Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:30:21 EST 1800 Kiwanis serve up fundraiser favorite LAURINBURG — The pleasing aroma of hotcakes on a griddle rolled out of the Laurinburg National Guard Armory after work Friday, drawing a happy, hungry crowd as the local Kiwanis Club kicked off its annual pancake feast to benefit students and... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:55:05 EST Ebola training continues Not that long ago, Ebola seemed a world away.Ebola — the sound of the word spoken hints at something foreign and terrifying — was not considered by the average American to be an American problem. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:55:04 EST Advertising works for candidates I know my editors will appreciate it, but I promise I'm not pandering when I say this: advertising gets results. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:53:05 EST Scots shut down Bucks LAURINBURG — With the regular season winding down, most teams have formed the identity of their football team. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:28:05 EST Hoke biggest mover in latest edition of Power Rankings Southeastern Conference football power rankings will continue every Friday until the end of season. As always, if you don't like where I ranked your team, we can have a fruitful discussion about it through a friendly phone call, email, or social... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:51:22 EST Ritz adds mystery with a themed masquerade ball LAURINBURG — While not an extension of Halloween, Scotland Memorial Foundation will add a level of mystique to its 21st annual Putting on the Ritz fundraiser on Nov. 1. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:51:21 EST Maxton briefed on options for rail crossings MAXTON — A representative for the state Department of Transportation told Maxton officials on Tuesday night about options to improve the safety of three intersections where roadways cross CSX train tracks. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:51:20 EST Tribal officials: Certification to mean new jobs PEMBROKE — A U.S. Small Business Administration certification granted last week to a company owned by the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina has the potential to lead to countless new jobs being injected into Robeson County's and nearby... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:51:19 EST Men face 40 felony charges SOUTHERN PINES — Two Laurel Hill men are each facing 40 felony charges in the thefts of utility trailers in Moore County following a multi-agency investigation, according to the Southern Pines Police Department. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:51:19 EST More than 1,000 cast ballot LAURINBURG — More than 1,000 Scotland County voters turned out for the first day of early voting, with elections officials working until 9 p.m. to tally ballots.The official total was 1,154. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:51:17 EST Harvest Day a long-standing tradition An annual tradition since 1934, Harvest Day, or “in-gathering,” at St. John United Methodist Church is on tap Thursday. Hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:51:15 EST Faith wins acceptance from God Now when we look in the 11th chapter of the book of Hebrews we are looking into what we call the “faith” chapter of The Bible; and as we read this chapter of The Bible it will increase our faith, as we will see many people who had to walk... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:51:13 EST Program to create online charter schools Thousands of North Carolina schoolchildren may be taking their classes through home computers next year, after state lawmakers created a pilot program that will add two online-based schools to the state's growing portfolio of charter... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:51:12 EST NC shows great progress over decades In 1925, advertising executive and future Congressman Bruce Barton wrote the book that made his national reputation, The Man Nobody Knows. In it, he imagined what Jesus Christ would be like if he resided in the modern world. Barton drew lessons from... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:51:08 EST Early voting begins today; local officials say they are prepared;-local-officials-say-they-are-prepared LAURINBURG — Though North Carolina's election laws have this year been caught in a political tug-of-war this year, local officials don't foresee any issues arising as early voting gets underway. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:36:06 EST Pro player makes hometown visit LAURINBURG — “Education was the most important thing. After school, my mom made sure I did my homework first before I did anything.” Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:42:07 EST Hudson, Blue to square off for eighth district LAURINBURG — After his first term representing North Carolina's eighth congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives, Richard Hudson has made the transition from congressional staffer to legislator in his own... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:35:16 EST Ten candidates seeking office in local races LAURINBURG — On the local ballot for the November general election, for which early voting begins today at the Scotland County Board of Elections, voters will have the most choice in candidates in the Scotland County Board of Education and... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:35:15 EST Scotland teachers recognized ​LAURINBURG — Two Scotland County teachers have recently been recognized by regional associations. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:35:14 EST Is Scotland Health ready for future of healthcare? What will the hospital system of the future look like and is Scotland Health Care System ready for it? The health care reform that we constantly hear about is actually health care payment reform. So whether you are hearing about the federal... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:35:12 EST