No family is immune from the opioid crisis

No family is immune from the opioid crisis

I dare say that at least one of your family members, friends or acquaintances has either been overprescribed and is now fighting addiction, or has eve...

January 12th, 2018 |  


New ideas for the new year

New ideas for the new year

Most of us make the same ‘ol resolution every year – whether it’s to lose weight, go to the gym, quit smoking, travel more, voluntee...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Rethinking prisons key to debt

Rethinking prisons key to debt

What if tomorrow you read in The Laurinburg Exchange that the United States will have a trillion-dollar budget surplus next year and every year there ...

January 5th, 2018 |  


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 |  


SHS football — Years of excellence

To the editor:The Scotland County Community has been entertained for the last seven years with the highest level of high school football imaginable. W...

December 8th, 2017 |