Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/ http://laurinburgexchange.com/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:25:02 EST 1800 Community Music School holds Christmas recital http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news_education/150934574/Community-Music-School-holds-Christmas-recital LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University Community Music School held “A Christmas Recital” on Sunday afternoon in Hagan Choral Room of Vardell Hall. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:10:06 EST Bondsman says he was threatened by sheriff’s deputies http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/150916256/Bondsman-says-he-was-threatened-by-sheriffs-deputies LAURINBURG — A Lumberton bail bondsman and former member of the Robeson County Sheriff's Office says he was verbally harassed by two Scotland County sheriff's deputies while attempting to arrest someone who had missed... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:32:03 EST Crime report for Dec 18 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/blotter-news/150926531/Crime-report-for-Dec-18 Arrests Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:25:04 EST Christmas comes to the library http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/150924515/Christmas-comes-to-the-library LAURINBURG — Despite a hectic schedule and big demand, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus stopped and roosted for a while Wednesday at the Scotland County Library, presiding over several holiday events that kept the usually quiet library quite lively for... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:22:06 EST Authorities seek 2 county men; car found in Georgia http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/150919915/Authorities-seek-2-county-men;-car-found-in-Georgia LAURINBURG — Authorities are searching for clues in the disappearance of two Scotland County men whose blood-stained car was found last Wednesday on the side of a Georgia highway. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:22:04 EST LETTER: University of Phoenix fills void for non-traditional students http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/letters-opinion/150927460/LETTER:-University-of-Phoenix-fills-void-for-non-traditional-students This letter is in response to a column that appeared in the Dec. 16 edition of the Laurinburg Exchange - editor.To the editor: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:21:06 EST City’s heart remains its best asset http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150927341/Citys-heart-remains-its-best-asset As we conclude another year, I want to wish everyone a very joyful holiday season and Merry Christmas from the city of Laurinburg. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:21:05 EST Alltel stores to be re-branded as AT&T http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/business-news/150923407/Alltel-stores-to-be-re-branded-as-ATT LAURINBURG – If you live in North Carolina and get your cell phone service through Alltel, the brand name is about to be changed to that of another cell phone service provider, AT&T, it was announced Wednesday. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:21:03 EST Patriots pull away from Scots http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150929102/Patriots-pull-away-from-Scots SOUTHERN PINES — After winning their Southeastern Conference opener against Purnell Swett last week, Scotland looked to continue that momentum Wednesday when they traveled to Pinecrest to take on the Patriots. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:16:06 EST Students battle it out at bee http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/150901350/Students-battle-it-out-at-bee LAURINBURG — The frustration was evident in Carver Middle School seventh-grader Dylan McGirt's expression as he misspelled “rucksack” and a second opportunity to win Tuesday's Scotland County Schools district-wide... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:24 EST Headline for less Headline Conservancy buys county pine forest for bird habitat http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/150906769/Headline-for-less-Headline-Conservancy-buys-county-pine-forest-for-bird-habitat WAGRAM — The red-cockaded woodpecker, long on the federal list of endangered wildlife species, has more protected recovery area in Scotland County, thanks to a recent acquisition by the Nature Conservancy. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:23 EST City council sets public hearings http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/150911272/City-council-sets-public-hearings LAURINBURG — In a Tuesday meeting notable primarily for its brevity, the Laurinburg City Council set two public hearings — one for an electric rate increase and one for a solar array permit — for its January agenda. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:22 EST Local urologist certified by national board http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health/150900822/Local-urologist-certified-by-national-board LAURINBURG — Dr. Tony Karamalegos was recently re-certified by the American Board of Urology. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:20 EST UNCP offers plug-in for electric cars http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/150901108/UNCP-offers-plug-in-for-electric-cars PEMBROKE — When UNC-Pembroke's solar car-charging station is not attached to electric and hybrid vehicles, it is helping to light up the campus. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:18 EST The time that Bubba went rabbit hunting http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150902622/The-time-that-Bubba-went-rabbit-hunting I've seemed to own hunting dogs for most of my life. It all started on Christmas Day when I was only 5 years old. Wouldn't you know it, Santa left me two beagle pups all cuddled up in a cardboard box under the Christmas tree. From then on... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:15 EST Talented volunteers make a successful Chamber http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150902514/Talented-volunteers-make-a-successful-Chamber It was Winston Churchill who said, “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” This is true in our professional lives as well as our personal lives. When thinking about volunteering and giving of time, it is easy to... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:11 EST 3 ACC teams headline latest wrestling poll http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150911050/3-ACC-teams-headline-latest-wrestling-poll (NWCA) — Wins by Wisconsin over then-No. 8 Nebraska and Purdue over then-No. 20 Chattanooga pushed both of those programs into the Top 25 of the USA Today/National Wrestling Coaches Association Division I Coaches Poll released on... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:08 EST Choose to live together in harmony http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/150868264/Choose-to-live-together-in-harmony One hundred years ago the Great War was raging in Europe. On one battlefield, separated by perhaps a hundred yards and braving living in their cold, wet, and muddy trenches were the sworn enemies from Germany and the United Kingdom. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:43:03 EST (No heading) http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/150874107/ WAGRAM — “I'm on the nice list,'' reads a T-shirt worn by a fidgety 4-year-old girl with shoulder-length curls, hands clasped behind her back as she rocks from one foot to the other and back again, trying to be patient as... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:40:04 EST Kersey could be sworn in Monday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/150887845/Kersey-could-be-sworn-in-Monday LAURINBURG — Ralph Kersey could be sworn in as Scotland County's newest sheriff on Monday, the same day that he will be certified as the winner of the Nov. 4 election, according to county elections director Dell Parker. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:26:05 EST