LAURINBURG — Edward and Ann Patterson and Richard and Penny Hale of Bennettsville, S.C. would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Megan Patterson to Dustin Gainey, son of Mickey and Joyce Gainey of Laurinburg.The bride-elect is employed at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville and the groom-elect is employed at Lowes Home Improvement in Mooresville.The wedding is planned for April 5, 2014 at Folly Beach, S.C.
LAURINBURG — To honor the memory of the patriarch of their family-owned business, the staff of Bob’s Jewel Shop for the 13th year is offering one lucky person the opportunity to take home a glamorous accessory at a bargain-basement price.As part of Hospice of Scotland County’s 28th annual Richard L. Byrne Memorial Golf Tournament, held to raise money for hospice patients who may otherwise not be able to afford care, the shop is raffling off a 14-carat white gold w...
LAURINBURG — The Scotia Sectional Bridge Tournament hosted by Scotia Village this weekend saw 52 tables of bridge played over the three-day period and 59 players earn a total of 193.14 silver master points.The players who traveled the greatest distance to play the Tournament were Carl Nelson and Abigail Nichols from Washington, D.C.
From left, mechanics Donald Perez and Juan Alverez and Tony Magum, foreman of Reese Construction, install colorful playground equipment on the grounds of First United Methodist Church Tuesday afternoon.
LAURINBURG — While the wintry mix that fell Monday wasn’t enough to cover county streets, meteorologists were predicting that any seemingly innocent puddles left on asphalt would by this morning become slippery sheets of ice.“This isn’t going to be an accumulating event,” said Nick Petro, of the National Weather Service’s Raleigh office, on Monday morning. “It’s going to be more of a black ice issue.”
HuntBarbara Currie Hunt and Ronald Ray Hunt of Laurinburg announce the birth of their daughter, Shania Nevaeh Hunt, on Dec. 25, 2013, at Scotland Memorial Hospital. She is the granddaughter of Kandy Taylor of Laurinburg and Morris Currie, Jr. of Orrum and Yancey and Louise Hunt of Laurinburg.
LAURINBURG — A military man and Laurinburg native, raised in a household filled with the hand-clapping, foot-stomping rhythms of soulful gospel and the classical sounds of smooth jazz, is honoring the roots of his musical inspirations with the release of his sixth album.Though he put his love of music on hold for an Air Force career, at 49 years old Bruce McKenzie has fully embraced his passion.“When it came down to it my heart is in that gospel music,”...
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