LAURINBURG — A computer glitch in a thermostat control caused a funeral home crematorium to overheat Tuesday night, its chimney top belching flames that alarmed neighbors but caused no damage.
RALEIGH — A three-term Charlotte lawmaker and a freshman legislator from the state's northeastern corner have joined state Rep. Ken Goodman's Main Street Democrats Legislative Caucus.
LUMBERTON — Sanderson Farms has identified a site on N.C. 41 just outside of the Lumberton city limits that could become the home of one of the poultry company's hatcheries.
LAURINBURG — Three adults and four students were arrested following a fight in the parking lot of Scotland High School on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.
MAXTON — Wearing a white coat emblazoned “executive chef,” Willie Hailey presides over a bustling kitchen during lunch hour with pride and conviviality equal to the proprietor of any big city eatery.
LAURINBURG — A quartet of aspiring business owners — without a high school diploma among them — took their first major steps on Tuesday night toward turning several months of listening, learning, and tedious planning into fully...
LAURINBURG — A Charles Drive resident reported that three men broke into his home early Saturday morning and threatened him at gunpoint before stealing electronics and jewelry, according to Laurinburg police.
LAURINBURG — A Scotland County native who has made success of turning around troubled schools in New York and North Carolina and then writing books about how he did it, Henry J. Pankey, has announced he will seek election as the next North...
LAURINBURG — The first to step into Scotland Memorial Hospital's new hospitality navigator position, Rhonda McDonald will strive to optimize the experience of each individual who enters the hospital for an outpatient...
LAURINBURG — Just in time for summer, hand-scooped ice cream cones, sundaes, and milkshakes have made a return to the heart of town.
LAURINBURG — A longtime Sycamore Lane Middle School math and science teacher, diabetic and in severe need of a kidney transplant, will be the beneficiary of a Donor Day Motorcycle Ride set for April 11. Organizers for the 50-mile ride through...
LAURINBURG — Information received by local authorities has led Georgia investigators to two badly decomposed bodies, one believed to be that of a Scotland County man reported missing last year.
LAURINBURG — The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a $5 million contract to resurface sections of U.S. 74 and U.S. 74 Bypass, including 19.6 miles in Scotland County.
PEMBROKE — Third-year faculty member Dr. Calvina Ellerbe has been voted by students to deliver the annual “Last Lecture” at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, to be held at 3 p.m. on April 8 in the Givens Performing Arts...
LAURINBURG — A Friday afternoon celebration held to commemorate 20 years of success for Habitat for Humanity's ReStore netted an additional $2,900 towards the cost of building and rehabilitating homes in Scotland County.
LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Fire Commission lobbied the Laurinburg City Council and the Scotland County Commissioners on Thursday to figure a new fire engine into its discussions of the upcoming fiscal year.
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From all reports, Juergen Peters was a bright, sweet young man. He was born in Kassel, Germany shortly after Word War II, the fabled city where the Brothers Grimm had lived and collected their many tales. Kassel was no magic kingdom post-war, however,...
LAURINBURG — All clinics at the Scotland County Health Department will be closed Tuesday for an emergency medical response exercise, while will involve clinical staff in mock clinic scenarios. Only the WIC will be open.
RALEIGH (AP) — Some North Carolina senators worried about the resurgence of certain communicable diseases want to eliminate an exemption from North Carolina's childhood-vaccination requirements that is given to parents who oppose them on...
RALEIGH (AP) — Senate Republicans offered their own economic development plan Wednesday that would further reduce North Carolina corporate income-tax rates and cap the use of the state's principal incentives tool in the Charlotte and...
PEMBROKE — RISE Women's Conference will be held Tuesday at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke's Office for Regional Initiatives, located in COMTech Park.
LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg Community Garden is seeking committed individuals or families to plant a few vegetable plots remaining for the 2015 season.
LAURINBURG — The aroma of roasted peanuts, barbecue, seafood, pizza and other savory smells brought the county fair theme alive at Thursday's Taste of the Town as hundreds gathered to sample some of the region's best food, listen to...
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