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Spreading the Scotland County story - Laurinburg Exchange
Last week, I was in Cincinnati for a conference for the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. I had an amazing time, met people from across the world, and learned an overwhelming amount of information. There were speakers who are famous authors ...
RCC students return to class - Laurinburg Exchange
HAMLET — New and returning students began classes Monday at Richmond Community College’s main campus in Hamlet and at the Honeycutt Center in Laurinburg. According to Dr. Dale McInnis, RCC president, enrollment numbers should be on par with last year.
Health board approves budget amendments - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — An abbreviated supper meeting of the Scotland County Board of Health was held Tuesday so members could complete a training session for departmental accreditation requiring renewal by the state. Board Chairman Bob Davis moved quickly over the ...
Students prepare to return to class - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — Packed with cars and people in the middle of Tuesday afternoon, a boisterous atmosphere ruled Scotland High School as students and parents streamed in and out in droves for the annual back-to-school open house, getting a jump on the start of ...
School floor talks continue - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — Members of both the Scotland County Board of Commissioners and the Scotland County Board of Education agreed on Tuesday that any new guidelines for local funding to the county schools should insulate both boards from precipitous fluctuations ...
Two injured in Friday wreck listed in stable condition - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — Two Robeson County men injured when a dump truck collided with an interstate overpass on Friday remain hospitalized, but in stable condition, according to hospital spokespersons. The truck’s driver, James Galloway, 60, of 138 Lincoln Park ...
Materials used to manufacture steroids seized - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — Following a three-month investigation that involved law enforcement agencies from across the United States, authorities this weekend seized some major tools of an advanced underground steroid operation headquartered in Scotland County.
McCrory announces 68 jobs for Wagram plant - Laurinburg Exchange
Cascades Plant Manager Eric Taylor leads Gov. Pat McCrory on a tour of the former WestPoint Stevens plant, which is not quite ready for its new owner. Also pictured is Rep. Ken Goodman and state Sen. Gene McLaurin. Guy McCook, chairman of the Scotland ...
Remembering baseballs’ No. 42 - Laurinburg Exchange
“He is number 42,” I said. On a baseball outing with my daughter’s family the other night, I was trying to find the name of a player on the Durham Bulls baseball team while the Bulls were playing a doubleheader against the Buffalo Bison. The player ...
Is the economy recession prone? - Laurinburg Exchange
Most of us focus on decisions affecting our daily lives — earning an income, spending, investing, and looking ahead to our retirement. If we have some time left over, we try to have fun! Businesses face similar choices about production, advertising ...