LAURINBURG — Last week's auction of 60 foreclosed parcels resulted in the sale of all of them and performed in line with the county manager's most optimistic expectations.
HAMLET — The Washington Park College and Career Readiness class at Richmond Community College has partnered with Project GreenBuild to assist Scotland County Habitat for Humanity with building a home in Laurinburg.
HAMLET — Richmond Community College will offer seminars by Gypsie Murdaugh, who will share 20 years of experience in finding funding, writing grants and preparing proposals that work for organizations.
LAURINBURG — The crowds at Friday's Laurinburg After Five concert greeted received native son Jim Quick and his Coastline Band with the kind of enthusiasm only a small town can muster.
LAURINBURG — Saddle shoes made a one-night-only comeback on Friday night for the 16th annual Cancer Survivors' Day organized by Scotland Cancer Treatment Center.
GIBSON — It was a skeleton crew that make the final adjustments to Gibson's 2016 budget on Thursday night before it is presented for approval in June.
LAURINBURG — Clarell Litchford, executive director of Scotia Village, was presented with the Career Excellence Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 59th Annual LeadingAge NC Spring Conference held at Pinehurst Resort earlier this...
HAMLET — Those with four-year degrees who are interested in becoming public school teachers can receive their certification by taking courses at Richmond Community College this summer.
The word of God is the only thing that can put the devil to a flight; that's why we've got to get into our Bibles. Do you want to know why so many Christians are singing the blues — and I'm not talking about B.B. King, either.
A religious leader once asked Jesus a question, “If loving God and loving my neighbor is all that religion requires, then tell me, who is my neighbor?” Jesus answered with a parable, a parable that is one of his most well known stories:...
MARSTON — Freed from slavery at the age of eight, Hector McMillan later purchased 100 acres — at $1 per — in 1875.
LAURINBURG — Whether a practical handmade basket or scarf or a moment in time captured by paint, a camera lens, or the power of language, the talents of Scotland County's seniors was on display on Thursday night in a companion event to the...
LAURINBURG — While Scotland County is home to around a dozen mental health agencies, it is nearly impossible to travel several blocks in a populated area without passing a church.
LAURINBURG — The Scotland Memorial Hospital emergency department is nearing completion of a $1.5 million expansion that will better enable it to funnel hundreds of patients a year into long-term psychiatric treatment.
LAURINBURG — The question of how to treat members of society for whom everyday life and its functions — driving to work, shopping, social encounters — become overwhelming is one that has had many solutions tested throughout the...
LAURINBURG — With a total of 892 beds, North Carolina's three state psychiatric hospitals served 3,964 people between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013, less than a quarter of the number annually served a decade earlier.
LAURINBURG — Founded in 2007, Scotland Family Counseling Center began with a single counselor working for half a day each week.
LAURINBURG — It would be inconceivable to hear of anyone's death from a physical ailment like cancer or diabetes, and to further find out that the deceased never mentioned the disease to anyone or sought medical treatment.
IBSON — Three Gibson men were arrested earlier this month following an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the Laurinburg Police Department and the Scotland County Sheriff's Office, according to sheriff's...
ROCKINGHAM — A recently paroled convict is back behind bars after deputies say he bit off a fellow resident's ear and several of his fingers at a Richmond County halfway house.
LAURINBURG — Summer evenings of virtually free live beach music will make a return to the James L. Morgan Recreation Complex on Friday along with the talents of a prodigal local son.
LAURINBURG — Currently embarking on planning the possible construction of a new city hall, the Laurinburg City Council will not consider cost until further into the process.
HAMLET — Closing its spring semester this week, Richmond Community College is enrolling new and current students for summer and fall classes.
PEMBROKE — On Friday evening and Saturday morning, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke awarded 738 degrees.