Gambling: Fun or problem?

Gambling: Fun or problem?

What is gambling? The NC Problem Gambling Program Website states that, “Gambling — or ‘betting’ or ‘gaming’ —...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Rules limp off into the sunset

Rules limp off into the sunset

RALEIGH — North Carolina is a national leader in conservative reform of state governance — a fact that, as you might expect, pleases conse...

September 4th, 2017 |  


New year brings infinite possibilities

New year brings infinite possibilities

The beginning of a new school year, like the dawning of a new day, reminds us that the future holds infinite possibilities. I am never more keenly awa...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Laurinburg police thanked

To the editor:On the morning of Aug. 10 at 4:15 a.m., Laurinburg Patrolman Christopher Jackson responded to an alarm at Southeast Farm Equipment Compa...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Letter: Consolidate Scotland County’s law enforcement

To the editor:For heavens sake. J.D. Willis was on the board of commissioners for 22 years and most of that time as chairman. He knows full well how t...

August 28th, 2017 |  


Scotland preps for festival season

Scotland preps for festival season

The Carolinas have more than a few places of singular beauty. But they have only one soul.Scotland County - The soul of the Carolinas is a place where...

August 24th, 2017 updated: August 24th, 2017. |  


Republicans should break with Trump

For the past year-plus, Donald Trump has been the kid who keeps getting “one more chance” from his spineless parents, then breaks their ru...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Taxation without representation?

Taxation without representation?

When we agree to participate in the leadership of any organization, private or public, or have been elected to a governmental office. Whether the orga...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Plastic bag ban should go

Plastic bag ban should go

RALEIGH — My family and I just spent a week at the beach — and found our big stack of reusable grocery and retail bags to be rather handy....

August 21st, 2017 |  


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 |