GIBSON — Ask any spiritual adviser, member of the clergy, psychologist or life coach — the one thing that helps people succeed is to be thankful every single day. An attitude of gratitude helps the individual keep in proper perspective not...
LAURINBURG — Six county jailers, including a sheriff's captain who has been employed for more than 16 years, were terminated by Scotland County Sheriff Shep Jones on Tuesday, according to county personnel records.
GIBSON — Charles Dulin saw two things when he became principal of the Pate-Gardner Elementary School here three years ago: need and potential.
LAURINBURG — With a recent fundraiser that netted $480, Scotland Health Care's contributions to the United Way of Scotland County reached more than $45,000.
RALEIGH — Brenda Gilbert of Laurinburg has been named 2014-15 chair of the N.C. Cooperative Extension State Advisory Council.
GIBSON — Like many small towns struggling in tough economic times, routine infrastructure problems can become expensive budget-breakers that often require innovation and imagination to solve in an affordable way.
LAURINBURG — A Bennettsville man has been charged with attempting to murder his Laurinburg girlfriend, according to Laurinburg police.
LAURINBURG — Hours after incumbent Sheriff Shep Jones submitted to the North Carolina Board of Elections allegations that successful challenger Ralph Kersey and his supporters paid black residents in exchange for votes, Kersey was introduced at...
LAURINBURG — A series of light showers cast a cloud over Sunday's Christmas on Main event, thinning the crowd considerably from the thousands expected to turn out.
LAUREL HILL — A national company has brought a federal complaint against a Scotland County man's online retail business, saying the products sold there violate its patents.
PEMBROKE — The Board of Trustees of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke voted unanimously on Friday to name a 19-member Chancellor Search Committee to find a replacement for Chancellor Kyle R. Carter, who announced his retirement on...
It is the busiest time of the year for the airlines and the most traveled time of the year by automobile. Family members all across America rush to reconnect, reunite, and feast on what may well be their best and largest meal of the year.
LAURINBURG — Scotland County Sheriff Shep Jones on Friday appealed to the local Board of Elections its decision to dismiss his protest of the Nov. 4 sheriff's race.
LAURINBURG — After uncovering surveillance video from the remains of the Super Dollar variety store downtown, authorities have pinpointed a child as the cause of the Nov. 2 fire that destroyed the building.
An old Quaker came to the end of his days as a farmer; no longer did he have the strength to work the soil. So, he placed a sign on his land that read, “This farm will be given to anyone who is truly satisfied.”
There are many religions in the world, and they all claim to be the real thing. They all have a name, they all have a founder and they all have somebody following them. They all claim to have the truth and they are appealing to the world to come and...
A Christmas tree seven feet tall decorated by Ray McDaniel of Brady's Florist and Gifts and a doll house made by Frank Jute, a parishioner, are two reasons you might want to visit the Christmas Bazaar in the fellowship hall at St. Mary Catholic...
LAURINBURG — In case you missed it, Thursday was the Great American Smokeout, a nationwide promotion by the American Cancer Society aimed at encouraging people to quit using tobacco products.
ROCKINGHAM — Don't rule out a political comeback for state Sen. Gene McLaurin.
PEMBROKE — Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina voters Tuesday ousted two incumbents in the three contested races for Tribal Council and brought back a former councilman.
LAURINBURG — As if the contested sheriff's election is not enough to keep them busy, elections staff and members of the Scotland County Board of Elections had to come in the morning after Tuesday night's special meeting and perform a...
MAXTON — The Maxton Board of Commissioners decided on Tuesday to begin closing down one of the CSX railroad crossings in town — and use the money that will save to upgrade other crossings.
LAURINBURG — A divided elections board on Tuesday night voted to dismiss an elections protest filed Monday by incumbent Sheriff Shep Jones, saying he could not present enough evidence to prove alleged misconduct by successful opponent...
LAURINBURG – Scotland County has moved a step closer to being able to offer a limited number of free preventive tests for cervical and breast cancers for women unable to afford the potentially life-saving screenings.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina's Medicaid office predicted Tuesday it would have a small surplus for this fiscal year despite a spike in prescription drug spending and continued enrollment growth for the health insurance program that serves...
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