When will U.S. learn?

To the editor:Carol Whitehead began her excellent June 23 column with: “Where has common sense gone in this country? Remember Peter, Paul and Ma...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Men — your health matters

Men — your health matters

Today, the health picture for men in North Carolina is much brighter than it was 65 years ago.Men generally live longer and healthier lives. However, ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Reader has questions for Scotland leaders

To the editor:I was just wondering how does the city have money for the statues downtown or money to put forth to try and build a new town hall?And on...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Poor but not stupid

Poor but not stupid

We elect those that promise to change government policies, limit regulations, reduce taxes, bring down our $19 trillion national debt, control illegal...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Valedictorian: Graduates do not be discouraged

Valedictorian: Graduates do not be discouraged

Fellow graduates, this is the moment we have been waiting for and here we are!What we really did not know four years ago, is how fast time would fly.T...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Letter: Laurinburg mayor not elected to harangue others

To the editor:I see from the paper that our mayor is once again dumbfounded. I am not surprised. I would be surprised if His Honor were not dumbfounde...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Mayor: Leaders get failing grade

Mayor: Leaders get failing grade

With the end of the school year, it is time also for the mayor’s office to issue grades on the goings-on in Laurinburg community.To Beacham and ...

June 15th, 2016 |  


We need better path forward

We need better path forward

Every generation of Americans has faced their share of challenges. At times, these obstacles may seem impossible. But as Americans, we are a hopeful a...

June 13th, 2016 |  


N.C. HB2 law really a red herring

Thanks to the Scotland County Republican Party for inviting the public to its town hall discussion of HB2, dubbed North Carolina’s “bathro...

June 10th, 2016 updated: June 10th, 2016. |  


Charity grateful for help

To the editor:Church Community Services is very thankful for the many donations we receive, clean and usable clothing and household items, canned food...

June 10th, 2016 |