Laurinburg Exchange- RSS Feed Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:37:45 EST 1800 Hospital reports healthy 2014 LAURINBURG — After several years of challenges and with further uncertainty on the horizon, Scotland Health Care System officials reported a hallmark 2014 during a community meeting on Thursday. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:21:22 EST Charter schools need accountability The timing couldn't be more perfect for this year's “ School Choice Week,” the nationally orchestrated right-wing funded annual public relations extravaganza touting alternatives to traditional public schools, including... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:21:20 EST NC growth outpaces region Ever since conservatives won majorities in the North Carolina General Assembly and began reducing taxes, spending, and state regulation, liberals have predicted doom. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:21:19 EST ‘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? 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 I want to talk for several weeks about the importance of having a good name. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:21:13 EST Scots B Team stays perfect LAURINBURG — The Scotland B Team, which consists of all freshmen basketball players, put their undefeated record on the line when they welcomed Hoke to Laurinburg on Thursday. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:01:15 EST 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 SAU wrestling wins 2nd straight LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews wrestling team has had their fair share of ups and downs this season, but coach Joe Baranik hopes they're peaking at just the right time. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:01:12 EST 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 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 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 Scotland releases spring schedule LAURINBURG — Scotland High released their upcoming spring sports schedule this week and though dates and times are subject to change, athletes and coaches have a general template to look at as they prepare to return to the diamond, the pitch,... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:46:11 EST Raider wrestling rocks Scots ROCKINGHAM — The outcome was never really in jeopardy, but getting to the finish resulted in a few bumps in the road. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:19 EST Vets-Help’s tries at facility creation date back 5 years ROCKINGHAM — The plan to purchase Rockingham Speedway to convert it into a veterans' facility isn't the New York-based group Vets-Help's first attempt to provide jobs and assistance. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:18 EST 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 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 ‘Not a dumping ground’ WAGRAM — Celebrating the graduation of two students from his school on Tuesday to find himself 15 minutes later placating another student who would rather be anywhere else, Shaw Academy principal John Teal is an expert on the highs and lows that... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:15 EST Rev. Barber to make stop in Scotland LAURINBURG — The president of the North Carolina NAACP will rally support in Scotland County next week for the Feb. 14 “Moral Movement” march in downtown Raleigh. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:14 EST When Lumbees ran the Klan out of town The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration last week overshadowed the anniversary of a local strike against racism 57 years ago that captured the attention of the entire world. What may now perhaps be counted as a footnote in the civil rights movement... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:56:12 EST