LAURINBURG — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has expanded its investigation into the murder of two men, whose badly decomposed bodies were found in a well on a private property last weekend, to Scotland County.
RALEIGH — Scotland County's state senator introduced two education-related bills this week, one to maintain a 15-point scale for grading school performance and another to increase the teaching loads of UNC system professors.
LAURINBURG — Citing the pervasive glorification of alcohol and drug use in society, even in Scotland County, local mental health professionals are advocating education during an April alcohol awareness campaign.
LAURINBURG — Derek Cole, general manager of One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning based in Laurinburg, was recently honored with the Patriot Award by the National Guard.
LAURINBURG — The remarkable talents of underestimated individuals may seem a strange topic for a celebration of women's history, associated as that subject is with pioneering characters from Susan B. Anthony to Betty Friedan.
RED SPRINGS — Flora Macdonald Academy has changed its name to Highlander Academy.
RALEIGH — After a third and final reading, the state Senate passed a bill Thursday that could lead to lower electric bills in Laurinburg as early as this fall and forwarded it to the House of Representatives, where passage of a House version...
LAURINBURG — Connie Oxendine of Maxton recently found out the hard way why colonoscopies are conventionally recommended to those aged 50 and up.
LAURINBURG — A group of events next weekend promise to make the wait for the Easter Bunny a little more bearable for local children.
Sometimes we have to take our hands off of a situation and give God time to work.
LAURINBURG — Surviving winter with no heat in an aging doublewide manufactured home, now beleaguered by the prospect of summer without air conditioning, the 11-member household of J.C. and Janie Clark, all Lumbee Indians, said Thursday they have...
LAURINBURG — Though Laurinburg native Brandi Jones Bullock never planned to follow in her family's footsteps to become an educator, it was a 10-year teaching career that finally spurred her to attend law school.
LAURINBURG — Richmond Community College will offer a six-week welding course on the campus of Scotland High School in Laurinburg that will prepare beginners to enter the workforce as well as give welders with experience an opportunity to hone...
RALEIGH — The state Senate is expected to pass on final reading today a bill that could lead to lower electric bills in Laurinburg as early as this fall, as well as boost economic development throughout Eastern North Carolina.
LAURINBURG — Seemingly insignificant moments in childhood sometimes portend a pathway to success. So it was when Olivia Mears was 11 and decided she wanted to make her own Halloween costume, based on a character in an online fantasy game series,...
LAURINBURG — Though the value of 15 diamond rings may seem a grand sum, for Bob's Jewel Shop owner Gertrude McCabe that number doesn't begin to approach the value of the service provided for her late husband Bob by Hospice of...
LAURINBURG — Though all hands were on deck behind the counter at Laurinburg's Jersey Mike's franchise on Wednesday, employees still worked at double time slicing, chopping, and stacking to satisfy the appetites of the largest lunch...
HAMLET — Registration for summer classes has opened for current Richmond Community College students.
PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will host its 7th Entrepreneurial Summit on April 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Office for Regional Initiatives (formerly Regional Center) at COMtech. It is free and open to the public...
RALEIGH — Sponsors of a bill to redirect sales tax money from urban areas to counties like Scotland view the measure as a step toward rectifying inequities in North Carolina counties' resources.
The looming income tax deadline always depresses me, not because I have to pay so much but because I have so little to declare. It reminds me of the early 1980s, when I was living near Boulder, Colorado, where I regularly frequented an establishment...
LAURINBURG — A computer glitch in a thermostat control caused a funeral home crematorium to overheat Tuesday night, its chimney top belching flames that alarmed neighbors but caused no damage.
RALEIGH — A three-term Charlotte lawmaker and a freshman legislator from the state's northeastern corner have joined state Rep. Ken Goodman's Main Street Democrats Legislative Caucus.
LUMBERTON — Sanderson Farms has identified a site on N.C. 41 just outside of the Lumberton city limits that could become the home of one of the poultry company's hatcheries.
LAURINBURG — Three adults and four students were arrested following a fight in the parking lot of Scotland High School on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.
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