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Old 02-20-2012, 07:14 AM
 
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Did they ever decide on the border issue? Did they show a map of the affected yet? Been trying to find info in the news, but nothing.
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Old 02-20-2012, 08:56 AM
 
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I feel bad for SC residents who will be in NC now. Higher taxes, crummy schools, and you'll have to retake your drivers test!
Worse yet, auto inspections!
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Old 02-20-2012, 09:42 AM
 
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Oh I agree about our borders! Leave them alone! To me, NC lost their claim. If you've been paying taxes to SC for years or more, then you're in SC. End of story. Not our fault NC fell asleep and doesn't know the border. Going forward, I can see this being corrected, but not with people already there.
It's not a matter of one state or the other not knowing where the border should be.

The precision of previous surveys wasn't at the level it now is, and markers and landmarks used in previous surveys may no longer exist.

At the same time, negotiated adjustments to the current boundary by N.C. and S.C. can help current landowners avoid litigation in the future when trying to sell or sub-divide their property along the state boundary.

As a side note, it was interesting that the Fort Mill Times, in its historical news column, mentioned that their February 12, 1912 issue included a story about Fort Mill residents supporting the idea of ceding the land north of the Catawba River - including Fort Mill - to North Carolina.

Here's a decent article about the border project that appeared in the Fort Mill Times in 2008:

Project aims to smooth out states' jagged border | Fort Mill Times - Fort Mill, SC
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Old 03-23-2012, 06:47 AM
 
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I just read an article this morning (written yesterday 3/22/12 by Jeffrey Collins, Assoc. Press) that discusses the border issue. Apparently this is a decades-old "project" to redraw the line between the two Carolinas, but it's soon to be reality? The article mentions a commission meeting "this Friday" which I presume means today (3/23/12).

We're considering relocating to the area (work in Charlotte, live in SC), and wondering if there's any map that shows the new border? The article focuses on York County, but how will the border redraw affect Lancaster County?

Personally, I don't get it. Why can't the two states just legally convey lands to fix the border as it is regardless if it's wrong from the king's 1700s instructions? That's the logical path, so what am I missing?

The article:
The Associated Press: NC, SC state line isn't where folks thought it was

or

North Carolina-South Carolina State Line Redrawn
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Old 03-28-2012, 02:20 PM
 
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any additional info regarding this after Friday's meeting.
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