September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and The Laurinburg Exchange will hold a month-long collection drive for items that will benefit children with cancer — things like fuzzy socks with grippers, children’s reading book, game and puzzle books, flannel bed sheets and toboggan. The newspaper will have a large box located in its lobby and available for drop-off Monday through Friday all month between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
RALEIGH — Scotland County taxpayers remain on the hook for a $575,000 snafu created when the county’s economic development director allegedly allowed work to begin on a project early and attempted to mislead state officials, nullifying a grant from the NC Department of Commerce.
LAURINBURG — There have been a number of fingers pointed in various directions concerning who is to blame for the loss of a $575,000 grant from the NC Commerce Department for work performed at a local company, but the strongest finger yet points squarely at Scotland County’s Economic Development Director Mark Ward.
LAURINBURG — After more than six years as superintendent of Scotland County Schools, Ron Hargrave submitted his resignation to the Board of Education during an executive session of the Board of Education’s monthly meeting on Monday.
LAURINBURG — One woman is dead after a late afternoon shooting in Laurinburg on Wednesday. According to the Laurinburg Police Department, officers responded to Alpha Street around 3:50 p.m. in reference to a reported disturbance […]
LAURINBURG — In an area of downtown Laurinburg that is often filled with sounds of music from holiday carols or summertime concerts, the air was filled with gunshots shortly after midnight Sunday leaving one man […]
LAURINBURG — On Monday, Scotland Health Care System announced the first two deaths locally from the coronavirus pandemic. “… one passed away at Scotland Memorial Hospital and the other at Morrison Manor, the health care […]
LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg Police Department orchestrated an operation that led to more than 80 criminal charges during a two-day period. From April 16-27, the police department responded to numerous shootings and shots fired calls […]
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s public school buildings, already shuttered for the past month due to COVID-19, won’t reopen this school year, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Friday. The decision was largely expected. Cooper originally closed K-12 […]
LAURINBURG — Scotland County Manager Kevin Patterson has notified area media outlets that a unit with the county’s Department of Social Services has been exposed to coronavirus. On Monday afternoon, Patterson said the employees in […]