The community, elected officials and county staff strive to work together on behalf of all of our citizens and visitors. 
At 954 sq. miles, Columbus County is the third largest county in North Carolina and is home to over 55,000 residents. 
Columbus County is famous for its small towns and friendly atmosphere.


Meeting Information

Beginning March 7, 2022, all meetings of the Columbus County Commissioners will be held in the Commissioners Chambers located on the 3rd Floor of 127 W. Webster St., Whiteville, NC, unless otherwise posted.

Next County Commissioner Meeting Monday, June 5, 2023 6:30pm

           2023-2024 Proposed Budget

Columbus County Live Meetings 

Past Agendas and Minutes

Columbus County Public Utilities

Water Quality Concerns


If you are a water customer with the Columbus County Public Water Supply System and you are experiencing water quality issues, such as discolored water or cloudy water, please contact the Columbus County Public Utilities Department as soon as possible to report your concerns. 

Business Hours:

Monday through Friday

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Harold Nobles, Director                                 910-642-2828     Ext. 603

Chris Nobles, Assistant Director                 910-642-2828     Ext. 602

Amanda Davis, Executive Assistant           910-642-2828     Ext. 601


If you are unable to reach the office staff directly, please leave a detailed message regarding your water quality concerns.  Please make sure that you include the Account Holder’s Name, Service Address, and a Contact Number so that staff can reach you regarding your water quality issues.


After Hours Service:

Monday through Friday

After 5:00 PM

Weekends & Holidays


Where Can I Get Vaccinated?

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