Senior robbed at Maxton store

MAXTON – Maxton police are looking for a man who robbed an 80-year-old man at Nic’s Pic Kwik on Patterson Street.Police said a man approac...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Mayor criticized over taxes, comments

Mayor criticized over taxes, comments

LAURINBURG — Laurinburg Mayor Matthew Block, often critical of other elected officials, got a public dressing down this week for his “own ...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Scotland County government hit with computer virus, again

Scotland County government hit with computer virus, again

LAURINBURG – Scotland County computer servers have been the victim of a virus for the second time in a year leaving the county no other option but t...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Scotland County Health Department to close for training

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Health Department will close at noon on Thursday and be closed through Friday for employee development.Normal b...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Blue nominated for UNC board

Blue nominated for UNC board

LUMBERTON — The current chairman of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke board of trustees has been nominated to serve on the University...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Civil War Reenactors bring history home to Laurinburg

Civil War Reenactors bring history home to Laurinburg

LAURINBURG — For some, the handful of Union soldiers battling nearly two dozen Confederate soldiers was not quite accurate.But spectators said S...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Scotland board receives funds for food, shelter

LAURINBURG –Scotland County programs that provide emergency help to those in need of housing and food have less than a money to apply for local ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Crime Report

Crime Report

ShootingLAURINBURG – Three Laurinburg residents reported to police on Thursday that someone fired a shot at them while they were standing at the...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Scotland NAACP to share views in Raleigh

RALEIGH — Members of the Scotland County branch of the NAACP will travel to Raleigh today to talk about past and pending legislation they say hu...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Rural education summit planned

RALEIGH – Retired U.S. Congresswoman Eva Clayton will host a Rural Education Advocacy Day at Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh.Clayton...

March 20th, 2017 |