NEWS


Wilkes County 2-year-old shoots himself

THURMOND (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a 2-year-old Wilkes County boy shot himself with a gun he found in his parents’ vehicl...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Scotland churches take part in Lenten service series

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Ministerial Association will hold a series of noon Lenten Services for the community.The first service takes pl...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Bojangles’ to phase out using chickens raised on antibiotics

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Bojangles’ has announced it will be phasing out chicken raised on antibiotics following protests from activists.The Charl...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Scotland Clinic director makes case to state lawmakers

Scotland Clinic director makes case to state lawmakers

RALEIGH — Scotland Community Health Clinic Executive Director Andy Kurtzman was one of health officials who traveled to Raleigh this week to mee...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Greenville mayor helps get erratic driver off road

GREENVILLE (AP) — The mayor of Greenville turned traffic cop last weekend after he helped keep a motorist driving erratically from getting back ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Stuck between a rock and a hard place

Stuck between a rock and a hard place

As buzzwords go, “authenticity” is one of the more mysterious ones. And the quest for it has led American businesses to the spot where the...

February 24th, 2017 |  


St. Andrews men survive, women fall

St. Andrews men survive, women fall

KINGSPORT, Tenn. — The St. Andrews University men’s basketball team, a No. 8 seed, cruised past No. 9 Milligan College 88-76 in the first ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


St. Andrews golf teams having early season success

St. Andrews golf teams having early season success

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — The St. Andrews University men’s and women’s golf teams continued their spring season at Georgetown College...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Local golfer sinks hole-in-one

Local golfer sinks hole-in-one

LAURINBURG — Cypress Creek Golf Links on Tuesday had another golfer hit a hole-in-one shot.Emery Hunt sunk his hole-in-one on No. 16 using an 8 ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Knights TitusGary named AACPlayer of the Week

Knights TitusGary named AACPlayer of the Week

ASHEVILLE — St. Andrews senior shooting guard Titus Gary has been selected as the Appalachian Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Scots RB Zamir White announces top four colleges

Scots RB Zamir White announces top four colleges

LAURINBURG — And then there were four.After two months of anticipation, Fighting Scots running back Zamir White has narrowed down his Division I...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Ready for breaded cutlets of a different kind? Try cauliflower

Ready for breaded cutlets of a different kind? Try cauliflower

Attempts to eat more vegetables and less meat — or just more vegetables — tend to be perpetual for a lot of people.It’s a challenge....

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Bridge results

LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village group met on Feb. 20 at Scotia Village under the direction of Brian Potter.1. Patsy Smith / Barbara Henry...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Eastpointe OKs consolidation with Cardinal

BEULAVILLE — Eastpointe Human Services’ board of directors has unanimously approved a consolidation agreement with Cardinal Innovations He...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Designers take a holistic approach to health-care spaces

Health-care facilities can be stressful places for patients and visitors, with depressing waiting rooms, rows of uncomfortable seating, a blaring tele...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Neil Simon’s ‘Barefoot in the Park’ to be performed at RCC’s Cole

Neil Simon’s ‘Barefoot in the Park’ to be performed at RCC’s Cole

HAMLET— Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park” will be presented live on stage at the Cole Auditorium by Montana Repertory Theatr...

February 16th, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Public meetings

Our View: Helping those in need always terrific bargain

Have you thanked a volunteer today?You need to because your gratitude is their pay.You have a chance to both thank and help volunteers at the Scotland...

February 24th, 2017 |  


St. Andrews thrives on a two-way street

Whether it’s setting a positive example for middle schoolers or supporting a local nonprofit, St. Andrews employees are often giving their time and ...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Let’s foster business growth

Let’s foster business growth

RALEIGH — In today’s highly polarized climate, can we get our politicians to agree anything? Well, I can think of at least proposition tha...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Their View: Confused by Trump-speak? Sad. Pathetic.

Their View: Confused by Trump-speak? Sad. Pathetic.

If you watched President Donald Trump’s most recent news conference, you may have reached a point midway through when you thought: “That&#...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Yes, the press is the enemy — of secrecy

TAR HEEL VIEW: Yes, the press is the enemy — of secrecy

How should the press respond to President Donald Trump’s claim that “the fake news media” are “the enemy of the American peopl...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Letter: Let’s all slow down

To the editor:Recently, how many times have you heard or asked yourself – “I’m so busy I can hardly have a moment to myself to do wh...

February 21st, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA