Epilepsy fails to deter student

Epilepsy fails to deter student

HAMLET — Kellee Chavis is happy to have one or two seizures a day.That is much better than the 30 to 40 seizures she used to have in one day. He...

August 4th, 2015 |  


County greets new health director

County greets new health director

LAURINBURG — After his first two days on the job, Scotland County’s new health director mingled with a few dozen health department employe...

August 4th, 2015 |  


Laurinburg joins Night Out effort

Laurinburg joins Night Out effort

LAURINBURG — Attendees to this year’s National Night Out event said they were there because crime is a problem.But they also said showing ...

August 4th, 2015 updated: August 4th, 2015. |  


City repairs Church Street leaks

LAURINBURG — A section of Church Street between King Street and Scotia Avenue was closed for several hours on Tuesday to allow city crews to rep...

August 4th, 2015 |  


Laurinburg man injured in shooting

Laurinburg man injured in shooting

MAXTON — A Laurinburg man was listed in critical condition late Monday after a shooting Friday at a Maxton convenience store, according to autho...

August 4th, 2015 |  


Vehicles collide at Five Points

Vehicles collide at Five Points

LAURINBURG — One of Scotland County’s most accident-riddled intersections saw another collision on Sunday, as a vehicle travelling on U.S....

August 4th, 2015 updated: August 4th, 2015. |  


Five Points fix called ‘band aid’

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Board of Commissioners voted on Monday to add its voice to the clamor of concerns regarding the N.C. Department...

August 4th, 2015 |  


Laurinburg to join together for National Night Out 2015

Annual crime-fighting event TuesdayBy Mary Katherine Murphymmurphy@civitasmedia.comLAURINBURG — Hundreds are invited to converge on downtown Lau...

August 3rd, 2015 |  


Bob’s Jewel Shop survives, thrives as part of family

Bob’s Jewel Shop survives, thrives as part of family

By Abby Hackmannahackmann@civitasmedia.comLAURINBURG —Are diamonds a girl’s best friend?For Theresa Alexander, the precious gems have cert...

August 3rd, 2015 |  


Landfill fee irks some residents

LAURINBURG — The solid waste fee assessed to all property owners for the first time on the latest set of tax bills came as a source of shock and...

July 31st, 2015 |