State budget kind to UNC

State budget kind to UNC

North Carolina has long benefited from one of the best-supported public university systems anywhere in the country. And the budget state lawmakers app...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Green energy a real killer

To the editor:It seems as if the renewable energy industry is having trouble surviving as the government subsidies are starting to disappear. Our coun...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Hard to stay quiet about health care

Hard to stay quiet about health care

The crepe myrtles lining 401 South are beautiful. All around us we hear happy sounds of children enjoying summer vacation: day camps through Scotland ...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Personal attacks must stop

To the editor:The city of Laurinburg is the microcosm of the larger problems of this country.Elected officials signed up for the job. Not only does th...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Excited for fall sports with the Scots

Excited for fall sports with the Scots

When an athletics program is as accomplished as Scotlands each season begins with heightened expectations. Fans, near and far, expect a certain level ...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Exchange program built bond

Exchange program built bond

It was 1988 and Dr. Thomas Benson of St. Andrews University left on a mission. The coming year - 1989 would mark the 250th anniversary of the first sh...

July 6th, 2017 updated: July 6th, 2017. |  


Supporting children who worry

Supporting children who worry

Anxiety is a normal part of everyone’s life as it is a natural body response to danger or fear. For example, if a child sees a rattlesnake on th...

July 4th, 2017 |  


City has lost sight of its role

To the Editor,Enough is enough! The issue of a new city hall has turned into a personal battle. The city council has lost sight of its role for the ta...

July 1st, 2017 |  


First Footers share common experience

First Footers share common experience

It was late summer of 1967 and the new Scotland High School was about to open its doors and consolidate many of the other high schools in Scotland Cou...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Unmaskthe falsecourage

Unmaskthe falsecourage

This past February when the right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak at the University of California, Berkeley, hundreds of proteste...

June 28th, 2017 |