Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/ http://laurinburgexchange.com/ Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:34:05 EST 1800 Harmony Hall to host festival set in 1700s http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/153118683/Harmony-Hall-to-host-festival-set-in-1700s WHITE OAK — Whether a regular or a first-time visitor, those who come out to Harmony Hall Plantation Village today will be transported back in time faster than Marty McFly and “Doc” with their modified DeLorean — except the... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:29 EST 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 Journeying through the storms of life http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153122427/Journeying-through-the-storms-of-life Each of us has our moments of inner turmoil and we must find our way through those times without inflicting too much collateral damage on those who surround us. My father taught me long ago that nothing sooths the soul like time outside. So today I... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:22 EST Libertarians gather to celebrate … liberty http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153118310/Libertarians-gather-to-celebrate--liberty There was complete anarchy at the end of Rising Sun Way last weekend — and it was fun.No central planning designating campsites. No taxes on voluntary transactions. No government regulations on food preparation. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:20 EST Time to seize energy opportunities http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153122890/Time-to-seize-energy-opportunities Carpe diem. Latin for “seize the day,” this phrase is used by many to encourage folks to make the most out of every opportunity. I'm a strong believer in taking full advantage of opportunities that arise. In Congress, I'm also... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:19 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 Pickin’ Shed returns http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/153117038/Pickin-Shed-returns LAUREL HILL — When azaleas of every hue have blooms and pecan trees are leafing out; when bluegrass at Danny's Pickin' Shed resumes, spring has sprung without a doubt. So it was Thursday night at the intersection of Marston and... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:14 EST Pilots hand out concussion reminders http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/153117849/Pilots-hand-out-concussion-reminders LAURINBURG — The Scottish Pilot Club of Laurinburg kicked off their Brain-Storm Warning grant at the Morgan Complex and Optimist Park on April 18. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:12 EST Beacham selected as April’s Scholar-Athlete http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/153101245/Beacham-selected-as-Aprils-Scholar-Athlete LAURINBURG — Before Robert Beacham arrived at Scotland High and became an integral part of the Fighting Scots' offensive attack, the now-senior standout flung the pigskin around the field as the signal-caller for Spring Hill Middle... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:36:13 EST Scots score 6th SEC win http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/153131576/Scots-score-6th-SEC-win LAURINBURG — And then there were two. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:36:11 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 MacDonald portrait valued at $250,000; will be loaned in NC http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-local_features/153106181/MacDonald-portrait-valued-at-$250000;-will-be-loaned-in-NC LAURINBURG — A recently discovered oil painting of 18th century Scottish heroine Flora MacDonald by famed portrait artist Allan Ramsay, now fully restored, will be shown in North Carolina in the near future, its owner told The... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:41:28 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