NEWS


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Laurinburg City Hall moves ahead despite protests

County board to look at bond for schools, projects

LAURINBURG – The Scotland County Board of Commissioners will discuss how to pay for everal projects over the next few weeks including expanding ...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Wreck sends one to hospital

Wreck sends one to hospital

LAURINBURG – A wrong-way driver is responsible for a wreck that resulted in the rescue squad using the “Jaws of Life” to extricate a...

July 17th, 2017 |  


McColl man arrested for fraud

McColl man arrested for fraud

LAURINBURG – Scotland County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a South Carolina man they say attempted to defraud a relative and an insurance...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Sheriff: Car thief nabbed in Ohio

Sheriff: Car thief nabbed in Ohio

LAURINBURG – Scotland County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man they say stole a vehicle from a Laurinburg company and fled town.Lavern K...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Family fears retaliation by nursing home

Family fears retaliation by nursing home

LAURINBURG – The family of a patient at a Scotland County nursing home say the facility is evicting their mother in retribution for complaining ...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Lawmakers review last session

Lawmakers review last session

LAURINBURG —Scotland County educators could see more money in their wallets over the next two years, according to members of the local legislati...

July 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Area golf championship celebrates 32 years

Area golf championship celebrates 32 years

LAURINBURG — Scotch Meadows Country Club and Deercroft Golf Club will play host to the Exteriors “R” Us 2017 Area Championship of Sc...

July 17th, 2017 updated: July 17th, 2017. |  


Excited for fall sports with the Scots

Excited for fall sports with the Scots

When an athletics program is as accomplished as Scotlands each season begins with heightened expectations. Fans, near and far, expect a certain level ...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Lady Scots to hold tennis clinic

Lady Scots to hold tennis clinic

LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots tennis program will be holding a clinic June 24-27 for any high school girls interested in playing the sport this fa...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Creating depth a top priority for Scots

Creating depth a top priority for Scots

LAURINBURG — The depth chart for the Fighting Scots is thinner than head coach Richard Bailey is used to seeing, especially with the 2017 season...

July 13th, 2017 |  


East-West All-Star Games just around the corner

East-West All-Star Games just around the corner

LAURINBURG — The 69th annual East-West All-Star Games are just one week away.The East-West All-Star Games feature players who have just graduate...

July 11th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Art show reboots Homecoming
NCDOT bringing Church Street up to snuff

NCDOT bringing Church Street up to snuff

LAURINBURG – The North Carolina Department of Transportation will be spending $1.5 million this summer to make upgrades to sidewalks and the roa...

June 26th, 2017 |  


Men arrested on gun charges

Men arrested on gun charges

LAURINBURG – Police have arrested two Laurinburg men on felony gun charges following a traffic stop early Tuesday morning.Brock Rush, 27, of Ral...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Scotland HS Class of 2017

Scotland HS Class of 2017

Scotland High School senior Karfa Kaba smiles with his carnation in his mouth after receiving his diploma during Scotland’s 50th commencement ex...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Scotland High School seniors receive over $2.5 million in scholarships

Scotland High School seniors receive over $2.5 million in scholarships

LAURINBURG — Seniors at Scotland High School were awarded millions of dollars in scholarships during the school’s annual Senior Awards pro...

June 1st, 2017 |  


School additions to now cost $18 mil.

LAURINBURG — School officials got their first look at the plans for the additions to Sycamore Lane and Laurel Hill Elementary schools during thi...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Senate bill could change Scotland County’s eligibility for food stamps

RALEIGH – Hidden in the depths of the state Senate’s 2017/18 budget is language that would kick hundreds of Scotland County households off...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


7:45 am |    

Personal attacks must stop

Exchange program built bond

Exchange program built bond

It was 1988 and Dr. Thomas Benson of St. Andrews University left on a mission. The coming year - 1989 would mark the 250th anniversary of the first sh...

July 6th, 2017 updated: July 6th, 2017. |  


Supporting children who worry

Supporting children who worry

Anxiety is a normal part of everyone’s life as it is a natural body response to danger or fear. For example, if a child sees a rattlesnake on th...

July 4th, 2017 |  


City has lost sight of its role

To the Editor,Enough is enough! The issue of a new city hall has turned into a personal battle. The city council has lost sight of its role for the ta...

July 1st, 2017 |  


First Footers share common experience

First Footers share common experience

It was late summer of 1967 and the new Scotland High School was about to open its doors and consolidate many of the other high schools in Scotland Cou...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Unmaskthe falsecourage

Unmaskthe falsecourage

This past February when the right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak at the University of California, Berkeley, hundreds of proteste...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Letter: More guns no answer

To the editor:Peter, Paul and Mary sang “where have all the flowers gone, long time passing” but “where have all the people gone, go...

June 28th, 2017 |  


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