Gov. Cooper plans NC teacher-pay boost

Gov. Cooper plans NC teacher-pay boost

RALEIGH — New North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Monday his two-year budget proposal will include average 5 percent raises for public scho...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Chicken festival bill ruffles feathers in Rose Hill

RALEIGH — A bill to make a Fayetteville festival that hasn’t been held yet North Carolina’s official fried chicken festival is ruffl...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Rep. Pittenger to hold telephone town hall

Rep. Pittenger to hold telephone town hall

CHARLOTTE – Congressman Robert Pittenger will host a live, interactive telephone town hall meeting on Thursday beginning at 6:30 p.m.To particip...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Fire closes Laurinburg Bojangles

Fire closes Laurinburg Bojangles

LAURINBURG — Bojangles’ on Main Street was shut down Tuesday morning as a result of an overnight fire.First responders got a call shortly ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Laurinburg native to head NC inspection division

Laurinburg native to head NC inspection division

RALEIGH – A Laurinburg native has been appointed director of a division of North Carolina’s Department of Agriculture.Dr. Beth Yongue has ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Scotland real estate agents recognized

Scotland real estate agents recognized

LAURINBURG —The Scotland County Council of Realtors (SCCR) gathered to recognize top sellers for 2016.The organization had 13 real estate agents...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Rep. Garland Pierce’s driving-with-pets bill brought to heel

Rep. Garland Pierce’s driving-with-pets bill brought to heel

RALEIGH — Scotland County’s Garland Pierce decided he was barking up the wrong tree with a bill to impose a $100 fine on anyone caught dri...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Scotland health Department: Flu shots here

LAURINBURG – Reports of flu infections are rising, and Scotland County Health Department is urging residents to get vaccinated.Statewide surveil...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Bridge results

LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village group met on Feb. 20 at Scotia Village under the direction of Brian Potter.1. Patsy Smith / Barbara Henry...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Housing money available to Scotland residents

Housing money available to Scotland residents

LUMBERTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced this morning that federal funding is still available through its Sing...

February 21st, 2017 |