Two arrested after traffic violations

LAURINBURG — Police arrested two men Tuesday after they attempted to flee traffic stops, authorities said.The first incident occurred on Turnpik...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Sheriff asks for rule on shooting guns

Sheriff asks for rule on shooting guns

LAURINBURG – Sheriff Ralph Kersey wants the county to pass a new ordinance restricting how firearms can be discharged in the county.There is no ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Crosspointe seeks tax exemption

Crosspointe seeks tax exemption

LAURINBURG – Cross Pointe Church wants the county to change how it taxes some of the property that the church owns. An attorney representing the...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Scotland to celebrate MLK Day

Scotland to celebrate MLK Day

LAURINBURG – Several activities have been planned to mark the 35th observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday this Monday.The biggest...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Jobless claims increase in November

Jobless claims increase in November

LAURINBURG – Scotland County is no longer dead last in its rate of unemployment.But we’re close.According to the most recent data from the...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Driver arrested for drugs after wreck

LAURINBURG – Police have arrested a Lumberton man for drug violations after a single-car accident on Thursday.Jawrari Perkins Cain, 20, of 15th ...

January 9th, 2018 |  


State to issue fees for DMV hearings

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles has begun collecting state-mandated fees for administrative hearings related to license ...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Crime report

Break inLAURINBURG – Eastside Emmanuel Holiness Church on Lee Road reported to the sheriff’s office on Tuesday that someone broke in and s...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Inspirational Scotland County educator dies at 101

Inspirational Scotland County educator dies at 101

LAURINBURG – According to her family, Willie Freeman Parker spent much of her long life educating people in one way or another until her final d...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Residents reflect on past year

Residents reflect on past year

LAURINBURG – Scotland County residents said 2017 was filled with ups and down, but for the most part they looked back on the year was with fond ...

December 30th, 2017 |