Tag Archives: April election

Filing Period Closes With Limited Number of Races for April Election

The April ballot is shaping up to be pretty uneventful for Scotland County voters as a vast majority of races will be uncontested in the spring election. Filing for local boards and city councils officially closed on Tuesday, January 16th without much activity. Four incumbents were the lone candidates to sign up for the City […]

April Ballot Measure Will Ask Voters to Transition Elected City Marshal Post to Hired Police Chief Position

In April, voters in Memphis will be asked to consider a change in the city ordinances to allow a shift in how the head of the police department is determined. Currently, voters elect a City Marshal for a four year term. A ballot proposal will ask for voter approval of the elimination of that position, […]

School Board Places $1.6 Million Bond Issue on April Ballot

Targeting improved student safety by bringing more of the district’s program’s under one roof,  the Scotland County R-I Board of Education unanimously approved a $1.6 million bond issue to be placed on the April 4th ballot for local voters. The board voted 6-0, during a special January 17th board meeting, to place Proposition 2 on […]