Stories for February 13, 2013
The village of Whispering Pines is in "good financial shape" at mid-year according to a report made by the village manager.
Union Pines rode six individual championship performances Saturday to claim the Cape Fear Valley Conference wrestling tournament.
The U.S. Under-18 National Team led by Pinecrest head football coach Chris Metzger came from behind to defeat Canada 29-14 in Austin, Texas, last Wednesday.
Jennie Cunningham of Pinecrest won her third state title in a row in the 1,000-meter run at Saturday’s NCHSAA State Indoor Championship held at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem.
The Sandhills Community College basketball team put on a show for its fans at Saturday’s final home game held at The O’Neal’s School’s Bradshaw Activities Center.
West Pine Middle School went to Hoke County recently and returned home the proud owner of a conference championship in wrestling.
Young White and grey-blue cat named Pistol is this week's pet of the week.
If you look up the definition of “win-win” in the dictionary, someday there should be an entry about Moore County’s exciting new proposal for a Farm to Institution initiative.
Two weeks ago, I mentioned some of the many gender barriers that have fallen in my lifetime, capped with the recent decision to allow American women the dubious honor of being accepted into combat.
In a matter of moments Brian Smith, an employee of the Plumbing Knight in Pinehurst, turned into a white knight for a Hope Mills woman involved in a car accident last Friday.
Moore County Public Safety officials say the Fire Service Evaluation and Emergency Services Master Plan will map out the manner in which county fire services will be delivered over the next two decades.
The robbery was supposed to go off without a hitch, a lone owner closing his remote mattress business on a Friday night. One of the suspects was a former employee and knew owner Alexander Rowland.
Thanks to our town boards, the Chamber, Moore County Schools, the Arts Council, and to citizens Harris Blake, Art Swanson and the business Thermal Metal Treating Inc. for providing us with the experience of hearing the Chinese National Orchestra and the Raleigh Symphony in concert. We appreciate it and look forward to the concert.
In response to “So Many Bikers, So Few Trails” (The Public Speaking, Feb. 6), there are two wonderful parks with hikers and bike riders in mind.
The village of Pinehurst taxpayers once again are in dire need of protection from the irresponsible spending of their politicians and their “hired guns,” those unimaginative consultants with nothing of merit to offer except saccharine endorsements. Now it’s the $2.7 million parking structure.
The following marriage licenses were filed Jan. 31-Feb. 7, 2013, at the Moore County Register of Deeds.
The following new businesses were filed Jan. 31-Feb. 7, 2013, at the Moore County Register of Deeds.
The following criminal judgments were rendered Feb. 1, 2013, in Moore County District Court.
The following criminal judgments were rendered Jan. 28-31, 2013, in Moore County District Court.
Moore County Sheriff's investigators have charged a Carthage man with theft of a four wheeler.
Rather than eliminate its Historic Preservation Commission, the Village of Pinehurst is trying to limit its power through state legislation.
Abraham Lincoln loved the Constitution and gave his life for its preservation. When discussing it, he frequently pointed to the historic relevance of the Declaration of Independence in understanding the full meaning of the later-enacted Constitution and Bill of Rights.
BY TED M. NATT JR.
Sporadic shortages of both the flu vaccine and the flu treatment Tamiflu are being reported, across the nation and in North Carolina specifically.
By John Chappell
In celebration of Women's History Month, the League of Women Voters of Moore County is presenting its fifth annual "Lunch With Legends: An Afternoon with Historic Women," Tuesday, March 12, at the Carolina Hotel.
The Sandhills Chapter of SCORE (Counselors to America's Small Business) continues its Business Basics seminar series Tuesday, Feb. 19, with "Accounting for You and Me."
BY CLAUDIA MADELEY
By JOHN LENTZ
The Moore Soil and Water Conservation District Board will hold its monthly meeting at 4 pm. Thursday.
Six members of the United States Air Force Band will appear at The Village Chapel on Sunday, Feb. 17, at 4 p.m.
By JOHN LENTZ
By Deborah Salomon
For those of us who moved to Pinehurst from areas of snow and cold, it is good to be reminded of how right that decision was.
I am not a good patient. An impatient patient best describes me. I am dealing with a torn meniscus just now, and I am told many of us go through this. I don't care, I want out of the club!
Political paralysis in Washington is not something unique to the Beltway. Our elected representatives accurately reflect the deep divisions between well-intentioned people like us throughout our country.