NEWS


8:42 am |    
Fireman’s raffle Saturday
11:54 am |    
New Kiwanis leader
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Updated: 11:56 am. |    
City to upgrade how old utility load managed
11:02 am |    
Girl Scouts prep cookie sale
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 |  


Elderly man questions back taxes rule

Elderly man questions back taxes rule

LAURINBURG – Ninety-year-old Dannie Kelly believes that the county government is trying to take away something that God gave him.The World War ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Mother devastated at sons’ killings

Mother devastated at sons’ killings

MAXTON — A mother who lost two sons to murder on Monday thought it was a joke when she was first told of the deaths.Annette Bullard, mother of L...

January 12th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Lady Knights Perkins’ strong game not enough in loss

Lady Knights Perkins’ strong game not enough in loss

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The St. Andrews University women’s basketball team dropped their fifth straight game to rival Columbia College (S.C.) 58-...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Scotland Christian sweeps Columbus Christian

Scotland Christian sweeps Columbus Christian

LAURINBURG — Scotland Christian Academy had a clean sweep of Columbus Christian Academy earlier this week as both JV and varsity teams picked up...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Snow cancels MS athletic events

Snow cancels MS athletic events

LAURINBURG — History will have to wait for Scotland County’s middle school wrestling program.For the second time this month the countyR...

January 17th, 2018 |  


SAU men’s volleyball drops opener to Abbey

SAU men’s volleyball drops opener to Abbey

BELMONT — The St. Andrews University men’s volleyball team dropped their opening match of the season to non-conference Div. II foe Belmont...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Scotland athletics push through winter schedule

Scotland athletics push through winter schedule

LAURINBURG — After last week’s winter weather, changes have been made to the sports schedules at Scotland High School and in the middle sc...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Scotland athletics push through winter schedule

Scotland athletics push through winter schedule

LAURINBURG — After last week’s winter weather, changes have been made to the sports schedules at Scotland High School and in the middle sc...

January 16th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


4:40 am |    
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 |  


Holiday celebrated— literally

Holiday celebrated— literally

LAURINBURG— Santa’s elves have been busy creating a book-themed Christmas display at the DeTamble Library on the St. Andrews University ca...

December 7th, 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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