The Hamlet City Council voted unanimously to ban use of all tobacco products in city parks and facilities Tuesday night. This does not include parking lot areas.
If a “reminder” about the policy from park personnel is ineffective, the local law enforcement officials will follow up on the complaint, according to city officials.
Also at the meeting:
Council voted to change the name of a portion of Lackey Street to T.R. Legrand Street. No homes face this portion of the street and no addresses will be affected.
City offices will be closed Nov. 11, in observance of Veteran’s Day.
City offices will be closed Nov. 24 and 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Garbage will be picked up on Wednesday, Nov. 23.
The City of Hamlet Community Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held Nov. 28, at 5:30 p.m., at the Hamlet Depot Park on Main Street.
The City of Hamlet Christmas Parade will be Dec. 8, at 3:30 p.m., sponsored by the Hamlet Rotary.
The City of Hamlet “Old Fashioned Christmas” will be held Dec. 9 and 10, and will feature free horse and buggy rides.
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