Pursuant to G.S. 115C-518 and 160A-269, the Scotland County Board Education hereby gives notice that it has received an offer to purchase the real property located at
17200 Barnes Bridge Rd, Laurinburg, N.C., commonly known as the campus of South Scotland Elementary School. A more detailed property listing can be obtained by visiting www.govdeals.netor calling Dr. Takeda LeGrand, Superintendent Scotland County Schools, at [910-277-4459 ext. 307]. The property is being sold “AS IS” with no representation from the Scotland County Schools regarding the acreage or condition of the property. The offer to purchase is in the amount of $192,000. The offer also includes paying the cost of deed preparation, revenue stamps and all closing costs. Notice is hereby given that prior to January 28,2023, any person may raise the bid by not less than ten percent (10%) of the first one thousand dollars ($1,000) and five percent (5%) of the remainder. Therefore, the lowest acceptable upset bid is $201,650. The individual submitting the upset bid will need to agree to pay for the cost for the preparation of the deed and any closing costs. When a bid is raised, the bidder must deposit five percent of the total increased bid at the time of the bid in cash or certified funds with the Scotland
County Schools. We encourage interested parties to place a bid using www.GovDeals.net. The Scotland County Schools shall readvertise the offer at the increased bid. This procedure shall be repeated until no further qualifying upset bids are received, at which time the Board may accept the offer and sell the property to the highest bidder. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all offers at any time. This the Wednesday, January 18, 2023.