Big dollar blessing in disguise

Big dollar blessing in disguise

I never thought I would be saying this, but it dawned on me that city council’s idea of building an $11 million new city hall may be the best th...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Compromise needed on City Hall

Compromise needed on City Hall

According to a recent report in the New York Sun, constructing a square foot of office space in New York City costs almost three times as much as it w...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Politicians need not apply

Politicians need not apply

We elect those that promise to change government policies, limit regulations, reduce taxes, bring down our $19 trillion national debt, control illegal...

June 23rd, 2016 updated: June 30th, 2016. |  


SCGOP Initiates HB2 talk

SCGOP Initiates HB2 talk

The Scotland Republican Party’s non-partisan discussion on the HB2 bill went better than expected and we thank those attendees from the Scotland Dem...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 29th, 2016. |  


Let’s talk about mental health

Let’s talk about mental health

Emotions are part of life.All humans experience sadness, nervousness, happiness, excitement, and a variety of other feelings. If you are fortunate, yo...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Our view: School plan looks to be reasonable

Scotland County school officials and members of the county commissioners met Thursday afternoon to talk about school consolidation. The two groups wil...

May 6th, 2016 |  


Putting ourselves in other’s shoes

Putting ourselves in other’s shoes

How hard is it for a white person to really understand the black experience well enough not to get into trouble when speaking about hot-button matters...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Put new City Hall to a vote

Put new City Hall to a vote

Construction of a new Laurinburg city building remains unnecessary according to what seems to be the majority of Laurinburg’s tax payers. This ap...

April 1st, 2016 updated: April 11th, 2016. |  


Real fraudof voter IDs

The purpose of guest columns in The Laurinburg Exchange is to generate discussion and debate on topics of the day.One of our columnists, Mark Schenck,...

March 11th, 2016 |  


Poor but not stupid

Poor but not stupid

America’s poor and minorities are not able to handle a simple task like producing a photo I.D. to vote?Now that’s a pretty darn offensive ...

March 9th, 2016 |