Gibson residents told not to detain crooks

Gibson residents told not to detain crooks

GIBSON — As the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office looks for ways to step up protection for the town of Gibson, authorities don’t want...

August 26th, 2016 |  


McCrory touts UNCP price

McCrory touts UNCP price

PEMBROKE — Gov. Pat McCrory touted a plan that will lower tuition at The University of North Carolina Pembroke during a visit to the school on T...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Scotland County schools prepare for new year

Scotland County schools prepare for new year

LAURINBURG —The new school year does not kick off until Monday, but a bunch of nine graders got their first taste of what high school life will ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Deputies: Laurinburg raid finds 35 marijuana plants

Deputies: Laurinburg raid finds 35 marijuana plants

LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg man has been arrested on multiple drug charges after Scotland County Sheriff’s deputies say they found more two ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg events to remember 9/11

Laurinburg events to remember 9/11

LAURINBURG — As the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks nears, several local remembrances are being planned to mark the date.On Sept...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Festival honors college history

Festival honors college history

LAURINBURG — More than 40 years after artists gathered to commemorate the impact they and others made on the culture of Black Mountain College, ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Former athlete at Purnell Swett shot to death

Former athlete at Purnell Swett shot to death

MAXTON — A 22-year-old shot and killed at a party in Maxton this weekend was a former standout football player and basketball player at Purnell ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg man shot

Laurinburg man shot

LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg man has been arrested as a part of drive-by shooting this weekend that injured another man.Airam T. Barfield, 24, of 3...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent

Unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent

LAURINBURG — The unemployment rate in Scotland County rose from 8.6 percent in May to 9.2 percent in June, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor...

August 24th, 2016 |  


State kicks off drunk driving campaign

State kicks off drunk driving campaign

RALEIGH — The state Department of Transportation and Governor’s Highway Safety Program intend to make roadways safer for residents and vis...

August 22nd, 2016 |