Police seeking kidnapper

LAURINBURG – Police are looking for a man who broke into the home of an elderly Pine Street resident and assaulted and robbed her over the weeke...

October 24th, 2017 |  


At-large incumbent, Hammond, running on experience

At-large incumbent, Hammond, running on experience

LAURINBURG — Dee Hammond’s days as an employee of Laurinburg came to a close in December 2011. But she said her concern and connection to ...

October 24th, 2017 |  


NAACP president to speak Saturday

NAACP president to speak Saturday

LAURINBURG — Tickets to Saturday’s Scotland County Freedom Fund Banquet are still available.The cost is $25 per person and can be purchase...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Exchange looking for cutest kid

Exchange looking for cutest kid

LAURINBURG — With Halloween a dozen days away, it is time to pick the best little goblin or ghoul in Scotland County. Photo submissions for The L...

October 19th, 2017 updated: October 20th, 2017. |  


DAISY Award honoree named

DAISY Award honoree named

LAURINBURG — Scotland Health Care System has named the 2017 third quarter DAISY Award honoree — is Miranda Locklear.Locklear, who joined S...

October 18th, 2017 |  


McInnis on high-speed panel

McInnis on high-speed panel

RALEIGH — State Sen.Tom McInnis has been appointed to the Virginia-North Carolina High-Speed Rail Compact Commission.The panel helps design and ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Critics: Pittenger should support aid for more than just Matthew

Critics: Pittenger should support aid for more than just Matthew

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger is defending his no vote against a disaster relief package despite previous strong support for fed...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Warrant: Block stole rival’s campaign signs in 2015

Warrant: Block stole rival’s campaign signs in 2015

LAURINBURG — Laurinburg Mayor Matthew Block is being accused by a former rival of stealing nearly a dozen campaign signs in 2015.Former Mayor To...

October 17th, 2017 |  


New NAACP president to visit Scotland County

RALEIGH —The newly elected president of the North Carolina NAACP will speak later this month at the annual Freedom Fund Banquet. The Rev. T. Anth...

October 11th, 2017 updated: October 11th, 2017. |  


RCC nurses at 100 percent passing rate

RCC nurses at 100 percent passing rate

HAMLET – Richmond Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing Class of 2017 achieved a 100 percent passing rate on the NCLEX standardized...

October 10th, 2017 |