Closer care is better by far

Closer care is better by far

My previous message from the Scotland Health Care System focused on the Safe, High Quality, and Compassionate Care we provide. This message focuses on...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Column: Scotland’s school floor explained

Column: Scotland’s school floor explained

A lot of people talk of the Scotland “School Floor”. Few fully understand it.As mayor of Laurinburg, the city that is home to the high sch...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Cooper budget signals left’s defeat

Cooper budget signals left’s defeat

Roy Cooper has just submitted his first budget proposal as governor of North Carolina. It is a political document — and I don’t mean that ...

March 14th, 2017 |  


A culture of celebrating education

A culture of celebrating education

The first item on every Scotland County Schools’ meeting agenda is the opportunity to share out our district, school, or most importantly our st...

March 12th, 2017 |  


Feelings of anxiety are normal

Feelings of anxiety are normal

Anxiety is a very normal, human emotion that can make you feel as if you are losing control. Anxiety can be described as a feeling of worry, nervousne...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Same politicians mean same results

Same politicians mean same results

Scotland County is an area of statistical extremes. Most folks know Scotland is the smallest county in North Carolina, but we are not the smallest cou...

March 10th, 2017 updated: March 12th, 2017. |  


Getting away from crepe murder

Getting away from crepe murder

You see it every year in the spring, crepe murder.What is it, why do people do it and how can you repair the damage?Crepe myrtles bloom on new wood. N...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Laurinburg has a lot in the works

Laurinburg has a lot in the works

I began working at the city of Laurinburg on May 20, 2016 as the community development director after approximately three and a half years as a planne...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Do it for his glory

Do it for his glory

The message this morning takes the focus off of us and puts it where it belongs. Community, there is nothing like the glory of God when whatever we do...

March 4th, 2017 |  


Our choice: Works of the flesh or fruit of the Spirit

1 John 4:7-19God’s Word has a way of causing us to think about our lives and if we are really living in the will of our heavenly Father. That is...

March 4th, 2017 |