Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/ http://laurinburgexchange.com/ Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:31:34 EST 1800 Laurinburg man in stable condition following wreck http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/5245626/Laurinburg-man-in-stable-condition-following-wreck LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg man injured in a single-car accident on Wednesday afternoon is in stable condition at a Charlotte hospital, according to a medical spokesperson. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST School worker facing felony theft charges http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/5244354/School-worker-facing-felony-theft-charges LAURINBURG — A Fairmont High School employee, accused by Laurinburg police last month with stealing and using an ex-girlfriend's debit card, now faces several felonies related to break-ins in Robeson and Scotland counties, according to... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Value of Laurinburg-Maxton airport immeasurable http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/5234591/Value-of-Laurinburg-Maxton-airport-immeasurable It is understood that airport runways lead to any place in the world, oftentimes in just one flight. They are a “connection to the world,” allowing businesses to grow and are a valuable asset to help attract businesses to our community. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Obamacare doomed? Don’t bet on it http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/5234502/Obamacare-doomed-Dont-bet-on-it The world was supposed to end in 2012, according to various misinterpretations of Mayan culture. Then, when time kept ticking along into 2013 the doomsday preachers had to recalculate. Recently, there was news that a group called the Sword of God... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Will McCrory stand up for right to know? http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion/5234811/Will-McCrory-stand-up-for-right-to-know Midway through his sophomore year in North Carolina's executive mansion, Gov. Pat McCrory may be turning over a new leaf. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Actors bring fairytale fun to summer program http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/5237525/Actors-bring-fairytale-fun-to-summer-program LAURINBURG — Actors with the Bright Star Theatre Group swung by the Scotland County Memorial Library Wednesday, where more than 600 children waved their imaginary wands and uttered the “magic words” to help Cinderella change into her... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Laurinburg native hopes to dazzle at Scotland Bling’s grand opening http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/5230377/Laurinburg-native-hopes-to-dazzle-at-Scotland-Blings-grand-opening LAURINBURG — Just as the name implies, Belinda English hopes that Laurinburg's newest store — Scotland Bling — will dazzle locals with its offerings of jewelry and southern attire. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Longtime plant in hands of realty company http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/5237386/Longtime-plant-in-hands-of-realty-company LAURINBURG — Changing hands late last year for the first time since 2003, the former Abbott Laboratories plant on U.S. 401 is once again in partial use, with the current owner still marketing the plant building itself. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Source: Hornets to sign Hayward to offer sheet http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5240951/Source:-Hornets-to-sign-Hayward-to-offer-sheet CHARLOTTE (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets are going all out to sign restricted free agent Gordon Hayward. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Counterfeit goods seized from two Laurinburg stores http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/5235148/Counterfeit-goods-seized-from-two-Laurinburg-stores LAURINBURG — Laurinburg police and state agents during searches of five local stores on Tuesday seized counterfeit bags and clothing that had name-brand prices totaling $30,000, according to police Chief Darwin Williams. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Former county resident wins ‘Cutthroat Kitchen’ http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-local_features/5224642/Former-county-resident-wins-Cutthroat-Kitchen BURBANK, Calif. — Former Scotland County resident and restaurant owner Gerry Fong recently whipped up a key lime pie on an episode of the Food Network's “Cutthroat Kitchen” which landed him $8,000 and some sweet bragging... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Commissioners finalize budget http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/5231367/Commissioners-finalize-budget LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Board of Commissioners amended its budget on Monday to reflect its funding agreement with the Scotland County Board of Education, reached in mediation last month. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County’s emergency response time delayed http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/5224836/Countys-emergency-response-time-delayed LAURINBURG — A shortage of available sheriff's deputies delayed county emergency crews' response to the Thursday night altercation preceding the death of a Laurinburg man, authorities said Tuesday. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Help chamber collect school tools at After 5 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/5226568/Help-chamber-collect-school-tools-at-After-5 Paper, pencils, pens, composition notebooks, 3-ring binders, markers, crayons, calculators, erasers, folders, glue sticks, and more! The list seems never-ending when you get the required supplies your child needs to begin a new school year. I hope, if... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST How Pup learned to fish for largemouth bass http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/5227013/How-Pup-learned-to-fish-for-largemouth-bass When my Dad was growing up there was a family in his neighborhood where all the kids had nicknames that they went by. Most of the folks living around them never knew what their real names were. This particular family had three boys. The oldest one... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sweepstakes’ fate hinges on court case http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion/5227578/Sweepstakes-fate-hinges-on-court-case Nine days after police searched his business, seized his property and warned him against an attempt to operate his Internet cafe within the county limits, Carolina Cyber Center owner Robert Outlaw has yet to be charged with a crime. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Latest bridge club results http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-local_features/5225877/Latest-bridge-club-results LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village Club met Monday under the direction of Mac Doubles. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police seeking missing 13-year-old http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/5222378/Police-seeking-missing-13-year-old LAURINBURG — Police are looking for a 13-year-old Laurinburg girl who was last seen leaving her mother's home early Sunday morning. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New awnings to give downtown a ‘face-lift’ http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-local_features/5213189/New-awnings-to-give-downtown-a-face-lift LAURINBURG — With the hope of giving Main Street a “face-lift” and enticing potential business owners, the Laurinburg Downtown Revitalization Corporation plans to install new or improved canvas awnings over... Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elections board seeks reduction in voting hours http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/5217787/Elections-board-seeks-reduction-in-voting-hours LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Board of Elections agreed on Monday to petition the state elections board for an exemption from the number of early voting hours required in the November general election. Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST