SCAMMERS CONTACTING ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS ACROSS THE STATE
Across the state, utility customers are once again reporting that scammers are threatening service disconnection unless immediate payment is received. The scammers demand immediate payment over the phone. Some scammers are even using legitimate names of city employees when they call. If anyone receives a call, do not listen to the scammer’s instructions. Please hang up immediately and contact the City of Laurinburg Police Department at (910) 276-3211. Please do not share any personal information with these scammers and do not return any phone calls.
TRICK OR TREAT!
Halloween Trick or Treating will be Friday, October 31st from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for children 12 and under. Drivers are urged to use extreme caution and be on the lookout for pedestrians. If you have any questions, please call the Police Department at (910) 276-3211.
CHRISTMAS ON MAIN
Please join Laurinburg Downtown Revitalization Corporation in kicking off the Holiday Season on Sunday, November 23rd from 1:00-5:00 p.m. This year’s events will provide entertainment for all ages including performance groups, bounce houses, professional face painting, variety of foods and retail vendors as well as photos with Santa.
ENERGY SAVING TIPS
Now that summer is over and fall is upon us, it's time to prepare for winter and the colder weather. Here are some energy saving tips that may help lower your electric bills.
FIRE DEPARTMENT PROVIDES CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY PROGRAM
The Laurinburg Fire Department is committed to reducing the occurrence and severity of childhood injuries and death from motor vehicle related incidents. To address this, the department hosts a Child Passenger Safety Program which provides resources and outreach to parents and caregivers to help educate them on proper transportation and restraints for children, as well as to assist with the task of ensuring child restraints are used and installed properly.
The department has eight (8) employees which are certified as nationally recognized Child Passenger Safety Technicians, and who have received specialty training and have experience with the proper installation of these restraints.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of unintentional deaths in children. Providing a properly selected, installed and used child restraint is the best way to ensure that your children do not add to this statistic.
The City of Laurinburg Fire Department offers a, by appointment only, CPS Check, at both of the Laurinburg Fire Stations, located at 501 North Main Street and 1547 Hickory Street. Parents and caregivers are welcome to call or stop by and ask questions and receive technical assistance from our trained technicians.
The Laurinburg Fire Department is also a proud member of N.C. Safe Kids Mid-Carolinas Region, participating in county-wide efforts to avoid childhood injuries.
For more information on the CPS program contact the Laurinburg Fire Department at 910-276-1811 or on the web at www.safekids.org.
FIRE SAFETY TRAINING FOR DAY CARE PROVIDERS
Day care providers may register for quarterly Fire Safety Training from the dates listed below. You may register by email. Please include the names of all staff that are registering, the name of the day care center, and the requested date of training. All training classes will be held at the City of Laurinburg North Fire Station located at 501 North Main Street at 6:30 p.m. Due to limited seating space, you will receive an email confirmation once your registration request has been processed.
REMAINING TRAINING DATE FOR 2014