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      Municipalities accept county’s revenue sharing offer, agree not to sue

      ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County government and its municipalities have reached an agreement to resolve their 14-month dispute over the sales tax distribution, avoiding a lawsuit and helping to mitigate the financial fallout from the county’s decision in April 2020 to change to an ad valorem distribution method with no prior warning.


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      Nonprofit throwing baby shower for young mother

      DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Madison’s Place, the soon-to-be 501c3 organization that aims to help young mothers through the early period of childcare and provide other support, will hold a baby shower for a local mother next week.


    • Photo courtesy of Richmond County Economic Development
                                This is a kiln that is used in the pyrolysis process to produce biochar from shredded railroad ties treated with creosote. International Tie Disposal’s plant will perform this process on a property along Marks Creek Church Road.

      Judge allows lawsuit over county’s rezoning to proceed

      ROCKINGHAM — Judge Dawn Layton this week issued a ruling in the challenge against the Richmond County government’s rezoning of a property on Marks Creek Church Road to Heavy Industrial last fall, granting two victories to the county but allowing one of the plaintiffs claims to proceed.


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      Gap remains in salaries of county boards

      LAURINBURG — Earlier this month, members of the Scotland County Board of Education had hoped to bring their monthly salaries into line with their Scotland County Board of Commissioners counterparts.




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