Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:45:50 EST 1800 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Crime report for Sept. 30 Arrests Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:05:07 EST 12 charged, 1 jailed during checkpoints LAURINBURG — Twelve people were charged during weekend checkpoints set up by the Scotland County Sheriff's Office, according to Capt. Scott Jacobs, and one woman was arrested after she tried to flee from deputies on N.C. 79. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:42:06 EST Raeford man killed in wreck near Laurinburg LAURINBURG — A 44-year-old Raeford man was killed early Saturday when the car he was driving overturned and struck a tree near Laurinburg, according to 1st Sgt. Jeff Gordon of the state highway patrol. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:52:05 EST Networking seminar set for Wednesday HAMLET — Most business owners and prospective business owners know networking is essential to the success of any business. And yet, many fail to invest the time and energy to do it for a variety of reasons. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:54:11 EST Editor, poet, musician featured at SAU Writers’ Forum LAURINBURG — Former editor of Pembroke Magazine Shelby Stephenson will share some of his work Thursday at the St. Andrews University Writers' Forum. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:54:09 EST Agency pilots internship program LUMBERTON — Southeastern Community & Family Services, Inc. has launched a new internship program for college students. The agency piloted the program this past summer with two college students who were assigned to shadow under seasoned... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:54:05 EST Saints and Jets lead Parks & Rec LAURINBURG — A few games are in the books as the teams at Legion Park compete for youth championships. Here are the standings for the teams in both divisions. Nine- and 10-year-olds make up the Minor League Football standings, and 11- and... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:54:03 EST Survivors band together LAURINBURG — Among the family of cancer survivor Betty Young, marching during Relay for Life on Friday under a “Betty's Bunch” banner, no one has been left untouched by the disease. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:34 EST Young talent on display at Kuumba pageant LAURINBURG — Set to the stylings of a saxophone, spoken-word monologues, a cappella singing — and Tina Turner — the annual Miss Kuumba pageant, held for the first time at the Storytelling and Arts Center of the Southeast, showcased... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:27 EST Organizers gear up for Highland Games LAURINBURG – Organizers of the 2014 Scotland County Highland Games are heid doon arse up, or “ready to get on with it,'' as the Gaelic saying is translated, with thousands of clan members, vendors, competitors and... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:24 EST Scottish Pilot Club holds annual tournament LAURINBURG — The Scottish Pilot Club of Laurinburg held its annual Barbara Sasseen Memorial Golf Tournament on Sept. 25 at the Deercroft Golf Club. Sixty-four players participated in the event. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:21 EST City man charged with shooting estranged wife RAEFORD — A Laurinburg man is in custody after shooting his estranged wife at her Raeford home, according to the Hoke County Sheriff's Office. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:19 EST A beginner’s guide to the Highland Games It has been almost two centuries since a tradition known as the Scotch Fair began in eastern Richmond County, North Carolina, or more specifically just to the west of Old Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church in what is now Scotland County. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:53:18 EST