News

Fate of Laurel Hill Community Center discussed March 5 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 03/02/2015
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will hold a drop-in 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. , Thursday, March 5, at the Laurel Hill Community Center. The purpose of the drop-in is to seek input from citizens on the fate and/or use of the Laurel Hill Community... read more
 

Commissioners invite service from citizens 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 02/27/2015
The County Commissioners are always looking for interested citizens who wish to serve on one of dozens of boards or committees. "It’s always good to look at our boards and the vacancies that need appointments," said Vice Chair Carol McCall. "We... read more
 

Pratt appointed Register of Deeds 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 02/27/2015
Scotland County native Lindsey Page Pratt III was appointed Register of Deeds February 27 by the Board of Commissioners. Pratt replaces Debra Holcomb and will serve the remainder of her term, which expires December 1, 2016. Holcomb will retire March ... read more
 

Raynor returns as Interim Health Director 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 02/25/2015
Wayne Raynor will once again serve as Interim Health Director. Raynor had previously served as Interim Health Director from October 2011 until August 2013 when David Jenkins was named Health Director. Jenkins left his position as Health... read more
 

Emergency Call Center transitions to 911 on February 10 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 02/09/2015
If there’s an emergency, call 911. Effective 8 a.m. February 10, the County will transition to 911 for any kind of emergency involving Laurinburg Police, EMS, Sheriff and Fire Department. The transition to 911 as the official emergency call number... read more
 

Older transit drivers praised  

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 02/02/2015
At a NC DOT public transportation conference, it came out in national surveys that historically senior citizens who are drivers in the public transportation system have had lots of experience driving in their lives. "They're not in a big hurry... read more
 

Register of Deeds announces retirement 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 01/20/2015
Debra Holcomb will retire as Register of Deeds, effective March 1. "It has been an honor and a privilege to have served these past three terms as Register of Deeds," Holcomb said in making the announcement. Holcomb's service to Scotland County... read more
 

Tax Aide volunteer preparers sought 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 12/16/2014
The AARP Tax Aide staff this year is seeking additional volunteers to assist low and moderate income taxpayers by preparing and electronically filing their 2014 tax returns. This free income tax preparation service is co-sponsored by the Parks and... read more
 

Commissioners adopt Parks and Recreation Master Plan 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 12/04/2014
The Scotland County Board of Commissioners adopted the Parks and Recreation Master Plan, a guide to future investment and allocation of resources for parks and recreational facilities. The Commissioners adopted the resolution with the understanding... read more
 

Girls Scouts get involved with community clean-up  

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 11/20/2014
Litter Sweep champions, Girl Scout Troop 1723, brought proposals to the Board of Commissioners on how to clean up the community. The proposals are based on findings from first-hand experience. Since April 2013, Girl Scout Troop 1723 picked up... read more
 
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