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The chase for the ring continues - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — The Fighting Scots are two games away from a berth to the 4A state championship. The team with the dream is still chasing the ring after a 49-27 win over Hoggard on Friday night at Pate Stadium in the third round of the North Carolina High ...
Enough with the wine and cheese - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — It’s an odd thing when you go to sporting events and you’re surrounded by people but none of them seem to be excited about the game. It’s a real phenomenon known as a “wine and cheese” crowd — a term that has been used for years ...
Player of the Week - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — Niem Ratliffe is a 5-foot 9-inch junior at Scotland High School. He is one of the starting guards, wearing No. 30, for the Fighting Scots basketball team this season and has been named this week’s Player of the Week. The Exchange will ...
County looks at rec. center - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — Scotland County residents could decide whether to help fund a recreation center at the Morgan Complex. Construction of the center was one of a handful of issues that county commissioners discussed during a two-day strategic palnning retreat ...
District 48 may bump Robeson, Ruichmond - Laurinburg Exchange
WAGRAM — Legislative District 48 could be condensed to just two counties — Scotland and Hoke — under a plan to comply with a federal court order. District 48 currently consists of portions of Scotland, Robeson, Hoke and Richmond counties. But state Rep.
Laurel Hill lighting to be tree-mendous - Laurinburg Exchange
LAUREL HILL — It will begin to look a lot like Christmas in Laurel Hill on Saturday as the town holds its annual Christmas tree lighting. As part of the tradition, residents are asked to bring ornaments to hang on the tree that will cast it’s holiday ...
Signs stolen from Scotland County GOP - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG —The saga of signs at the Scotland County Republican Party headquarters seems to have come full circle. The day after a reader complained about a “Thank You Jesus,” being placed at the local GOP headquarters, it was stolen. But Scotland ...
Taylor to represent Scotland on Tribal Council - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — Lumbee voters in District 12 that includes Scotland County, ousted the incumbent on the Lumbee Tribal Council. In District 12, which includes Alfordsville, Maxton and Scotland County, political newcomer Ann Taylor defeated incumbent Areatha ...
Certified retirement program grows - Laurinburg Exchange
Late last year, Laurinburg/Scotland County was officially designated as a North Carolina Certified Retirement City. With our designation, there are now a total of 15 towns within the program. Basically the program is an “attract and hand-off” marketing ...
Special Teams Player of the Week - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — Alston Smith is a 5-foot 11-inch senior at Scotland High School. He is also one of the starting wide receivers and defensive backs, wearing No. 21, for the Fighting Scots this season and has been named this week’s Special Teams Player of ...
Former glory: FUMC stained glass windows restored - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — Instead of century-old stained glass windows, members of First United Methodist Church have stared at plywood for the past eight months. That changed this November when the vibrantly colored windows were returned to the church after being ...
Lady Scots drop first game of the year - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots basketball team split their two home non-conference games this week, knocking off Douglas Byrd for a second time before falling to Union Pines. The Lady Scots hosted Douglas Byrd on Tuesday in their home opener and picked up a ...
Offensive Player of the Week - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — Zamir White is a 6-foot 1-inch junior at Scotland High School. He is also one of the starting running backs, wearing No. 34, for the Fighting Scots this season and has been named this week’s Offensive Player of the Week. Each Friday, the ...
Scots defend their court - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — The Fighting Scots basketball team defended their home court twice this week — against Douglas Byrd on Tuesday and Union Pines on Wednesday — both times the Scots walked off the hardwood victorious. In their second meeting of the season ...
Knights 2017 season gets a schedule - Laurinburg Exchange
LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University football program released their 2017 inaugural schedule earlier this week. The ten-game schedule features five home games as the Knights will play in the Appalachian Division of the NAIA’s Mid-South Conference.