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Scotland County EDC – Nightmare in the making?

To hear the Laurinburg Exchange (LE) tell it, Scotland County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is working day and night to bring in new business and industry. Let’s hope they are not as successful as this unfortunate Illinois community. “But this corporate valhalla turned out to be hell for the community, …

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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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