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 Scotland County, North Carolina

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LAURINBURG — A group of Scotland County residents have planned a rally and march in Laurinburg on Saturday to protest current gun laws and to remember the victims .... According to Haywood, you cannot legally buy a gun in North Carolina without undergoing a waiting period and background check.
LAURINBURG – Gov. Roy Cooper has named Scotland County resident Hew Fulton to the State Health Coordinating Council, a panel that helps guide the growth of health care facilities in North Carolina. Fulton, who is the immediate past chairman of the board of directors of FirstHealth of the Carolinas, will ...

Former Scotland County Sheriff Shep Jones became the subject of a State Bureau of Investigation probe and was voted out of office in 2014. Without the knowledge of county financial authorities, Jones had made purchases including top-shelf liquor and a gold cross with a cash fund that mingled public and ...
Katelin Gandee | Laurinburg Exchange Scotland High School students who helped make the See Something, Say Something video from left are senior Trey Dixon, senior Tyler Sellars, sophomore Haniya Locklear, junior, Alli Andrews, senior Jason Kang, junior Hunter Hedkings, and senior Annya Davis.
Locklear was killed in a car crash last Thursday night while heading to help a fellow deputy involved in a high speed chase on Old Wire Road near the Wagram area of Scotland County, according to Scotland County Sheriff Ralph Kersey. Trooper B.G. Jones with North Carolina Highway Patrol said when ...
Scotland County, N.C. — A Scotland County deputy was killed Thursday night in a crash while he was en route to help another deputy, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Alexis Locklear, 24, was driving down Old Wire Road, west of Wagram, at about 7:20 p.m. when he crashed.

Locklear became a full time sworn deputy with the Scotland County Sheriff's Office on May 16, 2017, according to Sheriff Kersey. He was assigned to the Patrol Division, Shift C. He graduated from Robeson Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training on May 4, 2017, in Lumberton, North Carolina, ...
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. Scotland County had 28 drop outs last year in grades 9-13, a rate of 1.6 percent, according to the North Carolina State Board of Education's ...
The New Jersey based foundation is a non-profit dedicated to health and has scored Scotland County's overall health at 99 out of North Carolina's 100 counties for overall health statistics. This is the foundation's eighth study. Information for the report was gathered by the University of Wisconsin Population ...
... Today ALL-USA North Carolina Football Team. Conley receiver C.J. Johnson, a junior, was named to the second-team. Ahlers was recently tabbed by The Associated Press as the state's offensive player of the year. USA Today gave its offensive player of the year honor to Scotland County running back ...
Sheddrick McLean was wanted on a fugitive from justice warrant in Scotland County, North Carolina for attempted first-degree murder and felony conspiracy, according to a news release from the Bennettsville Police Department. McLean was taken into custody by officers after a search of a home on ...
He has lived in the Scotland County area for 27 years. Pierce was awarded an 89 percent rating in 2013 by Environment North Carolina for his voting record on issues like fracking and water protection. Pierce has also served as chair of the North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus, Democratic conference ...
Garland E. Pierce announced that he intends to run for another term representing Scotland County in Raleigh. “I'm proud to announce that I will be, ... He has served as a North Carolina State House Representative since 2004 and is currently serving as the minority whip. He serves on the non-standing joint ...
Start at the North Carolina Rural Heritage Center and the John Blue House. The house and grounds are a reflection of living in the rural Carolinas in the 19th century. A magnificent example of Steamboat Gothic architecture, the century-old John Blue House provides a glimpse into an important part of ...
LAURINBURG — Tax-Aide, a free, nationwide AARP Foundation program, is currently seeking volunteers to help low- to moderate-income taxpayers in Scotland County prepare 2017 federal and North Carolina tax returns. The sites — Scotland County Memorial Library and in Raeford — need volunteers ...
LAURINBURG — Though he was not born here, you'd be hard pressed to find a bigger champion for Scotland County than Fred Fox, said WLNC news director Sandy Callan. Fox, a radio broadcaster ... He earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
Haywood said McLean should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. McLean has been entered into a national database for being wanted out for North Carolina for a violent crime, according to Haywood. If you see him, you're asked to call the Scotland County Sheriff's Office at 910-276-3385 ...

LAURINBURG — Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate for the month of October, according to data from the state Department of Commerce. The unemployment rate for ... North Carolina had a jobless rate of 4.1 percent for October — the best jobless rate the state has recorded in 17 years.
Begun in 1963, the tree lot sale benefits athletic and academic programs for Scotland County youth, said Jerry Riggins, president of the club.
Scotland County, NC (WPDE) — Shhedrick McLean ,35, Jamal ... national database for being wanted out for North Carolina for a violent crime, ...
Henderson is a 36-year-old resident of Wagram in Scotland County. ... School and attended The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, ...
Scotland County, N.C. (WPDE) — North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a bad accident that happened Saturday morning on Xway ...
According to the Scotland County Board of Elections, 2,112 ... 13 and sends to final results to the North Carolina State Board of Elections.
North Carolina (WPDE) — On Tuesday, North Carolina voters headed to the polls to cast their votes in a number of local elections.
... had been apprehended this weekend in Scotland County, N.C. Work is underway to begin extradition proceedings, but the husband and wife ...
“Unless something really changes, (Pitt and North Carolina) are not ... Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 6.9 percent, ...
LAURINBURG – Scotland County Department of Social Services recently took home two of five possible awards from the North Carolina Social ...
According to Wednesday's report from the North Carolina ... Scotland County, with 6.9 percent, had the highest unemployment rate in ...
The highest rate was 6.9 percent in Scotland County and the lowest was 3.1 percent in Buncombe County, which includes Asheville. Currituck ...
Scotland County, N.C. (WPDE) — A deputy was called Wednesday morning to ... Early voting in North Carolina started Oct. 19 and ends Nov. 4.
Derek Cummings (left) plants pumpkins earlier this year at the former Scotland County prison camp in Wagram, North Carolina, which is being ...
In North Carolina, we are celebrating the North Carolina Arts Council's 50th birthday this year. Every county in the state will be dedicating an ...
RALEIGH —The newly elected president of the North Carolina NAACP will ... to support the work of the Scotland County Branch of the NAACP.
... center in Scotland County. And then, in 1999, she came to Raleigh to work with the nonprofit North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault ...
Calls came in to Scotland County EMS at 2:45 a.m. Tuesday ... and lost control of the vehicle, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.
14, 2015, Jonathan Smith committed to UNC during a Scotland County High School .... North Carolina takes on Duke on Saturday, Sept.
Henderson is a 36-year-old resident of Wagram in Scotland County. ... School and attended The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, ...
“It's one of the most bazaar districts in the state of North Carolina as it relates to ... “VICE coming to Scotland County is very significant. First of all ...
Sixteen states shed construction jobs, including Iowa, which was down 5,900 jobs, followed by Illinois and Missouri. North Carolina added 600 ...
North Carolina public power customers were recently polled and they ... by community leaders to make Scotland County a better place to work, ...
LAURINBURG, N.C. - A North Carolina-based maker of wood pallets, ... "We are excited to expand our operations in Scotland County," said Jeff ...
... a sawmill in Scotland County, creating 46 new jobs over three years. ... in performance-based incentives from the One North Carolina Fund, ...
'Project Dancing Bear' picks North Carolina over South Carolina for ... Mark Ward, economic development director for Scotland County, called ...
New Scotland County saw mill to create 46 new jobs ... County officials said the North Carolina Department of Commerce and the Economic ...
LAURINBURG — A snapshot of how Scotland County Schools are ... North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction's 2016-17 ...
Scotland County, N.C. (WPDE) — The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) has cleared the Scotland County Detention Center in ...
Chris English, executive director of the Laurinburg/Scotland County ... for a performance-based One North Carolina Fund grant worth up to ...
Records also show he has a court appearance in Scotland County Sept. ... According to records with the North Carolina Department of Public ...
... North Carolina's counties in July, decreased in three, and remained unchanged in four. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate ...
LAURINBURG – Scotland saw an increase in the money spent by visitors last year, according to Visit North Carolina, which tracks tourism ...


 

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