Based on the latest information obtained by the National Weather Service, effective 1:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 15, City of Pinehurst Mayor Pete Runnels has issued a mandatory evacuation for areas of Pinehurst previously notified of impending floods. This includes residents and businesses near MacArthur Drive at Adams Bayou, 29th, 30th, 31st and 33rd Streets as well as areas of Camelot, Lancelot, Peacock, Somerset, Enchanted Oaks and Concord previously affected by hurricane Ike.

City workers are currently going door to door to make contact with residents and businesses who may be affected to make sure everyone is aware of the mandatory evacuation that is in effect as of 1:00 p.m.

Any question may be directed to the Pinehurst Police Department at 886-2221 or Pinehurst City Hall at 886-3873.