A new public library almost four times the size of the current Page Memorial Library will come to downtown Aberdeen, thanks to eight years of work by the Friends of Aberdeen Library group.
Southern Pines Surgery Center, LLC, Pinehurst Surgical Clinic Realty, LLC and Southern Pines Surgery Center Properties, LLC have filed a certificate of need application with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to acquire and relocate no more than two operating rooms fr…
Poll workers tallied about 430 unique write-ins for Moore County’s general election earlier this month, ranging from country classics like Dolly Parton to former Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump.
Diplomatic. Mean. Benign. A loner. Genius. Copycat. Helpful. Stubborn. Whatever such enigmatic recollections of one man’s personality may add to, Donald Ross did it his way.
A planned drag show in downtown Southern Pines had become a lightning rod on social media even before Saturday’s deadly mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado.
Military Families at Fort Bragg will receive a special holiday delivery at 8 a.m., Friday, Dec. 2, at Smith Lake Recreation Area. This year, 600 trees will be given away to military members and their Families. The donated Christmas trees are free for active-duty service members E-6 and below.
Following a series of vehicle break-ins and attempted robbery in a concentrated area Saturday and Sunday, the Pinehurst Police Department is seeking the public's help with any information on these incidents or footage from a home security camera during that time period.
More than $30,000 of grants recently awarded to three local schools will help more students broaden their horizons outside their classroom walls.
The Moore County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday delayed action on a series of staff-proposed amendments to the county’s Unified Development Ordinance, agreeing with a group of concerned citizens that the decision should be left in the hands of the board’s incoming members.
Thanksgiving is about gratitude. On a chilly gray Sunday afternoon, 100-plus attendees added an item to their family-friends-food list: The return of the Interfaith Thanksgiving Service after a COVID-imposed two-year hiatus. Its mission statement: “…to bring the whole community into a settin…
2022 has been a year of crisis for families in Eastern North Carolina and around the world — from extreme climate disasters to global emergencies like the conflict in Ukraine, and last winter, the first-ever national American Red Cross blood crisis.
Cameron will increase its water rates for the first time in a decade, increasing by almost 38 percent in January, followed by smaller increments in future years to match inflation.
For the people who bring them to life on stage, true stories, ghost stories and folk tales are all the same: every detail matters.
Robert Frost famously wrote in his poem “Mending Wall” that good fences make good neighbors, but on the matter of outdoor lighting, he was less illuminating.
A tour of Robbins’ water infrastructure by County Manager Wayne Vest two weeks ago has officials in the town feeling optimistic about a potential water connectivity between the town and the county in the future.
The Southern Pines Planning Board reviewed a preliminary plan for three detached single-family homes on a parcel of land near South Knoll Road in the Mid South community.
Around 30 residents attending Southern Pines' Planning Board meeting Thursday night opposed a lodging development off of Country Club Circle for the Southern Pines Golf Club.
U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson this past week won one of the top jobs within the House Republican caucus, a position that puts him fourth in line to House Speaker.
Each November, Antibiotics Awareness Week highlights the importance of appropriate antibiotic use to prevent drug-resistant infections, which increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Southern Pines Town Council approved the preliminary development plan for 236 multi-family units on a large parcel known as the Knollwood Tract following a hearing at Tuesday’s business meeting.
A grassroots organization that plans to build a public skate park in Southern Pines came $2,500 closer to its goal following a fundraiser on Saturday.
Moore County's household hazardous waste and paper shredding event will be held Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pinecrest High School on Voit Gilmore Road in Southern Pines
Thirty trucks filled with new mattresses, headboards and patio furniture are headed to Moore County this week. Worth an estimated $5 million dollars, the furnishings were donated to Dreams 4 All Foundation, and will also benefit Habitat for Humanities of the NC Sandhills.
The visions of most elementary school-aged baseball players can scatter from ideas of playing the sport in college or professionally in the Majors, but at that age it’s hard to refine the direction they want their playing days to take them.
The Aberdeen Town Board of Commissioners approved a new bike and pedestrian plan Monday night, putting in place a 10-year plan that will help guide when and where future projects take place.
The Senior Games of the Pines was well represented at the N.C. Senior Games recently, with more than 35 participants competing in sports and craft competitions. And the large number produced large results, with more than 60 medals awarded.
For the first time in more than a decade, Moore County will have an all-new — albeit still all-Republican — delegation in the N.C. House of Representatives.
A CSX train struck an occupied vehicle on the railroad tracks at South Street and Sycamore Street in Aberdeen on Friday morning, leaving the driver with minor injuries.
The Southern Pines Land and Housing Trust received four grants this October, giving them enough funds to hire a full-time executive director and continue to develop the West Southern Pines Center.
For the last two years, the Moore County Board of Education’s self-described conservative minority has at most been able to slow or modify the initiatives of Moore County Schools’ administration and the board to which they were elected in 2020.
A Candor man was arrested in Robbins Wednesday afternoon after walking into a home on Lindale Drive unwelcomed and unannounced, and faces several charges from the incident, according to Robbins Police Chief Ben Haddock.
Moore County’s COVID-19 trends have seen sustained improvement heading into the third winter of the pandemic, said Matt Garner, interim director of the Moore County Health Department.
It’s hard to miss the mural installation on the side of Harbour Place at 311 SE Broad St. The bright colors and towering horse motif draw viewers to experience this new delight in Southern Pines.
Thanksgiving is coming early to service members across Fort Bragg, thanks to the strong partnerships and support from the community. To show appreciation for service members, volunteers from Manna Church are providing a home cooked lunch, Nov. 15.
The Moore County Board of Education will have a new super majority, with all three contested seats turning over to new members, according to nearly complete but unofficial returns on Tuesday night.
Republican U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson was re-elected to a sixth term representing the 9th Congressional District, with all but 12 precincts still out as of 10:15 p.m., according to complete, but unofficial returns announced late Tuesday evening.
Two Republicans with ministerial backgrounds won their respective contests to represent State House districts that include Moore County in Tuesday’s midterm, according to mostly complete but unofficial returns from the N.C. Board of Elections.
The public has a chance to provide input as to their thoughts on the Southern Pines Police Department in an anonymous survey running through the end, the department announced on Tuesday.
Now that the Moore County Board of Education has approved a contractor, work on replacing the tracks at Pinecrest and North Moore high schools can start as soon as football season ends.
The Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills and Moore County Chamber of Commerce presented the seventh annual Moore Trivia event on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Fair Barn in Pinehurst.
Now that the first post-pandemic state academic performance assessments are in, the Moore County Board of Education spent two days this past week reviewing how the district’s schools plan to get their students back on track over the next two years.
One of Moore County’s best kept secrets is the Ederville Train and Tractor Show, an annual exhibition of steam-powered innovations from the past century. This year’s show was held Nov. 4-6, featuring Hit and Miss Engines, at 644 Niagara-Carthage Road, in Carthage.
A domestic disturbance in Southern Pines Sunday resulted in one person in custody after she reportedly stabbed her partner, Southern Pines Police Department said in a press release Monday.
The results of Tuesday’s election could reshape two of Moore County’s most closely watched boards and change how residents’ interests are represented on the state level.
Among all the veterans who will be honored this Veterans Day on Nov. 11, there is one demographic whose stories will soon be told only in history books.
Reports of frequent fights and rampant bullying have spurred protests outside of Crain’s Creek Middle School and community meetings calling for changes in the school’s administration over the last few weeks.
After seeing a slight decrease over the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local fire departments are hoping for an uptick this holiday season for the annual Toys for Tots drive.
Direct Pack, Inc., a California-based maker of packaging for food products, announced Thursday that it will establish a manufacturing site in Rockingham that will serve its growing East Coast market.
With a challenging, rolling course and the seasonally, crisp morning weather, the 26th Annual Fort Bragg 10 Miler will start with a bang – literally, 8 a.m., Nov. 5.
The Jefferson Inn, which recently sold to new owners, on Tuesday closed its bar, laid off the bar staff and canceled all upcoming music at the popular Southern Pines business.