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Scotland County natives return home to open restaurant in downtown Laurinburg  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Angela Pegues and O'Shea Monroe have been earning their culinary stripes while operating a catering business in Charlotte, but the ...



Bomb threat clears Scotland High School  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — A bomb threat at Scotland High School made through social media forced students and faculty into Pate Stadium for about an hour Thursday ...



Scotland High's Class of 1969 to celebrate its 50th anniversary  Laurinburg Exchange

Fifty years ago the second graduation class at Scotland High School was about to graduate. We were the students, who in smaller community schools…



Scotland band headed to Philly at Thanksgiving  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — As school and tryouts are around the corner, those who are trying out for the Scotland High School band will also be preparing for a trip to…



School board to purchase metal detectors for SHS  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — School officials are moving forward with increased security measures for Scotland High School. The five members of the Scotland County ...



Scotland County benefiting from international teachers  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — The state of North Carolina is facing a teacher shortage, and one way schools are dealing with it is by bringing in international teachers who ...



Four teens arrested after fight at high school  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Laurinburg police officers arrested four teenagers Wednesday after a fight broke out at Scotland High School. At about 11:50 a.m..



Untitled  Laurinburg Exchange

Break-in LAURINBURG — A resident of Ingleside Drive reported to the police department Sunday that someone had broken into four cars on the property. A 45.



Scotland County Schools working on growth of students  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG —The Board of Education met Sunday for the Committee of the Whole End-of-Year meeting, and looked closer at the 2017-18 state report cards ...



Schools Face Flooded Buildings And Impassable Bus Routes After Florence  WUNC

Scotland High School in Laurinburg, North Carolina flooded as rivers rose from Hurricane Florence's massive rainfall. A tributary to the Leith Creek runs across ...



Hurricane Florence leaves its mark on Scotland  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland High School Athletic Director David Johnson had a message for the school's coaches and players after Hurricane Florence hit ...



College fair coming to Scotland County  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — A college fair will bring people from surrounding counties to Scotland County. Elite Enterprises is bringing the HBCUs and More College ...



Curfew hours change as EOC asseses county damages  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Focus now turns to community and county recovery in Scotland County as the Emergency Operation Center changes curfew hours and helps ...



SHS seniors awarded $3 mil.  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Seniors at Scotland High School were awarded millions of dollars in scholarships during the school's annual Senior Awards program.



Fighting for 'the least of these'  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — A trip to Barnes & Noble to pick up a book was the beginning of a pursuit toward a law degree for Brandi Jones Bullock. She said she ...



Four Scotland alums head to Celebration Bowl  Laurinburg Exchange

GREENSBORO — Four former Scotland High School football players will make the trip with North Carolina A&T to the Celebration Bowl on Saturday at ...



Scotland schools exceed state graduation rate  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland County Schools is at an all-time high for graduation rates, beating the state average for the first time. The Department of Public…



Hill talks baseball at Optimist Club  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Chad Hill, head coach of the Scotland High School baseball team, told members of the Optimist Club on Thursday he was a little apprehensive ...



High School robotics team completes first 2019 competition  Laurinburg Exchange

HOLLY SPRINGS — The Scotland High School “Scotbotics” team kicked off the competition season this past weekend, coming in fourth place with its alliance.



Rotary Club hosts Oban, Scotland, students  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Murray Hamilton first came to America in 1998 as part of the annual student-exchange program between Scotland High School in Laurinburg ...



Powering through the storm  Laurinburg Exchange

Scotland running back Joseph McKoy (2) lines up next to quarterback Tyler Barfield during a game earlier this season. McKoy said the Fighting Scots “wanted to ...



Scotland High School graduates 322 seniors  Laurinburg Exchange

Amber Hatten | Laurinburg Exchange Scotland High School senior Octavis McLaurin cheers after the 322 seniors from the Class of 2017 moved tassels from ...



Scotland County's 'Night to Shine' will be Feb. 8  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — On Feb. 8, hundreds of people will be having the time of their lives across the country and the world — including right here in Scotland ...



School lawyer: No referendum need  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — The attorney for the Scotland County school system said the financing plan for school consolidation does not need referendum.



Two arrested in first shooting of 2019  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Two individuals have been arrested in connection with the shooting that killed 86-year-old Darrell Bridger on Jan. 2 near downtown ...



Edkins named principal at Scotland High  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG – School officials announced Wednesday that the new principal for Scotland High School has been selected. Brian Edkins was approved as ...



Fighting Scots homecoming parade  Laurinburg Exchange

Photos by Jael Pembrick | Laurinburg Exchange Scotland High School students hyped up the crowd during their homecoming parade through downtown ...



Community gets invovled with new school name  Laurinburg Exchange

Katelin Gandee | The Laurinburg Exchange Students from I. Ellis Johnson and South Scotland Elemtary led the new school naming presentation on Tuesday ...



Clear book bag policy at Scotland County schools  Spectrum News

SCOTLAND COUNTY, NC -- For the 2018-2019 school year, all students grades K-12 must have a clear book bag in one North Carolina county.



Hurricane Florence blows in at No. 1  Laurinburg Exchange

The East Coast took a hard hit from Hurricane Florence in mid-September — wind, rain, and flooding was predicted and occurred when the storm came ...



They've got spirit, yes they do  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — The gymnasium floor at Scotland High School was filled with the county's next generation of cheerleaders on Thursday. Girls, ages 5 to 12 ...



Douglas Yongue, local educator and state representative, passes away  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland County lost one of its shining stars Thursday with the passing of Douglas Y. Yongue at Scotland Memorial Hospital just one day after ...



Scotland business owner named RichmondCC Foundation's Citizen of the Year  Laurinburg Exchange

Hamlet, N.C. (March 11, 2019) – Richmond Community College's Foundation has named local business owner and long-time college supporter Dean Nichols ...



School board talks safety  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Student safety was the topic of concern Monday when the the Scotland County School Board met as a committee Monday. At the monthly ...



Hargrave: SHS students had gun on campus  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Authorities have charged two Scotland High School students with having a gun on campus, school officials said. One of the student's parents ...



Scotland High senior headed to NASCAR Technical Institute summer program  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — A Scotland High School senior has his immediate future all mapped, thanks to an opportunity that will take him to Mooresville this summer.



Scotland loses a beloved community member  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG Though she may not have been born and raised in the South, Keiko Fore was the epitome of Southern grace and hospitality, according to those ...



Still no vice-chair for BOE  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — The vote for Scotland County Board of Education vice-chair is still at a standstill after Monday night's meeting. Like the first vote in December…



Scotland High celebrates homecoming  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland High School's homecoming parade should bring hundreds to the downtown area in support of Fighting Scots football. The parade is ...



Florence has Scotland's attention  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — As Hurricane Florence continues to huff and puff its way toward the Carolinas, officials in Laurinburg and Scotland County are stepping up…



Scotland Early College High School grads told to 'list possibilities'  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — For Alaina Alford, it was a tough balancing act. Speaking at Saturday's graduation of Scotland Early College High School, the Class of 2018…



Welcome to Scotland  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — While school starts on Monday, Aug. 27 for students, teachers will already be two weeks into their year. Orientation for new teachers began ...



'We'll love this man forever'  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Courageous. Uplifting. Kind. Strong. Those words were echoed by those in attendance at Scotland High School's auditorium on Wednesday ...



Traveling along Scotland County's 'hidden gem'  Laurinburg Exchange

There are often some things we all take for granted, but then we realize that some of them are not commonly known to many. As an example last weekend…



Shelter evacuated due to flooding  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — The area saw record flooding Sunday as Tropical Storm Florence held a steady rain over the county, leading to the opening of a secondary ...



Spring Hill Middle on the way to become STEM school  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Despite being a few years behind Carver Middle School in becoming a STEM School, Spring Hill Middle School is expected to catch up in the ...



Good grades help earn new car  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — It was hard for Scotland High School sophomore Jhamari Smith to smile any bigger after it was announced Thursday afternoon that he had ...



Red carpet to roll out for 'Night to Shine'  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — On Feb. 8, volunteers for Tim Tebow's Night to Shine prom will roll out the red carpet for those with special needs who are age 14 and above at ...



Ambulance involved in accident  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — A Braveheart Medical Transport ambulance that was carrying a patient was in an accident with another car early on Tuesday afternoon.



Experience is a factor as Fighting Scots face 71st  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland football coach Richard Bailey called his team's game on Friday at Seventy-First a “tale of two different quarterbacks.” “We're playing ...



Scotland County Schools receives multi-million dollar grant  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland County Schools announced at its Board of Education meeting Monday that the district has received a more than $2.2 million grant to ...



SHS graduation Saturday  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG— Scotland High School's Class of 2017 is set to walk across the stage and receive diplomas Saturday morning. A total of 327 seniors will end ...



Manning returns to East Laurinburg, motivates students to pursue dream  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Terrell Manning remembers when an education in East Laurinburg was what he called a “sentence.” Manning, a Laurinburg native…



Scotland High School seniors receive over $2.5 million in scholarships  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Seniors at Scotland High School were awarded millions of dollars in scholarships during the school's annual Senior Awards program.



'Why not us?': Scots aim for storybook ending  The Fayetteville Observer

LAURINBURG — Richard Bailey's book will feature "a few chapters” about the 2018 Scotland High School football team.The Scots' seventh-year head coach ...



Cascades welcomes Cooper and new jobs  Laurinburg Exchange

WAGRAM — More jobs are coming to Scotland County and Gov. Roy Cooper joined Cascades in the announcement of the project on Tuesday morning.



Long-time educator dies  Laurinburg Exchange

LAUREL HILL — Long-time educator and recent recipient of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award, James H. Alford, has passed away. Alford, 70, passed away ...



Florence rain forces Laurinburg residents to evacuate  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — The Emergency Operations Center has all hands on deck Sunday morning as the rain continues to cause flooding and evacuations. Saturday ...



Shooting kills Laurinburg man, suspect arrested  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Many in Scotland County woke Thursday to learn of a deadly shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon, but by afternoon Laurinburg ...



Two local cloggers dance in London  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Two Scotland County natives got to put on their dancing shoes and clog on the cobblestone streets in London for New Year's Day.



Coach Richard Bailey Show kicks off new season  Laurinburg Exchange

Scotland High School football coach Richard Bailey previews the season during his radio show at Jerry's on Monday. Bailey said he is optimistic about the future ...



McQueen helps Scots spoil Hoke's homecoming  Laurinburg Exchange

RAEFORD — With Scotland's back against the wall in overtime against Hoke on Friday night, Fighting Scots assistant football coach Scott Barbour made a…



'Rock This Town'  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — A blast from the past filled the room at Scotch Meadows Country Club during the “Rock This Town” 1960s-style fundraiser sponsored by ...



Schools May Not Have To Make Up Any Days For Florence  WUNC

State lawmakers want to assure teachers and staff that they won't have to use leave time - or lose pay - for days their schools are closed due to Hurricane ...



Fighting Scots in unfamiliar territory  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Richard Bailey is used to winning football games. Ever since Bailey took over as Scotland's head coach prior to the 2012 season…



Scotland schools to offer summer camps for STEM, CTE  Laurinburg Exchange

Amber Hatten-Staley | Laurinburg Exchange Scotland County Schools will be offering an eight-day Passport to STEM summer camp to rising fifth graders who ...



Anchor convention focuses on service  Laurinburg Exchange

GREENSBORO —Members of the Scotland High School Anchor Club — Ali Andrews, Portia Driggers and Zariah Ocean — recently attended the Charter North ...



Sandhills Athletic Conference power rankings after week three  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — The high school football season is almost four weeks old, which means the Sandhills Athletic Conference teams are getting closer to facing ...



School system elaborates on bookbag mandate  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Since making the decision last week to require students in all grades to carry clear bookbags beginning next month, the school system has ...



Scotland County Sheriff names new chief deputy  wpde.com

Scotland County Sheriff Ralph Kersey has promoted Captain Eddie Smith to the position of chief deputy. Lloyd Goins resigned from the position two weeks ago ...



Relay For Life event heats up Pate Stadium  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG —Saturday dawned clear and warm, then turned steamy as the day's temperatures rose into the low 90s and the heat index even higher. But the ...



Robots inspire 'beautiful thing'  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Hoping to inspire the next great innovator or just a love of technology, Scotland County Schools held the second annual Robotics Showcase.



Brianna Nicole Stanley: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

Brianna Nicole Stanley is a North Carolina teacher charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old student.



Veterans Day celebration is a success  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Rainy weather could not stop the pride of local veterans and residents who gathered at the National Guard Armory to celebrate Veterans Day ...



Red Cross prepares for hundreds  Laurinburg Exchange

Katelin Gandee | Laurinburg Exchange The American Red Cross officially opened the doors to Scotland High School as a shelter on Thursday morning and ...



CTE students get 'signed'  Laurinburg Exchange

Amber Hatten-Staley | Laurinburg Exchange Scotland High School held a CTE (Career Technical Education) Signing Day on Wednesday for seven students.



Scotland drop-out rate hits third year low; best in region  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland County is one of six districts in the state to see a significant decrease in the number of high school drop outs over the last three years.



Consolidation behind schedule  Laurinburg Exchange

Amber Hatten-Staley | Laurinburg Exchange The three additions at Sycamore Lane Elementary School still had workers on site after 5 p.m. on Thursday.



Laurinburg fireworks show at Scotland High  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — The city of Laurinburg will host its annual Fourth of July celebration at Scotland High School's Pate Stadium on Monday.



Schools to require clear backpacks in 2018-19  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland County school officials will implement increased safety measures across the district for the 2018-19 school year. The six board ...



Satterfield named interim Scotland High School principal  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG – Cory Satterfield, an assistant superintendent with Scotland County Schools, has been named the interim principal at Scotland High School for ...



SHS student's work pays off for college  Laurinburg Exchange

HAMLET — Scotland High School senior Hannah Bethea will graduate high school this year only one semester shy of an associate degree thanks to the free ...



Hurricane Florence brings back memories of Matthew  Laurinburg Exchange

Many football games have been played under the lights at Pate Stadium since the facility opened in 1979, but perhaps none of them meant as much as the one ...



Local school progress steady and slow  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — A snapshot of how Scotland County Schools are performing reveals steady student growth but continued shortcomings in overall performance.



Principal to leave Scotland High School for Shaw Academy  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland High School principal Greg Batten has accepted the principal position at Shaw Academy, school officials announced Friday.



Hurricane Florence local shelter update  Laurinburg Exchange

Director of Emergency Services Roylin Hammond announced that Scotland High school will open as shelter Thursday at 10 a.m..



A journey into piping  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — In 1976, Bill Caudill was just a youngster who, like so many others his age, was just beginning to form interests and pathways to his future.



Dedicated to athletics  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — David Johnson's life has always centered around sports, so it seemed like the logical next step to become the athletic director at Scotland ...



Bowling teams strike right balance  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — In their first season the Scotland High School bowling teams advanced to the North Carolina High School state bowling championships last ...



Scots wrap spring practice  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — May showers put a damper on the Fighting Scots 10 days of Spring practice, which wrapped up on Friday. Scotland head coach Richard ...



Family seeks answers in Laurinburg shooting  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — The family of a teenager whom they say was shot multiple times by a Laurinburg police officer Saturday morning want answers to what ...



Maxton church to begin rebuilding  Laurinburg Exchange

MAXTON — A local church is ready to begin rising from the ashes. On April 5, 2018, more than 50 firefighters — including those from Scotland County ...



Scotland's AAU basketball  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Hornets AAU basketball team has been flying under the radar since it's inception five years ago.



Scotland County schools prepare for new year  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG —The new school year does not kick off until Monday, but a bunch of nine graders got their first taste of what high school life will be like.



Scots celebrate winter/spring seasons  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland High School hosted its annual combined winter and spring sports banquet Monday night, where coaches from 13 sports honored ...



Man charged with DWI … for 13th time  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg man has created a history of driving while intoxicated and getting his license revoked over the past 32 years. On Saturday…



Mother suspected in baby's death  Laurinburg Exchange

CHESTERFIELD, S.C. — The mother who reported that her baby was missing before the child was found dead, is a Scotland High School graduate. An Amber ...



Lady Scots softball gets rolling  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots softball team is searching for a new identity after back-to-back losing seasons. For the first time in 26 years the Lady Scots ...



Scotland playshost to region'sschool leaders  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland High School played host to nearly 100 superintendents, board of education members and school administrators from systems ...



Crash tries to make impact  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Laurinburg Police Department is hoping to make the public aware of the dangers of impaired driving and not wearing seat belts in a profound ...



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