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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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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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