Local Marine Laid To Rest Thursday In Carthage

Thursday, 08 October 2015 14:20

Marine Corporal William Kyle Ferrell of Carthage was laid to rest after a celebration of his life was held at the Fire Department in Carthage Thursday morning at 11:00 AM.

Firehouse Subs Opening In Aberdeen This January

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 22:08

The Sandhills will soon gain a new restaurant with the addition of a Firehouse Subs that will be opening in Aberdeen. The new business will be going into the current location of the Century Link store on US Highway 1 in front of Food Lion and beside of Burger King. The Century Link store is reported to be moving into the shopping center next to Food Lion.

The League of Women Voters of Moore County's October 20th program features Anna Stevens, Curriculum Specialist for ELS, World Languages, Arts Education, and School Librarians for Moore County Schools. Stevens will give an overview of the immigrant population in Moore County and the challenges they face.

Pinehurst, NC –Moore TEA Citizens is hosting a Local Candidates' Forum to inform voters about the candidates for the Moore County 2015 municipal elections.

The Arts Council of Moore County invites local residents to discuss community needs and possible new services at an Open Community Forum in Southern Pines at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, October 6 at Douglass Community Center (1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines).

The Aberdeen Police Department welcomed Officer Britton Emert as its newest member to the force at an official swearing in ceremony during the Town Boards regular meeting Monday night.

We are already hard at work organizing the Relay For Life Of Moore County 2016 scheduled for May. We're looking for energetic, enthusiastic and passionate people who want to make a difference and help with this year's Relay for Life of Moore County by joining the Planning Committee.

Rare Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Sunday Evening

Saturday, 26 September 2015 21:02

There will be a rare supermoon total lunar eclipse on Sunday evening. A supermoon occurs when a full or new moon makes its closest approach to Earth making the moon appear up to 14 percent larger to us.

Toys Needed For 3rd Annual Christmas Giveaway

Saturday, 26 September 2015 13:06

3rd Annual Christmas Toy Give Away is in need of new and gently used toys. Drop off place is Bible Pentecostal Holiness Church 311 Browns Chapel Rd Robbins contact number 910-464-1348. Due date for toys is November 15th.

The Pinehurst Business Partners, renamed from the Pinehurst Business Guild, has announced its first full time Executive Director since the business association's founding in 1979. Nicole Dunstan of Pinehurst will head up this business organization that has been focused on a revitalization effort since March of this year.

Chief Petty Officer Nicole S. Joyner, from Southern Pines, N.C., was pinned at the Chief Pinning Ceremony aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) on Sept. 16, 2015.


The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is underway participating in a Composite Training Unit Exercise in preparation for a future deployment.

Joyner, a 2002 graduate of Pinecrest High School, has served in the Navy for 10 years.

Joyner owes a great deal of her life accomplishments to her upbringing in Moore County and most importantly, her parents, Paul Covington, Jr. and Mary Covington.

On September 1st 2011 our website went live to the public and quickly found a local following. Now entering our 5th year in business bringing residents across Moore County and beyond the local news 24 hours a day 7 days a week AberdeenTimes.Com continues to grow and thrive at a record pace.

Pinehurst Police Chief Earl Phipps is proud to announce the promotion of two Village of Pinehurst Police Officers. Effective Saturday, September 5, 2015, Sergeant Jesse Cheek (pictured on left below) will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and Master Patrol Officer Todd Maness (pictured on right below) will be promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

NAACP leaders and other civil rights activist launched a 40-day march across the southern United States from August 1st to September 16th 2015. America's Journey for Justice is an 860 mile march from Selma, Alabama, to Washington, D.C. that hopes to advance a focused national advocacy agenda that protects the right of every American to a fair criminal justice system, uncorrupted and unfettered access to the ballot box, sustainable jobs with a living wage, and equitable public education according to organizers.

Pictured are Aberdeen Police Chief Tim Wenzel and Lt. Leigh Ann Brooks

Pictured is Douglas Tuxbury the Chairman of Pinehurst Community Watch