NEWS


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Wagram river race quite the challenge

Wagram river race quite the challenge

WAGRAM —Warm weather and clear skies welcomed competitors and visitors to Saturday’s Chalk Banks Challenge and River Festival at the Lumbe...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Senate bill could change Scotland County’s eligibility for food stamps

RALEIGH – Hidden in the depths of the state Senate’s 2017/18 budget is language that would kick hundreds of Scotland County households off...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Consultant says reduction in light bills now possible

LAURINBURG — After a utility consultant analyzed Laurinburg’s current rate schedule coupled with a wholesale electric price reduction, the...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Scotland senior delegate to science congress

Scotland senior delegate to science congress

LAURINBURG— Sekret McLaurin, a rising senior at Scotland County Early College High School of Laurinburg is a delegate to the Congress of Future ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Edible Book Festival to serve up fun

Edible Book Festival to serve up fun

LAURINBURG – Eating one’s words will take on a whole new meaning Tuesday when the Scotland County Literacy Council holds its second annual...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


McInnis ‘grill bill’ on way to NC governor

McInnis ‘grill bill’ on way to NC governor

RALEIGH — A bill sponsored by a Scotland County lawmaker to allow restaurants to use outdoor grills has passed the state Senate and House.The le...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Tournament pits president against pro

Tournament pits president against pro

LAURINBURG — Scotch Meadows Country Club held its annual President’s Cup tournament this past weekend as club Pro Chip Wells took on club ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Local man hits hole-in-one

Local man hits hole-in-one

LAURINBURG — Carlis Bryant hit a hole-in-one last weekend at Cypress Creek Golf Links in Laurinburg.Bryant drained the shot using a 7-iron on th...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


4A Regional baseball, softball championship games set

4A Regional baseball, softball championship games set

LAURINBURG — The Southeastern conference has one team still competing for a chance to advance to the 4A state softball championship.No. 2 Richmo...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


St. Andrews offers summer swim classes

St. Andrews offers summer swim classes

LAURINBURG — St. Andrews will host swim camps and summer swim lessons at O’Herron Pool starting next month.Taylor Cooper and his staff fro...

May 19th, 2017 |  


East-West All-Star game rosters released

East-West All-Star game rosters released

LAURINBURG — The rosters for the 69th annual East-West All-Star football game have been released and the Fighting Scots football team will be se...

May 18th, 2017 |  


16 Scots earn All-Southeastern conference honors

16 Scots earn All-Southeastern conference honors

LAURINBURG — Scotland High School spring athletics garnered 16 all-conference nominations in six spring sports — boy’s golf, softbal...

May 17th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Births

The following births have been released by FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.Locklear girlAdam Locklear and Bethany Locklear, Gibson, a...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Board votes to close elementary schools

Board votes to close elementary schools

LAURINBURG — Despite strong opposition from those at public hearings, the Scotland County Board of Education voted unanimously Monday night to c...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Age no factor for athletes

Age no factor for athletes

LAURINBURG — Age is no excuse for the participants of the Scotland County Senior Games, it is only a requirement.The 2017 Scotland County Senior...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Special Olympians invade Pate Stadium

Special Olympians invade Pate Stadium

The 2017 Special Olympics of Scotland County began Tuesday morning with 50-meter races for athletes ages eight to 11-years-old. Medals were handed out...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Scotland County Special Olympians give 100 percent

Scotland County Special Olympians give 100 percent

LAURINBURG — A parade of athletes were welcomed into Pate Stadium by cheers and applause for the start of the 2017 Special Olympics of Scotland ...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


Exchange error not intentional

We goofed. There is no other way to explain a recent story in The Laurinburg Exchange in which we wrote that Laurinburg resident Joyce Davis had ad...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Nineveh repents and God spares the great city

Jonah 3Having been told at the conclusion of the second chapter that God spoke to the fish and it “vomited out Jonah upon the dry land,” w...

May 21st, 2017 |  


GOP senators exact revenge

GOP senators exact revenge

The last week has featured some of the most offensive, belligerent, and vindictive behavior by elected officials in generations — and that is no...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Pressing your way through

Pressing your way through

Now, this morning all of us know something about pressing. “Pressing your way;” that means going against the odds to do something; it mean...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Chalk Banks River Challenge, festival continues the fun

Chalk Banks River Challenge, festival continues the fun

As spring turns to summer, we are approaching the end of the spring festival season. Every year, as April and May come around, organizations conduct e...

May 18th, 2017 |  


How others see Laurinburg

How others see Laurinburg

If you have ever relocated within a state or moved to an entirely different state, as our family has on six occasions then you are aware of the tradit...

May 17th, 2017 |  


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