Scotland County Parks and Rec springs into action

Scotland County Parks and Rec springs into action

Our department is growing.On Aug. 16, we will welcome a new team member who will provide an abundance of opportunities for Scotland County. Our new se...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Don’t litter Laurinburg

To the editor,This N.C. Lottery litterer needs to stop throwing those tickets all over Laurinburg.If he or she is mad because they are not winning sto...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Ignorance of history problematic

Two terms often used today in political debate are “free market capitalism” and “redistribution of wealth.”On Aug. 12, 2017, c...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Nancy Shelley, Scotland County treasure

Nancy Shelley, Scotland County treasure

Earlier this summer, Scotland County lost one of our most precious treasures when Ms Nancy Shelley passed away. It is safe to say that very few positi...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Laurinburg’s needs versus wants

Laurinburg’s needs versus wants

At the July 18 Laurinburg City Council meeting, we witnessed the clash of two factions, those that need and those that want.Those that expressed needs...

August 9th, 2017 |  


SEC or Big Ten?

SEC or Big Ten?

LAURINBURG — Something that has long been debated in college football is which conference is the best?The answer is usually whichever conference...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Obamacare can be repaired

We’ve been held hostage by Congress this summer, waiting to see what might happen to our coverage and our neighbors’. But at the moment we...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Are you ready for some football?

Are you ready for some football?

The famous rally cry from Monday Night Football could also be viewed as a local anthem. Talk to most folks around the state and when they hear, “...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


Editorial: Blood precious, constant need in fight to save lives

It’s right there, at the top of the American Red Cross website.“The need is constant, the gratification is instant. Give blood.”R...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Letter: We’re all in this together

To the editor,Congress say we can fix health care by offering pared-down insurance policies that let us pay only for what we need. Sounds good, right?...

July 28th, 2017 |