King’s dream still not reality

King’s dream still not reality

Not long ago, I saw a comment on an online article about the rise in protests for black civil rights. “We gave you a president,” wrote the...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Help for the job you want

Help for the job you want

The Help You Need For The Job You Want!As we all know, the primary catalyst for economic growth is jobs. NCWorks serves as a key connector between emp...

January 12th, 2017 |  


The subject of ‘ethics in city government’ is on the agenda for tonight’s retreat. Council member Dee Hammond asked for it to be dis...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Heritage Center to promote county

Heritage Center to promote county

Over the next week, you will start to see the finishing touches on a new, consolidated, tourism attraction in Scotland County. Over the past year, a g...

January 6th, 2017 |  


The end of the year is a time to reflect on the past year and to look forward to the new one. The city of Laurinburg had several noteworthy accomplish...

December 29th, 2016 updated: December 29th, 2016. |  


Laurinburg council must learn mayor’s role

Laurinburg council must learn mayor’s role

There seems to be considerable confusion about what, exactly, the mayor’s job entails. Citizens, in general, have a poor understanding of what t...

December 20th, 2016 |  


We challenge county to be great

We challenge county to be great

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Scotland County Parks and Recreation is gearing up for an exciting 2017.Here at Parks and Recreatio...

December 14th, 2016 updated: December 14th, 2016. |  


Let’s put America first

Let’s put America first

Over the last seven years, foreign companies have been quietly eating the American elephant one bite at a time.Chinese firms are moving in and buying ...

December 13th, 2016 |  


New president needs to help Scotland County

New president needs to help Scotland County

As there is not too much going on in the city and I am still exhausted from walking in the parade while dodging Council’s evil stares, instead o...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Certified retirement program grows

Certified retirement program grows

Late last year, Laurinburg/Scotland County was officially designated as a North Carolina Certified Retirement City. With our designation, there are no...

December 1st, 2016 |