Thursday, October 10, 2019

‘Community Giving Drive’ to assist 45 Bahamian college students

LAURINBURG — While Scotland County counted its blessings as Hurricane Dorian remained far enough away not to cause any lasting challenges, those who live in the Bahamas — where Dorian made landfall more than once — weren’t as fortunate.

With Bahamians continuing to face a massive rebuilding effort, The Laurinburg Exchange, WLNC radio and State Rep. Garland Pierce are joining forces to coordinate a “Community Giving Drive” aimed at assisting that effort.

Last month, a pair of students at St. Andrews University organized an on-campus drive to benefit residents in the Bahamas, where those students are from. The “Community Giving Drive” will build on that, but specifically benefit 45 students from the Bahamas.  Read more >>