Entries by Sharon Venis

A Message from the City Manager, EO 121 and 131 Compliance for Retail

Date: April 23, 2020 From: Chris May – Interim City Manager To: Retail businesses opening while awaiting designation as essential RE: NC Governor’s Executive Order 121 and 131 Required Compliance Measures for Safe Operation of Essential Businesses. 1. Many businesses have applied for designation as essential, and after receiving acknowledgement from NCDOR, are remaining open […]

Coronavirus Impacts on Brunswick County Schools

04/24/2020: (this information supersedes previous updates) Brunswick County Schools facilities will be closed to students for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, per order of Governor Roy Cooper, due to the impacts of the Coronavirus/COVID19. So, what does that mean for the BCS community?  Remote learning continues.  Our schools and educators will continue to offer educational […]

Expired: Part-time Building & Grounds Assistant

Position: Part-time Building & Grounds Assistant Hourly Rate: $ 11.58 per hour (no benefits) Closing Date: May 15, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. The City of Southport is seeking to hire one (1) part-time candidate in the Building & Grounds Department. Qualifications for this position include experience in mowing, maintaining parks and other city-owned areas, raking, […]

Business Update from the City Manager

Unless you meet the qualifications set forth in the Governor’s State of Emergency Order 121 and 131, for a designated “essential “ business, you must remain closed until the order is lifted. There have been some cases where after inquiring, a business has been granted such designation by the NC Department of Revenue. If you […]


Bird Sanctuary Islands

The two uninhabited islands we see from our water front looking towards Bald Head Island are Striking Island and Battery Island. Both small islands are part of the 19 Audubon bird sanctuary islands located along the NC coast. They are not recreation areas for people. Some boaters and kayakers may think it is acceptable to […]

April 9th Board of Aldermen Meeting

April 9th Board of Aldermen Meeting * Board of Aldermen meeting will be held at Community Building, 223 E. Bay Street, at regular time – 6:00 p.m. * Meeting will be closed to public “in person” attendance in accordance with Governor’s Order restricting of gathering of 10 or more people * Meeting will be live […]