Back-to-school safety tips

Back-to-school safety tips

The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office wants to offer some safety tips for those youngsters who will be walking back and forth to school this year...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Make the best of the rest of your life

To Hospice of Scotland County whose care and nurturing is unsurpassed, thank you for the special care you took of me during my recent stay at Morrison...

August 25th, 2015 |  


McCrory’s budget screw up?

McCrory’s budget screw up?

You may question my motivation in using the terminology: Gov. Pat McCrory’s budget screw up?After all, I am known to be a conservative Republica...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Fight the good fight for faith

Fight the good fight for faith

When I was a young girl I used to enjoy watching televised boxing matches with my Daddy. I can remember how back in the 1970s … American former ...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Back to school event a success

Back to school event a success

The annual NAACP Back to School, Stay Event was a success due in part to our sponsors, volunteers and members and Dr. Freda Singletary.The response to...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Learn to be safe at college

Learn to be safe at college

This fall thousands of students will leave their families and friends to attend college. For many, it will be their first time away from home and also...

August 15th, 2015 |  


Applause for good cops

To the editor:On Aug. 1 I was taking my morning walk when I discovered a man so intoxicated he had passed out and was lying in the parking lot of a lo...

August 14th, 2015 |  


A relationship with God is smart

A relationship with God is smart

When I was a high school student I failed a few subjects including supposedly simple courses like Beginner’s Typing and Driver’s Education...

August 14th, 2015 |  


As Laurinburg strives to attract retail business along with industrial manufacturing, what kind of stores or restaurants would you like to see move to...

August 14th, 2015 |  


Eligibility requirements for N.C. marriages

Eligibility requirements for N.C. marriages

Hopefully, the topics that have been addressed by the legal corner so far have been helpful to our readers. For the next couple of weeks we will addre...

August 14th, 2015 |