Fred Fox, Scotland County broadcasting icon, dies

Fred Fox, Scotland County broadcasting icon, dies

LAURINBURG — Fred Fox Jr., a radio broadcaster known as “the voice of Scotland County,” has died.Fox, who passed away on Saturday, w...

December 10th, 2017 |  


AKA cotillion on Sunday

AKA cotillion on Sunday

LAURINBURG — The Rho Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will host its 2017 Cotillion on Sunday at 5 p.m. at Bright Hopewell...

December 8th, 2017 |  


RCC offers newpathways to all16 UNC schools

HAMLET – Career and Transfer Center Director Patsy Stanley told the Richmond Community College Board of Trustees this week about new transfer pa...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Maxton man gets decade on drug charges

GREENVILLE – A Maxton man has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison after being convicted of drug trafficking, according to a release f...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Scotland County October jobless rate tops state

LAURINBURG — Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate for the month of October, according to data from the state Department of Commerce...

December 5th, 2017 |  


McLeod Health Cheraw celebrates volunteers

McLeod Health Cheraw celebrates volunteers

CHERAW, S.C. — The McLeod Health Cheraw Volunteer Program held a Service Awards luncheon last week.During the celebration, volunteers were recog...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Literacy Council to hold banking workshop

LAURINBURG — Scotland County Literacy Council will hold a Basic Banking Workshop on Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. at the office on 213 McLaurin Avenue.The cl...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Laurinburg closes drive-thru, parking for City Hall construction

LAURINBURG — Due to ongoing construction on the new City Hall and police department, some parking areas and the recycling drop off will be close...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Scotland churches join for community Thanksgiving service

Scotland churches join for community Thanksgiving service

LAURINBURG — A dozen Laurinburg area churches will combine efforts for a Community Thanksgiving Season Service on Sunday.The program begins at 6...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Pittenger: House tax plan will benefit North Carolinians

Pittenger: House tax plan will benefit North Carolinians

WASHINGTON — A $1.5 trillion package overhauling corporate and personal taxes that passed the U.S. House on Thursday will be good for North Caro...

November 17th, 2017 |