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 |  


Laurinburg man shot

Laurinburg man shot

LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg man has been arrested as a part of drive-by shooting this weekend that injured another man.Airam T. Barfield, 24, of 3...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent

Unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent

LAURINBURG — The unemployment rate in Scotland County rose from 8.6 percent in May to 9.2 percent in June, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Scotland sheriff urges bus safety with school set to resume

Scotland sheriff urges bus safety with school set to resume

LAURINBURG —Scotland County schools reopen next week, but Sheriff Ralph Kersey already has a lesson to impart about getting there safely.Kersey ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Event tries to kick Alzheimer’s

Event tries to kick Alzheimer’s

LAURINBURG — Several area health care providers came together to kick their way to a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. Scotia Village hosted t...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Sorority dons hats to help community

Sorority dons hats to help community

LAURINBURG — A hat and fashion show planned for today hopes to raise money for local projects while giving women, men and children the chance to...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Scotland County Day of Caring help needed

Scotland County Day of Caring help needed

LAURINBURG — Volunteers are needed to help with multiple projects next month when the United Way of Scotland County holds its annual Day of Cari...

August 19th, 2016 |  


McInnis opposed to bill on Laurinburg City Hall

McInnis opposed to bill on Laurinburg City Hall

LAURINBURG — State Sen. Tom McInnis said he declines to sponsor a proposed bill that might prevent construction of a new municipal building for ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg solar farm gets greenlight

Laurinburg solar farm gets greenlight

LAURINBURG — Despite objections from adjacent landowners, the Laurinburg City Council on Tuesday approved a conditional use permit to put anothe...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Residents ask Laurinburg to nix City Hall project

Residents ask Laurinburg to nix City Hall project

LAURINBURG — Protecting the financial future of the city was foremost on the minds of residents who objected Tuesday night to the possibility th...

August 17th, 2016 |