Leaders tout positives

Leaders tout positives

LAURINBURG — Graduation rates in Scotland County are on the rise and education leaders see a brighter future for education in the area.Educators...

September 26th, 2016 |  


County ranked among top 10 in new HIV cases

County ranked among top 10 in new HIV cases

LAURINBURG — Statistics show residents in Scotland County are contracting HIV at a much higher rate than in other parts of the state, county health ...

September 21st, 2016 updated: September 21st, 2016. |  


Relay on track to fight cancer

Relay on track to fight cancer

LAURINBURG — The 20th annual Survivor’s Dinner brought together more than 350 cancer survivors, caregivers, family members and friends to ...

September 19th, 2016 |  


D.C. trip makes impression

D.C. trip makes impression

WASHINGTON D.C. — After dining blocks from the White House, rubbing shoulders with past and present House speakers and checking out a Washington...

September 19th, 2016 |  


HB 1030 shrinks class sizes

HB 1030 shrinks class sizes

LAURINBURG —Class sizes will be smaller for the next school year as a result of the passage of House Bill 1030, school officials said this week....

September 16th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg considers 60-day ban on new solar farms

Laurinburg considers 60-day ban on new solar farms

LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg City Council gave tentative approval on Thursday to a moratorium on any new solar farms in the city.The moratorium w...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Driver crashes into Laurel Hill Elementary

LAURINBURG — An accident that resulted in a vehicle slamming into Laurel Hill Elementary School appears to have been caused by a driver sufferin...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Firm find fewer consolidation savings for Scotland schools

LAURINBURG — A firm hired to help analyze the costs of a proposed school consolidation has projected the plan will cost the school system about ...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Scotland memorial honors Sept. 11, first responders

Scotland memorial honors Sept. 11, first responders

LAURINBURG — Carol Quick, the wife of late Laurinburg Police Chief Norman Whiteford “N.W.”Quick, believed she was attending Saturday...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Resident: Clownchased in woodsnear Tara Village

Resident: Clownchased in woodsnear Tara Village

LAURINBURG — There has been another clown sighting in Laurinburg.This latest one — the third this week in the city — came Thursday b...

September 12th, 2016 |