Pictured above Pinehurst Chief Of Police Earl Phipps and Senior Patrol Officer Lawson R. Thomas

Moore County's Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) was recognized by the Destination Marketing Association of North Carolina (DMANC) during the association's annual awards ceremony recently held in Winston-Salem. The CVB received four first-place awards (platinum) and one second-place award (gold). The CVB was awarded more platinum awards than any other destination marketing organization (DMO) within the state. The Destination Marketing Achievement Awards honor and showcase innovative, best practices, creativity and outstanding efforts in tourism marketing.

Keep Moore County Beautiful Big Sweep

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 00:00

Keep Moore County Beautiful recently took part in the North Carolina Big Sweep Cleanup Program, which is the North Carolina component of the International Coastal Cleanup. The North Carolina Big Sweep is a one-day event to remove litter in North Carolina.

The deputies in the photos from left to right are Sergeant Jesse Robbins, Deputy Alex Rubio, Deputy Megan Prieto and Deputy Rasha Gatling.

Death In Aberdeen Times Family

Friday, 03 October 2014 21:29

We are a small family operated business here at AberdeenTimes.Com, and we had a death in the immediate family on Friday 10/3/14. We will continue to provide coverage of any major breaking news story anywhere across Moore County, however other than that you will notice a few less post to our website and to our Facebook page for the next few days through Monday. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you in advance for your understanding. - Beth & Billy Marts

 

October 1st – October 31st 2014

Election Day is November 4th and just a little over a month away, with campaigning for most candidates running for local offices just getting started towards the home stretch. It was an interesting week in the highly contested race for the 3 At Large seats that are open on the Moore County School Board.

With the rising cost of food and a higher cost of living, more families than ever are finding it hard to put healthy food on their dinner tables.

Sheriff Neil Godfrey reports Operation Medicine Drop was conducted in Moore County on September 27, 2014. There were five sites available on Saturday for citizens to bring in expired and/or unused medications to turn into law enforcement officers for safe disposal. Operation Medicine Drop was conducted throughout North Carolina during the week of September 22 through September 27, 2014. This program provides the public with an opportunity to rid their homes of expired or unused prescription drugs which helps prevent accidental poisonings, overdoses, abuse, and misuse of these substances.

Drop Off Your Old Or Un-Used Medicines With Operation Medicine Drop TODAY

An audition will be held for the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) production of BLACKBEARD THE PIRATE Monday, October 13, 2014 from 3:30-5:30pm. Those auditioning should arrive at 3:30pm and plan to stay for the full two hours. Some of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the audition.

For the United Way of Moore County the Day of Caring is about volunteer engagement and advancing the common good in our community.

Local Event Collecting Medications For Safe, Secure Disposal.

Written By Mr. James Willimas Southern Middle School

Pinehurst Fire Department was recently presented with a Life Safety Achievement Award for its fire prevention accomplishments in 2013 by the National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research and Education Foundation (NASFM Foundation) in partnership with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. The award was announced by Butch Browning, president of the NASFM Foundation.

Charlie Riggs discovered pottery after crashing his skateboard into the window of an art department ceramics studio. Now he and his wife, Linda, operate Riggs Pottery near Carthage, and are nationally recognized for their alternative firing techniques.

Susan and Barry Smith, of Smith Pottery outside of Seagrove, have been in the pottery business for 20 of their 28 years of married life. She discovered pottery first, but he quickly developed an interest, and they raised their three children in the pottery tradition.