Laurinburg Exchange- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:15:40 EST 1800 Stone tapped for district judge seat LAURINBURG — An attorney practicing in Scotland and Hoke county who last week was appointed as a District Court judge was once reprimanded by the North Carolina State Bar, according to disciplinary records on the bar's... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 800 customers affected by two power outages LAURINBURG — Downed tree branches and heavy rain damaged equipment on two electrical poles on Monday, according to the city of Laurinburg's Electrical Services director, causing two separate outages that affected a total of more than 800... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A new look, thanks to our readers The Laurinburg Exchange is today launching a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout and more effective for our advertisers. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crime report for July 22 Arrests Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police charge 50 during two checkpoints LAURINBURG — Laurinburg police charged 50 people with various offenses during two checkpoints early Sunday morning, according to Police Chief Darwin Williams. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Festival shows Lumber the love ORRUM — There were plenty of familiar faces and just as many new ones attending the fifth annual Lumber River Day festival on Saturday, but more importantly, according to the superintendent of the Lumber River State Park, were the number of... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST RCC accepting tuition payments HAMLET — Richmond Community College is now accepting tuition payments for the Fall 2014 semester. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST O’Neal student has family tale published SOUTHERN PINES — Rising O'Neal seventh grade student, Bray Woodard, attended the awards and book signing ceremony for the Grannie Annie Writing Contest on June 1 in St. Louis, Mo. Her story is published in volume 9 of The Grannie Annie... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST UNCP takes production of ‘The Little Prince’ on the road PEMBROKE — In the play “The Little Prince,” an 8-year-old boy recounts his travels across the universe and back, which while impressive did not make the cast's four-hour drive to Roanoke Island any less... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faith Church gears up for golf tourney LAURINBURG — Area golfers are invited to bring their best game to Scotch Meadows Country Club on Aug. 13, for Faith Presbyterian's 13th annual Ministry & Mission Golf Tournament. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ode to Eastern North Carolina Just to the east of the rolling Piedmont and west of the great Atlantic Ocean is a side of heaven known as eastern North Carolina. Few people even know our greatest secret! Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scotland County school system offers summer reading challenge LAURINBURG — Students can enter to win a free Kindle Fire by reading 20 minutes a day now through Aug. 24. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crime report for July 19 Arrest Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST NC unemployment rate remains flat at 6.4 percent RALEIGH — North Carolina's unemployment rate remained flat for June, as the number of people with full-time jobs slipped slightly from the prior month. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bicyclist dies after being struck by car LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg man died Friday morning from injuries he suffered when he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle Thursday night, according to the Laurinburg Police Department. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tribe gets hung up on protocal PEMBROKE — A proposed ordinance setting up guidelines for taking and acting on requests for housing assistance was sent back to the Lumbee Tribal Council's Housing Committee for review Thursday after council members decided they could not... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Church news for July 18 Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Don’t let weeds overtake the garden of faith More than a decade ago, former Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court installed a massive granite monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments in the rotunda of the Alabama State Judicial Building. Two years later it was removed by court... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Let providence have its way Sometimes we don't realize that when we are in a hurry, we rush ourselves into something down the road that could hurt us. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) ORRUM — Lumber River State Park on Saturday will host a bevy of outdoor activities and exhibitions as part of its fifth annual Lumber River Day event. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST