Laurinburg Exchange- RSS NEWS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/NEWS Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:38:45 EST 1800 ‘Obsession’ inspires students http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/151554234/Obsession-inspires-students LAURINBURG — Taking a walk in the woods with Dr. Tracy Feldman is a guaranteed learning experience. Leading members of a popular field botany class Wednesday to a small swampy bay along the back edge of the campus, he is constantly pointing out... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:21:17 EST Does your church have an online presence? http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/151571164/Churches-should-embrace-technology Mark Chaves, a professor of sociology, religion and divinity at Duke University is a go-to kind of scholar who has written a user friendly book on contemporary trends in American religion. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:21:16 EST Your good name is all you have http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/151570671/Your-good-name-is-all-you-have I want to talk for several weeks about the importance of having a good name. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:21:13 EST Selections for Oban Exchange announced http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news-news_education/151580633/Selections-for-Oban-Exchange-announced LAURINBURG — Eight rising seniors and four rising juniors have been selected for the 23rd annual Laurinburg-Oban exchange, a program which allows local high-school students to broaden their horizons by traveling to Laurinburg's sister... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:01:13 EST Moore County day care worker charged with felony child abuse http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/151578473/Moore-County-day-care-worker-charged-with-felony-child-abuse SOUTHERN PINES (AP) — Authorities in Moore County say a worker at a Southern Pines day care faces charges after a 10-month-old received a head injury. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:11:11 EST Created with love: Church makes quilts for Hospice patients http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/lifestyle-religion/151569609/Created-with-love WAGRAM — Spring Hill Baptist Church in Wagram, since early last year, has teamed with Hospice of Scotland County to help bring some comfort to those in their final days. Under the leadership of Pastor Marvin Seals and Linda Marshall, members... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:56:11 EST Boil-water advisory lifted http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/151567558/Boil-water-advisory-lifted LAURINBURG — Water is safe to drink without boiling in the Scotland County communities of Stewartsville and Johns Station, the county's utility director said today. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:41:13 EST UNCP historian publishes fifth book http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/151551740/UNCP-historian-publishes-fifth-book PEMBROKE — In his fifth book, Charles Beem, a Ph.D. and historian at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, once again takes the covers off the monarchy, this time to reveal the husbands of queens, from Brazil to Bombay and England... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:17 EST RCC’s Bill Council announces retirement http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/151550077/RCCs-Bill-Council-announces-retirement HAMLET — Bill Council, Richmond Community College's dean of Institutional Effectiveness and Accountability, will be calling it a career at the end of January after 12 years at the college. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:16 EST County health director resigns http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/health-home_top-news/151554618/County-health-director-resigns LAURINBURG — Scotland County's board of public health is in search of a new health director following David Jenkins' resignation this week. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:21:12 EST Boil-water advisory remains in effect http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/151547471/Boil-water-advisory-remains-in-effect LAURINBURG — A boil-water advisory remains in effect for residents in the Johns Station and Stewartsville communities after service was restored Tuesday afternoon to about 200 homes and businesses in the southeastern section of Scotland County,... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:56:11 EST Goodman to lead new caucus http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/151527004/Goodman-to-lead-new-caucus ROCKINGHAM — State Rep. Ken Goodman will lead a dozen moderate Democrats in a new legislative caucus to push for pro-business policies and woo independent voters in swing districts. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:06:17 EST Portrait could be rare likeness of heroine Flora http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/localnews1/151472583/Portrait-could-be-rare-likeness-of-heroine-Flora LAURINBURG — An 18th-century oil portrait believed to be that of Scottish heroine and former North Carolina resident Flora MacDonald, purchased on an educated hunch by a Cuban-born collector in Florida, may be a find of artistic and historical... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:06:13 EST Boil-water advisory in effect as repairs continue http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/151525538/Boil-water-advisory-in-effect-as-repairs-continue LAURINBURG — A warning for homes and businesses in southeastern Scotland County to boil all water for drinking or food preparation until further notice was issued Tuesday as round-the-clock repairs continued on a 12-inch water main that ruptured... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:56:12 EST Boil-water advisory issued to Johns, Hasty areas http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-news/151521668/Boil-water-advisory-issued-to-Johns-Hasty-areas LAURINBURG — A warning to boil drinking water due to possible contamination was issued Tuesday by public works officials for all residents of Scotland County Water District I South. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:31:12 EST School choice week celebration http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/151508855/School-choice-week-celebration Denise Dunn, youth services librarian of Scotland Memorial Library, reads to preschool children at State Line Children's World on Monday. The reading is one of many activities planned at the school, and one of thousands planned across the United... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:11:13 EST Professor remembered as having ‘passion for education’ http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news-news_education/151496828/Professor-remembered-as-having-passion-for-education LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg resident and longtime educator who taught for more than a decade at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke died Friday following a short battle with cancer. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:46:11 EST Daylong Arthritis workshop set for Feb. 10 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news_education/151503834/Daylong-Arthritis-workshop-set-for-Feb.-10 LUMBERTON — The Lumber River Council of Governments will present an arthritis management workshop next month for those interested in learning more about the condition. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:41:16 EST Fort Bragg night training rattles residents http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/151497938/Fort-Bragg-night-training-rattles-residents LAURINBURG — Those who might have heard increased helicopter activity over their homes late at night can take comfort in the fact that such flights, while noisy, are helping to keep military pilots safe. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:41:16 EST GOP question accountability for sheriff’s office http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/news/151512747/GOP-question-accountability-for-sheriffs-office LAURINBURG — At Monday night's meeting of the Scotland County Republican Party, featured speaker Rebecca Riggs was lauded for her work as Sheriff Ralph Kersey's campaign manager — and applauded for her ongoing duties as... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:41:14 EST