August 26, 2011 -
Brunswick County, NC - Please read the following
updates from various municipalities:
Time: August 25, 2011 - 9:30pm
of the impact of Hurricane Irene, Brunswick County
officials announce the following actions:
Chairman Bill Sue
has declared a State of Emergency for Brunswick
County effective 6:00 AM Friday August 26.
evacuation of residents in unsecured mobile homes
and low lying or flood prone areas will be in effect
as of 7:00 AM on Friday.
open to accept evacuees at 2:00 PM on Friday.
Shelter locations are:
Brunswick High School - 114 Scorpion Drive,
Brunswick High School - 280 Cougar Road,
Southport (Boiling Spring Lakes)
Brunswick High School - 550 Whiteville Road,
be accepted at any shelter. However, West
Brunswick HS is the only co-location shelter
where pets will be sheltered in the same
building as their owners. Pets taken to North or
South High Schools will be transported to
another location for sheltering.
Brunswick County Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
will be fully activated and staffed on a 24
hours basis as of 8:30 AM Friday morning to
address the public safety concerns associated
with Hurricane Irene.
County Schools will be closed on Friday.
Brunswick County Landfill and all branches of
the Brunswick County Library will be closed on
County Emergency Services will be monitoring
this situation very closely, please stay tuned
to local media for updates and further
From Oak Island:
Time: August 25, 2011 - 4:33pm
The Mayor of Oak Island has called for a State
of Emergency with no restrictions starting at
5pm, Thursday, August 25th.
The Mayor has also called for a Mandatory
Evacuation Order for Non-Residents at 10am,
Friday, August 26th and Voluntary Evacuation for
Oak Island Residents.
If you have to stay in your home please for your
safety and others remain in your home.
Time: August 25, 2011 - 10:53pm
The City of Southport is currently under a State
of Emergency, declared by the Mayor at 5:30pm,
August 25, 2011. The Emergency Operations Center
in the City of Southport will be opened and
staffed beginning at 12noon on August 26, 2011.
It will remain open throughout the duration of
the storm. If you have an EMERGENCY dial 911,
for immediate assistance.