Laurinburg Exchange- RSS NEWS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:15:34 EST 1800 Autopsy to determine cause of woman’s death http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50799338/Autopsy-to-determine-cause-of-womans-death LAURINBURG — A 43-year-old Laurinburg woman was found dead in her vehicle on Saturday less than three miles from her home, according to authorities. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:52:06 EST Crime report for Sept. 30 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/blotter-news/50799866/Crime-report-for-Sept.-30 Arrests Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:05:07 EST 12 charged, 1 jailed during checkpoints http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50798887/12-charged-1-jailed-during-checkpoints LAURINBURG — Twelve people were charged during weekend checkpoints set up by the Scotland County Sheriff's Office, according to Capt. Scott Jacobs, and one woman was arrested after she tried to flee from deputies on N.C. 79. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:42:06 EST Raeford man killed in wreck near Laurinburg http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50798513/Raeford-man-killed-in-wreck-near-Laurinburg LAURINBURG — A 44-year-old Raeford man was killed early Saturday when the car he was driving overturned and struck a tree near Laurinburg, according to 1st Sgt. Jeff Gordon of the state highway patrol. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:52:05 EST Networking seminar set for Wednesday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50781675/Networking-seminar-set-for-Wednesday HAMLET — Most business owners and prospective business owners know networking is essential to the success of any business. And yet, many fail to invest the time and energy to do it for a variety of reasons. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:54:11 EST Editor, poet, musician featured at SAU Writers’ Forum http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50781768/Editor-poet-musician-featured-at-SAU-Writers-Forum LAURINBURG — Former editor of Pembroke Magazine Shelby Stephenson will share some of his work Thursday at the St. Andrews University Writers' Forum. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:54:09 EST Agency pilots internship program http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50781888/Agency-pilots-internship-program LUMBERTON — Southeastern Community & Family Services, Inc. has launched a new internship program for college students. The agency piloted the program this past summer with two college students who were assigned to shadow under seasoned... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:54:05 EST Young talent on display at Kuumba pageant http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50787117/Young-talent-on-display-at-Kuumba-pageant LAURINBURG — Set to the stylings of a saxophone, spoken-word monologues, a cappella singing — and Tina Turner — the annual Miss Kuumba pageant, held for the first time at the Storytelling and Arts Center of the Southeast, showcased... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:27 EST Organizers gear up for Highland Games http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/50783565/Organizers-gear-up-for-Highland-Games LAURINBURG – Organizers of the 2014 Scotland County Highland Games are heid doon arse up, or “ready to get on with it,'' as the Gaelic saying is translated, with thousands of clan members, vendors, competitors and... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:24 EST Scottish Pilot Club holds annual tournament http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50785004/Scottish-Pilot-Club-holds-annual-tournament LAURINBURG — The Scottish Pilot Club of Laurinburg held its annual Barbara Sasseen Memorial Golf Tournament on Sept. 25 at the Deercroft Golf Club. Sixty-four players participated in the event. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:21 EST City man charged with shooting estranged wife http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50783073/City-man-charged-with-shooting-estranged-wife RAEFORD — A Laurinburg man is in custody after shooting his estranged wife at her Raeford home, according to the Hoke County Sheriff's Office. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:19 EST A beginner’s guide to the Highland Games http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50782167/A-beginners-guide-to-the-Highland-Games It has been almost two centuries since a tradition known as the Scotch Fair began in eastern Richmond County, North Carolina, or more specifically just to the west of Old Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church in what is now Scotland County. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:18 EST A.D. Gallery showcases new exhibit http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50781238/A.D.-Gallery-showcases-new-exhibit PEMBROKE, — FABRICation, an exhibit of textile art, went on display at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke's A.D. Gallery on Sept. 22 and will run through Oct. 31. The opening reception and gallery talk by artist Virginia... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:17 EST SAU adds second Religious Studies professor http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50781390/SAU-adds-second-Religious-Studies-professor LAURINBURG — St. Andrews University is pleased to announce Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Tim Beach-Verhey. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:14 EST Comedian brings offbeat standup to GPAC http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50781502/Comedian-brings-offbeat-standup-to-GPAC PEMBROKE — Michael Ian Black, known for his work in alternative comedy television programs and movies, will bring his standup comedy to The Givens Performing Arts Center on Oct.24 at 9 p.m. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:11 EST Talk to focus on return of heirloom rice http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50781646/Talk-to-focus-on-return-of-heirloom-rice PEMBROKE — Glenn Roberts will speak at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke on Oct. 14 about growing heritage rice in the Southeast. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:08 EST ‘I decided it was over’ http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/50732225/I-decided-it-was-over This is the second installment of a two-part series about domestic violence in Scotland County — editor. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:12:05 EST Upcoming Hymnfest chock full of artists http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50769999/Upcoming-Hymnfest-chock-full-of-artists Last Sunday, Jose Rivera and the choir at Laurinburg Presbyterian Church gave the congregation a taste of the upcoming Hymnfest, set for 5 p.m. this Sunday. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:12:17 EST Your work will speak for you http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50766203/Your-work-will-speak-for-you There's a song I hear sung at funerals that says “May the work I've done speak for me.” “When I'm buried in my grave there is nothing can be said, may the work that I've done speak for me.” Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:12:15 EST Political ads target McLaurin as race for District 25 heats up http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50774027/Political-ads-target-McLaurin-as-race-for-District-25 LAURINBURG — In advance of the November general election, Democratic state Sen. Gene McLaurin of Rockingham has already been the target of attacks by the North Carolina Republican Party.McLaurin was... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:12:12 EST