Bill couldfund schoolimprovements

Bill couldfund schoolimprovements

RALEIGH — While Gov. Pat McCrory and Senate Republicans attempt to rally support for tax bills they favor, one state representative says a provi...

August 14th, 2015 |  


County 4-Her wins state gold

RALEIGH — A Scotland County 4-H member earned top honors at last month’s statewide 4-H Congress.Langston Byrd, 18, son of William and Prec...

August 14th, 2015 |  


Scotland schools host open houses

Scotland schools host open houses

LAURINBURG — Scotland County schools will hold a series of open houses next week to help acclimate new students and welcome returning ones.The o...

August 13th, 2015 |  


New chancellor envisions UNCP as top school

New chancellor envisions UNCP as top school

PEMBROKE — The new chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke said he wants to make his school the first choice for students in ...

August 11th, 2015 |  


NAACP school give-away Saturday

NAACP school give-away Saturday

LAURINBURG — The Back-to-School, Stay in School event began in 2000 as modest affair in a church fellowship hall to help needy students.The proj...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Resigned elections officialheld fundraiser for McCrory

WINSTON-SALEM — A month before he won election, Gov. Pat McCrory attended a fundraiser hosted by an appointee to the state Board of Elections wh...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Critcher named Marlboro Academy headmaster

Critcher named Marlboro Academy headmaster

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. — Marlboro Academy has a new headmaster in place for the start of the new school year.Joe Critcher assumed that role in July...

August 8th, 2015 |  


Ciarrocca named to Dean’s List

Ciarrocca named to Dean’s List

LAURINBURG — Anna Lisa Ciarrocca of Laurinburg was named to the Dean’s List of Mercer University’s College of Liberal Arts for the s...

August 8th, 2015 |  


Program provides hand up, head start

Program provides hand up, head start

LAURINBURG — The eight-week 4-H Workforce Development program ended on Thursday, graduating 10 middle school students with a head start on build...

August 7th, 2015 updated: August 7th, 2015. |  


Watkins withdraws as Robeson superintendent

Watkins withdraws as Robeson superintendent

LUMBERTON — Rick Watkins, a former Scotland County school administrator, has changed his mind about serving as leader of Robeson County public s...

August 7th, 2015 |