Candidate asks for pledge banning video gambling

LAURINBURG — A candidate for District 1 has asked the Laurinburg City Council to pledge to place a moratorium on video gambling machines.But cit...

October 18th, 2017 |  


DAISY Award honoree named

DAISY Award honoree named

LAURINBURG — Scotland Health Care System has named the 2017 third quarter DAISY Award honoree — is Miranda Locklear.Locklear, who joined S...

October 18th, 2017 |  


City Hall dominates debate

City Hall dominates debate

LAURINBURG — The elephant in the room during this week’s Laurinburg/Scotland County Area Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum will soon be...

October 18th, 2017 |  


A visit both foreign and familiar

A visit both foreign and familiar

LAURINBURG – Students from Laurinburg’s sister city Oban, Scotland will be leaving the county today after a two- week student exchange vis...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Sheriff appoints chief detective

LAURINBURG – Scotland County Sheriff’s Office has named Capt. Earl Haywood to chief detective of investigations. The post had been held by...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Police: Man charged with purse thefts

Police: Man charged with purse thefts

LAURINBURG – Police have arrested a Laurinburg man for several purse thefts at Walmart in recent weeks.Christopher Patel, 23, of Airbase Road, w...

October 17th, 2017 |  


John Blue bustles with visitors

John Blue bustles with visitors

LAURINBURG – Visitors from around the state and around the corner took in the sights and sounds of the 34th annual John Blue Cotton Festival thi...

October 17th, 2017 |  


McInnis on high-speed panel

McInnis on high-speed panel

RALEIGH — State Sen.Tom McInnis has been appointed to the Virginia-North Carolina High-Speed Rail Compact Commission.The panel helps design and ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Critics: Pittenger should support aid for more than just Matthew

Critics: Pittenger should support aid for more than just Matthew

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger is defending his no vote against a disaster relief package despite previous strong support for fed...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Candidates focus on jobs

Candidates focus on jobs

LAURINBURG — Many of the problems that Laurinburg faces boil down to one thing — jobs, according to many of the people running for Laurinb...

October 17th, 2017 |