Pokemon-Go players find body near Laurinburg park

LAURINBURG — Authorities are investigating a body found in North Laurinburg Monday by a pair of people playing “Pokemon-Go.”The body...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Crime report

Sexual assaultLAURINBURG — A Laurinburg woman reported she was sexually assaulted after an older man offered to drive her home near East Vance S...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Tema Festival to pack downtown Laurinburg

Tema Festival to pack downtown Laurinburg

LAURINBURG — Residents can expect this weekend’s first-ever Tema Festival to bring thousands of visitors to Scotland County for a cultural...

August 30th, 2016 |  


S.C. teen arrested in Laurinburg shooting

S.C. teen arrested in Laurinburg shooting

LAURINBURG — Authorities have arrested a man wanted in a shooting that took place over the weekend that injured two people, including a 12-year-...

August 29th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |  


Scotland educators prepare for school start

Scotland educators prepare for school start

LAURINBURG — Scotland High School served as host for the annual Scotland County schools employee convocation that seemed to not only act as an a...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Scotland County Habitat’s store adds 3,000 books

Scotland County Habitat’s store adds 3,000 books

LAURINBURG —Attention book lovers: your chance of running into Ernest Hemingway or Stephenie Meyer just got greater as Habitat for Humanity̵...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Gibson residents told not to detain crooks

Gibson residents told not to detain crooks

GIBSON — As the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office looks for ways to step up protection for the town of Gibson, authorities don’t want...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Scotland County schools prepare for new year

Scotland County schools prepare for new year

LAURINBURG —The new school year does not kick off until Monday, but a bunch of nine graders got their first taste of what high school life will ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg events to remember 9/11

Laurinburg events to remember 9/11

LAURINBURG — As the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks nears, several local remembrances are being planned to mark the date.On Sept...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Festival honors college history

Festival honors college history

LAURINBURG — More than 40 years after artists gathered to commemorate the impact they and others made on the culture of Black Mountain College, ...

August 24th, 2016 |