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Teen charged in Maxton shooting death

Teen charged in Maxton shooting death

LUMBERTON — A teenager has been charged with murder in connection with a shooting death of a Maxton man on Saturday, according to a Robeson Coun...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Scotland County’s health rankings poor

Scotland County’s health rankings poor

LAURINBURG — Scotland County is one of the unhealthiest places in the state.That was the finding of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s r...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Investigators seek clues to East Laurinburg fire

Investigators seek clues to East Laurinburg fire

EAST LAURINBURG – Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a Monday night fire that began at the site of the old Waverly Mill pl...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Crime report

LarcenyGIBSON – A resident of Main Street reported to the sheriff’s office on Monday that her son had stolen the keys to her house and sho...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Scotland postal workers try to stamp out hunger

LAURINBURG — Letter carriers plan to carry out their annual food drive next month.The U.S. Postal Service in Scotland County and across the coun...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Laurinburg keeps council filing fee the same

Laurinburg keeps council filing fee the same

LAURINBURG — The fee for those wishing to file for a seat on the Laurinburg City Council will remain at $25.The Laurinburg City Council voted Tu...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Regular seasons wrap up

Regular seasons wrap up

LAURINBURG — With Spring Break winding down, the Scotland High School sports teams are getting back on the field, court or pitch as they prepare...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Knights baseball holds of Pfeiffer

Knights baseball holds of Pfeiffer

MISENHEIMER — The St. Andrews University baseball team edged non-conference Pfeiffer University 8-6 on the road earlier this week. The Knights s...

April 20th, 2017 |  


The end of an era

The end of an era

LAURINBURG — After more than 30 years the Southeastern conference is no more.The Fighting Scots along with the SEC’s six other teams ̵...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Cape Fear blanks Scots

Cape Fear blanks Scots

FAYETTEVILLE — Scotland and Cape Fear clashed Tuesday night in the 2017 Hoyt Warren-Wayne Edwards Invitational championship game.The Scots had t...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Lady Knights finish second at AAC qualifier

Lady Knights finish second at AAC qualifier

PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — The St. Andrews University women’s golf team put on a great performance at the NAIA AAC Women’s Direct National...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Knights wrestling hands out end-of-season awards

Knights wrestling hands out end-of-season awards

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews wrestling team recently handed out its end of season awards.The Knights finished their 2016-17 season with a 2-14 o...

April 18th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Students of the future

Students of the future

LAURINBURG — Scotland County Schools elementary and middle school Robotics Clubs held a Lego Robotics Showcase last weekend at Sycamore Lane Ele...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Laurel Hill’s Pickin’ Shed shelters bluegrass tradition

Laurel Hill’s Pickin’ Shed shelters bluegrass tradition

LAUREL HILL — With clear skies and warm weather comes local bluegrass traditions.For two decades, Danny Pate and his band, the Red Bluff Rambler...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Bridge championship results

LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village group met on April 10 for the Club Championship Game at Scotia Village under the direction of Mac Doubles...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Club turns to community

Club turns to community

LAURINBURG — A middle school club whose mission is to assist others is looking for a little help itself.The club — Carver Middle School Bl...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Local events calendar INSIDE 3AGrad student named Newman Fellow EDUCATION 6ATennis sweeps Hoke SPORTS 1B .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFil...

April 7th, 2017 |  


A day to give

A day to give

John Ferguson, board member of the Scotland Memorial Foundation shares a moment with Doretha Swann who came out to make a difference.Francesca Kline i...

March 31st, 2017 |  


OPINION


Mindfulness for beginners

Mindfulness for beginners

In a world that caters to having a fast-paced lifestyle, seldom are we encouraged to just be present and explore our current space. But in recent year...

April 20th, 2017 |  


A NC mountain woman’s adventure in Bulgaria

A NC mountain woman’s adventure in Bulgaria

Why would North Carolinian Elizabeth Kostova, who is a New York Times No.1 bestselling author, set her action-packed novel in Bulgaria?I will give you...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Honest resident deserves thanks

To the editor:A recent misdelivered envelope, containing a check for the Hospice tournament, found its way to Aberdeen Road rather than the addressed ...

April 14th, 2017 |  


GOP lawmakers pick loser in battle with ACC

Republicans in Raleigh for some reason insist on picking losing hands.The party, which controls both chambers with veto-proof majorities, is well posi...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Were the ‘good old days’ really good?

Were the ‘good old days’ really good?

Generally speaking, I’m not the sort of person who romanticizes the past. The “good old days” hold little allure.During my childhood...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Newcomer’s view of Scotland County

Newcomer’s view of Scotland County

When a visitor to Scotland County crosses the county line his initial thought resembles something like “where in the world am I?” Once he ...

April 13th, 2017 |  


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