City man arrested for beating

City man arrested for beating

LAURINBURG – Police have arrested a Laurinburg man wanted in connection to a December breaking and entering and battery.Rontel Ratley, 22, of Ma...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Man arrested in Scotland shooting death

Man arrested in Scotland shooting death

LAURINBURG – Deputies say they have arrested a Laurinburg man after an argument led to a shooting death Monday night.Jeremy Tucker, 23, of Lauri...

January 16th, 2018 updated: January 16th, 2018. |  


Pittenger: Democrats don’t like maps because they can’t win elections

Pittenger: Democrats don’t like maps because they can’t win elections

LAURINBURG — U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, whose district includes Scotland County, says Democrats who are complaining that district lines were ri...

January 15th, 2018 |  


School board surrenders Southside-Ashpole

School board surrenders Southside-Ashpole

LUMBERTON — The Board of Education of the Public Schools of Robeson County voted unanimously this week to turn over management of an elementary ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Elderly man questions back taxes rule

Elderly man questions back taxes rule

LAURINBURG – Ninety-year-old Dannie Kelly believes that the county government is trying to take away something that God gave him.The World War ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Mother devastated at sons’ killings

Mother devastated at sons’ killings

MAXTON — A mother who lost two sons to murder on Monday thought it was a joke when she was first told of the deaths.Annette Bullard, mother of L...

January 12th, 2018 |  


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 |