Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/ http://laurinburgexchange.com/ Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:27:54 EST 1800 Crisis center in ‘desperate’ fiscal situation http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/50465199/Crisis-center-in-desperate-fiscal-situation LAURINBURG — Though it will keep its doors open without interruption despite a delay in state funding, the Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center of Scotland County has temporarily suspended acceptance of new clients. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:49:07 EST Brown: ‘The whole thing was all a lie’ http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50483665/Brown:-The-whole-thing-was-all-a-lie LUMBERTON — For Geraldine Brown, it comes as no surprise that after 30 years in prison, her brothers may soon walk free. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:12:12 EST Obama calls for higher wages http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50483034/Obama-calls-for-higher-wages MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's “revving” performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:12:11 EST Will your kids inherit your debt? http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50481103/Will-your-kids-inherit-your-debt Many people finally get around to writing a will in order to safeguard their assets for their heirs. But what if you've got the opposite problem: Your nest egg was decimated by the recession, bad investments or simply living longer than expected... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:12:08 EST Charlotte book like a letter home http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50480962/Charlotte-book-like-a-letter-home It was like the pleasure of a long letter from home.At least it was for this exile from Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:12:06 EST The First Sunburnt Boy http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50458343/The-First-Sunburnt-Boy It has been more than a few years ago when the location of my fifth grade was a second floor classroom above the kitchen at Central School. It is impossible to forget the exact location as the scents from the rising yeast rolls and various foods... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:33:04 EST County loses 1 woman, 5 employees http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/50380033/County-loses-1-woman-5-employees LAURINBURG — Looking at the job descriptions, it might sound like a mass exodus from the Scotland County Health Department. The clerk to the county health board has left, as well as the department's lead personnel officer. Ditto the HIPPA... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:25:08 EST Scotland escapes with 20-14 win over Jack Britt http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/50469829/Scotland-escapes-with-20-14-win-over-Jack-Britt LAURINBURG — After cruising to an one-sided win last week at South View, Friday night's affair at the Boneyard was anything but easy for Scotland as they held on to defeat Jack Britt 20-14 in Fayetteville Friday night. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:23:08 EST Capps joins full-time SAU faculty in Religious Studies http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50459501/Capps-joins-full-time-SAU-faculty-in-Religious-Studies LAURINBURG — When Tanner Capps arrived on the St. Andrews University campus in the fall of 2013, it was as a part-time professor in Religious Studies as he completed his doctoral work through Duke University. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:47:06 EST UNCP: New logo will include Old Main http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50459468/UNCP:-New-logo-will-include-Old-Main PEMBROKE — A spokesman for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke says any worries by Lumbee Tribal Council members that a logo being designed for university will not depict Old Main are unwarranted. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:47:04 EST Former SAU baseball stars playing professional ball http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/50465644/Former-SAU-baseball-stars-playing-professional-ball LAURINBURG — Each arrived at St. Andrews under different circumstances. They played separate positions on the diamond and graduated a year apart. Now Joe McCarty and Matt McCue find themselves amongst the professional ranks, both playing the... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:28 EST Berger’s Common Core appointees lacking http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50468726/Bergers-Common-Core-appointees-lacking Senate leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) is the first to publicly announce his appointments to a legislative commission that will review and make recommendations for modifying the Common Core State Standards. Berger's appointments include a... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:26 EST Tour highlights local economies http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50468354/Tour-highlights-local-economies Wow. I cannot believe how fast time flies. As we head into Labor Day, I hate to see summer end, but I'm exciting to think about back to school, football season gearing up and a little break from the heat. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:24 EST Buie hearing set for Tuesday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50464017/Buie-hearing-set-for-Tuesday LUMBERTON — Robeson County District Attorney Johnson Britt is prepared to turn over to a judge the fate of two men who have been in prison for 30 years in connection with the rape and murder of an 11-year old, saying new DNA evidence is... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:21 EST Police seek clues in shooting http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/50464844/Police-seek-clues-in-shooting LAURINBURG — Authorities are searching for leads in the case of a Robeson County woman admitted to the Scotland Memorial Hospital emergency room on Thursday with apparent gunshot wounds. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:18 EST Stephenson earns chamber certification http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/business/50459871/Stephenson-earns-chamber-certification ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives has designated Tonia Stephenson, president of the Laurinburg/Scotland Area Chamber of Commerce, a Certified Chamber Executive. The certification is the only national designation... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:15 EST Greene retires from Air Force http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50463496/Greene-retires-from-Air-Force LAURINBURG — Scotland County native Carlton Andre Greene, Jr. retired this week after 20 years of service in the U.S. Air Force. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:13 EST UNCP’s summer camps return http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50459634/UNCPs-summer-camps-return PEMBROKE — More than 200 children ages 5-18, enjoyed sports, theatre, SAT prep, health careers and leadership experiences at UNCP summer camps this summer. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:11 EST RCC to offer personal training course http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50459825/RCC-to-offer-personal-training-course LAURINBURG — Richmond Community College will offer a course to prepare students to become certified as personal trainers from 6 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays this fall. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:09 EST Faculty members credited as authors of lab manual http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50459552/Faculty-members-credited-as-authors-of-lab-manual LAURINBURG — Two professors of the St. Andrews University Biology department have contributed to a laboratory manual, Principles of Biology I, traditionally used for freshmen biology courses. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:07 EST