are you having trouble paying your utility bill?  You spoke and your Board of Aldermen listened!  The Board has established a new program, Neighbors 4 Neighbors, to assist residents struggling to pay sewer bills.  If you need assistance, please contact Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA) to see if you qualify at 4600-10 Main Street, Shallotte, NC  […]

Part-time Building & Grounds Assistant

CITY OF SOUTHPORT EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT Position: Part-time Building & Grounds Assistant Hourly Rate: $ 11.52 per hour (no benefits) Closing Date: January 31, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. The City of Southport is seeking to hire two (2) part-time candidates in the Building & Grounds Department. Qualifications for this position include experience in mowing, maintaining parks […]

New Law Prioritizes State’s Native Plants

A new law recently signed by Gov. Roy Cooper requires state transportation officials to give priority to native plant species for roadside landscaping. Cosponsored by Southport Sen. Bill Rabon, the measure was praised by environmental groups as a way to help boost wildlife populations and encourage pollinators, such as bees and butterflies. Read the full […]

Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee Accepting Applications

The City of Southport is now accepting applications for three (3) vacancies on the Southport Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee: 3 positions from Ward I are available. The Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee consists of seven members. The meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m., at 209 N. Atlantic […]

PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING SHORT-TERM RENTALS IN THE COMMUNITY

THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN HAVE SCHEDULED A PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING SHORT-TERM RENTALS IN THE COMMUNITY. CITIZENS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE THEIR IDEAS AND CONCERNS REGARDING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES OF SHORT-TERM RENTAL PROPERTIES. MONDAY JANUARY 27, 2020 5:00 P.M. AT THE INDIAN TRAIL MEETING HALL 113 W. MOORE STREET TANYA SHANNON DEPUTY CITY CLERK

Siren Test Scheduled for January 8, 2020

Duke Energy and county officials to test sirens around Brunswick Nuclear Plant A five to 30 second test is scheduled between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 8. Additional siren tests to be conducted over the next six weeks No public action required SOUTHPORT, N.C. – The 38 outdoor warning sirens around Brunswick […]