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Brianna Nicole Stanley – Let the Punishment Fit the Crime

Brianna Nicole Stanley was arrested November 30, 2018 by the Scotland County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 12-year-old student at Carver Middle School in Laurinburg, North Carolina. This was Stanley’s first year of teaching with the school district where she taught seventh grade science. The …

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Housing Authority Utility Waiver?

Laurinburg City Council is proposing to give Housing Authority residents a Waiver from having to pay the City Utility’s ‘Electrical Connection Fee’. This ‘connection fee’ is actually a Security Deposit designed to help protect the Utility from irresponsible ratepayers who skip out without paying bills. Is it right that those …

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Mayor Block’s Crime Spree Continues

Laurinburg Mayor Matt Block’s crime spree continues unabated, at least according to some media pundits. Three recent motor vehicle citations for speeding, reckless driving and wanton disregard can now be added to Doctor Block’s lengthy Rap Sheet which includes being a cardiologist, a purported federal tax scofflaw and a rumored …

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Open, Honest, Transparent City Council Needed

  How can ‘the People’ best monitor and evaluate government performance to ensure proper representation? Laurinburg’s new Mayor, Matt Block, believes this requires a City Council that conducts the people’s business openly, honestly and with complete transparency. Closed door sessions and secret meetings cannot be tolerated. “At last week’s City …

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