Southport weighs how to repair historic courthouse

Southport (WECT)

SOUTHPORT, NC (WECT) – Leaders in Southport want help determining what to do with the city’s historic courthouse.

A public hearing is scheduled for Monday night at the city’s community center located at 223 E. Bay Street in Southport.

Southport Board of Aldermen member Karen Mostellar made the request for a public hearing, according to the city clerk. City leaders want to hear from residents on what they think is the best option for the property.

The building, located at 201 E. Moore Street, was built in 1844. It is the former Brunswick County courthouse and former Southport City Hall.

It is need of a lot of work, according to the city clerk.

Cape Fear Council of Government Executive Director Chris May will facilitate Monday’s public hearing.

It is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

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