NEWS


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Maxton to remove eyesore

Scotland sorority plans Zumbathon

LAURINBURG —The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter, will present “Party Hearty” Zumbathon next month.The f...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SBI searches county offices in payroll probe

RAEFORD (AP) — State police are investigating alleged criminal activity in Hoke County’s government offices.Local media outlets report tha...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


State raises alarm on smoke detectors

State raises alarm on smoke detectors

ROCKINGHAM — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey warned fire departments and residents across North Carolin...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


FBI assessing threat against Muslims

KERNERSVILLE (AP) — The FBI says it’s looking into reports of death threats made against Muslims during a meeting of conservative activist...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Authorities: Nails purposely placed on trail

SYLVA (AP) — Authorities have closed a popular Jackson County park after a runner impaled his foot on a nail that they believe was purposely pla...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Lowe’s announces more than 500 layoffs

MOORESVILLE (AP) — Home improvement retailer Lowe’s has announced its second round of layoffs in just over a month, saying more than 500 f...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Beacham headed to Pfeiffer

Beacham headed to Pfeiffer

LAURINBURG — Scotland High School senior Emma Gray Beacham signing her letter of intent to play Division III volleyball at Pfeiffer University w...

February 21st, 2017 |  


A closer look at Scots baseball

A closer look at Scots baseball

LAURINBURG — With his rookie season out of the way, second-year head coach Chad Hill has just one more week before opening day to get the Fighti...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Knights wrestlers end season short of Nationals

Knights wrestlers end season short of Nationals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — The St. Andrews University wrestling team traveled to the Mid-South Conference NAIA National Qualifier in Bowling Green, Ky...

February 20th, 2017 |  


St. Andrews basketball teams finish regular seasons

St. Andrews basketball teams finish regular seasons

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University men’s basketball team was unable to extend their win on Senior Day. The Knights fell to Allen Univ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Batter up, it’s baseball season

Batter up, it’s baseball season

LAURINBURG — The Fighting Scots baseball team hosted a three team scrimmage on Saturday to open their pre-season. The unseasonably warm weather ...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Seven SEC teams advance to 4A playoffs

Seven SEC teams advance to 4A playoffs

LAURINBURG — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released the 2017 girls and boys basketball playoff brackets on Sunday — ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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 |  


Bridge results

LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village group met on Feb. 13 at Scotia Village under the direction of Brian Potter.1. Joanne Martin / Locke MacDo...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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


Keep the dream alive

Keep the dream alive

In this month we recognize what is known as Black History month. And being that it is such, I want to talk about a dream. Community, it is alright to ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Stop demonizing diversity of opinion

Political rhetoric is bombarding us to the point we may want to ignore it all, but we can’t.We have to sift through it to make informed, reasona...

February 20th, 2017 |  


NC Senate leader Berger blocks HB2 fix, again

Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger and other Republican leaders have spent the last few days desperately distorting the facts and rewriting history ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Did Russia profit from US election?

To the Editor:According to your Feb. 11 page 2A AP article, national defense secretary Michael Flynn, questionably now retired or fired, has a recolle...

February 17th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA