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Ritz Raffle offers winner one of three large prizes | Laurinburg Exchange

The 25th annual Putting on the Ritz Gala of Giving to benefit the Scotland Memorial Foundation will be held in two weeks, but the annual Ritz Raffle is already underway. This year organizers hope to sell 4,000 tickets — last year’s raffle broke records selling more than 3,400.

LAURINBURG EXCHANGE - 2018-10-19 17:45:00

Laurinburg man wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting minors

SCOTLAND COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – Deputies need your help in tracking down a man wanted for felony warrants related to two-counts of indecent liberties with a minor child, according to an online post from the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office.


Couple arrested in fatal Tabor City shooting

TABOR CITY, NC (WECT) - A man and a woman have been arrested in connection to a deadly shooting in Tabor City Friday morning, according to the Tabor City Police Department.Captain Greg Sibbett said that officers were dispatched to the Forest Edge Apartments off N.C. 904 around 8:40 a.m. after receiv

WECT - 2018-10-19 21:40:00

Multi-structure fire on 78th Ave. in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A fire has engulfed multiple buildings on 78th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, according to the Myrtle Beach Fire Department. The fire department tweeted that many crews with both Horry County and Myrtle Beach are on scene of an active fire. Everyone in the building had been

WMBF - 2018-10-20 02:27:18

Skating rink to start taking shape | Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — For months, residents here have been hearing about all the plans by the ‘Tis the Season group for the upcoming holiday season. Any day now, they will begin to see those plans taking shape.


Former-Panther Rae Carruth's mother speaks out days before son's prison release

Rae Carruth is set to be released Monday morning from a corrections center in Sampson County. He was convicted in 2001 of charges related to the murder of Cherica Adams, who was pregnant.

CBS17 - 2018-10-19 10:47:50

2 students charged with making threats against a Chesterfield County School

CHERAW, SC (WBTW) - Two students in Chesterfield County are now being charged with making threats to "shoot up" Cheraw High School, according to a press release from the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office. These threats happened in two separate cases. The first was made by a 15-year-old student

WBTW.COM - 2018-10-20 00:41:37

Warren insults American Indians | Robesonian

This is not merely about claiming to be part of a group with which you have no real ties. It’s not about cherry-picked “facts,” outdated linguistic research, ego-driven pronouncements, or even Original American blood money. It is, however, another nail in the proverbial racial coffin of the Indigeno

ROBESONIAN - 2018-10-19 13:02:00

Deputies: Man wanted for breaking into Scotland County homes during Hurricane Florence

According to an online post from the sheriff’s office, 24-year-old Brandon Taylor Patterson is wanted for two counts of felony breaking and entering, two counts of felony larceny and two counts of misdemeanor criminal damage to property.


New details revealed in shooting death of NC state trooper

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Law enforcement officers across the state are honoring State Trooper Kevin Conner,who was shot and killed during a traffic stop Wednesday morning.

WECT - 2018-10-18 23:00:00

Tribe approves$24M budget;Locklear to exit | Robesonian

The budget now goes before the tribe’s administration, which has 10 working days to either approve the spending plan or veto it. If the administration takes no action the budget will be deemed approved and will go into effect immediately. The fiscal year began Oct. 1 and ends Sept. 30, 2019.

ROBESONIAN - 2018-10-19 12:09:00

Reach Gavin Stone at 910-817-2674 or gstone@yourdailyjournal.com. | Richmond County Daily Journal

A search followed, with deputies and K-9 units eventually finding Zachery Earl Cribb, 20, of Laurel Hill and Drayson Dewayne Deese, 34, of McColl, South Carolina, reports show.


Suspect in North Carolina trooper's shooting identified

The shooting took place just south of Whiteville, in southern North Carolina. Fair Bluff is around 20 miles (32 kilometers) west of Fair Bluff, close to the South Carolina border.


Those seeking jobs can still get assistance locally | Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — According to the NCWorks website, more than 400 jobs are available in Scotland County, but many residents are wondering where they should apply.


Crews battle overnight fire at Fayetteville Wendy's

Fayetteville, N.C. - Crews extinguished a fire at a Wendy's restaurant in Fayetteville early Thursday. Around 1 a.m., firefighters with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the Wendy's located at 3748 Ramsey Street. Officials said the fire was visible from the roof when crews arrived at t


Durham woman desperate for answers after mother found dead in parking lot :: WRAL.com

"I just feel like something happened. Somebody knows something, and they're not saying anything," Hallmon said. "When I saw her, her pants were down a little bit, and her shirt was up some."


Refreshing strawberry cake everyone will enjoy | Laurinburg Exchange

Betty Locklear of Laurinburg, who says she enjoys trying new recipes all the time, submitted this one from the family archives.


Passenger injured when object flies through windshield of Moore County bus

Moore County, N.C. - One person was injured when a flying object struck a bus Thursday afternoon in Moore County. The Moore County Sheriff's Office said that a group of charter buses carrying members of Mountaire Farms was traveling on U.S. Highway 1 when an object when through the windshield. One p

WRAL - 2018-10-18 20:54:02

Candidate forum attracts hundreds of Scotland County residents | Laurinburg Exchange

Many of those running for state seats and federal seats were unable to attend and sent representatives, though some challengers were in attendance like U.S. House of Representatives candidate Jeff Scott, State Senate candidate Helen Probst Mills and State House of Representatives candidate Russell W


Man arrested in elderly couple's beating

SCOTLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WPDE) —Deputies said they arrested James Keith Reeves last weekend in Brunswick County for the assault of an elderly couple back on September 1 in Scotland County, according to the Scotland County Sheriff's Office.Officers said Reeves badly beat an elderly couple Saturday morn