Wednesday, October 5, 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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				                                Members of the Scotland Family Counseling Center and State Employees Credit Union take a picture with a check of $40,000 that was granted by the SECU Foundation Wednesday morning.
                                 Photo| Brandon Hodge/ The Laurinburg Exchange

Scotland Family Counseling Center receives grant from SECU Foundation

LAURINBURG - The Scotland Family Counseling Center received a $40,000 grant from the State Employees Credit Union Foundation Wednesday morning.

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Roundup: Lady Scots tennis team plays doubleheader at Lee County

SANFORD - The Lady Scots tennis team (2-9) went on the road Tuesday to Sanford, as they took on the Lee County Yellowjackets (1-8) in a doubleheader. The back-to-back matches were played because of a make-up from earlier in the season. They were also the second and third matches played in the past two days for the Lady Scots.

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

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.

UNCP football hosting Schools Night on Oct. 13

In coordination with the UNC Pembroke School of Education, UNCP Athletics would like to personally invite you to attend Schools Night! As a thank you, we are offering a discounted grandstand ticket of $12.00 to our K-12 partners and students/families! Please follow the steps below to purchase your tickets! Kick-off will occur at 6 p.m. with gates set to open at 4 p.m. Tailgating will begin at 1:30 p.m.

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.

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