The July 4 parade for Westport will start at 10 a.m. in the Fairfield UMC parking lot and will end at St. Peterâ€™s By The Lake Episcopal Church parking lot. Prizes will be given for the winners in the following categories:
Best Home/Mailbox Decoration on the Parade Route;
Best Costume Under age 13;
Best Skater/Skateboarder (14-18); Best Dressed Group; Best Decoration for Car, Truck, ATV, Wagon, etc; Best Decoration for Bicycle/Tricycle User age 13.
Refreshments will be served following the
Sirens located around McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested Tuesday, July 5 at approximately 11:50 a.m. No public action is required during this three-minute test. By testing the
sirens, state and county officials and Duke Power ensure the sirens are operating properly. This full-cycle siren test is performed once each quarter.