PEMBROKE — After working as a surgeon and with the Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Robin Cummings may seem an unexpected choice for the next chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. But Cummings, a Pembroke...
LAURINBURG — Scotland Health System's Dulin Center was filled to near capacity on Thursday night with people who may not have otherwise encountered one another, if it were not for their shared desire to serve others.
LAURINBURG — More than 100 county seniors celebrated the culmination of Scotland County's Senior Games on Thursday night, the majority of them reveling in their chance to represent the county at the state finals.
Recently, on a visit to my hometown, I took the time to drive by the house that had been my childhood home. It was the first time I had seen it in nearly two decades. It was largely unchanged except that it seemed so much smaller. Surely, the house,...
A Methodist preacher told me this week that if you put a ragged, dirty man living under a highway overpass beside the most beautiful Gothic cathedral in the world and ask God which one God loves more, God would come down on the side of the man from...
Now the mind is a strange thing — if not guarded it can become a playground for Satan.
CHAPEL HILL — Dr. Robin Cummings has been named the next chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
LAURINBURG — Using monies seized during a 2013 raid of an illegal video gambling operation, the Scotland County Sheriff's Office has purchased two used patrol cars and more than enough body cameras needed to equip each deputy.
LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg/Scotland County Area Chamber of Commerce's GREEN Team recently announced the winners of the Green School Jam awards.
LAURINBURG — Though delivered in many more words, Scotland County Schools Superintendent Ron Hargrave's message to the 47 teachers, teacher assistants, and other employees gathered in the St. Andrews University Belk Center on Wednesday was...
LAURINBURG — Though the mediation that brought 2014's Scotland County and Scotland County Schools budget deliberations to an end also left little room for negotiations this year, on Wednesday the Scotland County Board of Commissioners...
MAXTON — A Laurinburg businessman man who donated the fountain to Maxton's downtown park about two years ago is ready to remove it.
LAURINBURG — Scotland County Parks and Recreation's splash pad will open for the summer on Saturday at noon.
LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg City Council gave its new community development director free rein to apply for a pair of programs that he said could pay dividends for the city's downtown area.
LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Board of Health on Tuesday approved fees for services administered through its newly established child health program as well as tougher penalties for those who violate the county's animal control...
LAURINBURG — Comprising parents, social workers, and guardian ad litem volunteers, an intimate crowd, but not one short on enthusiasm, cheered on 10 foster children on Tuesday in a talent show organized by the Scotland County Department of...
HAMLET — Thirty-six nursing students of Richmond Community College were officially pinned during the college's Associates Degree Nursing commencement exercises May 14 at the Cole Auditorium.
LAURINBURG — Scotland Health Care System presented its top honor, the annual Award of Excellence, in a ceremony last Friday.
LAURINBURG — Faced with a bevy of scenarios, the Scotland County Board of Education rejected all redistricting proposals but one on Monday, however the board's deliberations are far from over.
WAGRAM — Though they were 150 years too late to find Fort Fisher, the two-man crew of the “CSS Lumber” emerged victorious from the leafy recesses of the river's Chalk Banks Access Area on Saturday to win the Chalk Banks...
HAMLET — Richmond Community College is offering an eight-week course in literary Braille transcribing, which will teach students to transcribe print materials into Braille and allow them to pursue a Library of Congress certificate. Certified...
LAURINBURG — Sheriff Ralph Kersey on Monday named a longtime Scotland County Sheriff's deputy as overseer of the office's road division, filling a position vacated by a sheriff's major on Friday.
HAMLET — More than 300 of Richmond Community College's 335 graduates attended commencement ceremonies held Saturday at the Cole Auditorium on RCC's main campus.
ROCKINGHAM — Roy Cooper says cash-starved public schools, an overtaxed middle class and statewide spats over social issues prodded him into the governor's race.
ROCKINGHAM — Ten days before his 21st birthday, student organizer Dylan Frick became the top Democrat in a dozen North Carolina counties.
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