LAURINBURG — A Wagram native and professor on March 25 will continue her mission to celebrate long-standing traditions and down-home connections with a talk at The University of North Carolina of Pembroke that will focus on a collection of letters written during the Civil War from her great-grandmother and great aunts to a Moore County family.
HAMLET — Richmond Community College is partnering with the American Red Cross for a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 27 at the Cole Auditorium.“We need at least 50 donors to sign up to have the blood drive,” said RCC counselor Chris Gardner, who is helping organize the drive. “The last blood drive had 60 people sign up, and 30 people showed up before the drive was ended early because of snow. We had 30 donors in two hours, so we should be able to a...
LAURINBURG — The American Red Cross has received more donations than ever for its silent auction to be held during Saturday’s annual Celebrity Dinner and Game Night and for the first time will feature a few items for Scotland sports fans — including a football signed by every member of the Fighting Scots football team and coach Richard Bailey.Scotland High School’s Athletic Department has also donated season tickets for two and Harley’s Tuxedo and Gift...
LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village club met Monday under the direction of Brian Potter.The team of Charito Grady and Bonnie Purcell came in first place and tied for second place were the teams of Betty Gatrell and Flo Johnston and Sara Mitchener and Joanne Martin. Jacque and Mac Doubles tied for fourth place.
LAURINBURG — Edward and Ann Patterson and Richard and Penny Hale of Bennettsville, S.C. would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Megan Patterson to Dustin Gainey, son of Mickey and Joyce Gainey of Laurinburg.The bride-elect is employed at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville and the groom-elect is employed at Lowes Home Improvement in Mooresville.The wedding is planned for April 5, 2014 at Folly Beach, S.C.
LAURINBURG — To honor the memory of the patriarch of their family-owned business, the staff of Bob’s Jewel Shop for the 13th year is offering one lucky person the opportunity to take home a glamorous accessory at a bargain-basement price.As part of Hospice of Scotland County’s 28th annual Richard L. Byrne Memorial Golf Tournament, held to raise money for hospice patients who may otherwise not be able to afford care, the shop is raffling off a 14-carat white gold w...
LAURINBURG — The Scotia Sectional Bridge Tournament hosted by Scotia Village this weekend saw 52 tables of bridge played over the three-day period and 59 players earn a total of 193.14 silver master points.The players who traveled the greatest distance to play the Tournament were Carl Nelson and Abigail Nichols from Washington, D.C.
From left, mechanics Donald Perez and Juan Alverez and Tony Magum, foreman of Reese Construction, install colorful playground equipment on the grounds of First United Methodist Church Tuesday afternoon.
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