Downtown rings in Christmas season

Downtown rings in Christmas season

While no season is slow, the fall is a particularly busy season for both the Laurinburg/Scotland County Chamber of Commerce and the Scotland County Ar...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Democrats: Fight Trump, not each other

Democrats: Fight Trump, not each other

North Carolina is not Virginia.And 2017 is not 2018 or 2020.But North Carolina Democrats and Republicans still watched what happened in our neighborin...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Scotland Health care strong in ‘17, ready for ‘18

Scotland Health care strong in ‘17, ready for ‘18

Scotland Health Care System’s fiscal year ends Sept. 30, with most of our official goals established on this cycle. As our 2017 year has ended, ...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Bill ends tax-supported abortions

Bill ends tax-supported abortions

For decades, American taxpayers have unknowingly provided tax breaks that help lower the cost of building new abortion clinics.The 1976 Hyde Amendment...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Resources to help learn and earn

Resources to help learn and earn

In a previous edition of Focus on Laurinburg, you were introduced to the NCWorks Career Center in Scotland County and the opportunities and tools it o...

November 1st, 2017 |  


UNCP, county partner to change lives

UNCP, county partner to change lives

This fall, 6,252 students – 5,481 undergraduates and 771 graduates – began or returned to their studies at UNC Pembroke (UNCP). Scotland C...

October 19th, 2017 |  


October celebrates Scotland County

October celebrates Scotland County

Something about the beginning of October makes me feel energized and refreshed. You go to the grocery store, pass the nurseries and farms and see bale...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Scotland must embrace change

Eds note: The following remarks were made by Scotland Commissioner Carol McCall to members of the Local Government Commission on Oct. 3 in Raleigh.I w...

October 10th, 2017 |  


RichmondCC expanding footprint in Scotland County

RichmondCC expanding footprint in Scotland County

This is an historic and exciting time for Richmond Community College as we move closer to gaining multi-campus status for our facility in Laurinburg. ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Golden Knights, a unique attraction

Golden Knights, a unique attraction

One of Scotland County’s unique attractions can be found 5,500 feet overhead.A particular source of Scotland County pride is the Golden Knights ...

September 29th, 2017 |