News

Makeover scheduled for ABC store 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 11/19/2014
The ABC Store will get its first major makeover, which will begin just after the holidays at the conclusion of the busiest time of the year, and continue into the next fiscal year. With the exception of a few cosmetic touch ups, there has been... read more
 

State of local education outlined 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 10/13/2014
Current accomplishments and anticipated challenges were discussion topics at a recent State of Education forum. Hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, attendees received reports from Scotland County Schools Superintendent Ron Hargrave, RCC President... read more
 

Community forum scheduled on future of Parks and Recreation facilities 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 10/01/2014
A guide to future investment and allocation of resources for parks and recreation facilities will be the subject of a public input session 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 14, at Scotland Place. The Scotland County Parks and Recreation Master Plan is... read more
 

Updated Master Plan envisions future of County parks and facilities 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 09/10/2014
A guide to future investment and allocation of resources for parks and recreational facilities will be the subject of a public input session 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 14, at Scotland Place. The Scotland County Parks and Recreation Master Plan is a ... read more
 

Cascades selects Wagram plant for southeastern expansion activities 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 08/18/2014
Cascades Inc., a North American leader in the recovery, manufacturing and converting of green packaging and tissue paper products, announced the installation of a new tissue converting facility in Wagram in the former WestPoint Stevens plant. The... read more
 

Genealogical Society on lookout for historic documents, photos 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 08/01/2014
A $100 bond, one of many sold as a way to raise money for the construction of the first Scotland County Courthouse, was discovered by Register of Deeds Deborah Holcomb. The bond, issued in October 1901 and signed by A.F. Gibson, the first... read more
 

Library proves its value to community 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 08/01/2014
The more the library is used, the better the investment it is to the community. "We provide the community with a number of goods and services that are considerably cheaper than if you rented or bought them,” said Library Director Leon Gyles. “For... read more
 

FY 2014-2015 Budget approved 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 07/14/2014
The Scotland County Board of Commissioners approved its budget June 23 and amended it July 7 after a successful mediation with the Board of Education. The tax rate remains at $1.03 per $100 valuation. The FY 2014-2015 fee schedule was approved along ... read more
 

Mediation between County and Schools now online 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 07/08/2014
The Board of Commissioners and Board of Education entered into mediation June 26 regarding local current expense funding to the schools. Here is the link to the medsiation http://vimeo.com/user23273326/review/100153280/a487010848 read more
 

Watch the June 23 reconvened budget meeting 

Posted by Ann Kurtzman 06/30/2014
The June 23 reconvened budget meeting of the Board of Commissioners is now featured on vimeo. Here is the link... read more
 
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