MAXTON — This year’s two-day celebration included three history-making, family-friendly community events. On Friday, June 17, the first Juneteenth Pageant was held at Townsend Elementary School. The contestants were: True Ellerbee, Essence McEachin, and Dabria Quick. With Dabria Quick being crowned “Ms. Juneteenth 2022.” The guests were entertained with poetry, art, fashion, and dance. The guest speaker was Minister Delois Bethea.
A celebration outside the Supreme Court, Friday, June 24, 2022, in Washington. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years — a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court’s landmark abortion cases.
LAURINBURG─ Screams of excitement filled the air during Thursday morning’s United Way of Scotland County’s annual Safety Town as the Cape Fear Valley Health Life Link helicopter landed in the parking lot of Laurinburg Presbyterian Church.