Althea Simpson - Business Development Manager

About Althea Simpson:

Scott Witten - Editor

About Scott Witten:

Katelin Gandee - Staff reporter

About Katelin Gandee:

Gandee is from St. Clairsville Ohio and graduated from Coastal Carolina University in December 2017. She has been with the Exchange since January as a staff reporter.

“I’m enjoying being part of the staff and working with people in the community to report on what’s happening,” Gandee said.

Gandee can be reached at 910-506-3171 or by email at [email protected]

Amy Johnson - Advertising Rep.

About Amy Johnson:

Johnson is a native of Laurinburg and has been with the Laurinburg Exchange since 2014. Her current position is as an Advertising Representative. Her job is to present local retailers with options and advantages of advertising in The Laurinburg Exchange both online and in print.

“I am pleased to have the opportunity to meet and interact with the people of my community, and am looking forward to meeting the upcoming generation of Laurinburg retailers,” Johnson said.

Johnson can be reached at 910-506-3108 or by email, [email protected]

Beth Lawrence - Staff reporter

About Beth Lawrence:

Lawrence is a native of Laurinburg and is a 1989 graduate of Scotland High School. She has a bachelors degree in mass communications from Ashford University in Iowa.

She joined the Exchange in November 2016 as a staff reporter. Lawrence covers crime, Scotland County Board of Commissioners, health board and breaking news.

Lawrence can be reached at 910-506-3170 or by email [email protected]

Amber Hatten-Staley - Sports editor

About Amber Hatten-Staley:

Hatten-Staley is from Wheelersburg, Ohio and joined the Exchange staff in June 2016 after relocating to the area. She is a 2012 graduate of Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

She works as the Exchange's sports editor and also covers the Scotland County Board of Education.

“Over the past two years I've really enjoyed getting to know the coaches and student athletes that I cover. They welcomed me into the community and make me look forward to coming to work,” Hatten-Staley said.

Hatten-Staley can be reached at 910-506-3170 or by email at [email protected]

Celeste Jackson - Classifieds/Legal Advertising

About Celeste Jackson:

Jackson is a Laurinburg native and a Scotland High School graduate. Her current position is the classifieds and legal advertising consultant after returning to the Exchange in January.

“I have happily returned to the Laurinburg Exchange after 12 years away,” Jackson said.

Jackson can be reached 910-506-3021 at or by email at [email protected]

Jennifer Shawn Seaman-Robinson - Marketing Sales Representative

About Jennifer Shawn Seaman-Robinson:

Seaman-Robinson was raised in Hamlet and has enjoyed living in Hope Mills. She just moved back home from Jacksonvile, Fla. where she enjoyed living on a sailboat on the St. John’s River. She is an artist and photographer as well as a veteran in the marketing field.

Her current position is an marketing sales representative after joining the Exchange in April.

“I enjoy my work every day, it allows me to talk one on one with every client and focus on all the positive and wonderful growth in our area. Please call or email me and let me show you what exciting things were doing here and how we can help you grow,” Seaman-Robinson said.

Seaman-Robinson can be reached at 910-506-3185 or by email at [email protected]

Amanda Williamson - Circulation

About Amanda Williamson:

Williamson is from Marlboro County, but is a graduated of Scotland High School Class of 1997.

As circulation manager, she helps to ensure that subscribers are receiving local news.

“I enjoy working with the public and being a part of an outstanding team at the Laurinburg Exchange,” Williamson said.

Williamson can be reached at 910-506-3024 or by email at [email protected]