County offices are generally open from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. each weekday, excluding holidays. Please note: Hours of operation for certain programs and services can vary, so please visit the applicable department’s website to verify their hours.
The Courthouse :
A. Normal Hours of Operation.
The courthouse will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday for all employees. The courthouse will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday to the general public. The Bladen County Sheriff s Office will provide security for the courthouse from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday except county recognized holidays. This schedule will be implemented on or about the 1st day of December, 2014.
B. Exceptions to Normal Hours of Operation.
1. In the event that a court or special hearing must continue to operate beyond normal hours, judicial officials, court personnel and court deputies will be on staff to work these events, in addition County Commission Meetings, operations of the 911 Center, Emergency Management, Community Corrections and the Emergency Operations Center will be allowed to occur at any time separate and apart from the hours listed above.
2. Non-court events at the courthouse must have prior approval by the County Manager or his/her designee.