Scotland provides ‘sense of family’

Scotland provides ‘sense of family’

Despite where we may travel and where we may end up, our roots often stay firmly planted in the land we call home…even if that land is not our h...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


Letter: Don’t save Barrett Building

To the editor:I’m writing this letter in reference to the “Barrett Building” named after my father, William Charles Barrett.The buil...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


Letter: City ignores citizens

Is Laurinburg the center of the “Twilight Zone”? It appears that city council is on an urgent mission to demolish the current City Hall an...

June 22nd, 2017 updated: June 22nd, 2017. |  


Opening door of opportunities

Opening door of opportunities

By the time the tassels are turned at the completion of Scotland High School’s graduation on Saturday, over 400 Scotland County students will ha...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Politics isn’t always the answer

Politics isn’t always the answer

RALEIGH — Since the beginning of this year, there has been no net new jobs created in North Carolina.In fact, using the latest data from the mon...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Letter: Abbott Labs, a lost opportunity

To the editor: The closing of the Abbott Laurinburg Plant in 2001 should not have been the end of this facility. This $52 million plant was given b...

June 20th, 2017 updated: June 21st, 2017. |  


WWII base lives on as GOP building

WWII base lives on as GOP building

Most local residents are aware of Scotland County’s contribution to WWII and how a quiet little Southern community helped provide glider pilots ...

June 8th, 2017 |  


A false use of religion

To the editor:Both political cartoons on the editorial page of your June 2 edition referred to the recent concert bombing in London, England. One poin...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Month

Do you think there aren’t health disparities between men and women? Think again!Men die five years younger than women, on average, and at higher...

June 6th, 2017 |  


State should not control alcohol

State should not control alcohol

RALEIGH — I am a teetotaler who believes that my fellow North Carolinians should be free to buy and consume the alcoholic beverages of their cho...

June 6th, 2017 |