Democrats: Fight Trump, not each other

Democrats: Fight Trump, not each other

North Carolina is not Virginia.And 2017 is not 2018 or 2020.But North Carolina Democrats and Republicans still watched what happened in our neighborin...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Scotland Health care strong in ‘17, ready for ‘18

Scotland Health care strong in ‘17, ready for ‘18

Scotland Health Care System’s fiscal year ends Sept. 30, with most of our official goals established on this cycle. As our 2017 year has ended, ...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Election offers chance for new day

Tuesday was Election Day in our local municipalities.Sadly, we are perhaps as divided as we have ever been in our choices of who should lead us in dec...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Letter:Laurinburg is in this together

To the editor:Remember this:Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.All the King’s horses an all the King’s menCouldn&#...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Our time on social media has arrived

Even though Laurinburg and Scotland County are not usually found as routine subjects on social media platforms, our time has come.Whether it’s F...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Challengers don’t understand problems

To the editor:In the last municipal election in the city of Laurinburg in 2015, only 24 percent of registered voters voted; 76 percent of citizens reg...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Bill ends tax-supported abortions

Bill ends tax-supported abortions

For decades, American taxpayers have unknowingly provided tax breaks that help lower the cost of building new abortion clinics.The 1976 Hyde Amendment...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


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 |  


Resources to help learn and earn

Resources to help learn and earn

In a previous edition of Focus on Laurinburg, you were introduced to the NCWorks Career Center in Scotland County and the opportunities and tools it o...

November 1st, 2017 |  


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 |