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Like much of the state, Moore County is seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases.

Linden Lodge Foundation, a local nonprofit organization serving those with severe mental illness in Moore County, is launching a new day program. This program aims to provide a service that develops various skills and strengths to assist individuals in managing their diagnosis.

In a contest precipitated by the forthcoming retirement of four-term Clerk of Court Susan Hicks, Todd Maness defeated deputy clerk Chris Morgan in the race for Moore County Clerk of Court, according to largely complete but unofficial results.

The mystery is solved. The almost completed building going up on Broad Street and Wisconsin, across from Curt’s Cucina, and next to North Star Insurance and Advisors is the new location of Ascot Land Development and Construction.

The general persona of an engineer does not scream “party animal,” but LKC principals Bill Lester, Adam Kiker and Tim Carpenter (the L, K and C in the name) insist that their company is as people-centric as it is experienced. Believing that fun and family are part of their success, even its …

On Sunday afternoon, May 22, at 4 p.m., the Pinehurst United Methodist Adult Choir will present their annual spring concert with a special Memorial Day recognition. Under the direction of Torin Wright, Pinehurst UMC’s choir director, and accompanist Darlene Skinner, the afternoon will be a t…

Question: What do Pinehurst UMC and the Sunrise Theater have in common with the U.S. House of Representatives, Library of Congress and Supreme Court; NYC’s Museum of Modern Art, Boston’s Symphony Hall, San Francisco’s Transit System; and Yankee Stadium’s ticket booths?

The unremarkable clear sack of moist sawdust sitting on my potting table didn't do much. But then, a flush of tiny pin-like growths simultaneously emerged from the small slits I'd cut into the bag several days earlier. Within days and happy to find air, the baby fungi grew into cascades of o…

Dozens of residents who oppose a 73-acre, 53-lot subdivision on Union Church Road in Carthage will have to wait at least two more weeks for a verdict on the proposed development after the Moore County Board of Commissioners temporarily postponed the hearing Monday as discussion lasted well i…

The Moore County Board of Commissioners has appointed Adam Kiker to serve as a member of the Moore County Airport Authority, filling the vacancy created following the death of Authority member Barry Lerman.

Efforts to remove books from Moore County Schools’ campus libraries continue on despite the school board’s split vote in March to keep “George” on the shelves at McDeeds Creek Elementary and Union Pines High.

The Neon Rooster has crafted a niche as the area’s only dedicated, original music venue. Opened in late October in what was the Poplar Knight Spot, former home of The Rooster’s Wife, new owners Derrick Numbers and his wife, Dr. Malgorzata (Gosia) Kasperska, reimagined the space with a more r…

With less than two months remaining in the current fiscal year, the Robbins proposed town budget for the next fiscal year when it was presented by Town Manager Clint Mack at the Board Of Commissioners meeting Thursday.

Peter Lamb and The Wolves, an energetic and engaging band out of the Triangle headlines the season’s final  Come Sunday Jazz Brunch  on Sunday, May 22, at Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities. 
The jazz quintet, which consists of saxophone, trumpet, piano/vocals, bass, and drums, boas…

The “Got to Be NC Festival” marks its eagerly awaited return to the state fairgrounds Friday to Sunday, May 20-22, following a two-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event features antique tractors, a barbecue buffet fundraiser on May 21, North Carolina food products, rides, games,…

Moore County land owners will likely see no increase in their property taxes this coming year, and might even see a slight decrease, under a spending plan County Manager Wayne Vest presented this past week.

Southern Pines again delayed a decision on whether to allow St. John Paul II Catholic School to build permanent school buildings and a new church on its existing school grounds during a public hearing at Tuesday's town council meeting.

Less than a month after officially taking ownership of Given Memorial Library and Tufts Archives, the Village of Pinehurst will begin the process of soliciting design services for a proposed expansion of the 58-year-old facility.

Vision4Moore has partnered once again with Cooper Ford to present a summer filled with legendary rock ‘n’ roll music. This year’s concerts will feature three evenings celebrating the music of Billy Joel, The Beatles and Garth Brooks while raising money for local charities.

A combined choir with members from three local churches will perform Memorial Day weekend at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The event coincides with Fleet Week, when the Hudson River will be awash with military ships and celebrations in honor of the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Marines.

First Bank, the fifth largest bank headquartered in North Carolina, has added to its executive leadership team with the hire of Terrence Thomas as its Chief Information Officer.

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Giovanni Rincon, 18, died in a traffic accident Friday afternoon near Carthage. Rincon was a senior at Union Pines High School; he was just a month from graduating when lost his life.

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Road trip! This phrase conjures a wild and wacky adventure undertaken by frat boys piled into a VW minibus. Previously, Jules Verne explored the genre with var- ious vehicles in “Around the World in Eighty Days.” Forrest Gump just took off running, Atlantic to Pacific.

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Even the top-ranked seniors in their Moore County graduating classes will start their next educational chapter on a blank page this fall — but six of them will do it with a $22,000 demonstration of faith from America’s oldest organized group of golf enthusiasts.

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The Moore County Concert Band will present a free outdoor Memorial Day Concert on Monday, May 30, at 2 p.m., in the Timmel Pavilion located in the Arboretum, 105 Rassie Wicker Drive, in Pinehurst. The audience is encouraged to bring their chairs or blankets.

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At least 60 residents, mostly from West Southern Pines, packed the Douglass Community Center Thursday evening to hear a presentation and share reactions to preliminary development plans for 36 acres of town-owned land at the intersection of West Morganton Road and South Henley Street.

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Sandhills Community College music instructor Kristina Henckel has been selected as a national finalist in the 2022 American Prize in Piano Performance in the professional division. She is among 11 other finalists in the category who are from states across the nation.

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Plans that would influence development in two small but critical areas of Pinehurst for decades to come will be sent to elected leaders for approval following a recommendation Thursday by the village’s Planning and Zoning Board.

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The Longleaf Commitment Grant has expanded the 2022-23 academic year eligibility criteria. It will now include students who graduated from a North Carolina high school, an adult high school, or received a GED in 2022 and attend Sandhills Community College beginning the fall semester of 2022.

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All of the shops will be open and there will be as many as 150 vendors along Cameron’s historic streets offering antiques, collectibles and unique items this Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, for the Spring Antiques Street Fair. The event runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., both days, rain or shine.