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Editor’s Note: This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. We reprint for you here this special essay from 101-year-old Pinehurst resident Roy “Swede” Boreen. Boreen was a sailor aboard the USS Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor the morning of Dec. 7, 1941. He plans to…

The local branch of City Electric Supply (CES) will host its first-ever tailgate and donation event Friday, Nov. 19, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 150 Hall Ave. in Southern Pines. Customers can come together to shop special deals, meet vendors, and just hang out to have some fun.

The Central Carolina Community College Healthcare Job Fair will be held Thursday, Dec. 2, from 2-4 p.m., at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic & Conference Center in Sanford, N.C.

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Moore County Firefighters will once again partner with the Marine Corps Reserve in collecting toys in the annual Toys for Tots drive. The program was started in Los Angeles when a handful of Marine Reservists distributed 5,000 toys to needy children on Christmas Eve 1947.

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A $5 million renovation underway at FirstHealth’s Moore Regional Hospital will increase the number of maternity triage, labor and delivery rooms. It’ll also cap off the space in what’s essentially a landlocked department busting at the seams.

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The Care Group, Inc. received a generous donation in November from the Rotary Club of Pinehurst Charitable Foundation – Bride Fund, which will be put toward the Adult One-to-One Tutoring Program. “The amount will cover all of the student workbooks that currently need to be replenished,” said…

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Preparation work for the future project to improve N.C. 211 between Aberdeen and Raeford can begin as early as this month thanks to a contract recently award by the N.C. Department of Transportation.

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Upper School Theater Teacher Judy Osborne and her students received a superior rating at the North Carolina Theatre Conference (NCTC) Regional High School Play Festival after performing Bill Springer’s “Frumpled Fairy Tales” at Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville Nov. 5 and 6.

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The newest edition of the North Carolina Scenic Byways guide is now available to the public. The last edition of the scenic byways guidebook was released in 2008. Since then, 11 new byways and several extensions have been added.  

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“Life changing” is how Tambra Chamberlain describes a recent donation of $70,000 from the Friends of Pinehurst Surgical Clinic (FOPSC) to Tambra Place, a locally-based organization dedicated to improving the lives and futures of at-risk and homeless young adults in the community.

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The Friends of Pinehurst Surgical Clinic are ready to deliver the festive spirit to your mailbox. Order up a swag of greenery with a pretty bow by Nov. 15 to help at-risk young adults in the community. All proceeds from this year’s FOPSC Mailbox Swag fundraiser benefit Tambra Place.

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Only a half-mile away from the Hardaway Site, a National Historic Landmark known for its Native American archeological significance, and adjacent to Morrow Mountain State Park in Badin, are 215 acres of unique forest and rare plant species, now permanently conserved by Three Rivers Land Trus…

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Plans for a 40-home subdivision surrounding the historic Hollycrest estate off Linden Road cleared Pinehurst’s Village Council in the developer’s first presentation on Tuesday.