Weather Update & Reminders

Weather Update – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an Ice Storm Warning for the area including Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Horry, New Hanover, and Pender counties. Village officials continue to keep an eye on the forecast and potential impacts of this storm.  According to the latest NWS Wilmington briefing, wintry precipitation will begin as … Continued

Winter Storm Watch

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Watch for all of northeast SC and southeast NC beginning on Friday morning, through Saturday. Village officials are keeping an eye on the forecast and potential impacts of this storm.  According to the 8:00 a.m. NWS Wilmington briefing, the area could see heavy ice accumulation … Continued

A Reminder about Wildlife on Bald Head Island

Our unique barrier island is blessed with an abundance of wildlife, some Islanders were drawn here because of that fact.  Many species on the island are harmless and even those are to be appreciated from afar out of respect to maintain the animal’s instincts apart from humans.  Several species, such as sea turtles and alligators … Continued

Updates & Reminders

Key information: Duke Energy will be testing outdoor sirens on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. Golf cart registration renewals were due on January 1, 2022, distribution of stickers was delayed, please be patient as staff works on the backlog. Village completes SCADA system update with installation of new antennas. Village offices will be closed on Monday, … Continued

Holiday and End of the Year Reminders

Thank you to all who did not wait until the last minute to get your golf cart registration renewed. Unfortunately, the Department of Public Safety is still waiting to receive the stickers from their supplier, so the stickers cannot be picked up or mailed out yet. As soon as they are ready, we will let … Continued

Fundraising Event Raises $250,000 for the PSA

Last night, a special event fundraiser that was organized through the Public Service Auxillary (PSA) and other civic-minded Islanders, raised $250,000 for the non-profit organization. The event was attended by the Mayor, Andy Sayre, Village Manager, Chris McCall, Public Safety Director Alan May, and several of our Public Safety Officers who assisted in the response … Continued

Update on Lighthouse Landing Fire

Village of Bald Head Island officials have received the fire marshal’s report on the November 20, 2021, fire that destroyed three units in Lighthouse Landing and one home and crofter on North Bald Head Wynd. The fire marshal’s investigation concluded the following: After careful examination of the exterior and interior of the structures at the … Continued

Updates and Reminders

Key Information: Lighthouse Landing fire, the fire marshal’s report is still pending. Burn ban in effect, no beach bonfire permits will be issued during the ban. Duke Energy is testing sirens beginning today through the next two weeks. Village offices will be closed from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 3 for the … Continued

BHITA Meeting Tomorrow at 9:15 a.m.

The Bald Head Island Transportation Authority is having a special meeting tomorrow, Monday, November 29, 2021, at 9:15 a.m. Below is the information for the public to listen in remotely. Join by phone (dial or tap)+14156550001,24319321080# US Toll+442031988143,24319321080# UK Toll Join with the following meeting link:Click or tap to Join the meetingNote: Audio connection type … Continued

Lighthouse Landing Fire

At approximately 7:56 p.m. last night Bald Head Island Department of Public Safety was dispatched to respond to a structure fire in the vicinity of the Lighthouse Landing area of the island.  A strong north wind caused the fire to quickly spread to adjacent structures and threaten the surrounding area. In total, there was a … Continued