City Hall dominates debate

City Hall dominates debate

LAURINBURG — The elephant in the room during this week’s Laurinburg/Scotland County Area Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum will soon be...

October 18th, 2017 |  


A visit both foreign and familiar

A visit both foreign and familiar

LAURINBURG – Students from Laurinburg’s sister city Oban, Scotland will be leaving the county today after a two- week student exchange vis...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Sheriff appoints chief detective

LAURINBURG – Scotland County Sheriff’s Office has named Capt. Earl Haywood to chief detective of investigations. The post had been held by...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Police: Man charged with purse thefts

Police: Man charged with purse thefts

LAURINBURG – Police have arrested a Laurinburg man for several purse thefts at Walmart in recent weeks.Christopher Patel, 23, of Airbase Road, w...

October 17th, 2017 |  


John Blue bustles with visitors

John Blue bustles with visitors

LAURINBURG – Visitors from around the state and around the corner took in the sights and sounds of the 34th annual John Blue Cotton Festival thi...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Candidates focus on jobs

Candidates focus on jobs

LAURINBURG — Many of the problems that Laurinburg faces boil down to one thing — jobs, according to many of the people running for Laurinb...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Annual Ritz raffle goes Rogue

Annual Ritz raffle goes Rogue

LAURINBURG — Individuals have the chance to win a Nissan Rogue as part of the Scotland Memorial Foundation Ritz Raffle.Currently, 750 raffle tic...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Laurinburg finalizes bank loan for City Hall

LAURINBURG — BB&T has finalized the $9.1 million loan needed to build a new City Hall and police station.Work on the 19,900-square-foot comp...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Scotland trains for overdoses

Scotland trains for overdoses

LAURINBURG – Law enforcement officers in the county now have another tool in their arsenal to help save lives.Eastpointe Managed Care recently d...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Council to clarify tax, utility rates

LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg City Council hopes to dispel the myth about high city taxes and other finaicla matter when the board meets Tuesday.D...

October 14th, 2017 |