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Arrest made in double homicide

LAURINBURG — Laurinburg Police announced an arrest in a 2021 double homicide.

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Social Media Victims Law Center Files Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against TikTok...

LOS ANGELES —The Social Media Victims Law Center (SMVLC), a legal resource for parents of children harmed by social media addiction and abuse, announced that it has filed two wrongful death lawsuits in the deaths of 8-year-old Lalani Erika Walton of Temple, Texas, and 9-year-old Arriani Jaileen Arroyo of Milwaukee, Wisconsin who both died of self-strangulation while participating in TikTok’s “Blackout Challenge,” which encourages users to choke themselves with belts, purse strings or other similar items until passing out.

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Review: ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ is pure bonkers filmmaking

The last full Thor movie was the overstuffed 2017 “Thor: Ragnarok,” with the God of Thunder dealing with dueling brother and sister issues, the imminent destruction of his planet, a boozy sidekick, a huge dog, pal Hulk having a panic attack and the death of his father.

June restaurant inspections

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Health Department performed a total of 13 inspections of area food service locations during the month of June.

Health Department offers free at-home COVID tests

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Health Department is offering free home Rapid COVID-19 tests while supplies last. Residents age 14 and older can pick up a box of the at-home test, no appointment or registration is needed. The Health Department has 80 boxes of the test and each box contains five individual tests.

Scotland County deputies honored

RALEIGH — Three deputies with the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office were awarded advanced deputy professional law enforcement certificates from the North Carolina Sheriff’s Education and Training Standard Commission last month.

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