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Care Center Completes Full Evacuation Drill in Minutes

While it was only a drill, residents and staff of the Scotland County Care Center and volunteers from the local emergency services, got firsthand experience with a complete evacuation of the local nursing home on Thursday, September 20th. “We are required to perform a full evacuation drill once a year,” said Administrator Daisy Murphy. “This […]

City Marshal Post Remains in Question Following April Election

Despite a narrow majority of the small April election turnout voting against a proposal to eliminate the election of a city marshal, the Memphis City Council has been forced to address the issue with the resignation of the recently elected head of the city police force. Memphis Marshal Bill Holland resigned from the post on […]

Proposition 1 Will Decide Future of City Marshal Position

On April 3, voters in the City of Memphis will be deciding the future of the City Marshal position. Proposition 1 is asking voters to eliminate the elected office of marshal and replace it with a City Police Chief position to be hired by the city council. City officials have indicated the ballot issue as […]