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Sheriff confirms 12 Carver students were hospitalized after consuming THC-laced gummies, 2 juveniles detained

LAUREL HILL — Two juveniles were detained after it was confirmed Wednesday that 12 students at Carver Middle School ingested gummies, suspected to have been laced with THC, a compound found in marijuana, according to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office.

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				                                After cutting the ribbon for the Scotland County Health Department Mobile Unit, officials toured the vehicle which is equipped with two interview rooms, complete lab equipment, a restroom with urine analysis capabilities and built-in internet so that staff can use laptops. The mobile unit is also equipped with an awning and has heating and air conditioning capabilities.
                                 Tomeka Sinclair | The Laurinburg Exchange

Health care to hit the road in Scotland

LAURINBURG — Getting your child immunized or getting vaccinated may soon become more accessible to those all over Scotland County.

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Founding director of the National Museum of the American Indian, speaks to museum studies class at UNCP

PEMBROKE — Considered one of the most vocal students in Nancy Strickland Fields’ museum studies class— Angelina Henhawk, a senior at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke— sat in stunned silence last week as Rick West was a guest lecturer.

U.S. Department of State brings unique career showcase to UNC Pembroke

PEMBROKE — A pre-law student at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Allison Jones dreamed of attending law school after graduation. However, after attending a U.S. Department of State career showcase on campus, Jones is considering the diplomatic workforce and embarking on a career as a security service leader.

RichmondCC expands 911 telecommunicators degree program with CCC&TI

HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s 911 telecommunications program will now be available to students at Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute (CCC&TI) after an official agreement was signed by college leaders earlier this week.

Scotland County Senior Games, Silver Arts discussed at Rotary

LAURINBURG — The Rotary Club of Laurinburg hosted this week Amanda Baker and Dorothy Tyson representing the 2024 Scotland County Senior Games and Silver Arts.

Foundation thanks donors

LAURINBURG — Those who gave to the Scotland Memorial Foundation in 2023 were recognized recently for the impact they helped make.

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