Laurinburg Exchange- RSS NEWS Feed Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:03:56 EST 1800 NORAD gears up for Santa Claus’ Christmas trip LAURINBURG — If you are too little to read, take this story to your parents and ask that they read it out loud. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:11:07 EST Holiday mail rush in full swing LAURINBURG — So many Christmas cards are clogging the outside collection box at the U.S. Post Office here that postal employees must empty it twice each morning instead of one time, officials said Friday at closing time. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:11:06 EST Newest arrivals at Scotland Memorial Hicks Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:11:05 EST Retired teacher pens trilogy of sci-fi novels LAURINBURG – Gail Morgan McRae grew up in a house with no plumbing on her grandmother's Robeson County tobacco farm — light years and then some from Creedor, a bucolic planet inhabited by an agrarian society in another star... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:13:12 EST Local bridge players win big LAURINBURG — County residents Betty Hasty, Lil Owens, Joanne Martin and Jim Beales were big masterpoint winners Monday in the American Contract Bridge League-sponsored Sectional Tournament at Clubs, played in Districts 7 and 10, plus Unit 219,... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:08:17 EST Maxton on track to close crossing MAXTON — Maxton remains on track to close one of the CSX railroad crossings in town. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:08:16 EST UNCP graduate, grandmother publishes two children’s books PEMBROKE — Linda Locklear Jacobs, a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, recently published two children's books: “Life on the Farm with Marcus and Mia” and “Summer on the Farm with Marcus and... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:08:15 EST Community Music School holds Christmas recital LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University Community Music School held “A Christmas Recital” on Sunday afternoon in Hagan Choral Room of Vardell Hall. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:08:14 EST Vinson named chair of Scotland Health’s Board of Trustees LAURINBURG — Mike Vinson was elected as chairman of Scotland Health Care System's Board of Trustees during its meeting this week at the WR Dulin Conference Center. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:08:11 EST Mercy a gift of life to the world Some years ago I read about Charles Brown, a World War 2 pilot on his first mission, just before Christmas, 1943. His B-17 had been shot to pieces by German fighters and anti-aircraft guns. Half his crew was wounded, his tail gunner was dead, and he... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:08:07 EST Sing hallelujah for another year in Christ There is no other word that fits this occasion on this coming Christmas day than hallelujah. It sums up in one word what this means as it relates to our king of kings and Lord of Lords! Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:08:06 EST Bondsman says he was threatened by sheriff’s deputies LAURINBURG — A Lumberton bail bondsman and former member of the Robeson County Sheriff's Office says he was verbally harassed by two Scotland County sheriff's deputies while attempting to arrest someone who had missed... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:32:03 EST Crime report for Dec 18 Arrests Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:25:04 EST Christmas comes to the library LAURINBURG — Despite a hectic schedule and big demand, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus stopped and roosted for a while Wednesday at the Scotland County Library, presiding over several holiday events that kept the usually quiet library quite lively for... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:22:06 EST Authorities seek 2 county men; car found in Georgia;-car-found-in-Georgia LAURINBURG — Authorities are searching for clues in the disappearance of two Scotland County men whose blood-stained car was found last Wednesday on the side of a Georgia highway. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:22:04 EST Alltel stores to be re-branded as AT&T LAURINBURG – If you live in North Carolina and get your cell phone service through Alltel, the brand name is about to be changed to that of another cell phone service provider, AT&T, it was announced Wednesday. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:21:03 EST Headline for less Headline Conservancy buys county pine forest for bird habitat WAGRAM — The red-cockaded woodpecker, long on the federal list of endangered wildlife species, has more protected recovery area in Scotland County, thanks to a recent acquisition by the Nature Conservancy. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:23 EST Local urologist certified by national board LAURINBURG — Dr. Tony Karamalegos was recently re-certified by the American Board of Urology. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:20 EST UNCP offers plug-in for electric cars PEMBROKE — When UNC-Pembroke's solar car-charging station is not attached to electric and hybrid vehicles, it is helping to light up the campus. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:18 EST Choose to live together in harmony One hundred years ago the Great War was raging in Europe. On one battlefield, separated by perhaps a hundred yards and braving living in their cold, wet, and muddy trenches were the sworn enemies from Germany and the United Kingdom. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:43:03 EST