LUMBERTON — State Farm and the Lumberton Police Department will hold an event on Sept. 15 to educate teenagers on the dangers of driving while distracted.
“Celebrate My Drive” will be held from 11 a.m. to noon at Twin Oaks Plaza on Fayetteville Road.
Teens will attempt to text while driving a golf cart through a simulated road course. Teens will also have a chance to win a new car, and schools will have an opportunity to win a grant valued at $100,000.
Snacks and other giveaways will be provided.
For information, call State Farm representatives Josh Whitley at 910-739-8129 or Clay Hamilton at 910-738-4611.
is Sept. 13
LUMBERTON — Robeson County turns 225 years old this year and the county is planning a big celebration.
A huge birthday party will be held Sept. 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the new Department of Social Services complex at 120 Glenn Cowan Road.
“This is going to be a big celebration,” County Manager Ricky Harris said. “We hope there will be 2,000 to 3,000 people.”
Plans for the party include: free hamburgers and hot dogs; an antique tractor show; musical entertainment; activities for children; information booths; helicopters and a fire safety house.
WMKL Radio will broadcast live.