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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Men’s soccer: Knights draw Reinhardt Eagles 0-0 and take first place...

WALESKA, G.A. - The Knights faced a tough task on Saturday, as they traveled to Waleska GA, to face the Reinhardt Eagles, who prior to the match held the fifth position in the AAC. On the flip side, the Knights were coming in as the second placed team in the AAC, although CIU has two extra games to play. The match saw two dominant teams battle down to the wire, and when it was all said and done, neither side was able to put a goal into the net and the match settled at 0-0 at the final whistle.

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Football: Knights fall to Point University 48-6

WEST POINT, G.A. - The Knights traveled to West Point, GA on Saturday afternoon to take on the Point Skyhawks of the AAC. Although the Skyhawks are a member of the AAC, the official conference schedule will start next week when the Knights host Union College. Always a tough environment to play at, the Knights weren’t able to move the ball with much efficiency and the Skyhawks got some big early plays to jump out to a lead that the Knights could never catch.

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.

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.

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