LAURINBURG — A series of tests commissioned by the N.C. Geological Survey to determine whether or not natural gas is contained in the Cumberland-Marlboro Basin could bring exploratory drilling to Laurinburg as early as next week.
PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina could have to pay back almost $225,000 to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in money that was used to fund ineligible programs and services.
RALEIGH — Three seasoned state lawmakers have joined Rep. Ken Goodman's Main Street Democrats Legislative Caucus, bringing the group's membership to 18.
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LAURINBURG — Two registered sex offenders were arrested last week after they were found to have visited school property, according to Laurinburg police.
LAURINBURG — A 55-year-old Laurinburg woman is facing five charges, including attempted murder, for shooting her husband late Tuesday night, according to police.
BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. — Per Wickstrom has been working to open a drug and alcohol rehab center in Cheraw since 2003. Now the Life Solutions CEO has set his sights on the recently closed Marlboro Park Hospital as a possible location for...
LAURINBURG — Now that the state has scrapped plans to redesign the U.S. 501 and Old Wire Road intersection north of Laurinburg, local officials are putting their heads together to find another solution.
LAURINBURG — The staff and residents of Scotia Village gave a warm send off on Wednesday to a woman who is as much a part of Scotia as the bricks in its foundation or the rose garden out front.
LAURINBURG — Though the Scotland County Board of Education met once again on Wednesday without voting on the closure of Pate-Gardner Elementary School, it formed a more ambitious proposal for the 2015-2016 school year.
LAURINBURG — In recognition of their academic prowess, athletic talents, and dedication to community service, a few dozen Scotland High School seniors were awarded a collective $1.4 million in scholarships on Tuesday night to help them expand...
SOUTHERN PINES — Police charged a man with cocaine trafficking Thursday night after officers caught him in a chase through the woods behind his home.
LAURINBURG — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is looking for local men and women to fill vacancies in Scotland and Richmond counties.
LAURINBURG — A compilation of child health statistics from all 100 North Carolina counties released on Tuesday by advocacy group NC Child placed life expectancies for children born in Scotland County in the bottom tenth in the...
LAURINBURG — Among graveside American flags waving in a warm breeze at Hillside Memorial Park, county residents and visitors gathered Monday afternoon to remember men and women who have died in service to the US military.
PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribal Council has approved $15,000 for the tribe's Elections Board so that preparations can get under way for the fall elections, during which council members and a chairman will be elected.
PEMBROKE — When asked which of the two universities he attended — the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or Duke University — influenced his life the most, Dr. Robin Cummings had a quick reply.
LAURINBURG — Stepping off of the graduation stage on Saturday with freshly-minted high school diplomas in hand, many among Scotland Early College High School's class of 2015 will step onto university campuses this fall as college...
LAURINBURG — The American Red Cross will start the summer with two blood drives, one this month and one the next.The first will be held Tuesday from 2-6:30 p.m. at the fellowship hall of Laurinburg Presbyterian Church.
LAURINBURG — Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter, celebrated May Week on May 17 with a luncheon held at the A.B. Gibson Center in Laurinburg. During the annual event, academic scholarships were awarded to graduating high...
LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Veterans Council on Monday will present a Memorial Day tribute to veterans of all wars, especially those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Marlon Rafael McPhatter has earned his doctorate in sports management from the College of Education at Florida State University.
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. — A 2013 Scotland High School graduate has completed training as a Tactical Data Systems Administrator MOS 5974, earning a 99.31 percent final average and a meritorious mast award from the United States Marine...
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