Maxton man killed by train

MAXTON — A Maxton man was killed after being struck by a CSX train on Friday, according Maxton police.Frankie Braddy, 55, of 133 Croom Road, was...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Mayor: Laurinburg needs to push recreation center

LAURINBURG — Laurinburg will have to take the lead on getting a new recreation center if the project is ever going to get built, Mayor Matthew B...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Maxton DOT plan focused on Scotland

Maxton DOT plan focused on Scotland

MAXTON — The Maxton Board of Commissioners hear a report this week from the North Carolina Department of Transportation that only includes the p...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Barber to speakat local NAACPFreedom Fund

Barber to speakat local NAACPFreedom Fund

LAURINBURG — The Rev. William Barber, the architect of the Moral Mondays movement, will be in Laurinburg next month as featured speaker at this ...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


County ranked among top 10 in new HIV cases

County ranked among top 10 in new HIV cases

LAURINBURG — Statistics show residents in Scotland County are contracting HIV at a much higher rate than in other parts of the state, county health ...

September 21st, 2016 updated: September 21st, 2016. |  


Willis: Laurinburg should not meedle with other boards

LAURINBURG —At least one Laurinburg councilman said Tuesday that he was not comfortable with Mayor Matthew Block’s recommendation that the...

September 21st, 2016 |  


ArrestsLAURINBURG — Kaitlyn Michelle Smith, 26, of East Laurinburg, was arrested on Friday for larceny of a firearm, misdemeanor larceny and pro...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg mayor suggests council meet with county on school plan

Laurinburg mayor suggests council meet with county on school plan

LAURINBURG — Mayor Matthew Block said he will ask the Laurinburg City Council to consider the feasibility of using Washington Park Elementary Sc...

September 20th, 2016 |  


4 killed in weekend bus crash south of Hamlet

4 killed in weekend bus crash south of Hamlet

HAMLET — Four people died and more than 40 were injured Saturday after a charter bus carrying a football team crashed near the N.C. 177 overpass...

September 20th, 2016 |  


RCC to host Revolutionary War exhibit

HAMLET — A one-day Revolutionary War exhibit will be making an apperance at the Cole Auditorium on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “It...

September 20th, 2016 |