Pictured above Moore County Law Enforcement Officers’ Association President Major Andy Conway presented Sergeant Marty Key with the James Wise Award.

On December 2, 2016, The Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association hosted campers from Cameron Boys Camp and Camp Duncan for girls. This annual function was held at the Moore County LEO Building located at 6921 Hwy 15-501 in Carthage N.C.

One of the few survivors left from the Bataan Death March during World War II, Aberdeen resident John Mims passed away Sunday afternoon at Kingswood Nursing Home. Mr Mims had just celebrated his 94th birthday Friday surrounded by family and friends.

The following information was sent to us to share with our readers concerning a proposed 72 unit 4 story rental complex that a developer wishes to build in Pinehurst. The information comes from the citizens group “Pinehurst Matters” and does not reflect the views or opinions of this publication, but rather is being provided for our readers to keep people aware of the ongoing efforts from a group of citizens to stop this project

State Officials Award New District Rating

Duluth, MN (11-23-2016) – Arrowhead Chorale, a dedicated vocal ensemble based in Duluth, Minnesota recently launched a national Choral Composition Competition, seeking a unique composition from an emerging composer – and a 27-year-old from Southern Pines, North Carolina was selected as the winner!

Moore County Firefighters will once again partner with the United States Marine Corps Reserve in collecting toys in the annual “Toys-for-Tots” drive. Now in its’ 69th year, the program was started in Los Angeles, CA when a handful of Marine Reservists distributed 5,000 toys to needy children on Christmas Eve 1947.

Shortly after two children were recently shot in Southern Pines a Go Fund Me page had been set up and raised a little over $1800.00 in less than 24 hours before the family realized that they did not know the person. The person also did not return repeated attempts by the family and others to reach out to them ultimately resulting in people realizing the page was a fraud and the family would not be receiving any of the money.

We began receiving communications from employees of Sandhills Community College and others late afternoon and early evening Friday about a complaint concerning a politically motivated message supporting Bruce Cunningham sent out by President John Dempsey of Sandhills Community College. One employee provided us with a copy of the message that is shared below.

The local area First Bank branches across Moore County are designated drop off sites as part of a community fund raising effort for the familys of two children tragically injured in a shooting last Friday October 28th just before 4:00 PM.

A large crowd of residents estimated to be more than 200 people gathered in front of the home where 12 year old Jalinda Campbell and 3 year old Kyleigh Graham were shot on West Michigan Avenue starting at 7:00 PM Saturday night.

According to media reports Tuesday night from WTVD TV 11 the Woodlake Dam, which was damaged during Hurricane Matthew, will have to be intentionally breached under an order issued by the State of North Carolina.

Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory this afternoon received a federal disaster declaration to help local governments and individuals in Lee, Moore and Wake Counties recover from the massive flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew.

Local Aberdeen resident and Moore County School Board candidate BJ Goodridge has stepped up and answered a call for school supplies needed in the badly flooded area of Robeson County after Hurricane Matthew.

Kaylob Hinson
White Male
16 years of age 06/15/2000
5’10” 190 lbs

The board of commissioners in Taylortown have taken a step towards making the community safer while building bridges between the citizens and the police department with the recent purchase of new body cameras for use by the police force.