Extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can affect your health. On average, 675 deaths from extreme heat events occur each year in the United States. Most vulnerable are the elderly, those who work or exercise outdoors, infants and children, and people with a chronic medical condition. The Moore County Health Department encourages everyone to take the necessary precautions to prevent serious health effects such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

Pinehurst – Brent and Shannon Decker, proudly announce the recent purchase of Kelly Limousines, a local luxury transportation business established in 2009.

AberdeenTimes.Com has worked hard over the last five years to change the way residents receive the local news here in Moore County and beyond. With the use of the website AberdeenTimes.Com, Social Media, and Email News Alerts our team has allowed people all across the region to find out details about news occurring in our community often within hours of an event happening.

The Village of Pinehurst and the Pinehurst Police Department would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the community for the outpouring of support and kind gestures to our police officers over the last few weeks.

The Southern Pines Police Department is pleased to announce the community initiative “Hope To Officers” (H2O). The Southern Pines Police Department recognizes that community acceptance and support of law enforcement is paramount to the success of any police agency. A profound respect for a great police department by the community empowers police officers to uphold the values of Service, Protection, Professionalism and Dedication.

Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced today that the Sheriff's Office has hired two new deputy sheriffs. Deputy Carrie Fletcher and Deputy Corey Adams were sworn in this past Monday.

Please join the Pinehurst Police Department and Chief Phipps in congratulating Officer Jacqueline Felch on being named Performer of the Quarter for April through June 2016. Officer Felch was nominated and awarded for the following reasons:

More than a dozen people joined together to hold a peaceful protest march Saturday morning in Southern Pines. These marchers joined communities across the nation that have held events to protest the recent deaths of people at the hands of law enforcement officers in Louisiana and Minnesota.

The Moore County Sheriff’s Office started the first Moore County Sheriff’s Youth Academy on June 27th at the Southern Pines Boys and Girls Club. The MCSO Youth Academy is designed to help motivate our youth for outstanding citizenship through Law Enforcement education.

Staff from Atlanta Pyrotechnics International were responsible for putting on three fireworks shows across Moore County Monday evening for crowds in Seven Lakes, Pinehurst, and Aberdeen.

Pictured above Keith Utley, a dietary aide at Belle Meade leaves the kitchen with a tray full of meals.

After almost 14 years on the job Aberdeen Town Manager Bill Zell formally announced at the recent Town Board meeting Monday night that he will retire December 30th.

Elizabeth Meares, staff development coordinator and infection preventionist for St. Joseph of the Pines, served as Nurse of the Day at the N.C. General Assembly on June 22nd.

Pinehurst - The Village of Pinehurst is pleased to launch MY VOP, a new mobile app, and a new Village website at www.vopnc.org. MY VOP and the new Village website were developed in an effort to enhance communications, service delivery, resident engagement, and transparency.

Reeder Road in the Westmoore community will be closed to thru traffic on Wednesday, June 22 from 0730 hrs. to approximately 1500 hrs. for an emergency pipe repair.

The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of North Carolina’s Criminal Law Attorney Richard J. Costanza as 2016 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction.