The Southern Pines Police Department has earned reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) following the department's initial accreditation in 2011. The Department was recently recognized at the CALEA National Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Two loose horses and a pony were quickly rounded up last Tuesday by Moore County Sheriff's Deputy's in the area of Hyland Hills Golf Course on US Highway 1 between Vass and Southern Pines.

Food Bank, Golden Corral and K&W Pilot New Model to Serve Children When School Cafeterias Are Closed

Blood Donations Needed Now To Prevent Emergency Situation

Pinehurst Police Chief Earl L. Phipps, is proud to announce that Officer Keith Gorham is the Village of Pinehurst Police Department's Performer of the Quarter for April – June 2014.

Southern Pines, N.C. - July 16, 2014 – The Pinehurst Concours Foundation presented Sandhills Children's Center with a donation of $2,500 on Tuesday night at Brixx Pizza. Using proceeds from the 2014 Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance vintage car showcase, the foundation gave similar donations to three other Moore County organizations, including First Tee of the Sandhills, Foundation of FirstHealth and The Patriot Foundation.

Bryon Morris opened Blue's Crossing Barbershop in October 2011 with one barber chair in a historic building. The shop is located at 104 Main Street in the heart of downtown Aberdeen.

For the past 11 years, children in Moore County have been invited to participate in a fun family fishing tournament thanks to the efforts of former Foxfire Chief of Police, late Deputy Rick Rhyne. The Foxfire Police Department, with the help of his wife, Wanda, coordinated this annual event because of their desire to see children and families enjoy being outside together, away from television, computers and video games.

The Carthage 4th of July Parade will start at 11:00 am on Friday the 4th. The parade procession will start from Davis St. and the Pete Kelly Rd. area. If you are going to be in the parade you will need to meet in this area (Behind Quality Equipment). East and West bound lanes will be routed down Saunders Street during the parade.

Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced today that the Moore County Detention Center is now offering at-home internet visitation for inmates and their families. Family members and friends will be able to visit inmates and schedule those visits from the comfort of their home, office or other location equipped with a computer, camera, microphone and high speed internet access.

In expanded attempts to educate the public to the police departments anonymous tip line and email, the Aberdeen department began posting new signs in selected community areas.

We are happy to share with our many readers that after a brief 4 day interruption to our news reporting, we have completed our move and are now back online bringing readers the local news 24/7 just like always.

Misssing Child Has Been Found As Of 2:15 PM According To Aberdeen Police Officials

Long time local resident Sandra Davis never thought she would have the ability to own her own business. "It is truly a dream come true" says Davis. After being in the childcare industry for more than 20 years, she decided to bring a new childcare experience to the Southern Pines area.

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Steven Kastner has been appointed as President & CEO of St. Joseph of the Pines, with duties beginning July 21, 2014. St. Joseph of the Pines is a continuing care retirement community including Belle Meade and Pine Knoll, independent living communities, The Health Center, a 176-bed skilled nursing community, and The Coventry and Family Care Homes, assisted living communities. St Joseph of the Pines also manages Providence Place, affordable HUD housing and has a home care and PACE program.