Laurinburg Exchange- RSS NEWS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:04:27 EST 1800 Candidate forum planned as early voting begins http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/4561639/Candidate-forum-planned-as-early-voting-begins LAURINBURG — With early voting beginning at the Scotland County Board of Elections at 8 a.m. today, the Scotland County Civic League will provide a public refresher course with a candidate forum tonight. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Curriculum director headed to Asheville http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/4559879/Curriculum-director-headed-to-Asheville LAURINBURG — Asheville City Schools announced on Tuesday that Pamela Baldwin, Scotland County Schools' assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, has been selected as its next superintendent. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Revelers share fun, raise funds for Hospice of Scotland County http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/4564597/Revelers-share-fun-raise-funds-for-Hospice-of-Scotland-County LAURINBURG — Whether they left with a diamond ring, a golfing trophy, or just the memory of a good day on the links, the purpose of the day was not lost on revelers at Wednesday's 28th annual Richard L. Byrne Memorial Golf Tournament for... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Crime report for April 23 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/blotter/4542760/Crime-report-for-April-23 Arrests Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Musicians, artists to pack downtown Friday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/4545352/Musicians-artists-to-pack-downtown-Friday LAURINBURG — In her time working with the Storytelling and Arts Center of the Southeast, and even before, local artist Deb Guess has heard countless people say they can't remember the last time they visited Laurinburg's... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Laurel Hill man leads police on 4-county chase http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/4542952/Laurel-Hill-man-leads-police-on-4-county-chase LAURINBURG — A 21-year-old Laurel Hill man led authorities on a 80-to-95-mph car chase through Richmond, Scotland, Robeson and Columbus counties late Monday night before being caught and placed in the Columbus County jail, according to the... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST City puts hold on military option http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/4552825/City-puts-hold-on-military-option LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg City Council passed on Tuesday the first of two votes required to rescind an ordinance passed last year allowing military training facilities by conditional use permit on property zoned industrial. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Crime report for April 22 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/blotter/4532105/Crime-report-for-April-22 Arrests Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Applicants for vacant seat field questions http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/4540527/Applicants-for-vacant-seat-field-questions LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Board of Education interviewed three candidates for appointment to Darwin Williams' vacant board seat during its regular meeting on Monday. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST NC adds 19K jobs in March http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/4524511/NC-adds-19K-jobs-in-March RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina showed the country's second-largest increase in employment in March, when 19,400 jobs were added and the jobless rate fell to 6.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Family of abused infant urges others to speak up http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/4473783/Family-of-abused-infant-urges-others-to-speak-up LAURINBURG — In his first days of life, Charlie Oetzel was like any other normal, healthy baby. He ate, slept and cried. He needed constant care and attention. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cross carried through town to commemorate Good Friday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/4434299/Cross-carried-through-town-to-commemorate-Good-Friday LAURINBURG — Drivers waved, honked their horns and shouted words of encouragement to a crowd of about 36 who, on Good Friday, were being led by a man dragging a cross through Laurinburg. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST UNCP’s annual Ladies Garden Party is April 25 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/4516578/UNCPs-annual-Ladies-Garden-Party-is-April-25 PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke's First Lady Sarah Carter will host the annual Ladies Garden Party at the Chancellor's Residence on April 25 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The event, which includes a luncheon, will be staged in the backyard of the... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Scotland High inducts first members of technical honor society http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/4520165/Scotland-High-inducts-first-members-of-technical-honor-society LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Schools Career and Technical Education Department held its first National Technical Honor Society induction ceremony on April 3 in the auditorium at Scotland High School. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Young entrepreneurs awarded funding to launch startups http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/4516560/Young-entrepreneurs-awarded-funding-to-launch-startups LAURINBURG — On March 25 at 6 p.m. student entrepreneurs took to the stage to present their business plans before a panel of local leaders of industry and a public audience. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New SAT: What will those questions look like? http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/4524454/New-SAT:-What-will-those-questions-look-like WASHINGTON (AP) — Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT,... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Gore named to honors list http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/4516588/Gore-named-to-honors-list CHAPEL HILL — Anthony J. Gore, Jr. has been named to the Hayden B. Renwick Super Seniors Honors list at the University of North Carolina, an accomplishment which requires maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Dr. Santisteban elected president-elect of Academy of Sciences http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/4516582/Dr.-Santisteban-elected-president-elect-of-Academy-of-Sciences PEMBROKE – Biology professor Maria Santisteban has been named president-elect of the North Carolina Academy of Sciences. In its 112th year, the premier professional organization for scientists in North Carolina promotespublic understanding of... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SAU Pipe Band wins at Loch Norman Games http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/4516591/SAU-Pipe-Band-wins-at-Loch-Norman-Games LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University Pipe Band recently won the Grade III Pipe Band contest at the Loch Norman Scottish Games. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Scotia resident aims to increase Parkinson’s awareness http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health/4522474/Scotia-resident-aims-to-increase-Parkinsons-awareness LAURINBURG — When Doris Milligan's husband began showing signs of depression, she thought it was due to a recent lifestyle change — the couple, very active throughout their lives in Laurinburg, had just moved to... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST