NEWS


Former Richmond High football coach charged

Former Richmond High football coach charged

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Senior High School’s former football coach is in trouble with the law again, this time on a domestic violence-relate...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Scotland County Farm Bureau completes renovation

Scotland County Farm Bureau completes renovation

LAURINBURG — Scotland County Farm Bureau celebrated its re-opening in downtown Laurinburg with a party.The insurance agency saw its office on th...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Crime report

Break inLAURINBURG – A resident of Hasty Road reported to police on Saturday that someone broke into her 2007 Chrysler while it was parked at th...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


UNC board reduction bill heads to Cooper’s desk

RALEIGH (AP) — The Republican-controlled General Assembly on Monday sent its first bill of the year to new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper — le...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Gov. Cooper plans NC teacher-pay boost

Gov. Cooper plans NC teacher-pay boost

RALEIGH — New North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Monday his two-year budget proposal will include average 5 percent raises for public scho...

February 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Beacham headed to Pfeiffer

Beacham headed to Pfeiffer

LAURINBURG — Scotland High School senior Emma Gray Beacham signing her letter of intent to play Division III volleyball at Pfeiffer University w...

February 21st, 2017 |  


A closer look at Scots baseball

A closer look at Scots baseball

LAURINBURG — With his rookie season out of the way, second-year head coach Chad Hill has just one more week before opening day to get the Fighti...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Knights wrestlers end season short of Nationals

Knights wrestlers end season short of Nationals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — The St. Andrews University wrestling team traveled to the Mid-South Conference NAIA National Qualifier in Bowling Green, Ky...

February 20th, 2017 |  


St. Andrews basketball teams finish regular seasons

St. Andrews basketball teams finish regular seasons

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University men’s basketball team was unable to extend their win on Senior Day. The Knights fell to Allen Univ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Batter up, it’s baseball season

Batter up, it’s baseball season

LAURINBURG — The Fighting Scots baseball team hosted a three team scrimmage on Saturday to open their pre-season. The unseasonably warm weather ...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Seven SEC teams advance to 4A playoffs

Seven SEC teams advance to 4A playoffs

LAURINBURG — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released the 2017 girls and boys basketball playoff brackets on Sunday — ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Bridge results

LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village group met on Feb. 20 at Scotia Village under the direction of Brian Potter.1. Patsy Smith / Barbara Henry...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Eastpointe OKs consolidation with Cardinal

BEULAVILLE — Eastpointe Human Services’ board of directors has unanimously approved a consolidation agreement with Cardinal Innovations He...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Designers take a holistic approach to health-care spaces

Health-care facilities can be stressful places for patients and visitors, with depressing waiting rooms, rows of uncomfortable seating, a blaring tele...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Neil Simon’s ‘Barefoot in the Park’ to be performed at RCC’s Cole

Neil Simon’s ‘Barefoot in the Park’ to be performed at RCC’s Cole

HAMLET— Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park” will be presented live on stage at the Cole Auditorium by Montana Repertory Theatr...

February 16th, 2017 |  


The art of love

The art of love

Nolan Gilmour | Laurinburg ExchangeStella Hayes, left, was one of 15 seniors of Wagram who spent Valentine’s Day painting. The Wagram Active Liv...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Bridge results

LAURINBURG — The Bridge-at-the-Village group met on Feb. 13 at Scotia Village under the direction of Brian Potter.1. Joanne Martin / Locke MacDo...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Updated: 7:45 am. |    
Their View: Confused by Trump-speak? Sad. Pathetic.

Letter: Let’s all slow down

To the editor:Recently, how many times have you heard or asked yourself – “I’m so busy I can hardly have a moment to myself to do wh...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Keep the dream alive

Keep the dream alive

In this month we recognize what is known as Black History month. And being that it is such, I want to talk about a dream. Community, it is alright to ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Stop demonizing diversity of opinion

Political rhetoric is bombarding us to the point we may want to ignore it all, but we can’t.We have to sift through it to make informed, reasona...

February 20th, 2017 |  


NC Senate leader Berger blocks HB2 fix, again

Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger and other Republican leaders have spent the last few days desperately distorting the facts and rewriting history ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Did Russia profit from US election?

To the Editor:According to your Feb. 11 page 2A AP article, national defense secretary Michael Flynn, questionably now retired or fired, has a recolle...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Educate, don’t ticket, drivers with pets in lap

You’ve heard about the nanny state. How about the pet-sitter state? An unnecessary if well-intentioned bill filed Wednesday in the N.C. General A...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


SOCIAL MEDIA