Stories for January 19, 2007
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At its regular work session Tuesday, the Pinehurst Village Council will consider adopting a report on services Pinewild would receive under annexation.
Rule 15: Wrong Ball, Substituted Ball
The Southern Pines Town Council will hold a work session at 3 p.m. Monday in the Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave. The meetings are open to the public.
Andrew Kay used a 1-under-par 69 in Sunday's second round to build a huge lead and went on to take a 15-stroke victory in the junior/senior division of the Winternational Junior Series being played at Pinehurst Resort.
The local AARP Tax-Aide Program is again providing free tax counseling and preparation of 2006 federal and state returns for residents of Moore County from Feb. 1 through April 14.
Midland: The Men's Golf Association played a Nassau Tournament on Jan. 10, with two best balls of the foursome needed for scoring.
Charles Frock received the fourth annual Cornerstone Award from the United Way of Moore County Thursday -- along with a little roasting from his friends.
Donald Whitney Minkler, of Oakton, Va., died suddenly Friday, Jan. 12, 2007.
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Former Moore County Manager David McNeill is now Guilford County manager.
Veteran actor Lucius Houghton was mesmerized after seeing Jay Presson Allen's "Tru," a one-man play based on the words and works of Truman Capote. Houghton marveled at Robert Morse's portrayal of Capote on Broadway, which involved his memorizing some 60 pages of dialogue and a 90-minute solo command.
It is not far from Robbins crossroads to Town Hall, but it was a big trip for Mickey Brown.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro have won an $800,000 federal grant to prepare graduate-level early childhood educators to work with young children with disabilities and their families, particularly those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
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Harold Sterling Carrington, 66, of Southern Pines, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at his home.
Penick Village will host its Second Annual Art Show and Sale on campus in the North Building, Sunday, Feb. 25, from 1:30 to 5 p.m.
John Wilbert and Martha Verbal, of Aberdeen, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 2.
Alice Parker Armstrong and John Harvard Wilson were married Dec. 28, 2006, at the home of Mary Emma Wilson in Southern Pines. The Rev. Dr. Harold E. Hyde, a friend of the family and former minister of Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church in Southern Pines, performed the ceremony. Following the ceremony, a dinner was held at the Magnolia Inn in Pinehurst.
Mr. and Mrs. Levern Ray announce the engagement of their daughter, Lynnette Lee, all of Raeford, to Timothy Brian McQueen, of Aberdeen.
Eleanor Francis Anderson, 79, of Foxfire Village, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
When you sell your home, are you willing to take the buyers' existing home in trade? Probably not - right? So, what will you do when the buyers say, "We want to purchase your home, but must sell ours first"?
Last week we talked about checking out your credit report and debt-to-income ratio and being aware of what could affect your loan. This week we will continue to offer more tips for skillful borrowing.
Your First Step Toward Buying a Home
Kirby Real Estate Group has announced the addition of Bill Virtue to its team.
Loretta Vanaman recently joined Realty WorldPinnock, as a Broker in the Pinehurst office. As a new Realty World sales associates, Loretta will be responsible for helping buyers find homes and marketing properties in Moore County and surrounding areas.
Steve and Marion Moss, of Aberdeen, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ivey Lee Moss, to Ryan Parker, both of Raleigh.
Carolyn Murray Smith announces the engagement of her daughter, Jacqueline Bridger Smith, to John Matthew Capasso, all of Pinehurst.
The cold snap of the past several days might help the Sandhills have a prettier spring this year.
The outbreak of the equine herpes virus in Florida is of concern to local trainers who ship to Wellington and Ocala for the winter show circuits.
Robert Costello showed his Olympic form on two mounts at the schooling show held at Marc Donovan's Griffenfield Farm in Pinebluff Jan. 13. Sixty riders took part in the combined test and dressage show on a balmy, breezy day.
Fresh from being chosen to attend the prestigious FBI Academy in Quantico, Va., Pinehurst Police Sgt. Ricky Gooch recently was honored by the village's 120 employees from all departments as Employee of the Year for 2006.
Ron Crow knows volunteering. In fact, he's made a second career of it.
The Southern Pines Planning Board voted Thursday to continue work on a Planned Unit Development ordinance instead of sending it up the line immediately.
If you watched the Sony Open last week, you had to see Tadd Fujikawa. He was the heartbeat of the tournament.
One of the nice things families do together is take trips.
CENTURY 21 Prime Properties is pleased to announce that Lisa Quinlan has joined its firm as sales associate. She will specialize in all aspects of real estate sales in Moore County and the surrounding counties, working out of the award-winning CENTURY 21 office at 167 Beverly Lane in The Fresh Market shopping plaza.