LAURINBURG —Democrats and LGBT advocates joined the Scotland County Republican Party on Monday in a discussion of House Bill 2 — commonly ...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Scotland Literacy Council edible event offers food for thought

Scotland Literacy Council edible event offers food for thought

LAURINBURG — In its mission to help learners master basic reading and math skills, the Scotland County Literacy Council prides itself on present...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Community calendar items are listed free of charge for nonprofits, community organizations and educational institutions. Private yard or estate sales ...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Reward offered for info on Maxton assault

MAXTON — The family of a 74-year-old Maxton man is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever robb...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Chance can be your new best friend in no time. He has been dreaming of what a forever family for quite some time, and you could be just the human-pers...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


McInnis bill threatens to outlaw the herb kratom

McInnis bill threatens to outlaw the herb kratom

RALEIGH — A bill recently introduced by state Sen. Tom McInnis has some worried about an Asian herb used to treat narcotic addiction being outla...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Scotland County pair sought in poker house death

Scotland County pair sought in poker house death

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. — Marlboro County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to track down two Scotland County men want...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Trains offer Laurinburg native unique snapshot of U.S.

Trains offer Laurinburg native unique snapshot of U.S.

LAURINBURG — A seventh-generation Laurinburg native, McNair Evans grew up in a family of oral historians.The back stories supplied over Sunday d...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Life, death of Laurel Hill soldier remembered

Life, death of Laurel Hill soldier remembered

LAUREL HILL — To his younger sisters, Eugene Chrisco was a mischievous older brother who loved teasing them as much as he loved playing baseball. ...

May 20th, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  


Governor pardons Scotland man wrongly convicted of rape

Governor pardons Scotland man wrongly convicted of rape

LAURINBURG — A Scotland County man was pardoned by the governor on Thursday of rape and robbery charges that put him in prison for 27 years.Edwa...

May 19th, 2016 |