NEWS


1:12 pm
Updated: 10:08 pm. |    
Laurinburg Bojangles reopens after fryer fire

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 |  


Housing money available to Scotland residents

Housing money available to Scotland residents

LUMBERTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced this morning that federal funding is still available through its Sing...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Scotland NAACP to meet Sunday

Scotland NAACP to meet Sunday

LAURINBURG  — The Scotland County NAACP will hold a general membership meeting on Sunday. The meeting is open to members and the public. It will...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Laurinburg graduates first Citizens’ Academy

Laurinburg graduates first Citizens’ Academy

LAURINBURG — Any mention of a six-week program is enough to give anyone pause. However, that’s not the case for 13 participants for the ci...

February 21st, 2017 |  


South Scotland Elementary Chuck Dulin uses illness to motivate

South Scotland Elementary Chuck Dulin uses illness to motivate

LAURINBURG — When South Scotland Elementary School principal Chuck Dulin was diagnosed with Stage 2 cancer in November, at first he was unclear ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Delegation wants update on Laurinburg crime rate proposal

LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg City Council will hear from a delegation tonight asking what city leaders plan to do about the high incidence of cri...

February 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


4:01 pm |    
Beacham headed to Pfeiffer
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 |  


Softball drops two games to FSU

Softball drops two games to FSU

FAYETTEVILLE — The St. Andrews University softball team faced another Div. II foe Fayetteville State University on Thursday. The Lady Knights dr...

February 17th, 2017 |  


St. Andrews hosts weekly youth wrestling class

St. Andrews hosts weekly youth wrestling class

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University wrestling team is just over halfway through the second session of the Knights Wrestling Academy.The week...

February 17th, 2017 |  


NC State: Gottfried won’t return as men’s basketball coach

NC State: Gottfried won’t return as men’s basketball coach

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina State says men’s basketball coach Mark Gottfried won’t return for a seventh season but will coach the ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


8:21 pm |    
The art of love
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. |  


Scottish Pilot Club event offers wine, food and song

Scottish Pilot Club event offers wine, food and song

Attendees sampled a wide variety of food along with wines from local vineyards Cypress Bend Vineyards in Wagram and Locklear Vineyard and Winery of Ma...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Mace, Robinson engagement

Mace, Robinson engagement

Courtesy photoJoey and Susan Mace, of Laurinburg, have announced the engagement of their daughter Brittany Mace to Danny Robinson Jr. Danny is the son...

February 10th, 2017 |  


OPINION


7:41 am |    
Keep the dream alive

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 |  


Educate, don’t ticket, drivers with pets in lap

You’ve heard about the nanny state. How about the pet-sitter state? An unnecessary if well-intentioned bill filed Wednesday in the N.C. General A...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Their view: Washington has always been notoriously leaky

Their view: Washington has always been notoriously leaky

His national security adviser had to resign after falsely denying secret talks with Russia. His White House aides splintered into warring factions. Hi...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Russian reality: Playing straight with the bear, avoiding claws

FEB. 12, 2017 — In considering the evolution of U.S.-Russian ties it is important to remember that there are advantages to good relations with t...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Wimpy politicians create fiscal mess

Wimpy politicians create fiscal mess

RALEIGH — Other than Dale Folwell, North Carolina’s new state treasurer, no state politician made a big campaign issue last fall of the co...

February 15th, 2017 |  


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