NEWS


Laurinburg funds arts council despite nonprofit ban

Laurinburg funds arts council despite nonprofit ban

LAURINBURG — Laurinburg agreed this week to give $7,500 to the Scotland County Arts Council, but some city officials have expressed concern abou...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Thursday’s coverage of the Republican National Convention

Thursday’s coverage of the Republican National Convention

Find out what deleegrations had to say at the Republican National Convention about the Second Amendment and fixing Veterans Affairs on our RNC page.Cl...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Maxton to consider rules on sagging apparel

Maxton to consider rules on sagging apparel

MAXTON — Maxton officials want young men to pull up their pants.At the recommendation of Mayor Emmett “Chip” Morton, the town board ...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Scotland County named designee for federal incentive effort

LAURINBURG — Scotland County has been designated as part of the North Carolina Sentinel Landscape, a zone where voluntary federal incentive prog...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Creed is about 2 years old. He’s a talker and loves attention. If a sweet, curious companion is what you’re looking for then he’s yo...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Banks promoted by Air Force

Banks promoted by Air Force

SAN ANTONIO — Laurinburg native Major Aaron B. Banks was recently promoted to lieutenant colonel. The promotion ceremony was held at Air Space C...

July 20th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


St. Andrews hosts Moore Co. Swim League Championship meet

St. Andrews hosts Moore Co. Swim League Championship meet

O’Herron Pool on the campus of St. Andrews University was the site of this year’s Moore County Swim League’s Championship meet. Swim...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Scotland youth learn about broadcasting

Scotland youth learn about broadcasting

LAURINBURG — A group of budding sports reporters have spent the last four days learning the ins and outs of the radio world with WLNC’s Ke...

July 20th, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Football seasontickets go onsale Aug. 15

Football seasontickets go onsale Aug. 15

LAURINBURG — With football season fast approaching Scotland High School will soon be giving season ticket holders the opportunity to re-purchase...

July 20th, 2016 |  


St. Andrews’ basketball, wrestling hold kids camps

St. Andrews’ basketball, wrestling hold kids camps

LAURINBURG — The Physical Education building on the campus of St. Andrews University has been a busy place this week. The Knights basketball and...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Jackie Jacobs calls for support to get Ashton Locklear’s parents to Rio Olympics

Jackie Jacobs calls for support to get Ashton Locklear’s parents to Rio Olympics

As she prepares to head to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the Olympics, Lumbee gymnast Ashton Locklear hasn’t forgotten her roots.“The support...

July 19th, 2016 |  


SHS grads play in East West All-Star Game

SHS grads play in East West All-Star Game

LAURINBURG — Two Scotland graduates have traveled to Robert B. Jamison Stadium in Greensboro to compete in the 68th annual East West All-Star fo...

July 19th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Yamane-Clark engagement
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Scotland teacher recognized
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Pet of the Week

July 4 Bridge-at-the-Village results

LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village group met on July 4 at Scotia Village under the direction of Brian Potter.Joanne Martin and Jim Beales fi...

July 12th, 2016 |  


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July 7th, 2016 updated: July 8th, 2016. |  


Scottish Pilot Club recalls year

Scottish Pilot Club recalls year

LAURINBURG — The Scottish Pilot Club of Laurinburg honored its members for contributions and welcomed new officers and club members during a rec...

July 7th, 2016 |  


James-Patterson family hosts reunion

James-Patterson family hosts reunion

LAURINBURG — Approximately 80 descendants and family members of Alexander Long James and Mary Patterson gathered for a reunion June 17-19 at the...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Handsome London is one of the nicest dogs shelter officials have ever met. He is a very calm boy, who loves attention and great walking on the leash. ...

July 4th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Our two great Robert Morgans
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Our two great Robert Morgans

Our two great Robert Morgans

North Carolinians of my generation have been blessed with two important Robert Morgans. One is the mountain-born-and-raised and acclaimed writer who i...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Time to support police

To the editor:Now is the time to show support for our police may it be city, county or highway patrol.The men and women serving our community must kno...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Elderly in need of an assist lose key measure of protection

News and ObserverOlder people in North Carolina who live in nursing homes and those in assisted-living facilities will be a little less safe now thank...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Compromise needed on City Hall

Compromise needed on City Hall

According to a recent report in the New York Sun, constructing a square foot of office space in New York City costs almost three times as much as it w...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Scotland Democratic Women: Gun controls needed

To the editor:In his recent editorial titled “Gun Grabbers Act without Logic,” Thomas Lucente claims any common sense gun control measure ...

July 12th, 2016 |  


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