Rep. Garland Pierce named to legal committee

Rep. Garland Pierce named to legal committee

RALEIGH – State Rep. Garland Pierce has been appointed to the National Law, Justice and Ethics Policy committee.Pierce is serving his 7th term i...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Police: Man steals underwear at knife-point

LAURINBURG – A Laurinburg man is accused of wielding a knife during the commission of a robbery Saturday night.Alexander Breeden, 60, of Bostic ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Ice heats up strawberry patch

Ice heats up strawberry patch

LAURINBURG— With the sudden cold spell, this season’s strawberries would have been at risk if it wasn’t for ice.When temperatures di...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Battle to provide history lesson

Battle to provide history lesson

LAURINBURG — An epic battle has come to Laurinburg and residents can see all the action.Today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., a Civil War reenactment is...

March 18th, 2017 |  


St. Andrews recognizes writers at Fortner-Ragan dinner

St. Andrews recognizes writers at Fortner-Ragan dinner

LAURINBURG — The annual Fortner-Ragan awards banquet this week at St. Andrews honored Dannye Romine Powell with the Ethel Fortner Award for her life...

March 17th, 2017 updated: March 20th, 2017. |  


Tuscarora chief nabbed in drug bust

Tuscarora chief nabbed in drug bust

MAXTON — A clan chief of the Tuscarora Indian Nation is among six people arrested this week after federal and local law enforcement officers con...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Laurinburg barbershop keeps old traditions in new locale

Laurinburg barbershop keeps old traditions in new locale

LAURINBURG — A local barbershop is offering the same services at a different location.Richard Taylor, the owner and barber at Taylor-Made Cuts B...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Scotland Humane Society wins Petco grant

LAURINBURG — Scotland County Humane Society of Scotland County announced on Thursday that it had been awarded a grant from the Petco Foundation ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


St. Patrick, the shamrock saint

St. Patrick, the shamrock saint

LAURINBURG – Father Ja Van Saxon said there is nothing wrong with a bit of green beer and revelry but points out that St. Patrick’s Day is...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Crime report

LarcenyLAURINBURG – An employee of Walmart reported to police on Tuesday that someone stole her wallet from a jacket pocket left unattended in t...

March 16th, 2017 |