State of Emergency, voluntary evacuation for Swansboro


SWANSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) Mayor Davis has issued a State of Emergency and a voluntary evacuation for Swansboro.

Yard Waste pickup in Swansboro has been suspended this week. 

At the time, solid waste is running on normal schedule.

Onslow County will open a shelter at the Swansboro High School on Thursday at 7:00 am.

Swansboro Mayor Davis has signed a proclamation declaring Swansboro a State of Emergency and called for a Voluntary Evacuation effective Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

The Onslow County Phone Bank (910) 989-5027 will be operational today from 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and beginning Thursday morning until further notice. 

Swansboro Town Hall will be open for normal business at least through Wednesday evening at 5:00 pm. 

Staff is evaluating the storm and will determine a time to open its Emergency Operations Center on Thursday. 

When the EOC is opened, the phone at Town Hall (910) 326-4428 will be forwarded to the EOC.

Officials said the landfill and recycling facilities will be closed on Thursday and Friday.

The collection contractor will evaluate conditions after the storm passes and will provide an update of an alternate collection date.

All residents are urged to secure their containers. 

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