Welcome to Richlands
Richlands is a vibrant, family-friendly community with small-town charm and a historic central business area.
Richlands is rich in history and relevant today. With new opportunities, new technologies and strategic planning, it's truly "a Great Place to Grow!"
Richlands has been a very attractive building location in recent years due to it's high quality of life and lower cost of living. We welcome you to visit Richlands through this site and learn more about our Town and community.
How the Town Operates
The town is governed by a Mayor and five Aldermen which are elected at large every two years. The Town Administrator is appointed by the board to handle day-to-day operations of the Town, including general supervision of town departments.
The Town Clerk, Chief of Police and Town Attorney are all hired by the Board of Alderman. You can learn more about our Officials and the Departments of the Town and the duties of those departments and staff in the pages of this site.
Richlands Community Building
The Richlands Community Building is available to rent. For more information contact Town Hall at 910-324-3301 or click here for more information. You may also view the Facility Use Policy and the Lease Agreement.
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Public Notice To All Residents of Richlands
From the Chief of Police:
Now that the holidays are upon us I would like to remind everyone of some precautions that can be taken during this holiday season.
Don't leave valuables in your vehicle.
Make sure your car is locked.
When pulling into your yard of place of business survey the surroundings to be sure it is safe before exiting your vehicle.
Putting the empty boxes that your presents came in on the side of the road is not a smart idea. This gives a criminal a shopping list of what is probably in your residence.
If you are leaving town for the holidays the Richlands Police Department does resident checks if they are not busy on calls. All you have to do is come to the police department and fill out a request form.
If you see something that looks suspicious please call the police department.
Let us have a happy holiday season and the criminals an unhappy holiday season in jail.
The next Small Town Main Street meeting will be held on January 8th, 2014 at 6:00 pm at Town Hall. Please feel free to bring anyone you feel would be interested in helping with the program.
For more information contact Gregg Whitehead, Town Administrator at 324-3301 during weekday office hours.
State Regulations will not allow the disposal of TV's, computer monitors, towers, printers and microwaves at the landfill. Therefore the Town will not pick up any of these items. Residents of the Town must dispose of these items themselves. Please contact Onslow County at 455-4470 for the nearest convenience center.
Bulky Item Policy