Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/ http://laurinburgexchange.com/ Sat, 18 Apr 2015 04:41:18 EST 1800 Out with the old, in with the new http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/152844454/Out-with-the-old-in-with-the-new LAURINBURG — Many of the county's youth football players will sport new helmets when they take the gridiron this fall. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:46:12 EST Scots sweep season series http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/152996237/Scots-sweep-season-series PEMBROKE — The Southeastern Conference race, which was a muddled mess entering Friday night's baseball action, didn't get any clearer after Scotland swept the season from Purnell Swett. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:46:12 EST Food blog names Miyako Laurinburg’s No. 1 eatery http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/152991559/Food-blog-names-Miyako-Laurinburgs-No.-1-eatery LAURINBURG — Serving a unique assortment of sushi and sashimi, hibachi and teriyaki dishes and other Asian specialties since late 2012, Miyako Japanese Cuisine was named the best restaurant in Scotland County last week by Charleston Food... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:21:11 EST Pierce calls for state veterans’ agency http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/152993149/Pierce-calls-for-state-veterans-agency RALEIGH — State Rep. Garland E. Pierce wants a North Carolina veterans' agency led by a cabinet-level secretary and a law to ensure military experience can be used to qualify vets for civilian jobs in law enforcement and emergency medical... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:26:16 EST School board to talk redistricting at Sunday meeting http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/152992607/School-board-to-talk-redistricting-at-Sunday-meeting LAURINBURG — To further consider school closure and redistricting proposals, the Scotland County Board of Education will reconvene on Sunday. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:21:11 EST Scottish shields take shape http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-local_features/152940438/Scottish-shields-take-shape CHERAW, S.C. — Mike Pruette picked up a new hobby while attending the Highland Games in Charlotte. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:41:12 EST Banquet to support youth, celebrate those making a difference http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/152986544/Banquet-to-support-youth-celebrate-those-making-a-difference LAURINBURG – The 19th annual Image Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Scotland County NAACP Youth Council, is set for 5 p.m. next Saturday, April 25, at The Clinton Inn. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:31:12 EST Take care to be a positive influence http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152942113/Take-care-to-be-a-positive-influence People can do some crazy things when certain people are taken out of their lives. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:36:19 EST Special Olympics set for Tuesday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/152970463/Special-Olympics-set-for-Tuesday LAURINBURG — Although gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded to the day's top performers, for the 145 students participating in next week's Special Olympics, finishing will itself be more rewarding than any trophy. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:36:18 EST Longtime organist marks 99 years http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/152969125/Longtime-organist-marks-99-years LAURINBURG – Ninety-nine years have bent her body a mite, but time has neither bowed nor broken the spirit of Mildred McCall, the daughter of a Gibson grocer who spent decades as a flower shop owner and Methodist church organist in Laurel Hill... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:36:17 EST Fundraiser nets $26K http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/152894186/Fundraiser-nets-$26K LAURINBURG — Dedicating the chain's annual Month of Giving to Scotland Cancer Treatment Center, the Laurinburg and Pembroke Jersey Mike's Subs locations raised more last month than they did in the 2013 and 2014 events... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:36:15 EST Steps to forming a corporation http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152967725/Steps-to-forming-a-corporation Last week we reviewed the start-up process for limited liability companies. This week let's focus on the beginning steps for successfully forming a corporation. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:36:14 EST Award-winning film to be showed at Scotia http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152965237/Award-winning-film-to-be-showed-at-Scotia A film that recently won the Audience Award for a U.S. Documentary at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival will be screened on Tuesday, May 5, in the Morgan Center at Scotia Village, 2200 Elm Ave. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:36:12 EST Lady Scots outlast Hoke http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/152972367/Lady-Scots-outlast-Hoke LAURINBURG — Mother nature finally let up for a Scotland-Hoke softball game. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:41:12 EST Raiders spoil Scots’ senior day http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/152972314/Raiders-spoil-Scots-senior-day LAURINBURG — The Richmond Senior boys tennis team failed to shut out its rivals to the east in the first meeting in Rockingham. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:41:11 EST Festive gala brings close to Hospice tourney http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/152954734/Festive-gala-brings-close-to-Hospice-tourney LAURINBURG — Threatening weather failed to daunt the spirits or generosity of hundreds of local golfers and their supporters who turned out Wednesday for the last of a two-day tournament to benefit the Hospice of Scotland County. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:56:34 EST Pre-K enrollment deadline approaches http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/briefs-news-news_education/152946607/Pre-K-enrollment-deadline-approaches LAURINBURG — The deadline for application to Scotland County Schools' 2015-2016 pre-kindergarten program is April 30. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:56:31 EST Parks Dept. seeks use of school playgrounds http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/152948986/Parks-Dept.-seeks-use-of-school-playgrounds LAURINBURG — Citing the county's poor public health ranking and a lack of money for building new recreational facilities, Scotland County Parks and Recreation is seeking an amendment to its joint-use agreement with the local school board... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:56:28 EST Rockingham Dragway attracts bike riders http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/152948945/Rockingham-Dragway-attracts-bike-riders ROCKINGHAM — Since Steve Earwood bought the track in 1992, Rockingham Dragway has become recognized as something akin to the “Sturgis of the South,” a haven for fast motorcycles, big money and over-the-top... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:56:26 EST Occupational therapist receives top honors http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health/152916688/Occupational-therapist-receives-top-honors LAURINBURG — Juanita Swinney-Griffith, occupational therapist and director of The Center for Inpatient Rehabilitation at Scotland Memorial Hospital, recently received the Teammate Engagement and Patient Satisfaction Award from Carolinas... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:56:24 EST