Letter:Think critically, then vote

To the editor:This year the local off-year election is probably the most important one the voters have faced in the last 60 years. The people chosen t...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Letter:Festival goers honor flag

To the editor:I was so proud of our Scotland County citizens during the open ceremony at the John Blue Festival Saturday morning. I was very impressed...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Voters should decide school consolidation

Voters should decide school consolidation

Eds note: The following remarks were made Oct. 3 before the Local Government Commission in opposition to the state panel approving Scotland CountyR...

October 19th, 2017 |  


UNCP, county partner to change lives

UNCP, county partner to change lives

This fall, 6,252 students – 5,481 undergraduates and 771 graduates – began or returned to their studies at UNC Pembroke (UNCP). Scotland C...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Letter: Scots marching band the pride of county

To the editor:“To everything there is a season.” Now it is football season in Scotland County and as always, we are awed and inspired by o...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Another look at Kaepernick

To the editor:As most of us already know, television and newspaper news has been flooded with different opinions of NFL players concerning the playing...

October 17th, 2017 |  


NFL protests about disparity

To the editor:What has happened to freedom of speech and Americans’ right to express their opinions? According to the AP brief, “ESPN susp...

October 17th, 2017 |  


To the editor:Please allow me to comment on Saturday’s article written in support of the new City Hall.According to the writer, there is widespr...

October 13th, 2017 |  


October celebrates Scotland County

October celebrates Scotland County

Something about the beginning of October makes me feel energized and refreshed. You go to the grocery store, pass the nurseries and farms and see bale...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Scotland must embrace change

Eds note: The following remarks were made by Scotland Commissioner Carol McCall to members of the Local Government Commission on Oct. 3 in Raleigh.I w...

October 10th, 2017 |