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Gibson North Carolina 28343 Commits Municipal Suicide (Part 1)

  Fear Knowledge, Embrace Ignorance Gibson North Carolina 28343 is dying, not because that is our Crearor’s destiny, but rather because its elected officials are weak, lazy, ignorant, easily manipulated and corrupted. Gibson Town Commission – A Sad Excuse for Governance The LE’s article ‘Chavis resigns seat on Gibson board’ …

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Scotland County EDC – Blood Sucking Vampire?

Is Scotland County’s Economic Development Corporation just one more Blood Sucking Vampire? The article “EDC to invest in downtown Laurinburg“ appeared in the Laurinburg Exchange (LE). Like other LE propaganda, it’s warm & fuzzy and sounds great, but the fact is there’s a very dark underbelly that is being hidden …

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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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Scotland County Fall 2018 Election – Sample Ballot +More

General Voter information: Voter Deadlines Guide Information on Constitutional Amendments Best wishes from everyone at Carolina Crossroads News. Download Sample Ballot Here: Scotland County 2018 Sample Ballot     Affiliate Disclosure: Some links on this page may be affiliate links which, if used to purchase products, would yield a small …

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Vote NO on Scotland County Referendum to Increase Sales & Use Tax

Vote NO! – Don’t Increase Scotland County Sales and Use Tax Scotland County has the well deserved reputation for the highest taxes in North Carolina. Despite such bounty, our Commissioners now want us to pony up for even higher rates. Scotland County is in deep trouble that’s for sure, but …

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School Consolidation Discussion Misses the Mark

Laurinburg Mayor Matt Block’s recent article regarding Scotland County School’s consolidation, remodeling and new construction plans was well received by the community, but frankly, we thought it completely missed the mark. Mayor Block is not just a politician, he’s also a doctor of cardiology. Dr Block, like other medical professionals, …

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County Considering Tax Rate Reduction

Experienced carnival operators know how to play the ‘shell game’. No matter how hard you try, or how many times you play, you never win. It’s no different when government sets out to separate you from your hard earned money. Scotland County Manager Kevin Patterson previously stated that he would …

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Ward Named Scotland County Economic Development Director

Local resident Mark Ward has been appointed Director of the Scotland County Economic Development Corporation. Ward presently serves as Vice President of First Bank’s Laurinburg Branch. He’s an area native and UNC graduate. With a strong background in Finance and depth of local experience, Ward can be expected to demonstrate …

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Scotland County’s New School

Public education is undergoing increasing scrutiny. America spends more per pupil on K-12 education than any other developed nation, yet, despite such taxpayer generosity, American students score at the very bottom, as measured by internationally recognized standards. Scotland County schools rank near the bottom in North Carolina. Educators’ solutions have …

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