NEWS


Scotland County Talent Showcase opens tonight

LAURINBURG — Scotland County’s wealth of talent will be on display downtown tonight and tickets are still available.The first of the two n...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Scotland officials express concern with Mayor Block criticism

Scotland officials express concern with Mayor Block criticism

LAURINBURG — Laurinburg Mayor Matthew Block got an earful this week from a fellow council member who complained about the his habit of dissing p...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Pendant donated for Scotland Hospice tourney

Pendant donated for Scotland Hospice tourney

LAURINBURG — Bob’s Jewel Shop has donated a piece of diamond jewelry for the 16th time to raise money for Scotland Regional Hospice.Hospic...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


UPDATED: Scotland leaders fail to find new school site

UPDATED: Scotland leaders fail to find new school site

LAURINBURG — A lack of consensus on where to put a new elementary school could alter the progress of consolidation, Scotland school officials sa...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Scotland County United Way director to step down

Scotland County United Way director to step down

LAURINBURG — The executive director of United Way of Scotland County plans to step down next month to spend more time with her family.Debbie Gra...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


SPORTS


3:38 pm |    
St. Andrews sports roundup
Scots baseball, softball split against Purnell

Scots baseball, softball split against Purnell

LAURINBURG — It was a tale of two games earlier this week as the Scotland High School baseball and softball teams traveled to Pembroke to take o...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Scots tennis drops two in a row

Scots tennis drops two in a row

LAURINBURG — After going on a three-game win streak the Fighting Scots tennis team has hit a rough patch, losing their last two matches — ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


UNC’s Trubisky draws crowd at pro workout

UNC’s Trubisky draws crowd at pro workout

CHAPEL HILL — Mitch Trubisky tried to ignore the cameras following his every move during North Carolina’s pro day, down to the guy holding...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Pickers still think UNC has a chance

Pickers still think UNC has a chance

LAURINBURG — The Exchange’s VIP Pickers are back — busted brackets and all — for the Sweet 16 round of the 2017 NCAA Division ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Soccer struggles against Pinecest

Soccer struggles against Pinecest

LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots soccer team is still in search of its first win of the season after falling to conference rival Pinecrest on Monday,...

March 21st, 2017 |  


St. Andrews sports roundup

St. Andrews sports roundup

HICKORY — The St. Andrews University men’s and women’s outdoor track teams competed at the Lenoir-Rhyne University Invitational on S...

March 21st, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


9:13 pm |    
Scout receives honor
12:16 pm |    
Civil War recreated
9:49 am |    
Konduros-Wooten engagement

Bridge championship results

LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village group met on March 13 for the Club Championship Game at Scotia Village under the direction of Brian Potte...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Bridge results

LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village group met on March 6 at Scotia Village under the direction of Brian Potter.1. James Potter / Pearl Kessle...

March 7th, 2017 updated: March 8th, 2017. |  


Chamber executes ‘Operation Thank You’

Chamber executes ‘Operation Thank You’

Nolan Gilmour | Laurinburg ExchangeHannah Gilmour, Laurinburg/Scotland County Area Chamber marketing support coordinator, along with 14 volunteers, vi...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Faith Calendar

Faith Calendar

Printed submissions can be delivered to the Laurinburg Exchange office, emailed to [email protected], or faxed to 910-249-2500 by noon Wednesda...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Scotland Board of Education gets schooled in Lego Robotics

Scotland Board of Education gets schooled in Lego Robotics

LAURINBURG — Student engineers from North Laurinburg Elementary School taught Scotland County Schools Board of Education members a few things ab...

March 1st, 2017 |  


OPINION


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7:48 am |    
Enough with the tax cuts

An alarm for the coming Day of the Lord

The second chapter of Joel begins with the prophet telling the watchmen on the walls to blow the trumpets and sound the alarm signaling the coming day...

March 24th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Gov. Roy Cooper right to veto judicial partisanship bill

TAR HEEL VIEW: Gov. Roy Cooper right to veto judicial partisanship bill

Gov. Roy Cooper delivered a well-aimed veto.“We need less politics in the courtroom, not more,” he said in rejecting House Bill 100, which...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Laurinburg-Maxton Airport ready to soar

Let me begin by reminding you of the history of Laurinburg-Maxton Airport. It was originally developed as an Army base and was the world’s large...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Diane Rehm: Dealing with her husband’s death

Diane Rehm: Dealing with her husband’s death

Diane Rehm’s scheduled visit to Elon University on April 6 is reminding fans of her public radio program how much they miss her since her retire...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Unapologetic gratitude to Scotland educators

There are very few trades that one choose to take up where your main focus is to teach those who will succeed in life while you stand idle to train th...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Cooper is in weaker position

Cooper is in weaker position

Newly elected Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper gave his first State of the State address on March 13. The longtime leader of the North Carolina Senate, Phil...

March 21st, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA