Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/ http://laurinburgexchange.com/ Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:43:57 EST 1800 Winter Guard wraps up season http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/152675398/Winter-Guard-wraps-up-season LAURINBURG — Bringing its 2015 season to a close on Tuesday in the Scotland High School gymnasium, the varsity winter guard put months of practice to the test when its music failed midway through the group's routine. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:26:22 EST Shelter to close for repairs http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/152673094/Shelter-to-close-for-repairs LAURINBURG — The cats and dogs under the care of the Scotland County Humane Society will find themselves temporarily homeless later this month as renovations are performed at the J.D. and Fran Asher Animal Shelter. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:26:21 EST RCC receives grant from Duke Energy http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/152661401/RCC-receives-grant-from-Duke-Energy HAMLET — Richmond Community College has been awarded a $234,000 grant from Duke Energy that will be used to purchase materials for use in the college's Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering and Industrial Systems Technologies... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:26:20 EST Scotland Health celebrates doctors http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health/152661267/Scotland-Health-celebrates-doctors LAURINBURG — Scotland Health Care System's medical staff continues to grow, now boasting 77 physicians in 26 medical specialties, and the system will celebrate each of them this week. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:26:19 EST County merchant repairs Lumbee family’s furnace http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/152666693/County-merchant-repairs-Lumbee-familys-furnace LAURINBURG — The J.C. and Janie Clark family have been rescued from a summer without air conditioning thanks to a local Scotland County businessman who read about their plight, and denial of additional assistance from the Lumbee Tribe, in The... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:26:19 EST Fast-food cashier charged with fraud http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/152669101/Fast-food-cashier-charged-with-fraud LAURINBURG — A 29-year-old Burger King cashier was charged with two counts of fraud after taking a Laurinburg police officer's debit card on a spending spree, according to Laurinburg police Capt. Terry Chavis. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:26:18 EST A fiercely loyal childhood dog http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152661592/A-fiercely-loyal-childhood-dog When I was 6 years old, I got a little blue girl's bicycle for Christmas. I was in the first grade and when my parents thought I could ride it well enough, they let me start riding it to school. The school was only three or four blocks away from... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:26:15 EST Locals go above and beyond for nonprofits http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152660151/Locals-go-above-and-beyond-for-nonprofits Scotland County! What an amazing county! Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:01:12 EST Gibson man among 27 charged in raid on cockfighting ring http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/152657997/Gibson-man-among-27-charged-in-raid-on-cockfighting-ring WALLACE, S.C. — A 29-year-old Gibson man and seven Maxton residents were among more than 20 people arrested during a Saturday night raid on a Marlboro County cockfighting ring, which also resulted in the rescue of 122 birds from what one... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:26:11 EST County woman jailed for identity theft http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/152657892/County-woman-jailed-for-identity-theft ROCKINGHAM — Two days after her conviction on a fraud charge, Richmond County deputies have accused a Scotland County woman of identity theft. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:46:11 EST Relay for Life holds annual kickoff party http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/152649993/Relay-for-Life-holds-annual-kickoff-party LAURINBURG — A spirited kickoff Monday night to this year's Relay for Life at the W.R. Dulin Center at Scotland Memorial Hospital campus unveiled new attractions in the annual American Cancer Society fundraiser in which Scotland... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:41:21 EST Zaxby’s coming to Laurinburg this summer http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/152633732/Zaxbys-coming-to-Laurinburg-this-summer LAURINBURG — By the end of this summer, Laurinburg should be home to an upscale fast-food eatery. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:41:20 EST Health rankings released http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health-home_top-news/152637520/Health-rankings-released LAURINBURG — According to the latest compilation of public health statistics by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Scotland County ranks below the North Carolina average socioeconomically... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:41:18 EST Superintendent completes professional development program http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/152635398/Superintendent-completes-professional-development-program LAURINBURG — Scotland County Schools Superintendent Dr. Ron Hargrave is among 21 superintendents from across the state to have recently graduated from the North Carolina's Next Generation Superintendents Development Program, Cohort... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:41:17 EST Alumnus remembers Laurel Hill High http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/152585010/Alumnus-remembers-Laurel-Hill-High LAUREL HILL — Lamenting the possible demolition of the old Laurel High School auditorium and an attached classroom structure, but hopeful that local volunteers will be able to save it, alumnus Suzanne Rushing Brock recalls nobody speaking up... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:41:15 EST Where have all the heroes gone? http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152635696/Where-have-all-the-heroes-gone “Were you a part of the Army that made the Indians leave their homes?”David, my 5-year-old grandson, had been learning about American Indians in his preschool. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:41:14 EST Redistricting talks end at I.E.J. http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/152649117/Redistricting-talks-end-at-I.E.J. LAURINBURG — In the last of its scheduled public input meetings on the four potential redistricting scenarios it has put forth so far, the Scotland County Board of Education discussed with a small group of educators and parents at North... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:41:13 EST Richmond downs Scotland in tennis http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/152642913/Richmond-downs-Scotland-in-tennis ROCKINGHAM — After two postponements, Richmond Senior and Scotland were able take to the courts Monday afternoon. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:41:11 EST Knights salvage series with win in game three http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/152642896/Knights-salvage-series-with-win-in-game-three ATHENS, Tenn. — The St. Andrews University baseball, softball, and men's and women's lacrosse teams were all on the road this weekend competing in Appalachian Athletic Conference games. Baseball dropped two of three to Tennessee... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:36:15 EST Vets star at Cypress Creek http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/152642453/Vets-star-at-Cypress-Creek LAURINBURG — Cypress Creek Golf Link hosted its first-ever tournament dedicated to retired military personnel last Thursday, and it was a big hit among Scotland County veterans. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:36:13 EST