NEWS


Laurinburg City Hall remains sore spot

Laurinburg City Hall remains sore spot

LAURINBURG — In what could become an ongoing “sore spot” for the new Laurinburg City Council, the board was split this week on how t...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


State reinstates Willow Place to operate

State reinstates Willow Place to operate

LAURINBURG – Representatives for North Carolina Department of Health and Human Service Regulation confirmed on Wednesday that Willow Place Assis...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Hanukkah lights up season

Hanukkah lights up season

LAURINBURG – Tuesday marked the first night of Hanukkah for Jewish families across the world, but one Laurinburg family celebrates with a person...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Crime report

Break inLAURINBURG – A resident of Kinwin Drive reported to police on Saturday that someone broke into the home and left $ 300 damage to the fro...

December 13th, 2017 |  


City to allow alcohol at festivals

City to allow alcohol at festivals

LAURINBURG — Festivals and celebrations in Laurinburg will now be able to serve beer and wine. The Laurinburg City Council voted Tuesday night to...

December 13th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


New members of Laurinburg Council take oaths

New members of Laurinburg Council take oaths

LAURINBURG —New members of the Laurinburg City Council will be sworn in today at noon.The swearing-in will be held in the council chambers of th...

December 11th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Scots fall to Raiders on Senior Night

Scots fall to Raiders on Senior Night

LAURINBURG — The Fighting Scots wrestling team hosted its first and only home meet of the season on Wednesday against arch-rival Richmond.The Sc...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Scots ousted by Hoke County

Lady Scots ousted by Hoke County

LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots game was a prelude for what would happen to their male counterparts later in the night. After leading for three quar...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Hoke steals win for Scots

Hoke steals win for Scots

LAURINBURG — The Fighting Scots had a three-point lead over Hoke County heading into the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s game.Eight trips to t...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Three Fighting Scots win NCHSAA awards

Three Fighting Scots win NCHSAA awards

LAURINBURG — Three Fighting Scots seniors were recognized with special awards during Saturday’s NCHSAA 4A state championship game in Winst...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Fighting Scots sweep SAC-8 awards

Fighting Scots sweep SAC-8 awards

LAURINBURG — Saturday marked the end of the 2017 football season as the Fighting Scots and 15 other teams played in the NCHSAA state championshi...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Fighting Scots win two, Lady Scots split games

Fighting Scots win two, Lady Scots split games

LAURINBURG — The Scotland High School basketball teams opened conference play last week taking on Jack Britt and Purnell Swett.The Fighting Scot...

December 11th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Fill the Footlockers

Fill the Footlockers

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University equestrian team assembled gift boxes to make the holidays brighter for troops serving abroad.Students co...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Arts Council hosts Christmas Tea

Arts Council hosts Christmas Tea

LAURINBURG — For many, the holidays are all about friends and family, and the Arts council plans to underscore that with its annual holiday tea ...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Annual Laurinburg Christmas parade set for Saturday

Annual Laurinburg Christmas parade set for Saturday

LAURINBURG — The annual Laurinburg Christmas will make its way through downtown on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. The parade will take its traditiona...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Gibson mayor arrested for eluding, illegal hunting

Gibson mayor arrested for eluding, illegal hunting

GIBSON — The mayor of Gibson was arrested over the weekend following a car chase when he fled the authorities after being caught spotlight hunti...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Holiday travel expected to hit record

Holiday travel expected to hit record

LAURINBURG — Scotland County residents may want to stay home this Thanksgiving. The number of people traveling to see family and friends this ho...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Downtown Laurinburg to usher in holiday season

Downtown Laurinburg to usher in holiday season

LAURINBURG — Residents can get a head start on Christmas shopping on Sunday as downtown Laurinburg celebrates the 32nd annual Christmas on Main....

November 16th, 2017 |  


OPINION


SHS football — Years of excellence

To the editor:The Scotland County Community has been entertained for the last seven years with the highest level of high school football imaginable. W...

December 8th, 2017 |  


An adjustable tax rate for all

To the editor:According to your Nov. 2 front-page AP article, “Trump signals openness to changes in GOP tax plan” - “The package ble...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Tax cuts will harm local community, families

To the editor:Scott Witten reported in The Laurinburg Exchange on November 14 on findings of a Laurinburg Economic Development Strategic Plan presente...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Raymond Moody receives Honour of Long Leaf Pine

Raymond Moody receives Honour of Long Leaf Pine

I recently stayed in a hotel while traveling. The hotel was on the water with a road across the river. At night, the lights of the cars speeding down ...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Scotland Memorial a blessing for the community

To the editor:I recently had total knee replacement surgery at Scotland Memorial Hospital. Dr. Paul Rush of OrthoCarolina was the surgeon. He and his ...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Our view: So much to be thankful for

As we gather Thursday with family and friends to share in our bountiful blessings, we should do so with grateful hearts. For despite the trials and tr...

November 22nd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


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