COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly among children in Moore County.
If you own a small, woman-owned or minority-owned contracting business, the N.C. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Division of Highways wants to work with you.
The man who was named a suspect in an Eastwood murder and a separate shooting in Southern Pines five days apart in August was processed in the Moore County Detention Center Thursday afternoon, according to the detention center's database.
A proposed mixed-use project in West Southern Pines was met with strong opposition from neighbors during a nearly three hour public hearing held Tuesday. Town leaders took no action, instead calling for a continuance to Sept. 27, to provide additional time to consider the information presented.
The early voting period for the Southern Pines primary election kicked off Thursday, Sept. 16 and runs through Oct. 2. Voters may cast a ballot at the Board of Elections office at 700 Pinehurst Ave. in Carthage, during normal business hours.
The recycling and convenience center operated by Moore County at 276 Cranes Creek Road in Cameron will be temporarily closed from Sept. 27 - Oct. 10 while site upgrades are underway. All residents are asked to take their material to one of other county-operated convenience centers. “Moore Co…
The Moore County Tobacco Research Referendum will be held on Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Moore County Cooperative Extension Service located in the Moore County Agricultural Building, 707 Pinehurst Avenue in Carthage.
Parsec Financial has awarded a $15,000 unrestricted grant to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC’s Sandhills Branch for its food distribution initiatives. In honor of Hunger Action Month, Parsec Financial announced $200,000 in Parsec Prize grants with $175,000 distributed to organization…
Transitioning from the military to a civilian career can be daunting. This summer the Honor Foundation expanded its footprint to help bridge that gap for outgoing Special Operations soldiers assigned to Fort Bragg.
Many businesses give back. Big and small alike, they may sponsor youth sports teams or give a percentage of monthly profits to an organization. For local businessman Keith Moneymaker, the opportunity to help those less fortunate has been transformational.
The Southern Pines Town Council unanimously approved the conceptual plan for a nearly 100-acre project that will span between U.S. 15-501 and Morganton Road.
Fort Yarborough, Fort Robinson, Fort Sandhills and Fort Liberty are just four names from a lengthy list of potential options being considered for the anticipated renaming of Fort Bragg.
Three people were arrested Wednesday by Moore County Sheriff's Office in connection to an investigation of sexual offense with a child in the Robbins area.
A woman was asked to leave an anti-mask rally in front of the Moore County school system’s district office on Monday after telling protesters that she recently tested positive for COVID-19.
An epic journey began on Sept. 11 in New York City when Old Glory was unfurled and culminates on Veterans Day in Atlanta. Over 62 days, the American flag will be carried by volunteers through 10 states, including North Carolina.
Tuckertown Reservoir is an impoundment of the Yadkin River, in the Uwharries region, known for its recreational opportunities and as a vital water resource for North Carolinians. Adjacent to Tuckertown are the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Alcoa Game Lands. Nearly 80 percent of North …
The Moore County Board of Education announced late Friday afternoon that its regular meeting on Monday will be held at Moore County Schools’ central office in Carthage, not West Pine Elementary as previously advertised.
The Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) have partnered with Donald Ross Sportswear to offer an opportunity to win a dream getaway to the Home of American Golf including a round of golf for two at fabled Pinehurst No. 2.
Saturday marks 20 years since the terrorist attacks that changed the world forever. Anyone old enough to remember that sunny Tuesday morning can tell you where they were and what they were doing. Our collective horror has not diminished with time.
Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields is offering a $1,000 cash reward for information regarding the whereabouts and leading to the capture of Arrington Le’Trelle Fairley, the office said in a release Thursday.
A memorial service for Staff Sgt. Ryan Knauss will be held Saturday at Gibbs High School football stadium in Corryton, TN, his hometown.
Twenty-two Moore County residents died from an unintentional opioid-related drug overdose in 2020. There were also more than 60 opioid-related emergency room visits, according to state health department records.
MaryBeth Poplyk, executive director of the Sunrise Theater since early 2019, is stepping down, leaving behind an indelible mark on the local arts scene.
After public schools abruptly shifted to virtual teaching in March 2020, hundreds of students stayed away — moving to either private schools or homeschooling — in the fall of last year.
Reading, writing and basic math remain an elusive target for 43 million low literacy adults nationwide, including approximately 16 percent in the local community.
Forty-one years ago, Margie Snow was wading in the lake at Cardinal Park when her class ring from Magnolia High School in Lumberton went MIA. Fearful of what her grandmother — still making payments on the ring at the time — would say, Snow had forever kept the loss a secret.
Five candidates have stepped forward for two open seats on the Southern Pines Town Council, meaning one extra election for candidates and voters alike before the new board may be seated.
A permanent display housing replicas of America’s founding documents will be located on the grounds of the new courthouse facility in Carthage. The Moore County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the proposed site Tuesday.
Kyle Franz has done his best to channel the legendary Donald Ross on the dozens of “Ross Restoration” jobs for which he’s been hired. On his latest at the Southern Pines Golf Club, that means even rediscovering a “lost hole.”
At least 21 people died of complications from COVID-19 in Moore County last month, making August the third deadliest month of the pandemic in Moore County.
Scores from year-end tests administered this past spring have confirmed educators’ and parents’ fears about how the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected student learning.
Moore County had at least 14 coronavirus-related deaths and over 1,700 new infections in August, the second highest monthly tally reported since the beginning of 2021.
Help wanted signs are as ubiquitous as the stifling heat this summer. The pandemic has caused disruptions in the workforce across many industries, perhaps none so vitally as the nursing field.
A select group of Moore County high school students are broadening their horizons through the N.C. School of Science and Mathematics this fall.
In recognition of exciting developments in North Carolina’s golf industry, Gov. Roy Cooper declared Aug. 31 as “North Carolina Golf Day.” A number of golf industry officials, including several who traveled from Moore County, convened at the Governor’s Mansion for the official signing of a pr…
A minor accident last week involving a school bus at Aberdeen Elementary has sparked an outcry among parents who say increased traffic control is needed near the campus.
Low-income households in Moore County are encouraged to submit a request for assistance under the 2021 Urgent Repair Program to the Planning & Inspections Department through Thursday, Sept. 30 by 4:30 p.m.
The Aberdeen Police Department posted still images from security camera footage from the Walmart on Turner Street in Aberdeen asking for the public to help identifying the person in the images.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at North Carolina State University is looking for employers in rural areas, including Moore County, who may wish to hire CALS students for summer internships or after graduation.
U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson cosponsored legislation to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. military servicemembers who were killed in Afghanistan last week.
A homeless family needs more than a safe place to sleep. Achieving sustained independence means building up a sturdy safety net around the family to provide nourishment, job counseling, housing referrals, and transportation while they get “back on their feet.”
Could it be Moore County’s own version of a baby boom? The county saw one of the largest percentage increases in the number of children in the state over the last decade, according to recently released U.S. Census data.
A photo of the commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, taken through a night vision scope, is the last image of American forces on the ground in Afghanistan. After 20 years of fighting, troops ended the U.S. mission in Kabul on Aug. 31.
Three members of the Moore County Board of Education participated in a protest Monday related to traffic issues at Aberdeen Elementary School on Monday.
UPDATE: The Sandhills Chapter of MOAA has started a fund for the family of SSG Ryan Knauss. Donations are tax deductible and there are no restrictions on how the money can be used. Click here for more information.
Staff Sgt. Ryan Knauss, a resident of Pinebluff, was killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan on Thursday, Army officials confirmed Saturday.
A second person has been arrested following the murder of a man at the intersection of Tarry Church Road and N.C. 24-27, northwest of Eagle Springs, earlier this month, the Moore County Sheriff’s Office announced.
Local election officials have their work cut out for them with the pending retirement of Elections Director Glenda Clendenin, who has overseen every Moore County election for the past three decades.
Blessed and cursed in equal measure, a turkey oak tree identified as one of the largest of its kind in the nation is slated for removal as part of a road widening project south of Aberdeen.