Our view: An election with insults as the issue

When it seemed impossible for the 2017 municipal election for Laurinburg City Council to go any lower, it did.In a Facebook post last week, Laurinburg...

November 1st, 2017 |  


LGC will judge feasibility of county, city projects

The Local Government Commission is expected this afternoon to consider several multi-million dollar projects in Laurinburg and Scotland County.The lar...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Our View: Helping those in need always terrific bargain

Have you thanked a volunteer today?You need to because your gratitude is their pay.You have a chance to both thank and help volunteers at the Scotland...

February 24th, 2017 |  


City Hall: Defend it or defund it

We get it.People do not want the city of Laurinburg to build an $11 million municipal building.The public — in groups both big and small —...

July 27th, 2016 |  


DNC needs to build up excitement

For Democrats, the convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do — build exc...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Scotland back-to-school effort needs you

While most of us are enjoying the first few weeks of summer, the beginning of the next academic school year will return faster that many realize.As a ...

June 29th, 2016 |  


The mayorwe need

Among the decisions that will be made by Scotland County voters today is who will serve as mayor of Laurinburg for the next four years.The two candida...

November 3rd, 2015 |