Jobless claims increase in November

Jobless claims increase in November

LAURINBURG – Scotland County is no longer dead last in its rate of unemployment.But we’re close.According to the most recent data from the...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Brooks recalled as Lumbee icon, medical pioneer

Brooks recalled as Lumbee icon, medical pioneer

PEMBROKE — Martin Luther Brooks, who was known as pioneering physician in Robeson and Scotland counties, has died.Brooks, 88, was the second Lum...

January 9th, 2018 updated: January 9th, 2018. |  


Driver arrested for drugs after wreck

LAURINBURG – Police have arrested a Lumberton man for drug violations after a single-car accident on Thursday.Jawrari Perkins Cain, 20, of 15th ...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Arrest made in Maxton deaths

Arrest made in Maxton deaths

MAXTON — An arrest has been made in the death of a child and an adult whose bodies were found near Maxton.“This is an open investigation,&...

January 9th, 2018 updated: January 9th, 2018. |  


Maine suspect now accused in Robeson County murder

Maine suspect now accused in Robeson County murder

LUMBERTON — A Robeson County man already wanted for a murder in Maine is now accused of killing a man in Robeson County in early December.Tony C...

January 5th, 2018 updated: January 5th, 2018. |  


State to issue fees for DMV hearings

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles has begun collecting state-mandated fees for administrative hearings related to license ...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Snow causes closings, crashes

Snow causes closings, crashes

LAURINBURG — As sheets of snow blanketed Scotland County from Wednesday afternoon through much of the night, authorites are asking residents to ...

January 3rd, 2018 updated: January 3rd, 2018. |  


Crime report

Break inLAURINBURG – Eastside Emmanuel Holiness Church on Lee Road reported to the sheriff’s office on Tuesday that someone broke in and s...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Inspirational Scotland County educator dies at 101

Inspirational Scotland County educator dies at 101

LAURINBURG – According to her family, Willie Freeman Parker spent much of her long life educating people in one way or another until her final d...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Schools out early today

Schools out early today

LAURINBURG —Scotland County Schools will operate on an early release schedule today due a possible winter storm, officials have announced.Meredi...

January 3rd, 2018 |