Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/ http://laurinburgexchange.com/ Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:37:20 EST 1800 Smoking can lead to SIDS http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50637288/Smoking-can-lead-to-SIDS Do you know that secondhand smoke can increase the chances of your infant becoming a victim of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, known as (SIDS)? Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is crib death, or an unexpected death of an infant, and continues to be a tragic... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:37 EST Addicts share stories of recovery http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/50645397/Addicts-share-stories-of-recovery LAURINBURG — Standing at the head of a group of addicts in various stages of recovery last week and recalling her years drifting in and out of rehab centers and nursing homes from South Carolina to New York, the Arletha Moore of 15, 20, or 30... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:34 EST Fun on tap at Cypress Bend http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50640004/Fun-on-tap-at-Cypress-Bend WAGRAM – Rain drizzled, but the wine poured; the band sizzled and the dancers roared, as a steady stream of visitors ignored the humidity to engage in frivolity at Saturday's 10th Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Cypress Bend... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:30 EST Annual shindig promises to be fancy occasion http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/50642450/Annual-shindig-promises-to-be-fancy-occasion LAURINBURG — Scotland Memorial Foundation's annual black-tie fundraiser is a bit ritzier this year. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:28 EST 1 injured during weekend gunfire http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50640301/1-injured-during-weekend-gunfire LAURINBURG — A man was wounded and two houses struck during shootings over the weekend that Laurinburg Police Chief Darwin Williams called a result of “escalating gang activity” throughout the city. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:27 EST Bullet penetrates East Laurinburg home http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50639452/Bullet-penetrates-East-Laurinburg-home EAST LAURINBURG — Shots rang out on Fifth Street in East Laurinburg on Friday, according to a Scotland County sheriff's report, entering a home and hitting a couch inside but no residents. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:23 EST Authorities believe Dollar General robberies may be connected http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50638473/Authorities-believe-Dollar-General-robberies-may-be-connected LAUREL HILL — The Scotland County Sheriff's Office and police in Laurinburg and Aberdeen are working to see if armed robberies of Dollar General stores in their respective areas are connected, sheriff's Capt. Jon Edwards said... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:19 EST Crime report for Sept. 16 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/blotter-news/50637768/Crime-report-for-Sept.-16 Arrests Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:18 EST Apply lessons learned in old wars http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50636858/Apply-lessons-learned-in-old-wars At the end of a two-day conference about World War I at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I asked a leading military historian what approach he would recommend to the United States to deal with the challenge of ISIS. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:16 EST Basics of college savings plans http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50637109/Basics-of-college-savings-plans For many people, their biggest expenses in life are funding retirement, buying a home and paying for their children's college education — or a portion of it, anyway. Setting aside money for these and other financial goals is difficult,... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:10 EST 2 ways to improve NC’s economy http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50624442/2-ways-to-improve-NCs-economy A strong state Earned Income Tax Credit and a robust minimum wage are twin pillars that together form the foundation of a stronger economy — even for those with low-income jobs. Unfortunately, North Carolina state leaders recently demolished one... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:14 EST U.S. must fight to eradicate ISIS http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50624272/U.S.-must-fight-to-eradicate-ISIS This week marked a very solemn date for our nation and a stark reminder that evil exists around the world. On Sept. 11, 2001, the United States of America fell victim to the most horrific terrorist attack in our history — an attack spurred by... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:12 EST Laurinburg’s beloved railroad porter and community icon http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50621494/Laurinburgs-beloved-railroad-porter-and-community-icon Growing up in America – especially in the rural areas – during the first half of the 20th century was difficult for nearly everyone, especially if you were African American. The late Johnny Covington of Laurinburg was proof that being such... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:11 EST RCC to offer seminar on websites http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50621132/RCC-to-offer-seminar-on-websites LAURINBURG — Marketing expert Martin Brossman will conduct a free workshop on building a website from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Honeycutt Center in Laurinburg. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:10 EST SAU psych department adds Gianico http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50621315/SAU-psych-department-adds-Gianico LAURINBURG — St. Andrews University's Department of Natural and Life Sciences added Dr. Jennifer Gianico as an Assistant Professor of Psychology this fall. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:09 EST McNair Lecture at SAU to feature Vatican Observatory astronomer http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50620236/McNair-Lecture-at-SAU-to-feature-Vatican-Observatory-astronomer LAURINBURG —Father Paul Mueller, religious superior of the Jesuit community at the Vatican Observatory, will present the 2014 John Calvin McNair Lecture on Science and Theology on Oct. 21 in the Carol Grotnes Belk Main Lounge of the William... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:07 EST Open Mic at Writers’ Forum Thursday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50619882/Open-Mic-at-Writers-Forum-Thursday LAURINBURG — The Writers' Forum at St. Andrews University will hold the first Open Mic of the semester Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Ronald H. Bayes Writers' Forum Lounge in Orange Residence Hall. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:06 EST UNCP sees hike in enrollment, retention http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50620598/UNCP-sees-hike-in-enrollment-retention PEMBROKE — Freshman enrollment and total enrollment at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke showed gains in the fall semester. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:04 EST Southern’s Hinton comes through in clutch http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/50622035/Southerns-Hinton-comes-through-in-clutch LAURINBURG — A year ago today was the last time the Southern Durham Spartans were defeated. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:19:16 EST City native opens salon http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/50619948/City-native-opens-salon LAURINBURG — Opening next week, Laurinburg's newest downtown business aims to help its clients be the most well-groomed around. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:19:13 EST