Laurinburg Exchange- RSS NEWS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 05:35:43 EST 1800 Course on county education set for Friday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50660194/Course-on-county-education-set-for-Friday LAURINBURG — Following the success of last year's inaugural State of Education breakfast, the Laurinburg/Scotland County Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a repeat performance on Friday. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:23 EST RCC to offer truck driver training http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50657945/RCC-to-offer-truck-driver-training HAMLET — Richmond Community College has entered a partnership with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute to offer truck driver training this fall. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:22 EST Hospice honors past, current directors http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/50663666/Hospice-honors-past-current-directors LAURINBURG – Hospice of Scotland County honored its past and present medical directors Tuesday with the dedication of a portrait wall at its Lauchwood Drive headquarters. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:18 EST Health department ups fees http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/50658512/Health-department-ups-fees LAURINBURG –Fees for some vaccinations and water testing will be increased, the Scotland County Board of Health decided at its monthly meeting. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:14 EST Crime report for Sept. 17 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50658656/Crime-report-for-Sept.-17 Missing person Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:11 EST Latest bridge club results http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50657691/Latest-bridge-club-results LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village club met Monday under the direction of Brian Potter. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:35:09 EST Fun on tap at Cypress Bend http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50640004/Fun-on-tap-at-Cypress-Bend WAGRAM – Rain drizzled, but the wine poured; the band sizzled and the dancers roared, as a steady stream of visitors ignored the humidity to engage in frivolity at Saturday's 10th Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Cypress Bend... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:30 EST Annual shindig promises to be fancy occasion http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/50642450/Annual-shindig-promises-to-be-fancy-occasion LAURINBURG — Scotland Memorial Foundation's annual black-tie fundraiser is a bit ritzier this year. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:28 EST 1 injured during weekend gunfire http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50640301/1-injured-during-weekend-gunfire LAURINBURG — A man was wounded and two houses struck during shootings over the weekend that Laurinburg Police Chief Darwin Williams called a result of “escalating gang activity” throughout the city. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:27 EST Bullet penetrates East Laurinburg home http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50639452/Bullet-penetrates-East-Laurinburg-home EAST LAURINBURG — Shots rang out on Fifth Street in East Laurinburg on Friday, according to a Scotland County sheriff's report, entering a home and hitting a couch inside but no residents. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:23 EST Authorities believe Dollar General robberies may be connected http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50638473/Authorities-believe-Dollar-General-robberies-may-be-connected LAUREL HILL — The Scotland County Sheriff's Office and police in Laurinburg and Aberdeen are working to see if armed robberies of Dollar General stores in their respective areas are connected, sheriff's Capt. Jon Edwards said... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:19 EST Crime report for Sept. 16 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/blotter-news/50637768/Crime-report-for-Sept.-16 Arrests Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:37:18 EST Laurinburg’s beloved railroad porter and community icon http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/local_features/50621494/Laurinburgs-beloved-railroad-porter-and-community-icon Growing up in America – especially in the rural areas – during the first half of the 20th century was difficult for nearly everyone, especially if you were African American. The late Johnny Covington of Laurinburg was proof that being such... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:11 EST RCC to offer seminar on websites http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50621132/RCC-to-offer-seminar-on-websites LAURINBURG — Marketing expert Martin Brossman will conduct a free workshop on building a website from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Honeycutt Center in Laurinburg. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:10 EST SAU psych department adds Gianico http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50621315/SAU-psych-department-adds-Gianico LAURINBURG — St. Andrews University's Department of Natural and Life Sciences added Dr. Jennifer Gianico as an Assistant Professor of Psychology this fall. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:09 EST McNair Lecture at SAU to feature Vatican Observatory astronomer http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50620236/McNair-Lecture-at-SAU-to-feature-Vatican-Observatory-astronomer LAURINBURG —Father Paul Mueller, religious superior of the Jesuit community at the Vatican Observatory, will present the 2014 John Calvin McNair Lecture on Science and Theology on Oct. 21 in the Carol Grotnes Belk Main Lounge of the William... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:07 EST Open Mic at Writers’ Forum Thursday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50619882/Open-Mic-at-Writers-Forum-Thursday LAURINBURG — The Writers' Forum at St. Andrews University will hold the first Open Mic of the semester Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Ronald H. Bayes Writers' Forum Lounge in Orange Residence Hall. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:06 EST UNCP sees hike in enrollment, retention http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/50620598/UNCP-sees-hike-in-enrollment-retention PEMBROKE — Freshman enrollment and total enrollment at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke showed gains in the fall semester. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:20:04 EST Six Shaw Academy students charged in altercation http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/50619924/Six-Shaw-Academy-students-charged-in-altercation LAURINBURG — Following a classroom altercation on Thursday, six Shaw Academy students were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:19:12 EST Wet weather to continue next week http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/50621324/Wet-weather-to-continue-next-week LAURINBURG — Always a fine handle for grabbing a good conversation, the weather will give folks in Scotland County and the southeast plenty to talk about over the coming days.Do not put those umbrellas away yet. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:19:11 EST