Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/ http://laurinburgexchange.com/ Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:51:34 EST 1800 A big snake and a cruel trick http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50655942/A-big-snake-and-a-cruel-trick Last week, I told you a little about old grist mills and how most are of a by-gone era. This week, I'm going to tell you a true story about the creepy crawling things that still hang around these old mill sites. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:36:07 EST Course on county education set for Friday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50660194/Course-on-county-education-set-for-Friday LAURINBURG — Following the success of last year's inaugural State of Education breakfast, the Laurinburg/Scotland County Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a repeat performance on Friday. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:23 EST RCC to offer truck driver training http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50657945/RCC-to-offer-truck-driver-training HAMLET — Richmond Community College has entered a partnership with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute to offer truck driver training this fall. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:22 EST St. Andrews volleyball goes 1-3 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/50659122/St.-Andrews-volleyball-goes-1-3 SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The St. Andrews University volleyball team finished 1-3 in a tournament held over the weekend at Converse College. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:21 EST Funding plan proposed http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/50664869/Funding-plan-proposed LAURINBURG — A group of Scotland County commissioners presented a proposal on Tuesday for long-term local funding of the Scotland County Schools to a committee of commissioners and school board members tasked with revising the current school... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:20 EST Hospice honors past, current directors http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/50663666/Hospice-honors-past-current-directors LAURINBURG – Hospice of Scotland County honored its past and present medical directors Tuesday with the dedication of a portrait wall at its Lauchwood Drive headquarters. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:18 EST City delays hearing on zoning change http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/50665350/City-delays-hearing-on-zoning-change LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg City Council delayed a public hearing to rezone 44 acres on X-Way Road from residential to industrial, scheduled for its regular meeting on Tuesday, to allow time for conference with the consulting firm currently in... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:16 EST Health department ups fees http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/50658512/Health-department-ups-fees LAURINBURG –Fees for some vaccinations and water testing will be increased, the Scotland County Board of Health decided at its monthly meeting. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:14 EST Crime report for Sept. 17 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50658656/Crime-report-for-Sept.-17 Missing person Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:11 EST Latest bridge club results http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50657691/Latest-bridge-club-results LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village club met Monday under the direction of Brian Potter. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:09 EST Volunteers the best part of the Chamber http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50656349/Volunteers-the-best-part-of-the-Chamber When people ask me what I like most about my job, I always have a quick answer — it is the volunteers. It always has been my favorite thing about working for a Chamber of Commerce. Of course, when I was at the High Point Chamber of Commerce, I... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:05 EST Scotland wins five-set thriller http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/50664712/Scotland-wins-five-set-thriller LAURINBURG — The Scotland volleyball team didn't make it easy on themselves Tuesday night, but found a way to win in the face of adversity — and without their head coach patrolling the sidelines. The Scots defeated the Lumberton... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:42:09 EST Smoking can lead to SIDS http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50637288/Smoking-can-lead-to-SIDS Do you know that secondhand smoke can increase the chances of your infant becoming a victim of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, known as (SIDS)? Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is crib death, or an unexpected death of an infant, and continues to be a tragic... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:37 EST Addicts share stories of recovery http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/50645397/Addicts-share-stories-of-recovery LAURINBURG — Standing at the head of a group of addicts in various stages of recovery last week and recalling her years drifting in and out of rehab centers and nursing homes from South Carolina to New York, the Arletha Moore of 15, 20, or 30... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:34 EST Fun on tap at Cypress Bend http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50640004/Fun-on-tap-at-Cypress-Bend WAGRAM – Rain drizzled, but the wine poured; the band sizzled and the dancers roared, as a steady stream of visitors ignored the humidity to engage in frivolity at Saturday's 10th Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Cypress Bend... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:30 EST Annual shindig promises to be fancy occasion http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/50642450/Annual-shindig-promises-to-be-fancy-occasion LAURINBURG — Scotland Memorial Foundation's annual black-tie fundraiser is a bit ritzier this year. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:28 EST 1 injured during weekend gunfire http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50640301/1-injured-during-weekend-gunfire LAURINBURG — A man was wounded and two houses struck during shootings over the weekend that Laurinburg Police Chief Darwin Williams called a result of “escalating gang activity” throughout the city. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:27 EST Bullet penetrates East Laurinburg home http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50639452/Bullet-penetrates-East-Laurinburg-home EAST LAURINBURG — Shots rang out on Fifth Street in East Laurinburg on Friday, according to a Scotland County sheriff's report, entering a home and hitting a couch inside but no residents. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:23 EST Authorities believe Dollar General robberies may be connected http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50638473/Authorities-believe-Dollar-General-robberies-may-be-connected LAUREL HILL — The Scotland County Sheriff's Office and police in Laurinburg and Aberdeen are working to see if armed robberies of Dollar General stores in their respective areas are connected, sheriff's Capt. Jon Edwards said... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:19 EST Crime report for Sept. 16 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/blotter-news/50637768/Crime-report-for-Sept.-16 Arrests Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:18 EST