NEWS


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King Day observance
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Parker: BOE makeup may change
School officialslook long-termat warmth issue

School officialslook long-termat warmth issue

LAURINBURG — The closing of one of Scotland County’s elementary school’s because of a problem with a heating system was a topic of d...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Locklear named county athletic supervisor

Locklear named county athletic supervisor

LAURINBURG — Scotland County Parks and Recreation has hired Edmund Locklear to serve as athletic supervisor.Locklear, a native of Lumberton, beg...

January 11th, 2017 |  


African choir to visit Wagram

African choir to visit Wagram

WAGRAM – The Watoto Children’s Choir, a performance group made up of Ugandan orphans, will share an original musical work at Nazareth Miss...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Scotland events to honor MLK

Scotland events to honor MLK

LAURINBURG – Scotland County will jump start its commemoration of the King Day with a host of events this week that will stretch into the offici...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Winter weathercools plans forannual bonfire

Winter weathercools plans forannual bonfire

LAURINBURG —The possibility of inclement weather has postponed tonight’s annual community Christmas tree burning at Legion Park.Laurinburg...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Beautician puts away clippers

Beautician puts away clippers

LAURINBURG — Claudette Beane never thought the day would come when she put her clippers down for good.Even though her heart and spirit wanted to...

January 6th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Scots fall in OT to Hoke

Scots fall in OT to Hoke

RAEFORD — A mid-court scramble for a loss ball appeared to be how Friday’s game between the Fighting Scots and Hoke was going to end as th...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Scots finish 14th at Boneyard Bash

Scots finish 14th at Boneyard Bash

LAURINBURG — Several of the premier wrestling powers in the state convened at Jack Britt High School over the weekend or the 17th annual Boneyar...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Second-half surge comes up short

Second-half surge comes up short

RAEFORD — After their first two Southeastern conference games, the Lady Scots are still searching for their first conference victory. The team s...

January 13th, 2017 |  


No love lost between Scots, Patriots

No love lost between Scots, Patriots

SOUTHERN PINES — The Fighting Scots opened Southeastern conference play in frustrating fashion on Wednesday against Pinecrest. Not only were the...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Lady Knights losing streak extends to four games

Lady Knights losing streak extends to four games

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The St. Andrews University women’s basketball team dropped their fourth straight game of the new year to conference rival...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Scots split final home match

Scots split final home match

LAURINBURG — The Scots knew going into Wednesday’s match with Lumberton that they were the underdogs — and for their first few match...

January 12th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Hatten-Staley engagement
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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...

October 20th, 2016 |  


Scotland awarded money for preservation

LAURINBURG — The N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund recently awarded more than $3.87 million to help Scotland Co...

September 12th, 2016 |  


Sights from around the inaugural Team Festival

Sights from around the inaugural Team Festival

Michael McKeithan stands behind his Chevrolet Camaro at the Tema Festival car show on Atkinson Street Saturday.Jimmy McPatterson and his sister April ...

September 6th, 2016 |  


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 |  


Cross – Flanagan Wedding

Cross – Flanagan Wedding

LAURINBURG — Kurt and Cindy Cross, of Laurinburg, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandi Nicole Cross to Devan Ross Fl...

August 28th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Our view:Conflicts of interest

This week’s Laurinburg City Council retreat was a real treat for fans of reality television.There were expletives, snide comebacks and even repo...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Help for the job you want

Help for the job you want

The Help You Need For The Job You Want!As we all know, the primary catalyst for economic growth is jobs. NCWorks serves as a key connector between emp...

January 12th, 2017 |  


The subject of ‘ethics in city government’ is on the agenda for tonight’s retreat. Council member Dee Hammond asked for it to be dis...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Heritage Center to promote county

Heritage Center to promote county

Over the next week, you will start to see the finishing touches on a new, consolidated, tourism attraction in Scotland County. Over the past year, a g...

January 6th, 2017 |  


The end of the year is a time to reflect on the past year and to look forward to the new one. The city of Laurinburg had several noteworthy accomplish...

December 29th, 2016 updated: December 29th, 2016. |  


Merry Christmas from my family to yours

Merry Christmas from my family to yours

LAURINBURG — Christmas is my favorite time of year because of all the family traditions I remember from my childhood – without one of thos...

December 24th, 2016 |  


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