Due to the impending floods, the City of Pinehurst has Declared a state of emergency for areas near Adams Bayou and low-lying adjacent areas.

The City of Pinehurst Police, Fire, Water and Street Departments are currently going door to door making contact with businesses and residents that they expect to be affected by rising flood waters. For residents not at home, a door hanger with important information will be provided.  Again, this information is being distributed only to businesses and residences expected to be affected by rising flood waters.

The City of Pinehurst is under a voluntary evacuation notice for those businesses and residences which include Macarthur Drive at Adams Bayou, certain homes on 29th, 30th, 31st and 33rd Streets as well as areas of Peacock, Camelot, Lancelot, Somerset, Enchanted Oaks, Bayou Bend and Concord previously affected by hurricane Ike.

Mayor Pete Runnells has called for a voluntary evacuation for those areas effective immediately.  City of Pinehurst workers will be making contact in person and via Blackboard Connect with those residents and businesses expected to be affected.  A mandatory evacuation may be issued as information becomes available.

Questions may be directed to the Pinehurst Police Department or the Pinehurst City Hall, both available at 886-2221.

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