NEWS


County gets mental health kiosk

LAURINBURG — Scotland County has a new resource with the establishment of a mental health kiosk.The Eastpointe Connect kiosk is located in the l...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Early education critical to young, Partnership says

LAURINBURG — Early education is critical to a child’s development, according to Wendy O’Brien, director of early care and education ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Maxton, St. Matthews to hold health fair

Maxton, St. Matthews to hold health fair

MAXTON – The Health and Wellness Ministry of St. Matthew’s Metropolitan and the town of Maxton want to help residents to be healthy and be...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Police: Kidnapping foiled at Laurinburg Walmart

Police: Kidnapping foiled at Laurinburg Walmart

LAURINBURG –Two Robeson County men have been charged with kidnapping after Laurinburg police were called to break up a fight in the parking lot ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Supreme Court strikes down NC districts

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina because race played too large a role in their creat...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Visitors get look at prison-to-farm effort

Visitors get look at prison-to-farm effort

WAGRAM — A crowd twice the size anticipated turned out Saturday for a sneak preview of Growing Change’s prison to farm project.Visitors we...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Knights to host 10th annual wrestling camp

Knights to host 10th annual wrestling camp

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews wrestling team will host its 10th annual Knights Wrestling-Fitness Camp that will run July 9 through July 13.The Kn...

May 25th, 2017 |  


NCHSAA revises regional finals due to rain

NCHSAA revises regional finals due to rain

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has released the finalized schedule for the Regional Finals in the three remai...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Mallory Wheeler takes over as Lady Scots volleyball coach

Mallory Wheeler takes over as Lady Scots volleyball coach

LAURINBURG — Mallory (Woolridge) Wheeler was a force to be reckoned with on the volleyball court during her time at the University of Virginia.S...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


St. Andrews offers numerous summer camps

St. Andrews offers numerous summer camps

LAURINBURG — St. Andrews University will be hosting numerous summer camps and clinics/lessons beginning June 1 and running through the end of Ju...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Scotland’s Tyler Smith finishes 15th in discus at 4A state track and field championships

Scotland’s Tyler Smith finishes 15th in discus at 4A state track and field championships

GREENSOBORO — Fighting Scots junior James “Tyler” Smith was the sole representative of Scotland High School at the 4A state track an...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Tournament pits president against pro

Tournament pits president against pro

LAURINBURG — Scotch Meadows Country Club held its annual President’s Cup tournament this past weekend as club Pro Chip Wells took on club ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Births

The following births have been released by FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.Locklear girlAdam Locklear and Bethany Locklear, Gibson, a...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Board votes to close elementary schools

Board votes to close elementary schools

LAURINBURG — Despite strong opposition from those at public hearings, the Scotland County Board of Education voted unanimously Monday night to c...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Age no factor for athletes

Age no factor for athletes

LAURINBURG — Age is no excuse for the participants of the Scotland County Senior Games, it is only a requirement.The 2017 Scotland County Senior...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Special Olympians invade Pate Stadium

Special Olympians invade Pate Stadium

The 2017 Special Olympics of Scotland County began Tuesday morning with 50-meter races for athletes ages eight to 11-years-old. Medals were handed out...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Scotland County Special Olympians give 100 percent

Scotland County Special Olympians give 100 percent

LAURINBURG — A parade of athletes were welcomed into Pate Stadium by cheers and applause for the start of the 2017 Special Olympics of Scotland ...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


12:37 pm |    

Mueller pick the right move

Positive youth mental health

Positive youth mental health

The World Health Organization has defined child and adolescent mental health as the “capacity to achieve and maintain optimal psychological func...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Exchange error not intentional

We goofed. There is no other way to explain a recent story in The Laurinburg Exchange in which we wrote that Laurinburg resident Joyce Davis had ad...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Nineveh repents and God spares the great city

Jonah 3Having been told at the conclusion of the second chapter that God spoke to the fish and it “vomited out Jonah upon the dry land,” w...

May 21st, 2017 |  


GOP senators exact revenge

GOP senators exact revenge

The last week has featured some of the most offensive, belligerent, and vindictive behavior by elected officials in generations — and that is no...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Pressing your way through

Pressing your way through

Now, this morning all of us know something about pressing. “Pressing your way;” that means going against the odds to do something; it mean...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Chalk Banks River Challenge, festival continues the fun

Chalk Banks River Challenge, festival continues the fun

As spring turns to summer, we are approaching the end of the spring festival season. Every year, as April and May come around, organizations conduct e...

May 18th, 2017 |  


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