Laurinburg Exchange- RSS NEWS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:30:24 EST 1800 Churches asked to hold ‘Relay Sunday’ http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/church/50015182/Churches-asked-to-hold-Relay-Sunday LAURINBURG — The American Cancer Society is asking that all churches in the Scotland County area participate in Relay Sunday on Aug. 3. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST City man jailed following fight http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/50071405/City-man-jailed-following-fight LAURINBURG — A 36-year-old Laurinburg man has been jailed under a $30,000 bond following a Thursday night altercation that left a Bennettsville man in critical condition, according to Laurinburg police. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health/50067549/ The Scotland County American Red Cross hosted a training session for facilitators of its Pillowcase Project on Wednesday. The project, which evolved during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, is a preparedness education program in which children... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Newest arrivals at Scotland Memorial http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/births-local_features/50067532/Newest-arrivals-at-Scotland-Memorial Davis Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pilot Club members lauded at convention http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/features/50069272/Pilot-Club-members-lauded-at-convention LAURINBURG — The 2014 Pilot International Annual Convention and Leadership Conference was held in Chicago on July 2 through July 6. The theme for the convention was “Celebrating the Gift of Pilot.” Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Don’t wait to talk about end-of-life care http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health/50067476/Dont-wait-to-talk-about-end-of-life-care At Hospice of Scotland County, we see this situation all too often: a family is at the bedside of a loved one who is seriously ill and nearing the end of life. Each member of the family has a different idea of what should be done and what the patient... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Young joins Scotland Memorial hospitalist team http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health/50067464/Young-joins-Scotland-Memorial-hospitalist-team LAURINBURG – Dr. Sarah Young, a board certified internal medicine physician, has joined Scotland Health Care System's hospitalist team. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Partnership offers children’s book club for caregivers http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50070010/Partnership-offers-childrens-book-club-for-caregivers LAURINBURG — Scotland County Partnership for Children and Families recently held the first Motheread/Fatheread meeting for 2014. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kitchen collaborations can lead to healthier home meal options http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health/50067483/Kitchen-collaborations-can-lead-to-healthier-home-meal-options For some people, kitchens are sacred rooms in which to cook solo, and frenetically do things their way. More often than not, people cook alone, even when they are preparing meals for their family or houseguests. It is understandable to cringe with... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Teen Court officials recognized http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50067584/Teen-Court-officials-recognized Volunteers in Scots for Youth's Teen Court were recognized recently at an event held at Laurinburg Presbyterian Church. Teenagers aged 14-18 participate in the program by acting as as court officials in a system of justice for local high school... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Duke Energy could be close to deal http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50076967/Duke-Energy-could-be-close-to-deal RALEIGH — Duke Energy could announce as soon as next week whether a deal has been reached to help reduce high electric bills for customers in Laurinburg, Lumberton and 30 other eastern North Carolina municipalities. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Store gives Main Street a taste of Latin America http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-local_features/50077284/Store-gives-Main-Street-a-taste-of-Latin-America LAURINBURG — The Hispanic grocery store “Mi Fiesta” has been giving a taste of Latin America to the Scotland County community since 2006. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Display raises local awareness to dangers of leaving kids in hot cars http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/50045762/Display-raises-local-awareness-to-dangers-of-leaving-kids-in-hot-cars LAURINBURG — Before entering the air-conditioning of Laurinburg's Walmart on Thursday, shoppers paused to double-check a digital thermometer which measured the temperature of a vehicle's interior at 137 degrees. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Students enjoy summer of interactive learning http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-local_features/50030106/Students-enjoy-summer-of-interactive-learning LAURINBURG — Nineteen sticky-faced fourth graders on Thursday enjoyed an afternoon of ice cream and outdoor fun at Covington Street Elementary School after participating in the Read to Achieve summer reading camp. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Church happenings for July 25 - Aug. 2 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/church/50012413/Church-happenings-for-July-25---Aug.-2 Submission guidelines: All church news submissions must be typed or hand written in block letters and delivered to The Laurinburg Exchange office by Wednesday at noon for inclusion in Friday's edition. E-mail submissions are... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST God knows all your struggles http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50057486/God-knows-all-your-struggles It makes a difference when you are going through something, in any capacity, to know that somebody understands what you are going through, somebody that can feel what you feel. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Trinity plans anniversary party http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50057236/Trinity-plans-anniversary-party The 50th Anniversary Quilt is all finished and hanging in a prominent place in the vestibule at Trinity Presbyterian Church. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Agency ranked No. 8 in nation http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50062987/Agency-ranked-No.-8-in-nation LAURINBURG — Jerry and Allison Norton, owners of Associate Staffing L.L.C., started the business with the hope that if they could commit to meet each and every challenge, they'd reap what they'd sown — six years later, their... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local agencies join military training exercise http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/50044993/Local-agencies-join-military-training-exercise LAUREL HILL — Those gathered on a playground or front porch near the Laurel Hill Community Center on Wednesday morning were privy to an odd sight — the arrival of two unmarked vans carrying a mix of uniformed soldiers and a somewhat motley... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kids get birds-eye-view of feathered fowl http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50045824/Kids-get-birds-eye-view-of-feathered-fowl LAURINBURG — More than 700 children were blown away Wednesday at the Scotland Memorial Library after learning where their ears would be if they were owls — nearly directly behind their eyes. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST