NEWS


8:05 pm |    
The beauty of a butterfly
12:53 pm
Updated: 10:44 pm. |    
Patterson named Scotland County health director
9:18 am |    
Village Cleaners to close
Five Points to get roundabout

Five Points to get roundabout

LAURINBURG —The four-way stop at Five Points on US 15-501 and NC 144 has greatly reduced the number of accidents at the intersection, according ...

June 29th, 2016 |  


FSA seeks Scotland farmer nominations

FSA seeks Scotland farmer nominations

LAURINBURG –The nomination period for the local FSA county committees has begun, according to Scotland USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Direct...

June 29th, 2016 |  


VBS project provides fun, faith for Scotland churches

VBS project provides fun, faith for Scotland churches

LAURINBURG — For young parishioners at Jerusalem United Methodist Church, a recent vacation Bible school was truly like a day at the beach.A por...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg fireworks show at Scotland High

Laurinburg fireworks show at Scotland High

LAURINBURG — The city of Laurinburg will host its annual Fourth of July celebration at Scotland High School’s Pate Stadium on Monday.East ...

June 29th, 2016 |  


UNCP chancellor: Tuition bill ‘positive’

UNCP chancellor: Tuition bill ‘positive’

PEMBROKE — A measure that would cut tuition at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke would further the university’s “mission of changing ...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


Autospy: Scotland inmate died of autoerotic asphyxiation

Autospy: Scotland inmate died of autoerotic asphyxiation

LAURINBURG — Autoerotic asphyxiation was the cause of death of a convicted cop killer who died in April, according to autospy results.Scott Vinc...

June 29th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


10:44 pm |    
Coastal Carolina stays alive
Day to skip Rio Olympics due to Zika virus

Day to skip Rio Olympics due to Zika virus

AKRON, Ohio — Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


UNCP sends 135 to PBC Honor Roll

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The work of UNC Pembroke’s student-athletes in the classroom paid dividends this week when 135 Braves were named to the Pea...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Student-athletes honored

Student-athletes honored

LUMBERTON — As former Campbell University and West Bladen High School basketball player D.J. Mason imparted some of his keys to success in life ...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Cagle: The best race day of the year

Cagle: The best race day of the year

Random thoughts from the greatest race day of the year.I mean, for my money it just doesn’t get better than the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapo...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg native named Southeast Region Field Athlete of Year

Laurinburg native named Southeast Region Field Athlete of Year

EUGENE, Ore. — After a stellar career at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Laurinburg native Trey McRae finishes in incredible fash...

June 13th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg’s first disc golf tourney takes flight

Laurinburg’s first disc golf tourney takes flight

LAURINBURG —A host of smiling disc golfers gathered beneath the shade of a roofed shelter at Scotland Yard Sunday afternoon to receive awards af...

June 13th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Wedding — Ruan and Wilkes
11:21 pm |    
Pet of the week
Dance school recital Saturday

Dance school recital Saturday

LAURINBURG — The Karen Gibson School of Dance will hold its 55th annual dance recital, “A Summer to Remember” at 6 p.m., Saturday, a...

June 1st, 2016 |  


Scotland County births

Recent births at Scotland Memorial Hospital:Williams girlKelly Renee Easterling announced the birth of her daughter Heaven Alayna Williams on April 10...

May 13th, 2016 |  


Mother of the Year

Mother of the Year

Scott Witten|Laurinburg ExchangeMae Blue, center, was recently named NAACP Mother of the Year for Scotland County. Blue, a member of Jones Chapel Miss...

April 28th, 2016 |  


140 olympians take part in Scotland County games

140 olympians take part in Scotland County games

LAURINBURG — Scotland County Special Olympics honored the athletes as well as volunteers and supporters at the annual games this week at Scotlan...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg Scout accedes to Eagle rank

Laurinburg Scout accedes to Eagle rank

LAURINBURG — Boy Scout Troop 420 promoted its latest Eagle Scout on April 10, elevating Brandon Michael White to the highest rank in scouting in...

April 19th, 2016 |  


OPINION


8:05 pm |    
The beauty of a butterfly
4:05 am |    
GOP seeking health-care fix
Restore more freedoms for N.C.

Restore more freedoms for N.C.

RALEIGH — When liberals and conservatives debate the issue of how best to promote economic growth and opportunity, they usually talk about their...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Scotland back-to-school effort needs you

While most of us are enjoying the first few weeks of summer, the beginning of the next academic school year will return faster that many realize.As a ...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Letter: Laurinburg needs to listen to residents

To the editor: I’m taking this time to alert you to a very pressing matter in our city. Not teen pregnancy or violent crimes, but of the deafness...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


Letter:Leave Five Points four-way stop alone

To the editor: Please excuse me for maybe not having all the details of this subject matter. My comments are about the plans to install a roundabou...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


Cap threatens justice for all

Cap threatens justice for all

“If we are to right the ship, the Judicial Branch will need sufficient investment from this General Assembly to ensure that we adequately fund t...

June 29th, 2016 |  


North Carolina gives conservatives hope

North Carolina gives conservatives hope

RALEIGH — I admit to being biased in favor of my home state. But I believe the following proposition is demonstrably true. To the extent that Am...

June 29th, 2016 |  


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