Beginning today the Water Tank Rehabilitation for the Deercroft, McEachin, and Gum Swamp water tanks will begin. Any questions or concerns should be directed to County Manager Kevin Patterson (277-2410) or Assistant to the County Manager Travis Allen (277-3191).
- Tony Wood1starThey set up speed traps to rip you off. Speeding ticket is 34 dollars but 'costs' are almost $200. Not sure what 'cost...s' aren't covered by taxes, but they don't tell you. I'm probably helping put someone's kid through college. I'll never drive through there again. Apparently
the police force has nothing better to do than rip off hard working people instead of catching real criminals. Stay classy Scotland County.i understand they have a quota to fill, but when they use 10 police cars in one "saturatio n" speed trap. Avoid that place, save your money and make them work for their money.
As Al Blades put it, "Find a job you love, and you'll never work a day in your life." Blades received special recognition from the Scotland County Board of Commissioners, who thanked him for more than 42 years of loving his job.
Long-time Parks and Recreation officials Hyder Massey, Shannon Newton and Sybil Sikes celebrate the retirement of "The Legendary" Al Blades, who worked for Scotland County Parks and Recreation for 42 years.
Scotland County Parks and Recreation presents Pancakes & Pajamas 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, December 10, at the Wagram Recreation Center, 24441 Marlboro Street, Wagram. The event is for children ages 3 to 15. Admission is $3.
Family Art Night will feature a cookie decorating workshop 6 p.m. Thursday, December 8, at Scotland Place, 1210 Turnpike Road, Laurinburg. $5 includes all supplies and a family photo. Sponsored by Scotland County Parks and Recreation and the Arts Council of Scotland County.
Veteran's Day Ceremony
11 a.m. Friday, November 11, 2016
Legion Park, 1009 Atkinson Street, Laurinburg
Special presentation by the
All Veteran Parachute Team ...
follows the ceremony
The Wagram Recreation Center and Scotland County Parks and Recreation Department will host its 5th Annual Fall-O-Ween for the youth of Scotland County on Saturday, October 22, 2016 beginning at 2pm and lasting until 4pm. Children ages 2-13 are encouraged to come and enjoy an afternoon of fun and frolic. Activities include: Fish Bowl Game, Cornhole, Tattoos, Cake Walk, and much more. Tickets will be sold for $2.00 per 20. Tickets will be needed to participate in all activitie...s. Candy, drinks, popcorn and lots of prizes will be given to all youth. The past four years, Wagram Recreation Center has enjoyed a successful turnout with 80 plus patrons and over 20 volunteers! We look forward to an even better turnout this year! Wagram Recreation Center is a part of Scotland County Parks and Recreation Department. Note: Children ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is not require but encouraged. Call 910-369-0686 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Scotland County Department of Social Services has not been determined a disaster county. At this time the Department is only authorized to provide replacement Food and Nutrition benefits to those recipients already actively receiving Food and Nutrition services. To apply for replacement benefits, a recipient must complete an Affidavit provided by the Department by 10/18/16. These benefits are not immediately disbursed and will be processed in an expedited manner.
It's time for the 2016 Fall Litter Sweep when teams and individuals pick up litter September 12 to 17. First place King of the Mountain cash prize of $200 will be awarded to the individual or team that picks up the most weight in litter. Second place win is a $100 cash prize. The first 100 people who sign up will be eligible to receive various small prizes. Vests, gloves and trash bags are available at the Chamber of Commerce, 606 Atkinson Street, 8 a.m.to 5 p.m., Monday ...to Friday. Bags of litter can be dropped off at any of the four recycling centers around the County including Stewartsville South, Williamson/Livingston Quarters and Wagram. Palmer Road will be open Wednesday and Saturday only. Be sure to notify the site volunteer of the number of bags collected. All bags of litter must be received by 3 p.m. Saturday, September 17. Fall Litter Sweep host is the Chamber of Commerce Green Team.
Scotland County Memorial Library celebarates 75 years of service to the community
Congratulations to the Health Department, which was awarded the status of re-accreditation. Accreditation is rigorous and includes a self-assessment completed by the agency, a site visit by a multidisciplinary team of peers to review the performance standards and a review by an independent accrediatation board. Holding the re-accreditation award are Interim Health Director Wayne Raynor, Director of Nursing Tina Clark, Health Director Kristen Patterson and Accreditation Coordinator Maria Roberts.
Here's new Parks and Recreation Director Bryan Graham pictured with Athletic Superintendent Al Blades. It was Al who served as Interim Director until Bryan came on board July 6. If you haven't yet met Bryan, stop by Scotland Place at 1210 Turnpike Road to say hello.
The Summer Reading Program culminates 2 p.m. August 3, at Scotland County Memorial Library when a number of the community's local heroes (police, fire, EMT and more) present a program of books, stories, and excitement.
The Carolina Raptor Center will present “Predators of the Sky” 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27 at Scotland County Memorial Library. Hawks, owls, and an eagle will be featured and, as always, admission is free for the public. This program will help you discover their kinship with native wildlife and humans. Learn what makes raptors unique in the avian world and explore what actions can be taken to make a difference for wildlife and the environment. Check out the many books the library offers on birds of prey and North Carolina wildlife.