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Anson Commissioners appoint Howell for Sheriff

WADESBORO — The Anson County Board of Commissioners appointed Sheriff Scott Howell to serve for the next four years following the passing of Landric Reid, although massive confusion remains and a legal battle is expected to begin at 9:00 a.m. in Richmond County Superior Court on Dec. 7.

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One man has been arrested in connection to an overdose

LAUREL HILL — A Laurel Hill man has been arrested for murder in connection to a drug overdose.

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Anson Commissioners appoint Howell for Sheriff

WADESBORO — The Anson County Board of Commissioners appointed Sheriff Scott Howell to serve for the next four years following the passing of Landric Reid, although massive confusion remains and a legal battle is expected to begin at 9:00 a.m. in Richmond County Superior Court on Dec. 7.

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Break-in LAURINBURG — Mo’s Candy and Tobacco on South Main Street reported to the police department on Monday that someone forced entry through the front door but nothing was taken.

Shining star for the community

Jake Monte and Jay Reese of Nutrimax on James Street in Laurinburg custom-welded a large Christmas star and hung it from their building for everyone to see at night.

Scotland Family Counseling Center wins in Homemade Float category

Scotland Family Counseling Center, a non-profit affiliate of Scotland Memorial Hospital in Laurinburg, won in the Homemade Float category for the parade. “Rain and all, we had a wonderful time and were delighted to share our joy with the children and children-at-heart who braved the weather to come out and enjoy the parade,” said Executive Leader Kenzie Miller. “Many thanks to the Laurinburg/Scotland County Area Chamber and Jackson Diesel Service for sponsoring such a fabulous community event!”

ENCORE! Theatre stages Christmas-themed production beginning Dec. 9

LAURINBURG — ENCORE! Theatre, Laurinburg’s community theater group, will stage the play “Every Christmas Story Ever Told … and the Some!” with five performances at the Storytelling and Arts Center at 131 S. Main Street in Laurinburg.

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