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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.


The boil water advisory that was issued for customers in  the City of Whiteville has been cancelled. 10/22/2016  6:37 am

Some of you have suffered property damage to your small business. The Small Business Center has provided some information to assist you in the preparation of  filing a claim with FEMA, clickHERE for more information. Click HERE to receive information for free Legal Assistance that is available for North Carolina victims of Hurricane Matthew.

The City requests that citizens place vegetative debris (Leaf and Limb) piles on the City’s right-of-way for pick-up. The City is suspending Leaf and Limb pick-up for the weekend (October 15-16), and will resume pick-up on Monday, October 17, 2016. The City appreciates your patience and understanding as we all stand together and work through the aftermath of this devastating storm.
Please DO NOT mix construction debris, damaged furniture, or other damaged household items related to the flooding of Hurricane Matthew. For these items, please utilize one of the local Columbus County Convenience Centers. Please visit this link to view all locations in Columbus County and to get more information on what these centers will accept
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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 wants to share with you some important resources regarding the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Please see the list below:

  1. If you want to donate or find a resource available to assist in your community, go HERE.
  2. 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.
  3. If you want information regarding the USDA or the FSA to help farmers and livestock producers, go HERE (USDA) or HERE (FSA).
  4. If you want information regarding small business loans as a result of Hurricane Matthew, go HERE.

There are trees that remain down in city street roadways and right-of-ways due to them being tangled with power lines. The City is asking our citizens to not attempt in removing these trees for their own safety. Once the electric crews have disentangled the power lines, city crews will follow and remove the trees from the roadways and right-of-ways of our streets. Please be patient, your safety is foremost on our list of priorities.

The City has rescinded the remaining Curfew (10/13/16) that was in effect for the downtown area. There is no remaining Curfew in place for the entire City. However, though the Curfew has been rescinded, the entire City remains under a State of Emergency until further notice.


Due to Hurricane Matthew, Cut-offs for delinquent accounts will be postponed until Monday, October 17, 2016.

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.


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