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    Sandhills Community College’s Continuing Education College and Career Readiness (CCR) division offers classes to help individuals earn a high school equivalency diploma, learn English, improve spelling, math and writing skills, or prepare for English or math college courses. These classes ar…

    The Moore County Senior Enrichment Center is offering a 4-week “Basics of Shag” dance lesson in August. The one-hour lessons will be held each Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. beginning, Thursday, Aug. 5.

    Paul Dabek, the world famous magician and co-host of Broadway’s biggest touring magic show, “The Illusionists,” is set to perform in Bradshaw Performing Arts Center’s Owens Auditorium on Aug. 28, for the the center’s grand reopening.

    Storm is a young spayed female tabby. She is super sweet and loves to snuggle. A petite girl, she is up-to-date on her vaccines and is ready for her new home. Contact Feline Friends of Moore County at felinefriendsofmoorecounty@gmail.com or (910) 246-0469.

    Ace your next job interview, spruce up your budget skills or earn North Carolina’s only soft skill credential this August. Through the Continuing Education Career Development division, Sandhills Community College offers classes to help individuals improve their job interviewing, soft skills …

    Moore County residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s — the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

    Summer isn’t over yet. There’s plenty of classes to choose from in Sandhills Community College Continuing Education’s Center for Creative Living. Add new books to your reading list with Book Club, or enroll in cooking, dance or painting classes.

    Opportunities to begin or advance your career in health care through Sandhills Community College Continuing Education Career Training division abound this August. A great career in the health care industry doesn’t need to take years of schooling and a debt that will take decades to pay off. …

    Providing emergency care is of utmost importance in a society, whether the one responding is an average citizen or a highly trained professional. EMT and CPR classes are beginning this August in Sandhills Community College Continuing Education’s Public Safety division.

    After 18 long and silent months, the Moore County Choral Society will resume rehearsals in September with the annual holiday concert planned for December.

    Set your small business up for success with help from the Small Business Center’s seminars on finance, marketing and more. The Sandhills Community College Small Business Center aims to increase the number and success rate of viable small businesses by providing high quality, readily accessib…

    Imagine Youth Theater is rocking out this month with its Summer Stock Musical Theater camps. These young actors are culminating their three-week theater camps with performances of Disney’s “Descendants: The Musical” and the “High School Edition of Rock of Ages” Saturday and Sunday, July 31 a…

    Keep your tech knowledge up-to-date from Sandhills Community College Continuing Education’s Technology division. Classes in 3D printing, Microsoft Office, Apple products and internet security are scheduled to begin soon.

    The Moore County Dept. of Aging is holding its seventh annual Senior Bake Sale Thursday, Aug. 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Moore County Senior Enrichment Center. Baked goods are provided by local businesses, bakeries, independent living, assisted living, rehabilitation and skilled nursin…

    Linden Lodge Foundation, a local nonprofit organization serving those with severe mental illness in Moore County, is hosting its first “Awareness Road Rally” fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 21.

    CCFCA Breaking the Chain Outreach Ministry is hosting its fourth annual Men and Women Empowerment Banquet fundraiser at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Days Inn Conference Center, 805 Service Road (off U.S. 1), Southern Pines.

    Gamma Sigma, the Moore County chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International, recently celebrated its members’ service and outstanding accomplishments. DKG is a professional honor society of key women educators in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America and Japan. Its mission is to prom…

    Responding to the ever-growing demand for skilled residential and commercial construction workers in our region of North Carolina, Sandhills Community College has made a robust effort to advance its construction and trades programs. This August, students can begin training for a career in pl…

    Roscoe is a cute little 3 month old guy with a big personality. He loves to chase and rumble with his foster family. He also likes to snuggle in for a nice lap nap after he’s had a good play. He is good with other cats and dogs. This boy is neutered, had his vax, and is litter box savvy.  He…

    Sandhills Community College’s Continuing Education Ed2Go programs make it easy to take affordable, high-quality, instructor-led courses online, all from the comfort of your own home. Participants can enroll for the love of learning or to meet continuing education requirements. Courses offer …

    Aberdeen First Baptist Church will be hosting the fall session of GriefShare beginning August 11, through Nov. 10. Meetings will be Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the church, located at 700 Sandhills Blvd., Aberdeen.

    When Moore County’s school doors were abruptly closed back in March 2020, two- and four-legged volunteers from the Moore County Citizens’ Pet Responsibility Committee (PRC) were in their 12th year of presenting a six session pet responsibility education program for fourth graders.

    In a year unlike any other, the North Carolina Symphony kept the music playing, and in the 2021-2022 season, the music will continue to play on — now, in person.

    Meet Animal Advocates of Moore County’s Rocket. He is one and a half years old and fully vetted. He loves just lounging around and being a calm and cool kitty. He doesn't mind other cats of all ages and plays well with them. He has been use to cat friendly dogs, but is a little skittish with…

    Artist Tommy B. McDonell, of Pinehurst, recently had her mixed media on paper artwork titled “We Can Lead” juried into the Fusion Arts sixth annual Cityscapes International Online art exhibition for July.

    The campy 1997 classic “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery” hits the big screen under the stars at the Sunrise Outdoor Theater Friday, July 16, and Saturday, July 17. Based on his Saturday Night Live character and as a tribute to James Bond, The Pink Panther, and the Beatles, Mike M…

    Thanks to the Longleaf Commitment Grant, eligible 2021 N.C. high school graduates will have a sizable portion of their Sandhills Community College tuition and fees covered for up to two years.

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    UNC Pembroke has been awarded a $1.9 million federal grant to provide financial support and training for students seeking a master’s degree in social work or counseling. 

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    In December 2020, during one of the most difficult periods of the pandemic, the North Carolina Symphony launched an initiative to inspire hope and unity, even while many people remained physically apart.

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    When the Make-A-Wish Foundation asked West Pine Middle Schooler Audrey Dunstan what she wanted most in the world, her answer was immediate: Nothing would make her happier than meeting canine internet sensation, “Doug The Pug.”

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    Meet Animal Advocates of Moore County’s beautiful Audrey. She is 3 years old and fully vetted. She loves hanging out with her foster mom and following her around the house. She would be good for an older person or couple, but not young children. She gets along with other kitties, and she is …

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    Given Memorial Library will hold story time for children 5 and under at 10 a.m. Thursdays at the library. Volunteers share their love of reading, and everyone can make a craft. Seating opens at 9:45 a.m., and space is limited to first come, first served.

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    Interested in auditioning for a 2021-2022 show at Encore Center? Auditions for “Steel Magnolias,” “The Innocents,” “A Christmas Story,” “The Spitfire Grill and “Around the World in 80 Days” will be held July 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Please prepare 32 bars if you are interested in ‘Spitfir…

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    Ace is a beautiful two-year old, collie-shepherd mix, who weighs approximately 78 pounds. He is intelligent, enjoys going for walks, and loves being with and pleasing people. Ace prefers female dogs and would make a great “best friend.”