Scotland educators prepare for school start
Scotland County Habitat’s store adds 3,000 books
Fayetteville man charged in Laurel Hill death
Gibson residents told not to detain crooks
Scotland County schools prepare for new year
- Pilot Club of Laurinburg donates to schools - 10:05 pm
- Scotland educators prepare for school start - 8:07 pm
- Scotland County Habitat’s store adds 3,000 books - 7:14 pm
- Fayetteville man charged in Laurel Hill death - 7:05 pm
- Gibson residents told not to detain crooks - 5:43 pm
- McCrory touts UNCP price - 5:42 pm
- Scotland County schools prepare for new year - 7:46 pm
- Deputies: Laurinburg raid finds 35 marijuana plants - 7:38 pm
- Laurinburg events to remember 9/11 - 7:36 pm
- Festival honors college history - 12:51 pm
- Former athlete at Purnell Swett shot to death - 12:51 pm
- Laurinburg man shot - 12:50 pm
- Unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent - 12:50 pm
- State kicks off drunk driving campaign - 9:14 pm
- SAU welcomes record class - 9:13 pm
- Scotland sheriff urges bus safety with school set to resume - 9:13 pm
- Event tries to kick Alzheimer’s - 12:43 pm
- Sorority dons hats to help community - 12:42 pm
- Scotland County Day of Caring help needed - 1:09 pm
- McInnis opposed to bill on Laurinburg City Hall - 8:13 am
- Laurinburg solar farm gets greenlight - 10:03 am
- Scotland County Health Department wins re-accreditation - 9:58 am
- Scotland superintendent makes EC staffing changes - 12:05 pm
- Residents ask Laurinburg to nix City Hall project - 12:02 pm
- Crime report - 8:40 am
- Pierce’s district struck down by judges’ decision - 8:40 am
- New director game to improveScotland County parks and rec - 8:38 am
- Laurinburg anti-litter effort seeks volunteers - 8:37 am
- Scotland NAACP helps ready students for school - 8:36 am
- Sheriff’s office responds to Gibson issues - 1:34 pm
- Early voting dates set - 7:37 pm
- United Methodist Church of Gibson awards scholarships - 3:37 pm
- SAU ready for Black Mountain College Festival - 3:01 pm
- Growth through gardening - 7:56 pm
- Scotland Memorial unveils renovated wing - 3:54 pm
- Sheriff’s office makes large drug bust - 7:21 pm
- School district finance officials earn recognition - 6:36 pm
- Sewer system gets upgrade - 6:21 pm
- The Tams conclude Laurinburg After Five concert series - 6:18 pm
- Youth programs to expand - 7:32 pm
- Gibson unveils community museum - 7:27 pm
- Citizens group to address city council - 7:24 pm
- Trump to hold rally Tuesday in Fayetteville - 4:26 pm
- SAU puts spotlight on Black Mountain College - 6:12 pm updated: 12:00 pm.
- Optimist awards scholars, essay winners - 5:04 pm
- Storyteller J.A. Bolton releases latest book - 4:26 pm
- RCC Guarantee helps boost enrollment - 4:24 pm
- Pet of the Week - 3:52 pm
- UNC Pembroke donates lifesaving diagnostic equipment to Malawi - 7:29 pm updated: 1:52 pm.
- Music raises awareness, funds - 7:27 pm
Festival honors college history
LAURINBURG — More than 40 years after artists gathered to commemorate the impact they and others made on the culture of Black Mountain College, ...
Former athlete at Purnell Swett shot to death
MAXTON — A 22-year-old shot and killed at a party in Maxton this weekend was a former standout football player and basketball player at Purnell ...
Laurinburg man shot
LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg man has been arrested as a part of drive-by shooting this weekend that injured another man.Airam T. Barfield, 24, of 3...
Unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent
LAURINBURG — The unemployment rate in Scotland County rose from 8.6 percent in May to 9.2 percent in June, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor...
State kicks off drunk driving campaign
RALEIGH — The state Department of Transportation and Governor’s Highway Safety Program intend to make roadways safer for residents and vis...
SAU welcomes record class
LAURINBURG — The 2016-17 academic year has begun at St. Andrews University as the school welcomed its largest first-year class in over a decade ...
Youth win state baseball titles
LAURINBURG — Two Scotland County baseball players took home state championships as part of the Broadway 14U and Broadway Red 17U travel teams.Ma...
Tennnis opens season with shut-out win
LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots tennis team got off to an impressive start on Tuesday as they shut out Jack Britt — twice — in their sea...
Defensive Player of the Week
LAURINBURG — Chris Williams is a 6-foot 2-inch junior at Scotland High School. He is also one of the starting linebackers, wearing No. 9, for th...
Offensive Player of the Week
LAURINBURG — Syheam McQueen is a 6-foot 1-inch sophomore at Scotland High School. He is also one of the starting running backs, wearing No. 5, f...
Special teams Player of the Week
LAURINBURG — Zamir White is a 6-foot 1-inch junior at Scotland High School. He is also one of the starting running backs, wearing No. 34, for th...
Scots ready for home opener
LAURINBURG — The Fighting Scots and Independence had two drastically different Week 1 outcomes. The Scots cruised past South View 41-7 while Ind...
Scotland teacher recognized
Kellan Teasley, center, a teacher at Scotland Early College High School, was recognized at this week Scotland County school board as one of the 2015-1...
Scotland County births
Here are the most recent births at Scotland Memorial:Barber girlChannelle T. Barber and Everett Paul Barber Jr. of Laurel Hill announces the birth of ...
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...
Pet of the Week
Kaitlynn is a sweet and sassy girl who definitely has lots of “tortitude.” Looking for a cat that will snuggle in your lap but not be too ...
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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...
Fear is often best political weapon
One of the oldest and most effective weapons used in political battles is the “fear factor.”Without a doubt when you confront a political ...
Letter: Laurinburg mayor’s solution too simple
To the editor:In his recent column, Mayor Matthew Block does what politicians so often do, take a complex problem and propose a simplistic solution.Fi...
Amazing local cure for economic development
Last week, the latest NC unemployment figures were released. Scotland County ranked highest in the state. Out of 100 counties, we are “that̶...
Letter:Don’t burden Laurinburg taxpayers
To the editor:As I read the article regarding Councilman (Curtis) Leak’s statement, “I am determined to go forward with the project irrega...
Trumps offers insight of an outsider
If you’re serious about the need for our government to reestablish some it’s religious roots. Then read this very carefully. The so-called...
City Hall: Defend it or defund it
We get it.People do not want the city of Laurinburg to build an $11 million municipal building.The public — in groups both big and small —...