NEWS


Tribal Council OKs Godwin’s pick for administrator

Tribal Council OKs Godwin’s pick for administrator

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina has a new full-time tribal administrator to oversee daily operations of the tribal government.Fred...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Bill cuts UNC system board to 24 members

Bill cuts UNC system board to 24 members

RALEIGH — The Republican-controlled legislature is about ready to send its first bill to new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper — a measure reduci...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Seminar to focus on ‘shop local’ strategy

Seminar to focus on ‘shop local’ strategy

HAMLET — New and existing small business owners can learn cost-effective ways to generate a dynamic “shop local” strategy at a free ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Lowe’s to hire 600 full-time workers at NC facility

MOORESVILLE (AP) — North Carolina-based home improvement retailer Lowe’s says it will add at least 600 full-time customer-support and cent...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Pet squirrel guards home against burglary

MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — A pet squirrel named Joey prevented a burglary attempt in Idaho last week by scratching the teen suspect when he tried to...

February 17th, 2017 |  


FBI: White supremacist talked of Dylann Roof-type attack

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white supremacist with felony convictions in South Carolina bought a gun from an undercover FBI agent, telling the agent...

February 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Batter up, it’s baseball season
Seven SEC teams advance to 4A playoffs

Seven SEC teams advance to 4A playoffs

LAURINBURG — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released the 2017 girls and boys basketball playoff brackets on Sunday — ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Softball drops two games to FSU

Softball drops two games to FSU

FAYETTEVILLE — The St. Andrews University softball team faced another Div. II foe Fayetteville State University on Thursday. The Lady Knights dr...

February 17th, 2017 |  


St. Andrews hosts weekly youth wrestling class

St. Andrews hosts weekly youth wrestling class

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University wrestling team is just over halfway through the second session of the Knights Wrestling Academy.The week...

February 17th, 2017 |  


NC State: Gottfried won’t return as men’s basketball coach

NC State: Gottfried won’t return as men’s basketball coach

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina State says men’s basketball coach Mark Gottfried won’t return for a seventh season but will coach the ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Knights golf opens spring season

Knights golf opens spring season

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — The St. Andrews University men’s and women’s golf teams opened their spring seasons at Coastal Georgia̵...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Spring is in the air

Spring is in the air

LAURINBURG — The spring sports season at Scotland High School is just around the corner and with it being a much shorter season there are some j...

February 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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The art of love
The art of love

The art of love

Nolan Gilmour | Laurinburg ExchangeStella Hayes, left, was one of 15 seniors of Wagram who spent Valentine’s Day painting. The Wagram Active Liv...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Bridge results

LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village group met on Feb. 13 at Scotia Village under the direction of Brian Potter.1. Joanne Martin / Locke MacDo...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


Scottish Pilot Club event offers wine, food and song

Scottish Pilot Club event offers wine, food and song

Attendees sampled a wide variety of food along with wines from local vineyards Cypress Bend Vineyards in Wagram and Locklear Vineyard and Winery of Ma...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Mace, Robinson engagement

Mace, Robinson engagement

Courtesy photoJoey and Susan Mace, of Laurinburg, have announced the engagement of their daughter Brittany Mace to Danny Robinson Jr. Danny is the son...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Faith Calendar

Faith Calendar

Printed submissions can be delivered to the Laurinburg Exchange office, emailed to switten@civitasmedia.com, or faxed to 910-249-2500 by noon Wednesda...

February 9th, 2017 |  


OPINION


7:41 am |    
Keep the dream alive

LETTER: Did Russia profit from US election?

To the Editor:According to your Feb. 11 page 2A AP article, national defense secretary Michael Flynn, questionably now retired or fired, has a recolle...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Educate, don’t ticket, drivers with pets in lap

You’ve heard about the nanny state. How about the pet-sitter state? An unnecessary if well-intentioned bill filed Wednesday in the N.C. General A...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Their view: Washington has always been notoriously leaky

Their view: Washington has always been notoriously leaky

His national security adviser had to resign after falsely denying secret talks with Russia. His White House aides splintered into warring factions. Hi...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Russian reality: Playing straight with the bear, avoiding claws

FEB. 12, 2017 — In considering the evolution of U.S.-Russian ties it is important to remember that there are advantages to good relations with t...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Wimpy politicians create fiscal mess

Wimpy politicians create fiscal mess

RALEIGH — Other than Dale Folwell, North Carolina’s new state treasurer, no state politician made a big campaign issue last fall of the co...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Will the real Trump please stand?

President Donald Trump recently spoke to the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., as his predecessors have consistently done since 1953.Call...

February 15th, 2017 |  


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