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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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Who’s Spying on You?

We’re all familiar with Cell Phone Towers, they’re virtually everywhere, but did you know that most towers have little to do with providing legitimate cell communications? That’s right, these towers use illegal ‘Stingray’ and other technologies like IMSI Catcher, HailStorm, DRT Box and PRISM to track, collect and record all …

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Scotland County/Laurinburg Fleeced in Huge Financial Scam

Big fish eat little fish, the strong prey upon the weak, and the knowledgeable quarry the ignorant. Scotland County’s dismal economic, education and health metrics are self-imposed, the result of poor choices made over decades. Some say we’ve gone down about as far down as we can go, but we’re …

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We Support Our Police

Laurinburg Police recently arrested several subjects following a month’s long investigation into a Vance Street convenience store suspected of selling synthetic marijuana, known as Spice. Dealing in, selling or promoting illegal substances is never wise. Doing so from a convenience store appears just plain stupid. Any perceived value will now …

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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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Mayor & Police Chief Poised to Shift Gears?

Mayor Matt Block and Police Chief Darwin Williams recent publicity stroll through Laurinburg City Hall appears designed to ensure sufficient ‘cover’ is in place prior to shifting gears in favor of the new $5.5 million City Hall/Police Complex. City Manager Charles Nichol’s meme, ‘If it’s not now, it’s going to …

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