Nineveh repents and God spares the great city

Jonah 3Having been told at the conclusion of the second chapter that God spoke to the fish and it “vomited out Jonah upon the dry land,” w...

May 21st, 2017 |  


GOP senators exact revenge

GOP senators exact revenge

The last week has featured some of the most offensive, belligerent, and vindictive behavior by elected officials in generations — and that is no...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Pressing your way through

Pressing your way through

Now, this morning all of us know something about pressing. “Pressing your way;” that means going against the odds to do something; it mean...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Chalk Banks River Challenge, festival continues the fun

Chalk Banks River Challenge, festival continues the fun

As spring turns to summer, we are approaching the end of the spring festival season. Every year, as April and May come around, organizations conduct e...

May 18th, 2017 |  


How others see Laurinburg

How others see Laurinburg

If you have ever relocated within a state or moved to an entirely different state, as our family has on six occasions then you are aware of the tradit...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Disappointed in city council

To the editor:I am a citizen of Scotland County. These school closings are not a good thing.You city councilman need to sit up and take notice. Dr. Bl...

May 17th, 2017 |  


This column will focus on the word ‘misinformation.’ We will define it and then see how the word applies to Scotland County and the city o...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Path to healthy blood pressure

Path to healthy blood pressure

If you have high blood pressure, you know we need to take steps to lower it – but how much? Do you know your numbers? Do you know the recommende...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Scotland County’s partnership with RCC important

Scotland County’s partnership with RCC important

May just arrived, and for everyone at Richmond Community College, that means finishing the academic year, planning for 2017-18, and most importantly g...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Agency mergers can bring benefits

Agency mergers can bring benefits

The past six years have brought significant change in North Carolina government and policy. Conservatives tend to like the budget restraint, tax cuts,...

May 10th, 2017 |