The search for the next Aberdeen police chief is down to seven candidates, including three who are chiefs at other departments, Town Manager Bill Zell said.
The students spent Wednesday afternoon with the Southern Pines police. They and their families ate pizza with members of the department, toured the police station, observed training exercise with all five of the department's K-9 officers, and then participated in a building search by the department's Special Response Team.
The Timmel Pavilion at the Meadow is a 30-foot by 60-foot covered structure open on three sides that has rocking chairs, an outdoor patio, a fireplace, ceiling fans, tables and interior storage space. Designed and constructed to reflect the principles of Frederick Law Olmsted, the open-air pavilion is located in the upper part of the Meadow.
The Aberdeen police and fire departments are reaching out to the community to help the family of Bryan Lett, an Aberdeen police lieutenant who is battling cancer.
After serving as chief deputy for a decade, Neil Godfrey learned a great deal from his friend and mentor, Sheriff Lane Carter. Now, for at least the next 18 months, Godfrey will get to apply those lessons.
The first Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance will feature an international field of vintage automobiles with plenty of local representation.
Owner Pat Molamphy, of Citadel Development Group LLC, is proposing a development with 46 detached single family homes and 24 townhomes. The property is designed so that one- and two-story cottage homes will be on the exterior of the development and would surround the townhomes. The proposed density is 4.3 dwelling units per acre.
Moving forward in 2014 with the construction of a two-tier parking deck and the final phase of a development plan for Village Place isn't financially feasible, Assistant Village Manager Natalie Dean told the Pinehurst Village Council Tuesday.
Eric Doby's love of automobiles goes back to when he was a little boy spending time with his grandfather and his Ford Model T. "The first time he cranked it up I slid across the seat and he let me drive it," said Doby, a Union Pines senior. "I was a little kid, barely able to reach the pedal. Those were the best times."
When it comes to a proposal to streamline the review process of projects within the Pinehurst historic district, the Village Council hopes to try it before it buys it, so to speak.