NEWS


Toddler’s fall uncovers rare brain tumor

Toddler’s fall uncovers rare brain tumor

LAURINBURG – When Sarah Emily Dial fell in mid-October, her parents Jessica and Ricky initially thought it was a typical mishap like any other t...

November 16th, 2017 updated: November 17th, 2017. |  


Council unswayed on City Hall project

Council unswayed on City Hall project

LAURINBURG — Newly elected incumbent Drew Williamson does not plan to join two other recent winners for city council in opposing the new City Ha...

November 15th, 2017 updated: November 16th, 2017. |  


Crime report

Break inLAURINBURG – A resident of South Main Street reported to police on Tuesday that someone stole a .38 caliber valued at $600 from her 2015...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Laurinburg man arrested for child abuse

Laurinburg man arrested for child abuse

LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg man was arrested Tuesday for child abuse after he mistreated his girlfriend’s children.Jonathan Devonte McLean, ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Ministerial Alliance holds fall revival

LAURINBURG – Scotland County Ministerial Alliance is putting a new twist on its annual fall revival.The revival takes place from Nov. 14 to 16 a...

November 15th, 2017 |  


South Scotland students collect coins for a cure

South Scotland students collect coins for a cure

LAURINBURG — During the month of October, South Scotland students participated in a service project for breast cancer awareness.The school hoste...

November 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Scotland’s Zamir White suffers torn ACL
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Player of the Week
St. Andrews basketball teams stumble against Union College

St. Andrews basketball teams stumble against Union College

Lady Knights suffer first defeat at UnionBARBOURVILLE, KY — The St. Andrews University women’s basketball team suffered their first defeat...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Time for some Black Friday football

Time for some Black Friday football

LAURINBURG — And then there were four.The Fighting Scots are the only remaining team out of the Sandhills Athletic Conference in the NCHSAA play...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Scotland defense grounds Seventy-First

Scotland defense grounds Seventy-First

LAURINBURG — The second meeting between Scotland and Seventy-First was eerily similar than when the two teams squared off last month.The Sandhil...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Marlboro Academy senior signs with Radford University

Marlboro Academy senior signs with Radford University

MARLBORO, S.C. — Marlboro Academy senior Lindsay Hunter signer her letter of intent to play Division I college softball on Wednesday at Radford ...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Scotland’s Army All-Americans

Scotland’s Army All-Americans

LAURINBURG — Fighting Scots senior Zamir White and head coach Richard Bailey were honored in a special ceremony on Friday by members of the Unit...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Lady Knights basketball rolls to 3-0

Lady Knights basketball rolls to 3-0

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University women’s basketball team won their third straight game of the season on Thursday rolling to an 87-7...

November 17th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Births

FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst has released the following birth announcements:Locklear boyTimothy and Sabrina Locklear of Laurinburg...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Education board debates school site

Education board debates school site

LAURINBURG — School officals voted to move onto Phase III of consolidation by identifying a site for a new elementary school during the regular ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Game for Scottish history, Highland fun

Game for Scottish history, Highland fun

LAURINBURG — Bagpipers, kilts, caber tosses and traditional Scottish foods transported visitors to the United Kingdom’s northernmost count...

October 10th, 2017 |  


St. David’s to bless animals

St. David’s to bless animals

LAURINBURG — St. David’s Episcopal Church will hold a ceremony Sunday to bestow blessings and protection on four-legged family members who...

October 6th, 2017 |  


History of the Highland Games

History of the Highland Games

LAURINBURG — The tradition and history of the Scotland County Highland Games runs much deeper than it’s nine years lets on.Scotland County...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


Our veterans deserve better

Our veterans deserve better

America is the greatest nation on earth because of the freedoms and liberties afforded to all of our citizens. Yet all too often, we are guilty of tak...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Democrats: Fight Trump, not each other

Democrats: Fight Trump, not each other

North Carolina is not Virginia.And 2017 is not 2018 or 2020.But North Carolina Democrats and Republicans still watched what happened in our neighborin...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Scotland Health care strong in ‘17, ready for ‘18

Scotland Health care strong in ‘17, ready for ‘18

Scotland Health Care System’s fiscal year ends Sept. 30, with most of our official goals established on this cycle. As our 2017 year has ended, ...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Election offers chance for new day

Tuesday was Election Day in our local municipalities.Sadly, we are perhaps as divided as we have ever been in our choices of who should lead us in dec...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Letter:Laurinburg is in this together

To the editor:Remember this:Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.All the King’s horses an all the King’s menCouldn&#...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Our time on social media has arrived

Even though Laurinburg and Scotland County are not usually found as routine subjects on social media platforms, our time has come.Whether it’s F...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


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