NEWS


9:45 pm |    
County looks at rec. center
Outdoorsman shop opens

Outdoorsman shop opens

LAURINBURG — A lifelong resident of Laurinburg has opened an outdoor store in downtown Laurinburg.Harley Locklear, 26, is the owner of the new b...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Scotland sorority sets record

Scotland sorority sets record

LAURINBURG —A Scotland County sorority recently inducted 26 women, the largest group in the national membership’s history. In recognition of th...

November 30th, 2016 updated: December 1st, 2016. |  


Scotland County to plan strategy at retreat

Scotland County to plan strategy at retreat

LAURINBURG — County leaders plan to spend the next two days setting goals for the long-term and the immediate future.Scotland County Board of Co...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg Christmas parade Saturday

Laurinburg Christmas parade Saturday

LAURINBURG —The Carlie C’s Annual Laurinburg Christmas Parade is Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. It will begin on Railroad Street and make its t...

November 29th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


Toys for Tots to brighten Christmas for Scotland County kids

Toys for Tots to brighten Christmas for Scotland County kids

LAURINBURG — Families in Scotland and Robeson counties who need assistance during the holiday season can again look to Toys for Tots for help.Th...

November 25th, 2016 |  


Optimist tree sale helps youth

Optimist tree sale helps youth

LAURINBURG —While today serves as Black Friday for most people, the day after Thanksgiving is looking green for members of the Optimist Club of ...

November 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


2:22 pm |    
Player of the Week
Lady Scots drop first game of the year

Lady Scots drop first game of the year

LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots basketball team split their two home non-conference games this week, knocking off Douglas Byrd for a second time bef...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Scots defend their court

Scots defend their court

LAURINBURG — The Fighting Scots basketball team defended their home court twice this week — against Douglas Byrd on Tuesday and Union Pine...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Defensive Player of the Week

Defensive Player of the Week

LAURINBURG — Khalil Smith is a 5-foot 8-inch junior at Scotland High School. He is also one of the starting running backs, wearing No. 4, for th...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Offensive Player of the Week

Offensive Player of the Week

LAURINBURG — Zamir White is a 6-foot 1-inch junior at Scotland High School. He is also one of the starting running backs, wearing No. 34, for th...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Special Teams Player of the Week

Special Teams Player of the Week

LAURINBURG — Alston Smith is a 5-foot 11-inch senior at Scotland High School. He is also one of the starting wide receivers and defensive backs,...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Knights 2017 season gets a schedule

Knights 2017 season gets a schedule

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University football program released their 2017 inaugural schedule earlier this week.The ten-game schedule features...

November 30th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


8:09 pm |    
Cross – Flanagan Wedding

Blanden to hold peanut festival

DUBLIN — Bladen County will host a celebration for the peanut in the peanut capital of the South on Sept. 17 at Dublin Primary School.The festiv...

September 4th, 2016 |  


UNCP workshop focuses on quilts and bone creations

UNCP workshop focuses on quilts and bone creations

PEMBROKE — Seed jewelry making and soapstone carving, laced with stories of history and tradition, are just a sample of the creative treasure tr...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg agency celebrates reopening

Laurinburg agency celebrates reopening

LAURINBURG — Eric Byrd along with friends, family and members of the Laurinburg-Scotland County Chamber of Commerce were on hand Friday for the ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Yamane-Clark engagement

Yamane-Clark engagement

FORT WORTH, Texas —Randi Nicole Yamane of Forth Worth, Texas was recently engaged to Dustin Lee Clark of Johns Station, N.C. The bride is a 2011 ...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


Scotland teacher recognized

Scotland teacher recognized

Kellan Teasley, center, a teacher at Scotland Early College High School, was recognized at this week Scotland County school board as one of the 2015-1...

July 17th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Sunday School Lesson

After going to Macedonia, Paul and his colleagues passed through the cities of Amphipolis and Apollonia and to Thessalonica where they found “a ...

November 24th, 2016 |  


The myths about consolidation

The beloved and revered CBS Broadcaster, Walter Cronkite, once said, ‘In seeking the truth, you have to get both sides of the story.’ In t...

November 16th, 2016 |  


RichmondCC continues to grow, deliver

RichmondCC continues to grow, deliver

Thanks to the leadership of our board of trustees, the hard work of our talented faculty and staff, and the support and trust from our communities, 20...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg citizens have spoken. Will council listen?

Laurinburg citizens have spoken. Will council listen?

The 10th item on tonight’s Laurinburg City Council agenda is “a discussion on the proposed new City Hall and police Station.” Two weeks ago, ...

November 15th, 2016 updated: November 15th, 2016. |  


Is this still your party?

Is this still your party?

Are we still voting for a political party for the same traditional values or have the Democrat and Republican parties changed their identity.With this...

November 13th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA