Emergency Update

County offices and facilities are closed on Saturday, January 22.

Road conditions in the county remain icy, especially on bridges and overpasses, so residents are encouraged to stay home and off roads at this time. Visit EmergencyNHC.com for more information.


The Sheriff under statutory authority may sell a judgment debtor’s right, title, or interest in the personal or real property to satisfy a court awarded judgment. The property is offered for sale shall be subject to all liens, mortgages, easements, and encumbrances, which were or became effective on the record prior to the levy of the execution under which the sale is being held. All items are purchased “AS IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. Payment is due at the time of sale.

Full legal notice is available at the Sheriff’s Office Civil Section

Upcoming Auction(s)



The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office will hold an auction on Wednesday January 05, 2022, at 2 pm in front of the New Hanover County Courthouse 316 Princess Street, Wilmington, North Carolina, by the courthouse steps.

The real property being sold is described as that certain tract of land lying and being in Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot 34A, Section A, Parmele Isles, as shown in map book 4421 page 646-649, New Hanover County Registry, reference to which is hereby made for more particular description. Currently has a mailing address of 111 Parmele Boulevard, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480. ONLY THAT INTEREST OF GEORGE S. LANEY AND SHARON M. LANEY AS CO-OWNERS WITH OTHERS IN THAT PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD.

This property is being sold “AS IS, WHERE IS” and said sale shall be subject to all superior liens, mortgages, easements, encumbrances, unpaid taxes, and special assessments which were or became effective on the record prior to the lien of the judgment under which this sale is being held. There is a deed of trust or mortgage on file with the Register of Deeds on this property. The sale shall be held open for ten days for the filing of upset bids as required by law. No sale is final until confirmed by the Clerk of Superior Court of the issuing county.


The auction starts PROMPTLY at 2 pm.

Method of payment: cash, certified check, or money order are accepted. Payment is due after completion of all auctioned property.




Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212
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