Newcomer’s view of Scotland County

Newcomer’s view of Scotland County

When a visitor to Scotland County crosses the county line his initial thought resembles something like “where in the world am I?” Once he ...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Mayor column: Bigger burden falls on fewer people

Mayor column: Bigger burden falls on fewer people

I had planned to devote this column to part 2 of the ‘School Floor Explained’. That is, until something else caught my eye. Last week, the...

April 11th, 2017 |  


The triumphant Christ

The triumphant Christ

Now on today we reflect on the goodness of God. At this time of the year we can’t help but remember what took place in the events leading to our...

April 7th, 2017 |  


NC behind on anti-discrimination

NC behind on anti-discrimination

Now that HB2 has been partially repealed, enough for the NCAA and ACC anyway, a lot of folks in Raleigh are hoping the issue of discrimination in Nort...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Spring brings festivals and fun to Scotland County

Spring brings festivals and fun to Scotland County

I recently attended the N.C. Governor’s Conference on Tourism. This is an annual event where local tourism directors meet with the executives fr...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Time to celebrate public health

Time to celebrate public health

North Carolina Public Health Association is celebrating National Public Health Week April 3rd – 9th with the theme “Healthiest Nation 2030...

April 4th, 2017 |  


What goes around, comes around

What goes around, comes around

This constant bombardment of accusations that Russia and Mr. Trump had worked together to “rig” the presidential election, the same song o...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Scotland County Parks and Rec springs into action

Scotland County Parks and Rec springs into action

Spring has sprung and the fun has begun for Scotland County Parks and Recreation. With lots of creative and fun activities planned we encourage you to...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Small towns and independent thinkers

Small towns and independent thinkers

“I have to vote to break a tie on town council’s votes all the time,” the mayor of a small North Carolina mountain town told a frien...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Laurinburg downtown garden helps plant love of art

Laurinburg downtown garden helps plant love of art

I have seen a recent article in The Laurinburg Exchange that took a pretty grim view of sculpture that was recently added to the downtown sculpture ga...

March 28th, 2017 |