NEWS


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Candidates focus on jobs
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City tough on campaign signs
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Grieving mother seeks closure in 2013 cold case
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Laurinburg inspires comedian

Sheriff’s chief detective resigns

LAURINBURG — Capt. Ruben Castellon has resigned as chief of detectives with the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Di...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Pilot Club golf event ‘a success’

Pilot Club golf event ‘a success’

LAURINBURG — The Barbara Sasseen Memorial Golf Tournament sponsored by the Scottish Pilot Club of Laurinburg was a great success, according to o...

October 11th, 2017 |  


New NAACP president to visit Scotland County

RALEIGH —The newly elected president of the North Carolina NAACP will speak later this month at the annual Freedom Fund Banquet. The Rev. T. Anth...

October 11th, 2017 updated: October 11th, 2017. |  


John Blue Festival celebrates yesteryear

John Blue Festival celebrates yesteryear

LAURINBURG – John Blue Cotton Festival began 34 years ago as a way to educate school children about early farm life, but it has since become a m...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Crime report

Break inLAURINBURG – A resident of Hall Street reported to police on Friday that someone broke into the home and stole an Xbox and assorted game...

October 10th, 2017 |  


RCC nurses at 100 percent passing rate

RCC nurses at 100 percent passing rate

HAMLET – Richmond Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing Class of 2017 achieved a 100 percent passing rate on the NCLEX standardized...

October 10th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Scots enter NCHSAA record books
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St. Andrews soccer splits weekend games against Union
SAC-8’s top two do battle

SAC-8’s top two do battle

LAURINBURG — The Fighting Scots made it clear that Seventy-First was going to have to take a win because they weren’t going to just give i...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Lady Knights pick up win, Knights fall

Lady Knights pick up win, Knights fall

Lady Knights shut out Bluefield for second winLAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University women’s soccer team shut out Bluefield College (Va.)...

October 13th, 2017 |  


St. Andrews volleyball splits AAC home games

St. Andrews volleyball splits AAC home games

Lady Knights glide past TruettLAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University women’s volleyball team rolled past AAC South Division foe Truett-Mc...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Freshman Madison Williams wins first race for Lady Scots

Freshman Madison Williams wins first race for Lady Scots

LAURINBURG — The Scotland High School cross country teams traveled to Southern Pines earlier this week for their final regular season Sandhills ...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Volleyball hosts Hoke in SAC-8 tournament

Volleyball hosts Hoke in SAC-8 tournament

LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots volleyball team tied for third place in the Sandhills Athletic Conference after a 3-0 loss to undefeated Richmond on...

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


Co-Defensive Player of Week

Co-Defensive Player of Week

Editor’s Note: Due to space constraints the Co-Defensive Player of the Week and the Special Teams Player of the Week were held from Friday’...

October 13th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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 |  


Blue-Locklear

Blue-Locklear

Redell and Vernon Collins, of Lumberton, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Tara Jo Blue of Lumberton to Marland Lockl...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Engagement

Engagement

Renee J. Jones, of Maxton, announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter Cherella H. Jones, of Maxton, to Talbert McMillan, of Red...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


County’s health grant for moms receives cutback

County’s health grant for moms receives cutback

LAURINBURG – Scotland County Health Department is scrambling to cover a shortfall of more than$17,000 from the Healthy Mothers/Healthy Children ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


LGC appeal puts consolidation on hold

LGC appeal puts consolidation on hold

LAURINBURG — A state committee unanimously approved a plan by Scotland County Schools to finance the second phase of a $14.8 million consolidati...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Partnership for Children seeking county’s most charming kids

LAURINBURG – Partnership for Children and Families is looking for children to represent all that is cute in Scotland County.The 12 finalists in ...

September 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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RichmondCC expanding footprint in Scotland County

RichmondCC expanding footprint in Scotland County

This is an historic and exciting time for Richmond Community College as we move closer to gaining multi-campus status for our facility in Laurinburg. ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Letter: Council has unified citizens

To the editor:I would like to extend kudos to the Laurinburg City Council for bringing unity to the community, once again.J.D. Willis, Dee Hammond, Dr...

October 4th, 2017 |  


LGC will judge feasibility of county, city projects

The Local Government Commission is expected this afternoon to consider several multi-million dollar projects in Laurinburg and Scotland County.The lar...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Golden Knights, a unique attraction

Golden Knights, a unique attraction

One of Scotland County’s unique attractions can be found 5,500 feet overhead.A particular source of Scotland County pride is the Golden Knights ...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Celebrating Public Power Week

You are one of 45 million people in the United States – and one of the 1.2 million people in North Carolina – who receive power from a pub...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Letter: Stand during anthem

To the editorIn his letter to the editor, dated Sept. 13, 2017, Robert Currie states that NFL players should voice their support for Colin Kaepernick....

September 19th, 2017 |