New chancellor envisions UNCP as top school

New chancellor envisions UNCP as top school

PEMBROKE — The new chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke said he wants to make his school the first choice for students in ...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Judge finds Gibson man abused horses

Judge finds Gibson man abused horses

LAURINBURG — A Gibson man was found guilty Tuesday of 11 counts of animal cruelty — one for each malnourished or mistreated horse seized f...

August 11th, 2015 updated: August 12th, 2015. |  


Day of fun kicks off year of learning

Day of fun kicks off year of learning

LAURINBURG — From wide-eyed kindergartners learning to write their numbers to older students learning long division, Sycamore Lane Elementary Sc...

August 11th, 2015 updated: August 11th, 2015. |  


Schoolsretreatsets goals

LAURINBURG —School officials said last week’s leadership retreat that covered everything from staffing to curriculum and finance, should h...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Program provides hand up, head start

Program provides hand up, head start

LAURINBURG — The eight-week 4-H Workforce Development program ended on Thursday, graduating 10 middle school students with a head start on build...

August 7th, 2015 updated: August 7th, 2015. |  


Watkins withdraws as Robeson superintendent

Watkins withdraws as Robeson superintendent

LUMBERTON — Rick Watkins, a former Scotland County school administrator, has changed his mind about serving as leader of Robeson County public s...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Literacy yard sale

Literacy yard sale

Volunteers Carolyn McNeil, Betty Barrett and Cora Johnson prepare for the 39th annual Literacy Council yard sale this Saturday at 7 a.m. The sale will...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Pierce: Struggle for voting rights continues

Pierce: Struggle for voting rights continues

RALEIGH — State Rep. Garland Pierce joined state and national leaders on Thursday in celebrating the golden anniversary of the 1965 Voting Right...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Wagram talkstrash to county

WAGRAM — More objections to the county’s new landfill availability fee were raised on Thursday night at the regular meeting of the Wagram ...

August 7th, 2015 |  


School bus routes out next week

LAURINBURG — As redistricting has some students attending school farther from their homes than last year, the Scotland County Schools transporta...

August 6th, 2015 updated: August 6th, 2015. |