Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/ http://laurinburgexchange.com/ Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:36:37 EST 1800 Scots B Team stays perfect http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/151578565/Scots-B-Team-stays-perfect LAURINBURG — The Scotland B Team, which consists of all freshmen basketball players, put their undefeated record on the line when they welcomed Hoke to Laurinburg on Thursday. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:01:15 EST Selections for Oban Exchange announced http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news-news_education/151580633/Selections-for-Oban-Exchange-announced LAURINBURG — Eight rising seniors and four rising juniors have been selected for the 23rd annual Laurinburg-Oban exchange, a program which allows local high-school students to broaden their horizons by traveling to Laurinburg's sister... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:01:13 EST SAU wrestling wins 2nd straight http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/151582316/SAU-wrestling-wins-2nd-straight LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews wrestling team has had their fair share of ups and downs this season, but coach Joe Baranik hopes they're peaking at just the right time. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:01:12 EST Moore County day care worker charged with felony child abuse http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/151578473/Moore-County-day-care-worker-charged-with-felony-child-abuse SOUTHERN PINES (AP) — Authorities in Moore County say a worker at a Southern Pines day care faces charges after a 10-month-old received a head injury. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:11:11 EST Created with love: Church makes quilts for Hospice patients http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/151569609/Created-with-love WAGRAM — Spring Hill Baptist Church in Wagram, since early last year, has teamed with Hospice of Scotland County to help bring some comfort to those in their final days. Under the leadership of Pastor Marvin Seals and Linda Marshall, members... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:56:11 EST Boil-water advisory lifted http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/151567558/Boil-water-advisory-lifted LAURINBURG — Water is safe to drink without boiling in the Scotland County communities of Stewartsville and Johns Station, the county's utility director said today. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:41:13 EST Scotland releases spring schedule http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/151559224/Scotland-releases-spring-schedule LAURINBURG — Scotland High released their upcoming spring sports schedule this week and though dates and times are subject to change, athletes and coaches have a general template to look at as they prepare to return to the diamond, the pitch,... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:46:11 EST Raider wrestling rocks Scots http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/151561568/Raider-wrestling-rocks-Scots ROCKINGHAM — The outcome was never really in jeopardy, but getting to the finish resulted in a few bumps in the road. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:19 EST Vets-Help’s tries at facility creation date back 5 years http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/151558575/Vets-Helps-tries-at-facility-creation-date-back-5-years ROCKINGHAM — The plan to purchase Rockingham Speedway to convert it into a veterans' facility isn't the New York-based group Vets-Help's first attempt to provide jobs and assistance. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:18 EST UNCP historian publishes fifth book http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/151551740/UNCP-historian-publishes-fifth-book PEMBROKE — In his fifth book, Charles Beem, a Ph.D. and historian at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, once again takes the covers off the monarchy, this time to reveal the husbands of queens, from Brazil to Bombay and England... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:17 EST RCC’s Bill Council announces retirement http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/151550077/RCCs-Bill-Council-announces-retirement HAMLET — Bill Council, Richmond Community College's dean of Institutional Effectiveness and Accountability, will be calling it a career at the end of January after 12 years at the college. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:16 EST ‘Not a dumping ground’ http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/151528926/Not-a-dumping-ground WAGRAM — Celebrating the graduation of two students from his school on Tuesday to find himself 15 minutes later placating another student who would rather be anywhere else, Shaw Academy principal John Teal is an expert on the highs and lows that... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:15 EST Rev. Barber to make stop in Scotland http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/151557896/Rev.-Barber-to-make-stop-in-Scotland LAURINBURG — The president of the North Carolina NAACP will rally support in Scotland County next week for the Feb. 14 “Moral Movement” march in downtown Raleigh. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:14 EST When Lumbees ran the Klan out of town http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151555949/When-Lumbees-ran-the-Klan-out-of-town The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration last week overshadowed the anniversary of a local strike against racism 57 years ago that captured the attention of the entire world. What may now perhaps be counted as a footnote in the civil rights movement... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:12 EST County health director resigns http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health-home_top-news/151554618/County-health-director-resigns LAURINBURG — Scotland County's board of public health is in search of a new health director following David Jenkins' resignation this week. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:21:12 EST Boil-water advisory remains in effect http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/151547471/Boil-water-advisory-remains-in-effect LAURINBURG — A boil-water advisory remains in effect for residents in the Johns Station and Stewartsville communities after service was restored Tuesday afternoon to about 200 homes and businesses in the southeastern section of Scotland County,... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:56:11 EST Annual meeting a tribute to Scotland County http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151523403/Annual-meeting-a-tribute-to-Scotland-County Last week was a great week for your Laurinburg/Scotland County Area Chamber of Commerce! It was the week where we took a night to reflect on 2014 and celebrated the great leadership from Nick Sojka. We also took time to look forward with our new... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:16:13 EST Untold hazards of working for the state http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151524496/Untold-hazards-of-working-for-the-state Last time I wrote about the ice storm that hit the Sandhills in 1968. Well if that wasn't enough ice, we had another big one in Feb. 1969. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:06:18 EST Goodman to lead new caucus http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/151527004/Goodman-to-lead-new-caucus ROCKINGHAM — State Rep. Ken Goodman will lead a dozen moderate Democrats in a new legislative caucus to push for pro-business policies and woo independent voters in swing districts. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:06:17 EST Lady Scots win 6th straight http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/151535429/Lady-Scots-win-6th-straight ROCKINGHAM — The Scotland girl's basketball team has showcased moments of brilliance this season, but they've also had spurts that have left coach Janie Hodges exasperated on the sidelines. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:06:15 EST