Consultant says reduction in light bills now possible

LAURINBURG — After a utility consultant analyzed Laurinburg’s current rate schedule coupled with a wholesale electric price reduction, the...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Scotland senior delegate to science congress

Scotland senior delegate to science congress

LAURINBURG— Sekret McLaurin, a rising senior at Scotland County Early College High School of Laurinburg is a delegate to the Congress of Future ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Edible Book Festival to serve up fun

Edible Book Festival to serve up fun

LAURINBURG – Eating one’s words will take on a whole new meaning Tuesday when the Scotland County Literacy Council holds its second annual...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


McInnis ‘grill bill’ on way to NC governor

McInnis ‘grill bill’ on way to NC governor

RALEIGH — A bill sponsored by a Scotland County lawmaker to allow restaurants to use outdoor grills has passed the state Senate and House.The le...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Laurinburg Institute welcomes alumni, community

Laurinburg Institute welcomes alumni, community

LAURINBURG — Over the weekend, the iconic Laurinburg Institute will hold its 4th Annual Hall of Fame event and raise funds and awareness for the...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Downtown upgrade closes Railroad Street

Downtown upgrade closes Railroad Street

LAURINBURG – Businesses along Railroad Street may be affected by the city’s decision to close off a portion of the street for renovations ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Crime report

Break inLAURINBURG – Scotland County Parks and Recreation reported to police on Wednesday that someone broke into the building at the Tennis Cen...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Wagram prison project to offer tours

Wagram prison project to offer tours

WAGRAM — Free tours of the former Scotland Correctional Center turned sanctuary for troubled teens will be available to the public on Saturday.G...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Golden Age queen, king crowned

Golden Age queen, king crowned

LAURINBURG — The Golden Age Committee Celebrated its fifth Anniversary in April and crowned a new king and Queen.Verlean Bell, the first-place q...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Man charged in Laurinburg auto shop break-in

LAURINBURG – A Laurinburg man was arrested following a break-in at Hickman’s Performance Center auto repair.Timothy Williams, 49, of East ...

May 19th, 2017 |