Newsletter - July 2011

THE PINES NEWSLETTER

June 30, 2011

Welcome to Summer. - Looks like we are in for another hot one. We are headed into another stretch of extremely hot weather. We have some brochures at the office with energy saving tips for lights and water. Stop by and pick one up.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – Effective July 1, 2011, the State of N. C. has banned all electronics and TV’s from entering any landfills. All computers, electronics, and televisions can be recycled at the Edgecombe County Solid Waste Facility, 2861 Colonial Rd. during regular office hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:45 pm and Saturday, 7:30 am – 11:30 am or at any of the nine convenience centers throughout the county. If you have any questions or concerns, call 827-4253 (County Landfill office) or the Town of Pinetops (827-4435). There is no charge. The Town will no longer pick up these items.

REMINDERS: Garbage Pick-up – Mondays. Recycling Pick-Up – Tuesdays. Bulky items – Thursdays. Grass, limbs, and other yard waste is picked up as we can get to it. Don’t put other throw away items in piles with the yard waste.

UTILITY BILLS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 5:00 ON THE 25TH DAY OF EACH MONTH IN ORDER TO AVOID SERVICE BEING DISCONNECTED. CUT-OFFS FOR NON-PAYMENT OF A BILL WILL BEGIN ON THE 26TH DAY OF THE MONTH.

BLOODMOBILE – The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Pinetops Baptist Church Fellowship Hall located @ 710 W. Hamlet St., Thursday, August 4th, from 3:00 – 7:00 for our annual blood drive. Please mark this date on your calendar.

E-911 addresses – If you have not given us your E-911 address, please get it to us as soon as possible. The post office is no longer delivering mail that does not have the correct 911 address on it. It is being returned to the town hall.

House numbers/Street addresses – Numbers must be placed in an area on the house or yard that is clearly visible from the street. It helps fire/rescue/police to locate the residence in case of an emergency. Numbers should be displayed by August 1, 2011. If you do not know what your number is contact the town hall.

For information on programs being presented at the Pinetops Library this summer, contact the town hall.

TOWN HALL – 827-4435

POLICE DEPT. – 827-5014

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