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‘Money makes the world go around’. Unfortunately, few Americans understand money or finances, including the basics of household finance.

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Scotland County North Carolina Mired in Depression (Part 1)

Scotland is the most economically distressed county in North Carolina. That’s not exactly breaking news. We wholeheartedly agree with sentiments expressed by State Senator Tom McInnes, who stated: “The way it is right now, we can’t make anybody locate a plant in Scotland County if they don’t want to come …

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The World’s Biggest Factory (video)

Watch as the world’s biggest factory out-competes anything North America or Europe has to offer.     Related Articles: Shenzhen – China’s Silicon Valley (video) What Happens When We Buy Jobs? Food Fight: How Corporations Ruined Food (video)   Get Your Free Subscription Today to Carolina Crossroads News. We won’t …

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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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Food Fight: How Corporations Ruined Food (video)

America’s mega corporations along with the USDA turned America’s food supply into a complete disaster. Today’s Americans are obese, diabetic, lethargic, cancer ridden, stressed out and plagued with heart disease and insomnia. Watch these Americans work to turn this plague around.       Related Articles: Everyday Products and How …

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What Happens When We Buy Jobs?

Huge corporations like Walmart, Walgreen, MacDonald’s, KFC, Burger King, Nestle’s, etc. keep the real cost of their products and services hidden from consumers. When we invite and incentivize low wage jobs into our community, the only winners are the mega corporations. Taxpayers get stuck with the true costs by having …

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Economic Development – the Difference One Man Made (Video)

What a Difference As Scotland County struggles to right its severely depressed economy, take a look at what one man with determination and a clear vision accomplished. It wasn’t easy, but it sure made a difference. David Madore – Part 1 – Businessman  David Madore – Part 2 – Supporting …

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KFC Opens Restaurant using Robots Only

While Scotland County Economic Development is trying to bring back the good old days of low skill, low pay factory style jobs, the rest of the world continues to move forward, leaving us even further in the dust. Kentucky Fried Chicken just opened its first restaurant run entirely by robots, …

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Automation = Fewer Jobs

Scotland County desperately needs jobs. An expensive new Economic Development Director was recently hired to ‘make it happen’. Previous directors failed to produce results. In today’s rapidly shifting employment environment this is going to be a daunting challenge. AI (artificial intelligence) driven automated robotics is progressing at an unimaginable pace …

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