Scotland County collects for Irma relief

Scotland County collects for Irma relief

LAURINBURG – County residents can donate to relief efforts for victims of Irma.Round two of hurricane relief efforts in Scotland County is being...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


LGC hears from critics, supporters of proposed City Hall

LGC hears from critics, supporters of proposed City Hall

LAURINBURG — Residents still have a short time to voice opinions to state officials on the construction of a proposed new City Hall.More than 20...

September 22nd, 2017 updated: September 23rd, 2017. |  


County’s health grant for moms receives cutback

County’s health grant for moms receives cutback

LAURINBURG – Scotland County Health Department is scrambling to cover a shortfall of more than$17,000 from the Healthy Mothers/Healthy Children ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


City recording: Council member Mary Jo Adams disclosed ‘conflict’

City recording: Council member Mary Jo Adams disclosed ‘conflict’

LAURINBURG —Mayor Matthew Block accused fellow council member Mary Jo Adams of being unethical for failing to disclose that a family member work...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Ten to take part in 2017 Kuumba pageant

Ten to take part in 2017 Kuumba pageant

LAURINBURG —The 24th annual Kuumba Pageant will kick off a weekend of fun while crowning a queen to reign over the African-American Kuumba Fesit...

September 20th, 2017 |  


LGC appeal puts consolidation on hold

LGC appeal puts consolidation on hold

LAURINBURG — A state committee unanimously approved a plan by Scotland County Schools to finance the second phase of a $14.8 million consolidati...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Wagram man gets transplant

Wagram man gets transplant

WAGRAM – James and Angie Roper have a new gift, and like anyone with a long hoped for present they are overjoyed. It is one money cannot buy, on...

September 19th, 2017 |  


New Scotland County saw mill to create 46 new jobs

LAURINBURG — Edwards Wood Products plans to expand in Scotland County with a $30 million investment in a new saw mill, state Commerce Secretary ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Local school progress steady and slow

Local school progress steady and slow

LAURINBURG — A snapshot of how Scotland County Schools are performing reveals steady student growth but continued shortcomings in overall perfor...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Relay help to survivors, cure

Relay help to survivors, cure

.LAURINBURG — For cancer survivors at the 21st annual Relay for Life of Scotland County, seeing those who have gone through similar challenges, ...

September 18th, 2017 |