Laurinburg Exchange- RSS NEWS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:27:20 EST 1800 Wagram student’s art chosen for billboard http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features-news_education/153124246/Wagram-students-art-chosen-for-billboard LAURINBURG — Lumbee River EMC will celebrate National Electrical Safety Month with the second annual fourth grade billboard contest. Four winners were selected from more than 200 entries from area schools in Robeson, Hoke, Cumberland and... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:27 EST N.C. State reps to visit RCC http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153120664/N.C.-State-reps-to-visit-RCC HAMLET — Richmond Community College will welcome representatives from North Carolina State University to campus Thursday to provide college admissions tips to local students. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:26 EST SCA releases honor rolls for 3rd nine weeks http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/153023648/SCA-releases-honor-rolls-for-3rd-nine-weeks LAURINBURG — Scotland Christian Academy recently announced the honor roll for the third nine weeks.Kindergarten: Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:25 EST Locals earn spot on FSU Chancellor’s List http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/153118090/Locals-earn-spot-on-FSU-Chancellors-List FAYETTEVILLE — Fayetteville State University recently announced students named to the Chancellor's List. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:25 EST Laurel Hill student featured on national Scholastic flier http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/153118100/Laurel-Hill-student-featured-on-national-Scholastic-flier NEW YORK — Brody Cole, a second-grader at Laurel Hill Elementary School, has been selected from hundreds of entries as a Scholastic Reading Club Star Reader. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:23 EST Scotland sheriff’s office calls on Homeland Security http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153124505/Scotland-sheriffs-office-calls-on-Homeland-Security LAUREL HILL — The Department of Homeland Security is investigating an April 17 incident in Laurel Hill in which two men were stopped on U.S. 74 and found to be carrying $21,000 cash in their vehicle, according to sheriff's Capt. Mitch... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:18 EST Hot dog vendor ‘tithes’ by helping to feed Scotland County kids http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153118364/Hot-dog-vendor-tithes-by-helping-to-feed-Scotland-County-kids ROCKINGHAM — “To me it was audible. God said, 'Feed the children.'” Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:17 EST Man faces more than a dozen drug charges http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/153117646/Man-faces-more-than-a-dozen-drug-charges LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg man was charged with more than a dozen felonies on Thursday after a vehicle stop revealed a hoard of controlled substances, according to police. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:16 EST Warner takes on Laurinburg’s new development post http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/153118878/Warner-takes-on-Laurinburgs-new-development-post LAURINBURG — Just a few weeks into the job, and technically the first to hold it, Teddy Warner is defining the city of Laurinburg's community development director post. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:15 EST Man charged following fatal county wreck http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153116096/Man-charged-following-fatal-county-wreck LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg man who allegedly caused a head-on collision on Wednesday that killed a 68-year old has been charged with driving while impaired, according to jail records. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:01:14 EST City church taking collection for police cameras http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news/153102680/City-church-taking-collection-for-police-cameras LAURINBURG — A Scotland County church on Sunday will have a service to honor Laurinburg police, followed by a collection to help fund the purchase of body cameras for the city's officers. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:41:27 EST Reaching for the stars http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news_education/153108140/Reaching-for-the-stars LAURINBURG — Some 200 people crowded the auditorium at I. Ellis Johnson Elementary School on Thursday evening for a selection of treats both edible and auditory. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:41:24 EST Nonprofit receives $13K donation http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-religion-news/153098809/Nonprofit-receives-$13K-donation LAURINBURG — Scotland County's needy were blessed Thursday by the generosity of the St. Mary Catholic Church of Laurinburg and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, when a check was presented to Church Community Services, a nonprofit... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:41:23 EST Ministry offering free prom dresses http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153102748/Ministry-offering-free-prom-dresses LAURINBURG — High-schoolers who need a prom dress can pick one up today and Saturday, courtesy of the A.R.K. Program of Lighthouse Nation. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:41:19 EST More than a change of scenery http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152835989/More-than-a-change-of-scenery “Repent” is a religious word I've heard most of my life, and to this day, it still makes the hair on the back of my neck stand with fright. As a child, I heard the call to repent burst from the lips of many a revival... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:41:18 EST Maxton church loses skilled music director http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153092147/Maxton-church-loses-skilled-music-director First Presbyterian Church in Maxton is losing its music director. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:41:17 EST God knows where you are http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153023723/God-knows-where-you-are Cheer up, my brother, and take new courage; take your sledgehammer and bust another rock. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:41:15 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? http://laurinburgexchange.com/quizzes/puppy1LEX Find out with the Laurinburg Exchange's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:50:16 EST Hospice to host Motherless Daughters Luncheon http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health-news/153075174/Hospice-to-host-Motherless-Daughters-Luncheon LAURINBURG — Hospice of Scotland County will host its second annual Motherless Daughters Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 9 at the Dulin Conference Center, located on the Scotland Memorial Hospital campus in... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 06:36:46 EST Man charged with sexually abusing 6-year-old http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/blotter-news/153079026/Man-charged-with-sexually-abusing-6-year-old LAURINBURG — A 52-year-old Laurinburg man has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a 6-year-old child, according to Laurinburg police. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 06:36:38 EST