Crime report

ArrestsLAURINBURG — Calvin Platt, 21 of Wagram Street, was charged with kidnapping, robbery w dangerous weapon, first-degree burglary, assault w...

September 27th, 2016 |  


SAU literary journal seeks submissions

LAURINBURG– Gravity Hill, the student literary journal at St. Andrews, has opened up to the Laurinburg community to submit work for possible pub...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Kuumba fest brings the fun

Kuumba fest brings the fun

LAURINBURG —Kuumba means creativity in Swahili.But the annual Kuumba Festival in Laurinburg also means different things to different people.For ...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Poem, performance rated ‘epic’

Poem, performance rated ‘epic’

LAURINBURG — For almost 90 minutes, Ron McCurdy and his jazz quartet brought Langston Hughes’ epic poem “Ask Your Mama” to lif...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Consultant: Laurinburg needs new electric substation

LAURINBURG —The Laurinburg City Council has asked city administrators to begin putting together a plan to build a new electric delivery substati...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Pittengerslammedover raceremarksfor

Pittengerslammedover raceremarksfor

CHARLOTTE —The man who could represent Scotland County in Congress next year has found himself in hot water after saying those protesting a poli...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Former SAU professor dies

Former SAU professor dies

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Charles Joyner, a former Laurinburg professor considered one of the nation’s most distinguished historians and author...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |  


Leaders tout positives

Leaders tout positives

LAURINBURG — Graduation rates in Scotland County are on the rise and education leaders see a brighter future for education in the area.Educators...

September 26th, 2016 |  


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 |