Laurinburg Exchange- RSS NEWS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS Thu, 28 May 2015 16:03:46 EST 1800 2 registered sex offenders charged with being on school grounds http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153754160/2-registered-sex-offenders-charged-with-being-on-school-grounds LAURINBURG — Two registered sex offenders were arrested last week after they were found to have visited school property, according to Laurinburg police. Thu, 28 May 2015 12:21:12 EST Crime report for May 28 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153748250/Crime-report-for-May-28 Arrests Thu, 28 May 2015 07:16:28 EST County woman charged with attempted murder http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153753808/County-woman-charged-with-attempted-murder LAURINBURG — A 55-year-old Laurinburg woman is facing five charges, including attempted murder, for shooting her husband late Tuesday night, according to police. Thu, 28 May 2015 07:16:23 EST Closed hospital could house rehab center http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153754936/Closed-hospital-could-house-rehab-center BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. — Per Wickstrom has been working to open a drug and alcohol rehab center in Cheraw since 2003. Now the Life Solutions CEO has set his sights on the recently closed Marlboro Park Hospital as a possible location for... Thu, 28 May 2015 07:16:21 EST Local officials seek solution for five points intersection http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153748449/Local-officials-seek-solution-for-five-points-intersection LAURINBURG — Now that the state has scrapped plans to redesign the U.S. 501 and Old Wire Road intersection north of Laurinburg, local officials are putting their heads together to find another solution. Thu, 28 May 2015 07:16:19 EST ‘It was a calling, it was a mission’ http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/153754303/It-was-a-calling-it-was-a-mission LAURINBURG — The staff and residents of Scotia Village gave a warm send off on Wednesday to a woman who is as much a part of Scotia as the bricks in its foundation or the rose garden out front. Thu, 28 May 2015 07:16:16 EST School board sets more hearings http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/153758270/School-board-sets-more-hearings LAURINBURG — Though the Scotland County Board of Education met once again on Wednesday without voting on the closure of Pate-Gardner Elementary School, it formed a more ambitious proposal for the 2015-2016 school year. Thu, 28 May 2015 07:16:14 EST Scots rack up awards http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/153734622/Scots-rack-up-awards LAURINBURG — In recognition of their academic prowess, athletic talents, and dedication to community service, a few dozen Scotland High School seniors were awarded a collective $1.4 million in scholarships on Tuesday night to help them expand... Wed, 27 May 2015 09:01:11 EST 32-year-old charged with cocaine trafficking http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153730584/32-year-old-charged-with-cocaine-trafficking SOUTHERN PINES — Police charged a man with cocaine trafficking Thursday night after officers caught him in a chase through the woods behind his home. Wed, 27 May 2015 07:11:24 EST Highway patrol looking to fill local vacancies http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153726031/Highway-patrol-looking-to-fill-local-vacancies LAURINBURG — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is looking for local men and women to fill vacancies in Scotland and Richmond counties. Wed, 27 May 2015 07:11:18 EST Study: location key to longevity http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health-home_top-news/153728173/Study:-location-key-to-longevity LAURINBURG — A compilation of child health statistics from all 100 North Carolina counties released on Tuesday by advocacy group NC Child placed life expectancies for children born in Scotland County in the bottom tenth in the... Wed, 27 May 2015 07:11:11 EST ‘Price of freedom is very expensive’ http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/153707563/Price-of-freedom-is-very-expensive LAURINBURG — Among graveside American flags waving in a warm breeze at Hillside Memorial Park, county residents and visitors gathered Monday afternoon to remember men and women who have died in service to the US military. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:31:22 EST Tribe approves $15K for elections http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153703679/Tribe-approves-$15K-for-elections PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribal Council has approved $15,000 for the tribe's Elections Board so that preparations can get under way for the fall elections, during which council members and a chairman will be elected. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:31:15 EST Cummings lays out vision for UNC-Pembroke http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/153701234/Cummings-lays-out-vision-for-UNC-Pembroke PEMBROKE — When asked which of the two universities he attended — the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or Duke University — influenced his life the most, Dr. Robin Cummings had a quick reply. Mon, 25 May 2015 14:01:12 EST SEarCH lauds 39 grads http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/153679953/SEarCH-lauds-39-grads LAURINBURG — Stepping off of the graduation stage on Saturday with freshly-minted high school diplomas in hand, many among Scotland Early College High School's class of 2015 will step onto university campuses this fall as college... Mon, 25 May 2015 13:51:12 EST Red Cross plans two blood drives http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153660930/Red-Cross-plans-two-blood-drives LAURINBURG — The American Red Cross will start the summer with two blood drives, one this month and one the next.The first will be held Tuesday from 2-6:30 p.m. at the fellowship hall of Laurinburg Presbyterian Church. Sat, 23 May 2015 08:11:39 EST Sorority alumnae present scholarships http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/153661153/Sorority-alumnae-present-scholarships LAURINBURG — Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter, celebrated May Week on May 17 with a luncheon held at the A.B. Gibson Center in Laurinburg. During the annual event, academic scholarships were awarded to graduating high... Sat, 23 May 2015 08:11:36 EST Memorial Day ceremony planned for Monday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/153662175/Memorial-Day-ceremony-planned-for-Monday LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Veterans Council on Monday will present a Memorial Day tribute to veterans of all wars, especially those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Sat, 23 May 2015 08:11:35 EST McPhatter receives Ph.D http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/153661768/McPhatter-receives-Ph.D TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Marlon Rafael McPhatter has earned his doctorate in sports management from the College of Education at Florida State University. Sat, 23 May 2015 08:11:34 EST Carlyle graduates with honors from Marine Corps training course http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/153663993/Carlyle-graduates-with-honors-from-Marine-Corps-training-course TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. — A 2013 Scotland High School graduate has completed training as a Tactical Data Systems Administrator MOS 5974, earning a 99.31 percent final average and a meritorious mast award from the United States Marine... Sat, 23 May 2015 08:11:32 EST