Maynor remembered as advocate for students

Maynor remembered as advocate for students

PEMBROKE – Dr. Waltz Maynor came from humble beginnings.Raised in the Red Banks community in the 1930s, he pursued a career in the classroom, li...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Event to offer Taste of Africa tonight

Event to offer Taste of Africa tonight

LAURINBURG — A Taste of Africa is happening today, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Storytelling Arts Center, 131 South Main Street. In its 13th year, t...

June 24th, 2016 |  


McInnis school construction bill heads to governor’s desk

McInnis school construction bill heads to governor’s desk

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s local school boards will have to adopt a policy governing change orders to any construction or repair work for ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg Hampton Inn garners TripAdvisor award

LAURINBURG — The Hampton Inn in Laurinburg has received a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award.In its sixth year, the award celebrat...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Block column irks council

Block column irks council

LAURINBURG — Some members of the Laurinburg City Council expressed displeasure this week with the bi-weekly column written by Mayor Matthew Bloc...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


NAACP Father of the Year crowned

NAACP Father of the Year crowned

LAURINBURG —Scotland County NAACP had two goals in mind when it held its first annual Father of the Year Program on Sunday — raise money a...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Cooper visits area to hear ideas, grievances

Cooper visits area to hear ideas, grievances

ROCKINGHAM —Scotland County Democrats joined delegations from eight counties in the region to hear what Roy Cooper would do if elected governor of N...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


City OKs budgetwith no tax hikefor the new year

LAURINBURG — Laurinburg tax rate will remain steady for another year.The Laurinburg City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to keep the rat...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


Harris Teeter closing Laurinburg location

Harris Teeter closing Laurinburg location

LAURINBURG — The Harris Teeter in Laurinburg plans to close its doors next month, but will quickly reopen under the Carlie C’s brand.Harri...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Vigil urges healing and love

Vigil urges healing and love

LAURINBURG — Through silence. Through song. Through prayer and through poetry, more than 60 people came together Sunday night to honor the victi...

June 21st, 2016 |