NEWS


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Balancing school, volunteerism
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Laurinburg man killed in John’s Road accident

Laurinburg-Scotland chamber looks for clean-up crews

LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg-Scotland County Chamber of Commerce is calling for volunteers to participate in this Spring’s Litter Sweep.The...

February 16th, 2017 |  


David Locklear of Laurinburg killed in John’s Road wreck

David Locklear of Laurinburg killed in John’s Road wreck

LAURINBURG – A Laurinburg man is dead after his car ran off the road and struck a utility pole on Wednesday.David Locklear, 70, died as a result...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Wagram man arrested for forgery

Wagram man arrested for forgery

LAURINBURG – Police have arrested a Wagram man in connection with a theft that took place in December.Damien Daniel Edward McDonald, 22, of Bund...

February 16th, 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 |  


Health officials say Pitt County child dies from flu

GREENVILLE (AP) — State and local health officials say a Pitt County child has died from the flu, and that an existing health condition might ha...

February 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Knights golf opens spring season

Knights golf opens spring season

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — The St. Andrews University men’s and women’s golf teams opened their spring seasons at Coastal Georgia̵...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Spring is in the air

Spring is in the air

LAURINBURG — The spring sports season at Scotland High School is just around the corner and with it being a much shorter season there are some j...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Lady Scots rocky season ends in first-round of SEC tourney

Lady Scots rocky season ends in first-round of SEC tourney

ROCKINGHAM — Games are won and lost at the free-throw line — the Lady Scots learned that the hard way on Tuesday in the first round of the...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Knights sweep series with offensive explosion

Knights sweep series with offensive explosion

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews baseball team rolled to a doubleheader sweep and a series win on against West Virginia Tech behind two strong pitch...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Laurinburg Optimist baseball, softball sign-ups begin Feb. 15

Laurinburg Optimist baseball, softball sign-ups begin Feb. 15

LAURINBURG — Sign-ups begin today for Optimist baseball or Optimist girl’s fast pitch softball online or at Optimist Park, 9961 S. Turnpik...

February 14th, 2017 |  


NCHSAA cracking down on discipline in baseball, softball

NCHSAA cracking down on discipline in baseball, softball

LUMBERTON — North Carolina’s high school baseball and softball coaches will be forced to act differently when they step on the field this ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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The art of love
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...

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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 |  


Faith Calendar

Faith Calendar

Printed submissions can be delivered to the Laurinburg Exchange office, emailed to switten@civitasmedia.com, or faxed to 910-249-2500 by noon Wednesda...

February 9th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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

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 |  


Will the real Trump please stand?

President Donald Trump recently spoke to the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., as his predecessors have consistently done since 1953.Call...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Outgoing Scotland chamber chair, Dean Nichols, focused on growth

Outgoing Scotland chamber chair, Dean Nichols, focused on growth

“Focus on Laurinburg/Scotland County” recently had the opportunity to sit down with Dean Nichols – the 2016 Chair of the Laurinburg/...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Column: Mayor offers apology for city actions

Column: Mayor offers apology for city actions

It is high time that the city of Laurinburg take responsibility for a number of wrongs that have occurred over the past year or so.Although these wron...

February 14th, 2017 |  


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