303 West Church Street
(910) 291-1799

The Finance Department provides services to the Laurinburg Community, which includes approximately 16,000 residents. Finance is responsible for Payroll, Purchasing, Budget, Accounting and City Taxes as well as Utility Billing for the entire Scotland County water area. Our offices are located at City Hall on 303 W. Church Street. Our mission is to provide accounting, financial operations and reporting services to City Departments, citizens and other users of the City's financial information.  Finance manages, directs and safeguards the assets in an efficient, effective and appropriate manner.  Finance offers the following services within the requirements of North Carolina laws and other local, state and federal regulations:

  • Provides prudent fiscal management for the City;
  • Oversees and supports annual external audit of City finances;
  • Assures effective management of the City's financial assets;
  • Certifies vendors to do business with the City through vendor application forms and W-9 forms;
  • Manages purchasing functions, including overseeing requirements for bids or requests for proposals;
  • Processes payroll for City employees;
  • Manages accounts payable and receivable.



Finance Director - Carrie H. Neal
Contact for fiscal management of the City(Budget, Finance)
Carrie H. Neal (910) 291-1799
Mary McNeill
Ann Shampy
Contact for vendor information or vendor payments
Mary McNeill
Ann Shampy
(910) 291-1740
(910) 291-1743
Ann Shampy
Contact for payroll or paycheck deductions, employee withholdings
Ann Shampy (910) 291-1743
Diana Chavis
Contact for City tax questions or see Tax Collector
Diana Chavis (910) 291-1735
Customer Services/Consumer Billing
Tammie Simmons
Contact for utility billing for City of Laurinburg utility customers and Scotland County water customers or see Customer Services
Tammie Simmons (910) 276-1521