Downtown Laurinburg—it’s the the hub of our community—and the Downtown you should know!

Events and promotions such as Laurinburg After Five can be found downtown. The FunD Run is in the streets. The Storytelling Arts Center presents a steady flow of events. Christmas on Main is a tradition like no other. ‘Tis the Season is creating all new memories.

These and other core events are at the center of a growing retail community with new shops, services, and restaurants emerging all the time. Come out and enjoy Downtown Laurinburg. Take advantage of shopping specials, greet friends, and perhaps even join our retail family.

2018

The Year Laurinburg Became a Designated Main Street Community

7

New Businesses/Shops in the Last Year

82%

Family-owned Businesses

15

Events Currently Planned for Downtown Laurinburg in 2021

All-America City

All-America Award Winner

The City of Laurinburg is a proud recipient of the All-America City Award, an honor that recognizes communities for leveraging civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness, and innovation to successfully address local issues. Recipients participate in a yearlong process that helps to identify, evaluate, and strengthen programs and services in their community.

Presented by the National Civic League, Laurinburg has been named an All-America City Award winner three times since the program’s inception. For more information on the All-America City Award, please click here.

Main Street America Accredited

As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, The City of Laurinburg is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by Main Street America.

Nationally Recognized. Locally Powered.™

Downtown Laurinburg Vision & Mission:

Economic Positioning Statement:  Downtown Laurinburg is a creative environment that is planting seeds for new businesses, growing existing businesses and harvesting the fruits of community entrepreneurship, enhanced by our ethnic diversity, agricultural heritage, storytelling and the arts.  Downtown is the location of choice for quality retail, services, and the governmental center for Scotland county.

Mission:  The Laurinburg Downtown Advisory Committee serves to foster the economic development of the downtown within the context of historic preservation.