New EDC head ready to promote Scotland County

New EDC head ready to promote Scotland County

LAURINBURG — Having spent much of the last 20 years behind an executive desk in a bank office, Scotland County’s new economic developer ha...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Scotland vets to host Memorial Day ceremony

Scotland vets to host Memorial Day ceremony

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Veterans Council will hold its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday.The ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. at Hill...

May 27th, 2016 |  


“Bridge-a-thon” to combat Alzheimer’s

LAURINBURG — A local bridge group will dedicate a full day of play next month to fighting Alzheimer’s Disease.In a local version of “...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Funeral services set for slain teen

Funeral services set for slain teen

LAURINBURG — While officers with the Scotland County Sheriff’s office continue to investigate the death of 17-year-old Kendrick McGirt, hi...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Deputies charge cousin in Laurinburg student’s death

Deputies charge cousin in Laurinburg student’s death

LAURINBURG — Authorities on Wednesday arrested a family member in the death of a 17-year-old Scotland High School student. Scotland County Sherif...

May 27th, 2016 updated: May 27th, 2016. |  


Nic’s Pic founder put people, politics first

Nic’s Pic founder put people, politics first

LAURINBURG — Shortly after leaving the Marine Corps, in 1953 Charlie Nichols opened his first service station on Church Street.In the decades th...

May 26th, 2016 updated: May 27th, 2016. |  


Scotland schools considering rental fee cuts

Scotland schools considering rental fee cuts

LAURINBURG — the Scotland County school board is considering amending its rental policy to lower fees for use of school facilities.Officials dis...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg man charged with child sexual abuse

Laurinburg man charged with child sexual abuse

LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg man has been charged this week in a 2010 sexual abuse case reopened by the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office̵...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Maxton health fair a success

Maxton health fair a success

MAXTON —The first ever Maxton Health and Wellness Fair drew about 250 participants to help revive their bodies, minds and souls.Held at the Maxt...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Scotland Memorial lifts visitor ban

Scotland Memorial lifts visitor ban

LAURINBURG — Scotland Health Care System has lifted visitor restrictions that were instituted this past February because of the flu.As of Monday...

May 25th, 2016 |