Scotland County town’s charter being dissolved amid alleged financial misdeeds
SCOTLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — The small city of East Laurinburg will become an unincorporated aspect of Scotland County on Friday amid described monetary violations, the Carolina Public Push studies.
Very last tumble, a report by the point out auditor’s workplace comprehensive the economical violations of East Laurinburg officers and encouraged embezzlement fees. Even so, Scotland County District Attorney Reece Saunders has not sought legal costs versus the town’s previous monetary officer.
The Regional Govt Commission utilised a new legislation (Senate Invoice 314) past December for the first time in North Carolina heritage and unanimously voted to dissolve the town’s constitution.
The fee seized the town’s textbooks and took regulate of its finances a month right before voting to dissolve the constitution.
Point out Treasurer Dale Folwell, who chairs the commission, reportedly has urged the Typical Assembly to revoke the town’s constitution since it experienced “ceased to function as a feasible governing unit,”
Folwell then referred to as on Saunders to demand the former official in connection to financial violations.