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The City of Whiteville will be Closed on the following days in observance of  Christmas and New Year's holidays:

  • Christmas - December 23, 26, & 27, 2016 (Friday, Monday, & Tuesday)
  • New Year's Day - January 2, 2017 (Monday)

Click HERE to get more information in applying for ownership of a new home of a new home to be built in Whiteville by Habitat for Humanity. The attached press release will provide you more information regarding qualifications. You can also learn more by attending a community meeting that will be held on December 7, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Columbus County Arts Council located at 104 Pecan Street in downtown Whiteville.

City Council has scheduled a Special meeting on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 4pm in Council Chambers in City Hall located at 24 Hill Plaza in Whiteville. The purpose of this meeting is for Council to discuss with Architects the preliminary options of remodel versus new construction regarding the old City Hall building located at 317 S. Madison Street.

The Whiteville City Council has cancelled their regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 due to a scheduling conflict on an observed holiday for Christmas.

Click HEREto view/print for a copy of the Request for Proposals for Solid Waste, Recycling, and Leaf/Limb Collections.

Due to Hurricane Matthew and its aftermath, the City is postponing the mandatory Pre-Bid meeting for the Solid Waste Request for Proposals (RFP). This meeting was scheduled for Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 2 pm inside Council Chambers in City Hall but is now being rescheduled for Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 2 pminside Council Chambers in City Hall located at 24 Hill Plaza, Whiteville NC 28472. Click HERE to view Addendum No. 1.

The City is extending the deadline for the submittal of said Bids to November 18, 2016, 2:00 pm; in addition to rescheduling the Bid Opening meeting to the same date to begin at 2:00 pm. Click HERE to view Addendum No. 2. The City issued Addendum No. 3 on October 31, 2016, click HERE to view. Attachments to Addendum No. 3 are available upon request to the City Clerk. The City issued Addendum No. 4 on November 9, 2016, click HERE to view.

The City wants to share with you some important resources regarding the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Please see the list below:

  1. NEW on 11/28/16!   The NC Department of  Public Safety has issued a State Helpline for those who feel that their needs have not been met by FEMA. This helpline operates Monday through Friday, 9am through 6pm. The telephone number for this helpline is 855-336-2002.
  2. NEW on 11/18/2016! Click HERE for a press release regarding a free flood home cleanup hotline. This hotline will connect survivors with reputable and vetted relief agencies that will assist in mud-outs, debris removal and cleaning up homes, as they are able. All services are free, but service is not guaranteed due to the overwhelming need. 
  3. NEW on 11/17/2016! Click HERE to view a Public Notice from FEMA (FEMA-4285-DR-NC) pertaining to FEMA assistance through the Individual and Households Program for residential structures damaged by Hurricane Matthew beginning on October 4, 2016. FEMA intends to provide IA program funding for disaster-related emergency temporary housing for displaced disaster survivors. This public notice may affect historic properties.
  4. NEW on 11/1/2016! Click HERE to view a FEMA Fact Sheet. Know the facts, ignore the rumors about NC Disaster Assistance.
  5. If you want to donate or find a resource available to assist in your community, go HERE.
  6. If you want information regarding road closures, news releases on Matthew, ferry schedules, county emergency agencies, or disaster assistance (TO REGISTER FOR FEMA), go HERE.
  7. If you want information regarding the USDA or the FSA to help farmers and livestock producers, go HERE (USDA) or HERE (FSA).
  8. If you want information regarding small business loans as a result of Hurricane Matthew, go HERE.

Click HERE for information regarding Scams and to get tips for Roofing, Flooding, and Tree Repairs. This flyer also tells you how to report Scams. This flyer was taken from Attorney General Cooper's website.

Click HERE to view a 2 minute video from Duke Energy Carolinas that highlights how Duke Energy restores power after a storm. They have a very methodical process and power must be restored in a sequential order due to its interconnectivity.

Click here to view/print a copy of the approved FY2016-17 Budget for the City of Whiteville. The FY2016-17 Budget was approved by City Council on June 14, 2016.

Please click here to see the guidelines for Yard Waste Pickup. If you want or need the guidelines in Spanish, click here.

Click here to get more information regarding the Zika Virus, click here for the Spanish translation.

Click here to view or print a copy of the 2015 Water Quality Report for the City of Whiteville. Click here for the report in Spanish.

See here for a Press Release relating to Water Bill(s) Scam. Click here to view the release in Spanish.


The City of Whiteville is now accepting applications from volunteers for the following volunteer Boards.

Parks and Recreation Committee

Human Relations Committee

Community Appearance Committee

Please click here to print an application. Volunteer applicants will be reviewed by the City Council and selected at the Council's discretion to serve on the Board as requested by the volunteer. The City of Whiteville respectfully requests the services, skills, and talents of our citizens so to help our City and communities grow and flourish. Please click here to print an application to complete and return to the City Clerk. You mail the application to: City of Whiteville, Attn: City Clerk, PO Box 607, Whiteville NC 28472 or you may drop it off to City Hall located at 24 Hill Plaza (next to Roses Shopping Center) at your convenience. Your involvement is very important to us and your neighbors. The residency requirements stipulate that you must be a full time resident of the City of Whiteville or its ETJ district to be eligible to serve on one of these committees.

To Access the

City Code of Ordinances

please Click HERE.

Please click the link below to for Mayor Terry Mann's welcome letter to you to our wonderful city, Whiteville, North Carolina!

Letter from Mayor 2015.pdf


Welcome to the

City of Whiteville from Our Mayor