Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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Hoffman-Marston residents sue Richmond County and Oak Grove over continuing threat of military training site

HOFFMAN — Nine members of the Hoffman and Marston communities are suing Oak Grove Technologies, Richmond County, County Planning Director Tracey Parris and the town of Hoffman, due to the ongoing presence and actions of a military training center that has created numerous quality of life issues.

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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.

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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.

Full of Christmas cheer in Laurel Hill

LAUREL HILL — Despite the dreary weather that lasted a good part of the day on Saturday, Laurel Hill residents and others throughout the county gathered together to enjoy local talent as well as a Christmas movie.

Prestwick Village partners with RCC to train nurse aides

HAMLET — Prestwick Village Assisted Living has teamed up with Richmond Community College to help Nursing Assistant I students develop into highly trained caregivers in the healthcare profession.

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