Ruling means tribe can seek recognition through Interior Department

Ruling means tribe can seek recognition through Interior Department

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe can now pursue federal recognition through the federal Department of Interior’s petition process, but the chai...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Pair accused in Laurel Hill larceny

LAUREL HILL –Two Red Springs residents arrested on shoplifting charges from Dollar General of Laurel Hill.An employee at the store located on Id...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Advice on school hiring questioned

Advice on school hiring questioned

LUMBERTON — A member of the county Board of Education who voted to oust one superintendent and bring in another is questioning the policy-breaki...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Crime report

AssaultLAUREL HILL − A resident of Marsh Road reported that he was attacked with a knife. The victim was stabbed and cut but declined to press c...

January 17th, 2017 |  


King Day observance

King Day observance

Carver Middle School coach James McLean takes a photo with members of the Carver Middle School Blue Blazers Club during Monday’s Martin Luther K...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Scotland County King Day looks to inspire

Scotland County King Day looks to inspire

LAURINBURG — The Martin Luther King Jr. Day program felt like a lively Sunday morning service in the pews of Bright Hopewell Baptist Church as t...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Parker: BOE makeup may change

Parker: BOE makeup may change

LAURINBURG – The makeup of the Scotland County has been put on hold while the courts consider any change, county Board of Elections Director Del...

January 13th, 2017 updated: January 13th, 2017. |  


Hoke deputies charge Laurinburg man

Hoke deputies charge Laurinburg man

RAEFORD − A Laurinburg man has been arrested by Hoke County sheriff’s deputies in a case from 2015.Jakeem Fields, 27, of Millstone Road wa...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Nichols named top manager

Nichols named top manager

LAURINBURG — Laurinburg City Manager Charles Nichols has named the Region N Manager of the Year by the Lumber River Council of Governments. The h...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 12th, 2017. |  


School officialslook long-termat warmth issue

School officialslook long-termat warmth issue

LAURINBURG — The closing of one of Scotland County’s elementary school’s because of a problem with a heating system was a topic of d...

January 11th, 2017 |