Maxton, St. Matthews to hold health fair

Maxton, St. Matthews to hold health fair

MAXTON – The Health and Wellness Ministry of St. Matthew’s Metropolitan and the town of Maxton want to help residents to be healthy and be...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Police: Kidnapping foiled at Laurinburg Walmart

Police: Kidnapping foiled at Laurinburg Walmart

LAURINBURG –Two Robeson County men have been charged with kidnapping after Laurinburg police were called to break up a fight in the parking lot ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Visitors get look at prison-to-farm effort

Visitors get look at prison-to-farm effort

WAGRAM — A crowd twice the size anticipated turned out Saturday for a sneak preview of Growing Change’s prison to farm project.Visitors we...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Wagram river race quite the challenge

Wagram river race quite the challenge

WAGRAM —Warm weather and clear skies welcomed competitors and visitors to Saturday’s Chalk Banks Challenge and River Festival at the Lumbe...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Senate bill could change Scotland County’s eligibility for food stamps

RALEIGH – Hidden in the depths of the state Senate’s 2017/18 budget is language that would kick hundreds of Scotland County households off...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |