Tag Archives: 2016

Strong Voter Turnout in Scotland County Backs Republican Candidates

Shortly after lunchtime, the ballot machine tabulator rolled over 500 ballots cast in the West Ward precinct for Memphis, easily surpassing normal voter turnout for elections, just halfway through the day. That was the case across Scotland County as 2,000 total ballots were cast, representing a 64.6% voter turnout. That compares to 1,936 votes cast […]

Clatt Wins Tight Race for Scotland County Commissioner

Incumbent Danette Clatt survived a strong challenge from Independent candidate Carl Trueblood and Democrat Tom O’Donnell to retain her seat on the Scotland County Commission. The Republican received 456 votes for reelection as Eastern District Commissioner. Trueblood and O’Donnell each received 288 votes in a tight race. That was the lone contested race on the […]

Antique Fair to Offer ‘Memories of the Past’ August 24th-28th

by Andrea Brassfield “Memories of the Past” is the theme for the 2016 Scotland County Antique Fair which is being held August 24th thru August 28th on the Memphis Square and at the Scotland County Fairgrounds and Airport on Sunday, August 28th. The Fair is offering a multitude of games, activities and entertainment including a […]

Grandstand Lineup Announced for 2016 Scotland County Fair

The Scotland County Fair Board has announced the 2016 Fair lineup and is kicking off season pass sales that mean big savings for fair goers. The fair will run Sunday, July 10th through Saturday, July 16th. The 2016 Scotland County Fair queen will be crowned Monday night, July 11th at 7 p.m. Illusionist Mario Manzini […]