Moore County Schools and the Boys & Girls Club are widening their weekday food distribution network in response to schools remaining closed longterm as a result of the coronavirus.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper on Monday announced public schools would remain closed because of the coronavirus through May 15 at least.
Officials for the past week have been distributing lunches and breakfasts for the following day at four sites in Moore County: Southern Middle in Aberdeen, Crain's Creek Middle in Vass, Elise Middle in Robbins and the Boys & Girls Club in Southern Pines.
Beginning Wednesday, March 25, that network is expanding, Moore County Schools officials said. Those distribution locations include:
Aberdeen Area (Meals accounted for by Southern Middle site):
Pinebluff Lake Road Area (Countryside Drive) 11-11:30 a.m.
Heflin Trailer Court (Bell Fork Road) 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
250 Meadowfield Road, 12:30-1 p.m.
Southern Pines Area (Meals accounted for by Southern Middle site):
Brookside Community (Near the Entrance Gate) 11-:11:30 a.m.
Longleaf Community (801 S. Mechanic St. ) 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Taylortown Area (Meals accounted for by Southern Middle site):
8301 Main St. Taylortown 11-11:30
Eagle Springs Area (Meals accounted for by Southern Middle site)
Intersection of Sawgrass Rd. and Possom Holler Rd. 11-11:30
Vass/Cameron Area (Meals accounted for by Crain's Creek Middle site):
Hidden Lakes Community (Corner of Evans Drive and Lakeview Drive) 11-11:30 a.m.
Carolina Lakes Community (Entrance of the Community) 12-12:30 p.m.
Northern Moore Area (Meals accounted for by Elise Middle site):
Forest Heights/Elizabeth Lane/Milliken Park/Salisbury Street
Lindale Street/Virginia Avenue
Sunset Drive/Sunset Trailer Park
Pondview Drive/Mount Carmel Area
North Moore High School will communicate times to these areas.
In addition to the new distribution sites, food distribution will continue at the following sites from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Southern Middle, Crain's Creek Middle, Elise Middle and the Boys & Girls Club in Southern Pines.