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Neither rain nor wind nor cold — not even a last-minute change of venue — deterred Project Santa from its appointed task: give away hundreds of shiny bikes to kids of all sizes, some facing a grim Christmas.

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Project Santa founder Earl Wright wasn’t going to let the coronavirus derail his bike giveaway on its 25th anniversary. Then, in November, his son died unexpectedly. Cancellation seemed certain.

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Two local well-established nonprofit agencies that serve hundreds of students each year have agreed to join forces, strengthening and creating internal efficiencies for both organizations.

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Case files in a civil complaint against the Moore County Board of Education, unsealed Friday, allege that a culture of sexual impropriety among Pinecrest administrators and staff enabled a school resource officer to engage a student in sexual activity during her sophomore and junior years.

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FirstHealth of the Carolinas has named three executives to its top ranks including an incoming chief operating officer and two longtime employees who have been promoted from interim roles.

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Seventeen short line railroads will soon be making improvements to their infrastructure, thanks to approximately $16.7 million in matching grant funds being awarded as part of the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement program (FRRCSI).

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As daily life becomes more and more virtual, scammers are cashing in on unsuspecting consumers especially through social media scams. Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina (BBB) urges consumers to always remain vigilant online and offers the following information to avoid hol…

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U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Richard Stayskal and his wife, Megan, this week got a look at the progress of their new custom-built home, under construction in Moore County. Stapled to the frame of their mortgage-free home were hundreds of notes wishing the couple and their two daughters well, wri…