New director game to improveScotland County parks and rec

New director game to improveScotland County parks and rec

LAURINBURG — Bryan Graham has a lot of ideas about how to improve recreation in Scotland County.But the new director of the county’s parks...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg anti-litter effort seeks volunteers

LAURINBURG —Organizers of this year’s Fall Litter Sweep will have more participants and cash prizes for the anti-litter campaign.The Lauri...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Scotland NAACP helps ready students for school

Scotland NAACP helps ready students for school

LAURINBURG — Volunteers with the Scotland County branch of the NAACP gave hundreds of students a boost this weekend as part of the annual Back t...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Sheriff’s office responds to Gibson issues

Sheriff’s office responds to Gibson issues

GIBSON — Chief Lloyd Goins of the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office addressed concerns from Gibson residents about the need for more law en...

August 15th, 2016 |  


United Methodist Church of Gibson awards scholarships

United Methodist Church of Gibson awards scholarships

The United Methodist Church of Gibson awarded three students the McKenzie Scholarship. Those students were, from left, Samantha Whitehead, Sara Paige ...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Growth through gardening

Growth through gardening

EAST LAURINBURG — Community garden enthusiasts are planting agricultural and business ideas in the minds of young people.On Wednesday, Partners ...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Scotland Memorial unveils renovated wing

Scotland Memorial unveils renovated wing

LAURINBURG — After seven months of renovations, Scotland Memorial Hospital unveiled its new $2.5 million second-floor Medical-Surgical-Pediatric...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Sheriff’s office makes large drug bust

Sheriff’s office makes large drug bust

LAURINBURG — Two arrests were made Monday after a stockpile of narcotics was found in a room at the Scotland Inn.Eric Fields and Melissa Leggett...

August 9th, 2016 |  


School district finance officials earn recognition

School district finance officials earn recognition

LAURINBURG — School finance staffers earned high marks for their accounting work three years in a row.The Scotland County Board of Education lea...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Sewer system gets upgrade

Sewer system gets upgrade

LAURINBURG — Work to improve an aging sewer system is under way in the College Park area.According to Robert Ellis, treatment plant director for...

August 9th, 2016 |