Hurricane Dorian closings, delays and government information


The town of Beaufort has issued a mandatory evacuation order effective Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 1500. A curfew from sunset to sunrise will be put in place effective Thursday, Sept. 5. Town operations cease at 1700 Tuesday.

State Board of Elections has launched a website to give county-by-county information on closings of one-stop early voting sites due to weather conditions.

Cape Lookout National Seashore will close at 1000 Tuesday, Sept. 3. Harkers Island Visitor Center, Beaufort Visitor Information Center, Light Station Visitor Center and the Keepers Quarters Museum closed Monday TFN. Reservations at Great Island and Long Point Cabin Camps cancelled Tuesday thru Friday.

Carteret County has issued a voluntary evacuation order effective Tuesday 0800. A mandatory evacuation order for North River, South River and Down East communities from East Carteret Corner as well as all residents in manufactured housing has been issued effective Wednesday 1200. Bogue Banks is under mandatory evacuation order effective Wednesday 0800

Carteret County has implemented a curfew running Thursday at dusk and continuing through dawn Friday.

Carteret County Solid Waste Convenience sites will be open on Wednesday, September 4 at 0700 rather than open at 1400 as normal. Sites will be closed TFN beginning Wednesday 1800.

Carteret County government will close Wednesday at 1200 and remain closed till further notice.

Coastal Carolina Community College will close Tuesday at 2pm and reopen on a normal schedule on Monday, September 9th.

Craven Community College will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 4 through Sunday, Sept. 8

Craven Concerts presentation of Sons of Serendip on Friday, Sept. 5 in New Bern has been cancelled.

Croatan National Forest will close all campgrounds, recreations areas and gated roads effective at 1200 Tuesday. All sites will reopen once the storm has passed and all sites are cleared of hazards. Ranger District Office in New Bern closed Tuesday 1630.

Disaster Recovery Information Sessions scheduled Tuesday in Swan Quarter and Wilmington and Thursday in Whiteville and Beaufort have been cancelled

Duplin County Schools will close Wednesday at 1400. They will close Thursday and Friday for students & staff.

East Carolina University will cancel classes beginning at or after 1500 Thursday and all classes Friday. Employees will operate under Condition 1 of the UNC System Adverse Weather and Emergency Event policy.

U-S Forest Service is waiving campground fees on the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests (as well as throughout the U-S Southern Region) for those evacuating from Hurricane Dorian

City of Greenville will impose a curfew Thursday at 2200. It will stay in place until Friday 0600.  GREAT bus services is not currently anticipated Friday. Sanitation collection cancelled Friday... those routes will be collected Thursday, Sept. 5. Recreation and Parks facilities close Thursday at 1700. Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Sept.  4 and the Environmental Advisory Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 5 are both cancelled. Freeboot Friday and Friday Art Walk events have been cancelled.

Greene County Schools closed Thursday, Sept. 5 & Friday, Sept. 6 for students & staff.

Havelock Senior Center will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 4 through Friday, Sept. 6

City of Havelock has issued a curfew that goes into effect Thursday at 2100 and remains in effect until Friday 1200.

Havelock City Hall will be closed to the public Thursday and Friday.

City of Jacksonville announces a curfew will go into effect Thursday at 2200 and remain in effect until Friday 0700. Jacksonville city offices will be open Thursday 0800-1100 and closed Friday.

Jones County has announced a curfew from Thursday 2000 until Friday 0800. County offices are closed Thursday and Friday.

Lenoir County Public Schools closed Thursday and Friday

Lenoir County early voting in the 3rd Congressional District election originally scheduled to run through Saturday noon has ended due to weather concerns. Election Day is Tuesday.

Downtown Morehead City Inc. Alive at Five event Thursday at Jaycee Park has been cancelled.

New Hanover County offices closed on Tuesday, Sept. 3 TFN

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores will be  closed Wednesday and remain closed till further notice

North Carolina Coastal Reserve will close the following sites to visitors at dusk Tuesday: Currituck Banks Reserve near Corolla, Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve in Kitty Hawk, Emily and Richardson Preyer Buckridge Reserve near Columbia, Buxton Woods Reserve on Hatteras Island, Rachel Carson Reserve in Beaufort, Permuda Island Reserve near Topsail Island, Masonboro Island Reserve near Wilmington, Zeke’s Island Reserve near Kure Beach, Bald Head Woods Reserve on Bald Head Island, and Bird Island Reserve near Sunset Beach.

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort is closed to visitors. 

Onslow County Schools will be closed for all students Wednesday, September 4 thru Friday, September 6. There will be a teacher workday Wednesday. Schools will be closed to all staff Thursday and Friday.

Pamlico County Schools will be closed for students Wednesday, optional workday for teachers and staff.  Thursday and Friday closed for students, teachers, and staff.

Pamlico Community College will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Sept. 4, 5 and 6.

Pitt County Government has imposed a curfew for unincorporated areas of the county effective Thursday 2200. It will stay in effect until Friday 0600.   Offices will be closed Friday.

Pitt-Greenville Airport reports American Airlines suspended flights from the airport Thursday morning. Airline flights will resume Saturday morning. The airport will be manned throughout the storm.

Saint Andrews Lutheran Church of New Bern has canceled its community dinner, set for this Saturday at 5:30, due to Hurricane Dorian. 

Swansboro Town Hall and Recreation Centers will be closed Thursday and Friday. Current plans are to re-open Monday 0800

Town of Swansboro announces a curfew in effect from 1500 Thursday until 0800 Saturday.

Tryon Palace will be open a half-day on Wednesday with the last tour starting at 1200. The NC History Center will stay open until 1300. The palace and History Center will stay closed until further notice.

UNC-Wilmington classes are cancelled for the week of Sept. 2. Mandatory evacuation as of 1700 Tuesday