Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/ http://laurinburgexchange.com/ Thu, 2 Oct 2014 02:30:19 EST 1800 SAU men’s soccer wins fourth straight http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150020044/SAU-mens-soccer-wins-fourth-straight COLUMBIA, S.C. — The St. Andrews University men's soccer continued their winning streak Tuesday, notching a fourth consecutive win after defeating Columbia International 2-0. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 22:21:07 EST Scotland-Goldsboro to play today http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150022428/Scotland-Goldsboro-to-play-today LAURINBURG — For the second time in two months, a Scotland football game will kickoff on a Thursday. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 22:21:06 EST Chamber awards top litter collectors http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/150019800/Chamber-awards-top-litter-collectors LAURINBURG — Following a week-long sweep of litter from local streets, the Laurinburg /Scotland County Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday awarded those who in that time picked up the most junk from sidewalks and greenery. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:47:08 EST Two in custody for city shooting http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/150019193/Two-in-custody-for-city-shooting LAURINBURG — Two men allegedly involved in a shooting in the city limits last month were taken into custody Monday after one was arrested and the other turned himself in, according to Laurinburg police. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:01:05 EST UNCP invests in regional growth http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150017287/UNCP-invests-in-regional-growth Over the past two months, thousands of students began or returned to their collegiate studies at one of the 16 campuses of the UNC system, which includes The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. What has likely motivated these thousands of... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:02:07 EST A wild horse and a lying cowboy http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50815416/A-wild-horse-and-a-lying-cowboy Last week I talked about wheeling and dealing with small animals. This week we're moving on up to horses. You see, buying and selling horses has been going on just about ever since man rode or worked the first horses. Why, it seems like people... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:06:14 EST Website offers help for job-seekers http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50815566/Website-offers-help-for-job-seekers Searching for a job is never an easy task; however, in the state of North Carolina, our Department of Workforce Solutions has tried making this daunting task as easy as possible for both the job seeker and the employer. Have you checked out their... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:06:14 EST Optimist leaders pass torch http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/150010560/Optimist-leaders-pass-torch LAURINBURG — Members of the Optimist Club of Laurinburg celebrated 53 years of youth athletics and tapped their upcoming year's leaders on Tuesday night at the club's annual installation banquet at the Hampton Inn. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:06:13 EST Patriots stay perfect, edge Scots http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150010010/Patriots-stay-perfect-edge-Scots LAURINBURG — A day after what coach Molly Hayes called an “ugly win” over Seventy-First, Scotland volleyball appeared to respond to their coach's criticism with their most impressive sets of the season against SEC leader... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:06:12 EST SAU volleyball drops two matches http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150006449/SAU-volleyball-drops-two-matches MONTREAT, N.C. — The St. Andrews University volleyball team fell short in five-set battle with conference rival Montreat College on Friday evening. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:06:11 EST Competitive dancer ‘in tune’ with heritage http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/150006142/Competitive-dancer-in-tune-with-heritage LAURINBURG — Derek Noble of Raleigh was born and raised in Ceres, a tiny village in Fife, Scotland, where the oldest continuous Highland games began in 1314, only nine years after Scots hero William Wallace was executed in London. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:06:08 EST Agency gives ‘a hand up’ http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top/150007851/Agency-gives-a-hand-up EAST LAURINBURG — Situated in a building cast aside by the local school system as too expensive to maintain and surrounded by the dilapidated remains of the Waverly Mills complex, Partners in Ministry has worked for seven years to give a boost... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:06:06 EST Kuumba drums up festive fun http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/50791876/Kuumba-drums-up-festive-fun LAURINBURG — The succulent smell of barbecued ribs seasoned with old-time blues and gospel music, then leavened by a drumming African backbeat, mixed on a gentle breeze Saturday beneath the sun-dappled canopy of oak and pecan trees in Market... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:49:10 EST Politicians vs statesmen http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50766982/Politicians-vs-statesmen These days we seem to have an ample harvest of politicians but our crop of statesmen seems to be drought stricken.Aren't they the same you might ask? Consider these facts before you make that decision. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:32:06 EST Relay totals could top 2013 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50797951/Relay-totals-could-top-2013 LAURINBURG — With the help of thousands from near and far who gathered at Scotland High School this weekend in the honor of friends and loved ones, Scotland County's 2014 Relay for Life event is on track to slightly surpass its 2013... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:14:13 EST Autopsy to determine cause of woman’s death http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50799338/Autopsy-to-determine-cause-of-womans-death LAURINBURG — A 43-year-old Laurinburg woman was found dead in her vehicle on Saturday less than three miles from her home, according to authorities. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:14:12 EST A more interesting senate race, in fiction http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50802163/A-more-interesting-senate-race-in-fiction While you are watching U.S. Senate campaign television ads, occasionally interrupted by brief segments of programming, do you ever wonder what goes on inside the candidates' campaign organizations? Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:14:10 EST Scotch Meadows to host tournaments http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/50807155/Scotch-Meadows-to-host-tournaments LAURINBURG — Scotch Meadows Country Club is set to host the Pete Hasty Memorial Golf Tournament on Wednesday, and all proceeds will benefit the Cape Fear Council Boy Scouts of America. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:05:04 EST SAU scorches Columbia http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/50806198/SAU-scorches-Columbia COLUMBIA, S.C. — Chelsea Seng scored four goals, leading the St. Andrews University women's soccer team to a 6-3 win over conference rival Columbia College on Saturday afternoon. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:04:09 EST Scots fight off Falcons http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/50810239/Scots-fight-off-Falcons LAURINBURG — It wasn't the prettiest performance from Scotland, but coach Molly Hayes said she'll take the win after the team's struggles the past couple of weeks. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:04:07 EST