The favorite fruit of summer

The favorite fruit of summer

Whenever I was growing up, watermelons were a favorite summer time fruit in our household. On a hot day, the taste of a cool slice of watermelon (with...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Are we still a nation favored by God?

To the editor:Recent reports how Planned Parenthood runs its tax supported business should concern all of us, Democrat, Republican or Independent. For...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Back-to-schoolevent needs you

Classes begin in the Scotland County School in about 12 days.Many of the 3,700 children that will be returning to elementary or middle schools come fr...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Prayer part of nation’s fabric

Prayer part of nation’s fabric

With all the turmoil across the globe, the threat of terrorists attacking us for our values and beliefs, and our struggling economy, we can find comfo...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Worrying about Trump

What did Hillary Clinton tell Donald Trump when he invited her to his wedding?She said, “I will come to the wedding if you promise to run for pr...

August 11th, 2015 |  


What is your special hymn?

What is your special hymn?

A recent faith column regarding church music sparked an unusual number of comments from people I’ve seen around town.Most recently at Village Cl...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Fee shouldbe for use

To the editor:I live in Wagram. I pay for water, sewer and garbage pickup (one per week) to the town of Wagram. Part of the garbage pickup is recyclab...

August 7th, 2015 |  


City has enoughzombie buildings

City has enoughzombie buildings

Laurinburg and Scotland County are plagued with, to use a popular term, “Zombie Buildings”, meaning the structures are void of life yet re...

August 6th, 2015 |  


Family reunion memories are priceless

Family reunion memories are priceless

One of the special events for many in our area during our summers are the small and large family reunions.I would love to simply say that it is a sout...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Trooper truepublic servant

To the editor:While passing through a rural section of Scotland County recently, the left rear tire of my van apparently encountered an object that go...

August 5th, 2015 |