NEWS


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 |  


Free diabetes event Thursday

LAURINBURG — The Scotland Memorial Foundation will hold a Community Health Night Out on Diabetes Awareness on Thursda.The free event is open to ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Crime report

Break inLAURINBURG – A resident of OakCroft Trail reported to police on Saturday that someone stole a CRF dirt bike from the garage $2000 and br...

November 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Wrestling sets high expectations

Wrestling sets high expectations

LAURINBURG — After a disappointing end to the 2016-17 season, the Fighting Scots wrestling team has a new head coach and a new outlook.Thomas Ha...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Fighting Scots stumble against Westover

Fighting Scots stumble against Westover

LAURINBURG — The undersized Fighting Scots couldn’t get through the trees Westover kept putting on the floor Wednesday.The sheer height an...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Lady Scots rebound against Westover

Lady Scots rebound against Westover

LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots bounced back with a four-point victory against Westover on Wednesday after suffering a 23-point loss the day before....

November 16th, 2017 |  


Knights wrestling falls at Belmont Abbey in outdoor match

Knights wrestling falls at Belmont Abbey in outdoor match

BELMONT — The St. Andrews University wrestling team opened up dual-meet action at Div. II Belmont Abbey College in their annual outdoor match on...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Inconsistency costs Lady Scots in opener

Inconsistency costs Lady Scots in opener

LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots got off to a shaky start in their season opener against Gray’s Creek on Tuesday.Second-year head coach Mallori...

November 15th, 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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