Rep. Pittenger to hold telephone town hall

Rep. Pittenger to hold telephone town hall

CHARLOTTE – Congressman Robert Pittenger will host a live, interactive telephone town hall meeting on Thursday beginning at 6:30 p.m.To particip...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Fire closes Laurinburg Bojangles

Fire closes Laurinburg Bojangles

LAURINBURG — Bojangles’ on Main Street was shut down Tuesday morning as a result of an overnight fire.First responders got a call shortly ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Laurinburg native to head NC inspection division

Laurinburg native to head NC inspection division

RALEIGH – A Laurinburg native has been appointed director of a division of North Carolina’s Department of Agriculture.Dr. Beth Yongue has ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Scotland real estate agents recognized

Scotland real estate agents recognized

LAURINBURG —The Scotland County Council of Realtors (SCCR) gathered to recognize top sellers for 2016.The organization had 13 real estate agents...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Rep. Garland Pierce’s driving-with-pets bill brought to heel

Rep. Garland Pierce’s driving-with-pets bill brought to heel

RALEIGH — Scotland County’s Garland Pierce decided he was barking up the wrong tree with a bill to impose a $100 fine on anyone caught dri...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Laurinburg graduates first Citizens’ Academy

Laurinburg graduates first Citizens’ Academy

LAURINBURG — Any mention of a six-week program is enough to give anyone pause. However, that’s not the case for 13 participants for the ci...

February 21st, 2017 |  


South Scotland Elementary Chuck Dulin uses illness to motivate

South Scotland Elementary Chuck Dulin uses illness to motivate

LAURINBURG — When South Scotland Elementary School principal Chuck Dulin was diagnosed with Stage 2 cancer in November, at first he was unclear ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Rockingham driver cited in Laurinburg accident

Rockingham driver cited in Laurinburg accident

LAURINBURG – A Rockingham man has been charged with a traffic offense for a wreck that occurred at the intersection of Everett and W. Covington ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Garland Pierce named as Democrat whip for state House

Garland Pierce named as Democrat whip for state House

RALEIGH —A longtime Scotland County lawmaker has been appointed as a Democrat leader in the General Assembly.State Rep. Garland Pierce has been ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Scotland County shows Taste at food event

Scotland County shows Taste at food event

LAURINBURG — More than 200 people got to enjoy Scotland County’s diverse culinary offerings on Thursday.The 21st Annual Taste of the Town,...

February 20th, 2017 |