Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed Fri, 1 Aug 2014 18:47:40 EST 1800 Faith Presbyterian to hold 13th annual golf tourney LAURINBURG — Area golfers are invited to bring their best game to Scotch Meadows Country Club on Aug. 13 for Faith Presbyterian's 13th annual Ministry & Mission Golf Tournament. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Community sends up prayer for Jaylend LAURINBURG — Pray for Jaylend. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sen. McLaurin one of 2 Dems to vote for state budget ROCKINGHAM — On state Sen. Gene McLaurin's scales, the good in North Carolina's $21 billion budget outweighed the bad. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tending a garden is spiritual work Most Christians already know that God comes to us in strange and wonderful ways, mundane ways, ordinary ways. Things that happen in a regular day may be nothing special on the calendar with nothing memorable going on, but for a moment in the midst of... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST First responders prep for hurricane activity LAURINBURG — Though slightly below average activity is expected as hurricane season reaches its peak in the coming weeks, the more than 50 public officials and emergency services personnel who met on Thursday will not be resting on their... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fountain dedicated in honor of longtime doctor LAURINBURG — More than 50 people gathered at Scottish Pines Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center on Thursday to dedicate the center's founding in honor of the late Laurinburg physician Bradley Bethel. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Free dental clinic offered in Fayetteville FAYETTEVILLE — North Carolina Missions of Mercy will hold a free dental clinic today and Saturday at Crown Coliseum. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cheap overseas labor diminishes U.S. integrity Diminishing Democratic Integrity Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Monday protesters employ thuggish tactics It appears the Raleigh-based Moral Monday demonstrators aren't taking the summer off like our schoolkids. One wonders just how the protesters are able to afford all this time off from their jobs — but in any case, we need to define what... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Father, son team up at Saint Andrews University LAURINBURG — Joe Baranik never put his son Troy in timeout or ground him when he got into trouble. Instead, he took away the sports page of the newspaper and placed it on top of the refrigerator, out of reach for the disgruntled... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Shooting damages city home, cars LAURINBURG — A shooting into an occupied home on Wednesday night led to no injuries, according to Laurinburg Police Chief Darwin Williams, but damaged the home and two vehicles. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Love is the worthiest of journeys Here we are, deep in the throes of the rituals of summer. School is out, vacation days are being cashed in, and picnic baskets are being packed. Barbecues are firing, pools are splashing, and ice cream trucks are rolling. Meanwhile, thousands, yea... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Five arrested in drug bust LAURINBURG — Five men were arrested Thursday following a month-long investigation into crack cocaine dealing in two Scotland County neighborhoods, according to Scotland County Sheriff's Lt. Earl Haywood. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST God can bring comfort to the lonely All of us have a need for somebody to understand and sympathize with us, but when you try to tell somebody about your situation sometimes they just don't get it! Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ratliffe starts to undergo tests CHARLOTTE — Scotland High quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe is in serious condition following an ATV accident Tuesday afternoon, sources said Wednesday, but has been taken off a ventilator and is talking and responsive. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 50 kids participate in G.R.E.A.T. camp LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Sheriff's Office during the week of July 14-July 18 held its Gang Resistance Education and Training camp, a program intended as an immunization against delinquency, youth violence and gang... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST LRDC continues improvement efforts The rising temperatures of summer have seen Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremonies heating up downtown, with two in the past few weeks. We are delighted to welcome Main Street Shoe Repair and Scotland Bling to the Laurinburg Downtown... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Progress, despite objections It seems fitting somehow that the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced the decision that marks another major step toward marriage equality in North Carolina this week, just a few days after the General Assembly voted to allow charter schools in... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crime report for July 31 LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg business is stepping up its surveillance following multiple break-ins on Tuesday. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Two jailed after Walmart theft attempt LAURINBURG — A Lumberton man and Bladenboro woman were jailed on Tuesday following an attempt to leave Walmart with more than $1,000 of stolen fishing gear in tow, according to Lauirnburg police. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST