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Scotland County North Carolina Property Taxes on the Rise

Many Scotland County North Carolina property owners are opening mailboxes to discover a ‘Notice of Real Property Assessed Value’ increase. The good news is: Your property is growing in value (at least, that’s what the Assessor says). The bad news is: higher property tax bills are on the way. How …

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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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Chemtrails – What’s Going On? (video)

We’ve all looked up into the sky and seen jets streaking across the horizon leaving a crisscross pattern of trails in their wake. Government officials tried to allay public concern by explaining these were ‘condensation vapor trails’ (contrails) caused by normal jet engine exhausts at high altitude. While this may …

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Scotland County North Carolina Mired in Depression (Part 2)

Click Here to read Part 1 Scotland County remains mired in a Deep Depression. We’re the most economically depressed county in all North Carolina. Mill and manufacturing operations fled heavily unionized, high tax, highly regulated northern states during the 1940’s and 50’s. Later, when those same companies discovered that NAFTA …

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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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Matthew Block Unexpectedly Withdraws from County Commission Race!

As ‘Early Voting’ got underway Matthew Block, candidate for one of two open Stewartsville Township seats on the County Board of Commissioners, announced his withdrawal from the race, virtually guaranteeing that Democratic incumbent Carol McCall will be reelected and Republican candidate Tim Ivey will be elected. Since Block’s name remains …

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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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