NEWS


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Fireman’s raffle Saturday
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New Kiwanis leader
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Updated: 11:56 am. |    
City to upgrade how old utility load managed
Girl Scouts prep cookie sale

Girl Scouts prep cookie sale

LAURINBURG- Samoas, Thin Mints and S’More’s, oh my.Scotland County Girl Scouts gathered at Trinity Presbyterian Church last week for a ral...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Marchers find meaning in day

Marchers find meaning in day

LAURINBURG – More than 100 people braved a bitter cold morning to join a march to honor the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.The march is in...

January 17th, 2018 |  


City man arrested for beating

City man arrested for beating

LAURINBURG – Police have arrested a Laurinburg man wanted in connection to a December breaking and entering and battery.Rontel Ratley, 22, of Ma...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Man arrested in Scotland shooting death

Man arrested in Scotland shooting death

LAURINBURG – Deputies say they have arrested a Laurinburg man after an argument led to a shooting death Monday night.Jeremy Tucker, 23, of Lauri...

January 16th, 2018 updated: January 16th, 2018. |  


Pittenger: Democrats don’t like maps because they can’t win elections

Pittenger: Democrats don’t like maps because they can’t win elections

LAURINBURG — U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, whose district includes Scotland County, says Democrats who are complaining that district lines were ri...

January 15th, 2018 |  


School board surrenders Southside-Ashpole

School board surrenders Southside-Ashpole

LUMBERTON — The Board of Education of the Public Schools of Robeson County voted unanimously this week to turn over management of an elementary ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Basketball returns after two-week hiatus

Basketball returns after two-week hiatus

LAURINBURG — Snow and exams have snarled the Fighting Scots basketball team for almost two weeks.The drought ends on Thursday as the Fighting Sc...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Patriots, Eagles square off in Super Bowl 52

Patriots, Eagles square off in Super Bowl 52

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl in search of a sixth title.They’ll face a Philadelphia Eagles team looki...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


No. 24 Union pulls away from Knights

No. 24 Union pulls away from Knights

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University men’s basketball team played with the defending NAIA national champs for a half Saturday but No. 2...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Lady Knights pick up second straight win

Lady Knights pick up second straight win

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University women’s basketball team won its second straight game ousting Union College (Ky.) 71-66 at home ove...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Snow, exams cause schedule changes

Snow, exams cause schedule changes

LAURINBURG — Five snow days over the past two weeks and end of term exams have forced the Scotland High School athletics department to make a nu...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Knights upset No. 12 Montreat

Knights upset No. 12 Montreat

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University men’s basketball team upset 12th ranked Montreat College Cavaliers 71-59 on Thursday in front of a...

January 19th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


11:54 am
Updated: 1:43 pm. |    
Valentine’s Dayfund raiser willassist nonprofit

PEMBROKE — Onlookers marveled at a century-old, hand-sewn quilt highlighted by scraps of cloth sewn into 30 pine cone patch designs.The intricat...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Ol’ man winter visits

Ol’ man winter visits

Amber Hatten-Staley | Laurinburg ExchangeSnow fell hard and fast on Wednesday evening around Scotland County making people’s drive home from wor...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Growing Change honored for work

Growing Change honored for work

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County nonprofit work to transform the Wagram Prison into an agricultural and farming community center has garnered na...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Cops Christmas shop with kids

Cops Christmas shop with kids

LAURINBURG — Retired Sycamore Lane teacher Cathy Chavis was nearly brought to tears in the Walmart check-out line watching children receive Chri...

December 25th, 2017 |  


Firefighters Association donates to two DSS families

Firefighters Association donates to two DSS families

****Editor’s note: The story that ran in Thursday’s edition of the newspaper listed the Laurinburg Fire Department as the entity that dona...

December 21st, 2017 updated: December 22nd, 2017. |  


Scotland Christian Academy students brighten holiday for needy

Scotland Christian Academy students brighten holiday for needy

iLAURINBURG — You could hear the eager voices and laughter of students from Scotland Christian Academy from across the street as they hauled box...

December 19th, 2017 |  


OPINION


11:07 pm |    
New ideas for the new year

County must account for costs

To the editor:In The Exchange, there was an article on 2017 in review. One of the subjects was the “Fire Substations.” I found a few items...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Give holiday guests a Scotland County tour

Give holiday guests a Scotland County tour

As the end of the year rolls around, I’m sure many folks will have friends and family coming to town to share in the holiday season. Once the in...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Tips and tricks for the season

Tips and tricks for the season

This time of year is the best time of the year for some, but tough for many others— family problems, financial troubles, grief, stress and the l...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Report card website now user friendly

Report card website now user friendly

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction recently unveiled the newly designed, more user-friendly NC School Report Card website (www.school...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Great loss for our community

To the editor:To have the best medical service providers should be the goal of any community, because it has a direct impact on the health of the popu...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Optimists express spirit of the season

Optimists express spirit of the season

It is the Christmas Season and one of the annual traditions in Laurinburg is in full force – the Laurinburg Optimist Club Christmas Tree sale. C...

December 8th, 2017 |  


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