Laurinburg Exchange- RSS NEWS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:36:53 EST 1800 Headline for less Headline Conservancy buys county pine forest for bird habitat http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/150906769/Headline-for-less-Headline-Conservancy-buys-county-pine-forest-for-bird-habitat WAGRAM — The red-cockaded woodpecker, long on the federal list of endangered wildlife species, has more protected recovery area in Scotland County, thanks to a recent acquisition by the Nature Conservancy. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:23 EST Local urologist certified by national board http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health/150900822/Local-urologist-certified-by-national-board LAURINBURG — Dr. Tony Karamalegos was recently re-certified by the American Board of Urology. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:20 EST UNCP offers plug-in for electric cars http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/150901108/UNCP-offers-plug-in-for-electric-cars PEMBROKE — When UNC-Pembroke's solar car-charging station is not attached to electric and hybrid vehicles, it is helping to light up the campus. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:18 EST Choose to live together in harmony http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/150868264/Choose-to-live-together-in-harmony One hundred years ago the Great War was raging in Europe. On one battlefield, separated by perhaps a hundred yards and braving living in their cold, wet, and muddy trenches were the sworn enemies from Germany and the United Kingdom. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:43:03 EST (No heading) http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/150874107/ WAGRAM — “I'm on the nice list,'' reads a T-shirt worn by a fidgety 4-year-old girl with shoulder-length curls, hands clasped behind her back as she rocks from one foot to the other and back again, trying to be patient as... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:40:04 EST Kersey could be sworn in Monday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/150887845/Kersey-could-be-sworn-in-Monday LAURINBURG — Ralph Kersey could be sworn in as Scotland County's newest sheriff on Monday, the same day that he will be certified as the winner of the Nov. 4 election, according to county elections director Dell Parker. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:26:05 EST Goodman, McLaurin: Coal ash cleanup calls for caution, patience http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/150887604/Goodman-McLaurin:-Coal-ash-cleanup-calls-for-caution-patience ROCKINGHAM — Not everyone can be first in line. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:24:12 EST Scholarship keeps RCC student’s legacy alive http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/150883996/Scholarship-keeps-RCC-students-legacy-alive CHERAW — The parents of the late Kimberly Melton recently made a financial donation to a scholarship to continue their daughter's legacy at Richmond Community College. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:23:10 EST Health Department to close for 2 hours Thursday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/150883620/Health-Department-to-close-for-2-hours-Thursday LAURINBURG — Offices of the Scotland County Health Department will be closed to the public for two hours on Thursday for an employee event that includes all receptionists, in-take and record clerks and medical staff. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:23:09 EST UNCP confers 536 degrees http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/150886938/UNCP-confers-536-degrees PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke held its 2014 winter commencement with 65 graduate degrees conferred on Friday in the Given Performing Arts Center and 471 undergraduate degrees conferred on Saturday in the Main... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:23:08 EST Crime report for Dec. 15 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/blotter-news/150886052/Crime-report-for-Dec.-15 Arrests Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:23:07 EST FBI to review hanging death of black teenager http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/150871557/FBI-to-review-hanging-death-of-black-teenager BLADENBORO (AP) — The FBI is looking into the death of a black Bladenboro teen after his family questioned the official ruling the young man found hanging from a swing set at a trailer park had committed suicide, a prosecutor confirmed... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 07:49:17 EST SACS announces lineup for Dancing with the Stars http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/150869283/SACS-announces-lineup-for-Dancing-with-the-Stars LAURINBURG — The Storytelling & Arts Center of the Southeast will hold the third Dancing with the Scotland Stars on Feb. 7 at The Highlands. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 07:49:13 EST Man reports being shot in Laurinburg hotel http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/blotter/150867119/Man-reports-being-shot-in-Laurinburg-hotel LAURINBURG —Marquis Armstrong, 26, reported that he was shot on Thursday while in a room at the Bus Terminal Hotel on Church Street, according to police. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 07:49:13 EST No better time to lift up Jesus’ name http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150851563/No-better-time-to-lift-up-Jesus-name There could be no better time to lift up Jesus than at this time of the year. Here we are now in the full swing of the Christmas season, and as a lot of folk are engaged in Christmas shopping, there are few who will take this time to reflect on the... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:28:05 EST Holiday services abundant on Sunday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150850621/Holiday-services-abundant-on-Sunday In a tradition that stretches over the past 39 years, St. Luke United Methodist Church will hold its annual Lovefeast, a gift to the larger community, at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:28:03 EST Everything God gives is a gift http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150850409/Everything-God-gives-is-a-gift God loves surprises. Look at David — he began his career as a silly, singing cowboy of sorts, a rock throwing, shepherding whippersnapper; shockingly, he became a kingly giant slayer. There is Moses, a foreign-born, stuttering, impatient... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:32:05 EST Kersey names top officials http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/150857132/Kersey-names-top-officials LAURINBURG — Though not officially Scotland County's new sheriff, Ralph Kersey has named his administration's three top-ranking officials — two of whom have previously faced outgoing Sheriff Shep Jones in Democratic... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:32:03 EST Urgent Care gains physician’s assistant http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/150835801/Urgent-Care-gains-physicians-assistant LAURINBURG — Sarah Gainey has joined Scotland Health Care System as a full-time physician's assistant at Scotland Urgent Care. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:58:14 EST SAU photographer’s photo featured in trade show publication http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/150837449/SAU-photographers-photo-featured-in-trade-show-publication LAURINBURG — Rooney Coffman, St. Andrews University's director of logistics and photography, recently had one of his photographs published on the cover of the program for the National Association of Scientific Materials Managers Conference... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:58:13 EST