Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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EOC closing at 8 p.m.

LAURINBURG — While the county is still under a state of emergency, Robert Sampson, Scotland County Public Safety Director, has announced that the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for Scotland County will officially close tonight at 8 p.m. Conditions should continue to improve in Scotland County as the night progresses. The state of emergency is still in effect.

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Sheriff’s office investigating a rash of car break ins

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of vehicle break-ins that occurred Friday.

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MidSandhills MAL Unit of LWVNC Provides Voter Education Tool VOTE411

LAURINBURG —Ahead of elections this fall, the League of Women Voters of NC offers the nonpartisan election resource VOTE411.org. This “one-stop shop” for election information provides simple, helpful tools to help North Carolina voters navigate the voting process. VOTE411.org provides candidate information, a voter registration tool, polling place information, and other helpful election information for all voters nationwide.

EOC closing at 8 p.m.

LAURINBURG — While the county is still under a state of emergency, Robert Sampson, Scotland County Public Safety Director, has announced that the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for Scotland County will officially close tonight at 8 p.m. Conditions should continue to improve in Scotland County as the night progresses. The state of emergency is still in effect.

Partners In Ministry brings the Upward Bound Program to Scotland County

LAURINBURG —Partners In Ministry has been awarded the Upward Bound (UB) Program and is adding it to their extensive list of programs that will benefit youth in the communities the group serves. The Partners In Ministry Upward Bound program is one of over 900 Upward Bound programs across the nation that provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance.

Weather causes print edition delay

LAURINBURG — Weather permitting, Saturday’s edition of The Laurinburg Exchange will be delivered Monday. The office is currently without power.

Scots storm past Union Pines 49-14

CAMERON - The Fighting Scots (4-3) came into their first matchup ever against the Union Pines Vikings (2-4) with a lot of matters out of their control. Injuries have plagued the Scots’ depth at multiple positions, the Vikings were coming into Thursday’s game off a bye week, and the Scots were playing on a short week due to Hurricane Ian forcing the game to move from Friday to Thursday.

State of emergency declared in Laurinburg

LAURINBURG — The City of Laurinburg is under a state of emergency in advance of Tropical Storm Ian.

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