NEWS


7:18 pm
Updated: 10:38 am. |    
Police: Murder suspect says ‘shoot me, shoot me.’
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Trip from doctor to patient
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Tour showcases holiday homes
County looks at rec. center

County looks at rec. center

LAURINBURG — Scotland County residents could decide whether to help fund a recreation center at the Morgan Complex.Construction of the center wa...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Laurel Hill lighting to be tree-mendous

Laurel Hill lighting to be tree-mendous

LAUREL HILL — It will begin to look a lot like Christmas in Laurel Hill on Saturday as the town holds its annual Christmas tree lighting.As part...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Taylor to represent Scotland on Tribal Council

LAURINBURG — Lumbee voters in District 12 that includes Scotland County, ousted the incumbent on the Lumbee Tribal Council.In District 12, which...

December 1st, 2016 updated: December 1st, 2016. |  


Signs stolen from Scotland County GOP

Signs stolen from Scotland County GOP

LAURINBURG —The saga of signs at the Scotland County Republican Party headquarters seems to have come full circle.The day after a reader complai...

December 1st, 2016 |  


ArrestsLAUREL HILL — Jimmy Dean Brayboy, 52, of Broadwell Road, was charged with communicating threats on Tuesday, according to the sheriff̵...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Scotland AIDS vigil stresses awareness

Scotland AIDS vigil stresses awareness

LAURINBURG — HIV survivor Gary Lowery would have predicted a different future for himself 10 years ago.But on the eve of World AIDS Day, Lowery ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


5:22 pm |    
Something’s gotta give
Bengals sign former Scot Tony McRae

Bengals sign former Scot Tony McRae

LAURINBURG — The Cincinnati Bengals have signed former Scotland High School running back Tony McRae to their practice quad.McRae led Scotland to...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Crowning a champion in the East

Crowning a champion in the East

LAURINBURG — And then there were four.The Fighting Scots are one of four teams that remain in the 2016 North Carolina High School Athletic Assoc...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Player of the Week

Player of the Week

LAURINBURG — Khasiya Sellers is a 6-foot 2-inch senior at Scotland High School. She is the starting center, wearing No. 34, for the Lady Scots b...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Enough with the wine and cheese

Enough with the wine and cheese

LAURINBURG — It’s an odd thing when you go to sporting events and you’re surrounded by people but none of them seem to be excited about the game...

December 2nd, 2016 updated: December 4th, 2016. |  


The chase for the ring continues

The chase for the ring continues

LAURINBURG — The Fighting Scots are two games away from a berth to the 4A state championship. The team with the dream is still chasing the ring ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Player of the Week

Player of the Week

LAURINBURG — Niem Ratliffe is a 5-foot 9-inch junior at Scotland High School. He is one of the starting guards, wearing No. 30, for the Fighting...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


8:09 pm |    
Cross – Flanagan Wedding

Blanden to hold peanut festival

DUBLIN — Bladen County will host a celebration for the peanut in the peanut capital of the South on Sept. 17 at Dublin Primary School.The festiv...

September 4th, 2016 |  


UNCP workshop focuses on quilts and bone creations

UNCP workshop focuses on quilts and bone creations

PEMBROKE — Seed jewelry making and soapstone carving, laced with stories of history and tradition, are just a sample of the creative treasure tr...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg agency celebrates reopening

Laurinburg agency celebrates reopening

LAURINBURG — Eric Byrd along with friends, family and members of the Laurinburg-Scotland County Chamber of Commerce were on hand Friday for the ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Yamane-Clark engagement

Yamane-Clark engagement

FORT WORTH, Texas —Randi Nicole Yamane of Forth Worth, Texas was recently engaged to Dustin Lee Clark of Johns Station, N.C. The bride is a 2011 ...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


Scotland teacher recognized

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...

July 17th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Jesus doesn’t pick political sides

To the editor:Driving north on the bypass last week, I was startled to see “THANK YOU JESUS” a crudely lettered poster, attached to the Re...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Citizens will be heard in 2017

Citizens will be heard in 2017

Most people would agree that compromise is necessary for good government. Compromise is defined as “an agreement or a settlement of a dispute, w...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Sunday School Lesson

After going to Macedonia, Paul and his colleagues passed through the cities of Amphipolis and Apollonia and to Thessalonica where they found “a ...

November 24th, 2016 |  


The myths about consolidation

The beloved and revered CBS Broadcaster, Walter Cronkite, once said, ‘In seeking the truth, you have to get both sides of the story.’ In t...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Downtown heralds in the holidays

Downtown heralds in the holidays

We all know what your true love gets you on the first day of Christmas – a time honored Christmas Carol tells us that. More importantly, what wi...

November 16th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA