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Public Hearing on FY 2016 Budget is June 15 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 06/05/2015
The Budget Officer has submitted the proposed FY 2015-2016 Budget Plan to the Scotland County Board of Commissioners. A copy of the proposed budget is available for inspection in the office of the Clerk to the Board at 507 West Covington Street,... read more
 

Public Hearing on Availability Fees is June 15 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 06/05/2015
The Scotland County Board of Commissioners will hold Public Hearing on the Proposed FY 2015-2016 Availability Fees 7:00 p.m. (or shortly thereafter) Monday, June 15, 2015, in the Emergency Operations Center Meeting Room, 1403 West Boulevard,... read more
 

BlueScope Buildings expansion to add 115 jobs 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 06/04/2015
BlueScope Buildings North America will expand its facility in Scotland County and create 115 new jobs over the next three years. Salaries will vary by job but will include fabrication and detail, welding, and assembly. The average annual salary will ... read more
 

Officials to survey five points for possible safety measure 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 05/27/2015
State and local officials will meet at the intersection of U.S. 15-501 and Old Wire Road to witness first-hand the traffic flow there. Scotland County Commissioners will be at the intersection 9 a.m. Monday, June 1, along with Senator Tom... read more
 

Commissioners take legislative advocacy to Raleigh 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 05/07/2015
Scotland County Commissioners Guy McCook, Carol McCall and Bob Davis and Finance Officer Beth Hobbs visited with Representatives Garland Pierce and Ken Goodman and Senator Tom McInnis in Raleigh May 6 to discuss legislative issues that affect... read more
 

Illegal littering/dumping fees put teeth in enforcement activity 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 05/04/2015
J.R. Horne is grateful to the Board of Commissioners for approving a policy that helps reduce illegal littering and dumping. The Commissioners in October 2014 approved out-of-court processing fees for illegal dumping and littering activities at... read more
 

Coffee with a Cop builds relationships 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 04/30/2015
McDonald’s, or any local eatery, is the perfect neutral space where community issues can be discussed and where relationships can be built, all over a cup of coffee. That’s why the Sheriff’s Office launched Coffee with a Cop April 6, with its... read more
 

Property auction set for April 29 to May 7 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 04/24/2015
Commercial buildings, houses, land tracts and residential lots in Scotland County will be auctioned by Rockingham-based Iron Horse April 29 to May 7. More than 40 properties are included in the auction including the Speller Building, the former... read more
 

Job incentives, unfunded mandates concerns for County officials 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 03/17/2015
Unfunded mandates and the provision of State incentives for low wage jobs were among top concerns Commissioners shared with State legislators. Commissioner representatives focused on five priority issues to discuss with State legislators during... read more
 

Community shred, medicine drop event returns March 21 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 03/11/2015
Two popular events, Community Shred and Operation Medicine Drop, will join forces March 21 to give citizens a no-cost, one-stop opportunity to protect themselves from identity theft and prevent accidental poisonings. The two events will occur... read more
 
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