Please be aware that the slide and the monkey bars are temporarily closed for repair in Lowe White Park.  Please do not use this playground equipment until the plywood has been removed.  Thank you  – City of Southport Park and Recreation Department.

10.30.2019

Brunswick County water system customers may see changes in your tap water, such as a cloudy or milky appearance.

Cloudy water is almost always caused by air in the water. One of the many properties of water is its ability to dissolve gases – including air. Sometimes the air comes back out of the water in the form of many tiny bubbles; this gives the water a milky-white appearance. The bubbles are harmless and not a health concern. It may take several minutes for the air to escape but as it does, the water will clear. Water in the Brunswick County distribution system is under pressure, oxygen in the water is entrained until the pressure is released at the tap. We are currently adjusting pump settings to alleviate this issue.

While it can have an unpleasant appearance, dissolved oxygen in the water is not harmful. This is a natural phenomenon and is completely normal; the water is safe to use.

 

Mickey Thompson

Brunswick County Public Utilities

Water Distribution Superintendent

The Southport DMV Office will be closed during July and August and will reopen in September with their regular schedule.

Due to Hurricane Dorian, the Southport DMV will only be open on Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Regular schedule will resume in October.

NC DMV office is located at the Fire Department Substation, 111 E. Nash Street, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the first full week of each month from 9 am – 4:30 pm.

Driver’s License
New drivers must take written, vision, sign and road tests. Bring a certified copy of birth certificate and one other official document showing your age. Out-of-state drivers must take written, vision and sign tests, and possibly a road test, and surrender their old licenses. Proof of liability insurance DL 123 is required for any first time licenses in North Carolina or anyone renewing his license who has had a traffic conviction within the past four years.

Shallotte DMV Office
5300 Main Street
Shallotte, NC 28470
(910) 754-4591 (Registration)
(910) 754-5114 (Drivers License)

For customers  applying for a NC driver’s license or transferring Out-of-State Driver’s License (OSDL), needs to have the following documents:

  • Two forms governmental of ID’s
  • Proof of residency
  • Proof of insurance

For customer applying for NC identification card (ID) needs to have the following documents:

  • Two forms governmental of ID’s
  • Proof of residency

For customers requesting a duplicate of DL or ID card need NOT to have those documents, because they are already in the NC DMV data base.

On November 15, 2018, Waste Industries completed a merger with GFL Environmental. Due to this merger, you may
be wondering what you can expect going forward and we have good news! Our fleet will be getting a fresh coat of paint
and a new logo, but our commitment to you remains our highest priority.

You will still be serviced by the same team of professionals you’ve come to know with your time working with Waste
Industries, maintaining our commitment to a safe, sustainable, and honest service unlike any other in the industry.

• Your local team is the same team you’ve always known, still servicing your account the way we always have.
This means you’ll submit payments the same way, call the same local branch, and have your waste and recycling
collected by the same driver.

• In the future, you’ll see us move to www.gflenv.com, but for the time being we will continue to use
www.wasteindustries.com and we will update you when we are prepared to transition to a new and
improved website.

• All your account details are the same, so you can still log into your online account at www.wasteindustries.com,
use your same account number when you call on your statement, and update your account by calling or going
online as usual.

Over the coming months you’ll see trucks, containers, and uniforms begin to switch to our new colors. We thank you
for bearing with us we move through this transitional period and appreciate your patience.

Should you have any questions or concerns about the transition, please do not hesitate to contact us at the same number
you’ve always used. You can also visit us online at www.gflenv.com to learn more about the history of our new brand.

The City dock remains closed after the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew. All plans, repairs, and/or construction to the City dock will have to be approved by the North Carolina Division of Coastal Management and/or the Army Corp of Engineers. We are working closely with these agencies to develop a plan to rebuild it and reopen it as soon as possible. For more information contact City Hall at (910)457-7900. We apologize for the inconvenience.