Laurinburg Exchange- RSS NEWS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS Fri, 6 Mar 2015 09:31:24 EST 1800 Enough really is enough http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152208393/Enough-really-is-enough Last summer an unfortunate woman was found dead in the basement of her Connecticut home — found eventually, that is. It took rescuers several days to retrieve her body as the first floor of her house had collapsed on her, apparently under the... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 07:31:15 EST You can’t hide sins from God http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152194406/You-cant-hide-sins-from-God Folks can only see what we show them, but God sees all the hidden stuff. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 07:31:12 EST Church calendar for March 6 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152066197/Church-calendar-for-March-6 Submission guidelines: Submissions can be delivered to the Laurinburg Exchange office, emailed to aoverfelt@civitasmedia.com, or faxed to 910-249-2500 by Wednesday at noon for inclusion in Friday's edition. Events occurring... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 07:31:11 EST RCC to close Purcell Center http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/152199434/RCC-to-close-Purcell-Center LAURINBURG — Facing more than $250,000 in building maintenance costs, the Richmond Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Tuesday to discontinue offering courses at its downtown Laurinburg location. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 06:36:13 EST Wagram board curbs crowing http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/152211099/Wagram-board-curbs-crowing WAGRAM — The roosters have to go. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 06:36:12 EST Laurel Hill residents quiz county about community center http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/152211904/Laurel-Hill-residents-quiz-county-about-community-center LAUREL HILL – A spirited crowd of about 50 people, including three county commissioners, came out in the cold rain Thursday afternoon to show their support for saving the auditorium and adjacent classroom area of the Laurel Hill Community... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 06:36:11 EST St. David’s encourages a personal faith journey http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152193984/St.-Davids-encourages-a-personal-faith-journey Over the years, I have found people are often curious about how other congregations worship, what they believe and how they do business, but many are shy, or possibly actually afraid, to walk into a strange church. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 06:31:12 EST City talks shop after silent public input session http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/152210329/City-talks-shop-after-silent-public-input-session LAURINBURG — As the clock approached 6 p.m. on Thursday, seats set up in city hall for the Laurinburg City Council's annual public input session remained vacant. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 06:21:11 EST Celebrities to fete Red Cross crowd http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/152173680/Celebrities-to-fete-Red-Cross-crowd LAURINBURG — Tickets are still available for next Saturday's evening of games, dancing, and the most stunning array of celebrities likely to be spotted in Scotland County for another year. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 07:01:21 EST Motivational speaker to address educators http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/152172804/Motivational-speaker-to-address-educators PEMBROKE — New York Times best-selling author and educator Dave Burgess will on March 11 present a free, high-energy program aimed at motivating teachers to do their best work. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 07:01:20 EST Larger schools concern parents http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/152173813/Larger-schools-concern-parents LAURINBURG — In the second in a series of public meetings regarding potential Scotland County Schools redistricting, members of the Scotland County Board of Education assured a group of 60 parents and educators at Covington Street Elementary... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 07:01:14 EST After Wednesday’s warmth, winter storm arrives http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/152183027/After-Wednesdays-warmth-winter-storm-arrives LAURINBURG – Spring may be right around the corner, but this morning's mild temperatures are a tease. Don't put away the cold, wet weather attire yet. Another winter storm is coming. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 07:01:12 EST Early college grad completes basic training http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features-news_education/152171962/Early-college-grad-completes-basic-training COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pfc. Marqueeta L. Chavis, a 2014 graduate of Scotland Early College High School, has completed basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:41:12 EST Kordsa employees celebrate 10 years http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/business/152171617/ Lois Baldwin, left, recently celebrated 10 years of service with Kordsa Global Inc. in Laurel Hill. Baldwin is a weaver in the converting department. She was presented with a letter of appreciation and anniversary award gift by her supervisor, Lenore... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:26:11 EST Goodwin: Dems must refocus to regain power http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/152163070/Goodwin:-Dems-must-refocus-to-regain-power By Mary Katherine Murphymmurphy@civitasmedia.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:31:11 EST McNair honored for volunteerism http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features-news/152150327/McNair-honored-for-volunteerism LAURINBURG — Bettie P. McNair, for decades a stalwart volunteer and community organizer in Scotland County, was honored by the Scotland County Board of Commissioners at their Monday night meeting, praised for her dedication to enriching her... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:16:27 EST United coverage now limited http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/152158136/United-coverage-now-limited LAURINBURG — The health care coverage of some local residents has new limitations locally, as Scotland Health Care System's contract with United Healthcare expired on Saturday night. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:16:25 EST Schools celebrate Dr. Seuss’ books http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/152147557/Schools-celebrate-Dr.-Seuss-books LAURINBURG — Schools across Scotland County this week will be celebrating the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, an American author and illustrator better known as Dr. Seuss. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:16:18 EST South Scotland students show off leadership skills http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/152149370/South-Scotland-students-show-off-leadership-skills LAURINBURG — Honesty. Kindness. Responsibility. Helping others. Setting a good example. All valuable traits, but difficult for most 5-year-old children to keep in mind. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:16:14 EST Health information fair set for Saturday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health-news/152069093/Health-information-fair-set-for-Saturday LAURINBURG — Expectant moms and dads, or those who plan to be soon, are invited to a Pregnancy Health Fair on Saturday at the Community Health and Rehabilitation Center. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:16:11 EST