NEWS


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Scotland leaders fail to find new school site
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Scotland County United Way director to step down

Senior robbed at Maxton store

MAXTON – Maxton police are looking for a man who robbed an 80-year-old man at Nic’s Pic Kwik on Patterson Street.Police said a man approac...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Mayor criticized over taxes, comments

Mayor criticized over taxes, comments

LAURINBURG — Laurinburg Mayor Matthew Block, often critical of other elected officials, got a public dressing down this week for his “own ...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Scotland County government hit with computer virus, again

Scotland County government hit with computer virus, again

LAURINBURG – Scotland County computer servers have been the victim of a virus for the second time in a year leaving the county no other option but t...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Scotland County Health Department to close for training

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Health Department will close at noon on Thursday and be closed through Friday for employee development.Normal b...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Blue nominated for UNC board

Blue nominated for UNC board

LUMBERTON — The current chairman of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke board of trustees has been nominated to serve on the University...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Civil War Reenactors bring history home to Laurinburg

Civil War Reenactors bring history home to Laurinburg

LAURINBURG — For some, the handful of Union soldiers battling nearly two dozen Confederate soldiers was not quite accurate.But spectators said S...

March 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


UNC’s Trubisky draws crowd at pro workout

UNC’s Trubisky draws crowd at pro workout

CHAPEL HILL — Mitch Trubisky tried to ignore the cameras following his every move during North Carolina’s pro day, down to the guy holding...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Pickers still think UNC has a chance

Pickers still think UNC has a chance

LAURINBURG — The Exchange’s VIP Pickers are back — busted brackets and all — for the Sweet 16 round of the 2017 NCAA Division ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Soccer struggles against Pinecest

Soccer struggles against Pinecest

LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots soccer team is still in search of its first win of the season after falling to conference rival Pinecrest on Monday,...

March 21st, 2017 |  


St. Andrews sports roundup

St. Andrews sports roundup

HICKORY — The St. Andrews University men’s and women’s outdoor track teams competed at the Lenoir-Rhyne University Invitational on S...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Scots softball dominates Southern Lee

Lady Scots softball dominates Southern Lee

LAURINBURG — It was a pitcher’s battle through the first four innings of Friday’s game between the Lady Scots and Southern Lee.The L...

March 20th, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Lady Scots soccer falls in conference opener

Lady Scots soccer falls in conference opener

LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots soccer team is still searching for its first win of the season after falling to conference rival Purnell Swett on Fr...

March 20th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Civil War recreated
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Konduros-Wooten engagement

Bridge results

LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village group met on March 6 at Scotia Village under the direction of Brian Potter.1. James Potter / Pearl Kessle...

March 7th, 2017 updated: March 8th, 2017. |  


Konduros-Wooten engagement

Konduros-Wooten engagement

LEXINGTON, S.C. — Dr. and Mrs. Gregory James Konduros of Lexington, S.C. have announced the engagement of their daughter Ann Malek Konduros, of ...

March 4th, 2017 |  


Faith Calendar

Faith Calendar

Printed submissions can be delivered to the Laurinburg Exchange office, emailed to [email protected], or faxed to 910-249-2500 by noon Wednesda...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Scotland Board of Education gets schooled in Lego Robotics

Scotland Board of Education gets schooled in Lego Robotics

LAURINBURG — Student engineers from North Laurinburg Elementary School taught Scotland County Schools Board of Education members a few things ab...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Bridge results

LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village group met on Feb. 27 at Scotia Village under the direction of Brian Potter.1. Betty Hasty / Lil Owens;2. ...

February 28th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Cooper is in weaker position

Cooper is in weaker position

Newly elected Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper gave his first State of the State address on March 13. The longtime leader of the North Carolina Senate, Phil...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Scotland Dems: Compromise no virtue in civil rights

Compromise is a virtue. That’s a no-brainer, right? We’d probably all agree that without it Congress would never pass a law, marriages wou...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Closer care is better by far

Closer care is better by far

My previous message from the Scotland Health Care System focused on the Safe, High Quality, and Compassionate Care we provide. This message focuses on...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Column: Scotland’s school floor explained

Column: Scotland’s school floor explained

A lot of people talk of the Scotland “School Floor”. Few fully understand it.As mayor of Laurinburg, the city that is home to the high sch...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Cooper budget signals left’s defeat

Cooper budget signals left’s defeat

Roy Cooper has just submitted his first budget proposal as governor of North Carolina. It is a political document — and I don’t mean that ...

March 14th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Let’s cheer real economic progress

TAR HEEL VIEW: Let’s cheer real economic progress

Despite the chaos and growing fears about disunity among Americans that may cause lasting harm to our democracy, the United States is experiencing one...

March 14th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA