Economic comeback possible

To the editor:Last Sunday night’s “60 Minutes” program on CBS reported on a county in Mississippi who had lost all of its textile in...

December 7th, 2016 |  


New president needs to help Scotland County

New president needs to help Scotland County

As there is not too much going on in the city and I am still exhausted from walking in the parade while dodging Council’s evil stares, instead o...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Burr victory deserves the spotlight

Burr victory deserves the spotlight

RALEIGH — During the fall campaign in North Carolina, the presidential and gubernatorial races captured most of the attention. That was understa...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Certified retirement program grows

Certified retirement program grows

Late last year, Laurinburg/Scotland County was officially designated as a North Carolina Certified Retirement City. With our designation, there are no...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Jesus doesn’t pick political sides

To the editor:Driving north on the bypass last week, I was startled to see “THANK YOU JESUS” a crudely lettered poster, attached to the Re...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Citizens will be heard in 2017

Citizens will be heard in 2017

Most people would agree that compromise is necessary for good government. Compromise is defined as “an agreement or a settlement of a dispute, w...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Sunday School Lesson

After going to Macedonia, Paul and his colleagues passed through the cities of Amphipolis and Apollonia and to Thessalonica where they found “a ...

November 24th, 2016 |  


The myths about consolidation

The beloved and revered CBS Broadcaster, Walter Cronkite, once said, ‘In seeking the truth, you have to get both sides of the story.’ In t...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Downtown heralds in the holidays

Downtown heralds in the holidays

We all know what your true love gets you on the first day of Christmas – a time honored Christmas Carol tells us that. More importantly, what wi...

November 16th, 2016 |  


RichmondCC continues to grow, deliver

RichmondCC continues to grow, deliver

Thanks to the leadership of our board of trustees, the hard work of our talented faculty and staff, and the support and trust from our communities, 20...

November 16th, 2016 |