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Aberdeen man charged with sexual assault on 13-year-old

CARTHAGE - An Aberdeen man is accused of sexually assault a 13-year-old girl, the Moore County Sheriff's Office said. John D. Campbell, 30, of the 200 block of Dewey Drive in Aberdeen, was charged Wednesday with statutory sexual offense and taking indecent liberties with a child. The investigation b

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-18 20:40:50

County Commits to Financing Plan for Two Schools and Courthouse

County commissioners agreed Tuesday afternoon to proceed with financing construction of two schools and a new courthouse with bonds that do not require voter approval. Those three projects are estimated to cost $105.3 million, though the county expects to scale back the size of a new courthouse and

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-20 00:36:00

Run Gives Cancer Survivor Chance at an Old Goal

April Stewart had never done a breast self-exam until one of her two daughters told her about a high school class discussion about breast health. Although Stewart was only 35 and had no family history of breast cancer, the conversation with her daughter encouraged her to do a self-exam. The lump she

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-19 20:14:00

Man and Woman of the Year: Foundation to Honor Wright, McMurray

Earl Wright and Konni McMurray might be Moore County Community Foundation's Man and Woman of the Year, but they each have a much longer history of service to the community. Along with awarding grants to community agencies each year, the foundation recognizes those who "really have exhibited a care a

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-19 19:41:00

Scenes from Eats, Beats and Brews in Pinehurst

Eats, Beats and Brews was held Sept. 15 at the Pinehurst Arboretum. This free, family-friendly event included food trucks and craft brews by Southern Pines Brewing Company and Four Saints Brewing Company. Smaller attendees enjoyed inflatables, lawn games and the antics of a roving performer. Childre

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-19 20:23:00

Teen Jailed in Moore County After Georgia Car Chase

A teenager was jailed Saturday in connection with a motor vehicle theft, according to information from the Moore County Sheriff's Office. Kenneth Neil Wells, 16, is charged with three counts of felony breaking and entering into a motor vehicle, one count of felony larceny of a motor vehicle, one cou

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-19 19:24:00

Veterans Committee Accepting Names for Carthage Memorial

The Moore County Veterans Memorial Committee is looking for names to add to its monument in Carthage. Veterans who live in Moore County are eligible to have their names inscribed on the marble slabs attached to the memorial, which is located near the intersection of N.C. 24/27 and N.C. 15-501. Appli

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-19 17:26:00

Public Weighs in on DOT Plans

A public input session on the proposed multi-million dollar road improvement projects planned along U.S. 15/501 and U.S. 1 attracted a crowd of nearly 250 on Monday. Coordinated by the state's Department of Transportation with support from consulting firm Kimley-Horn, the purpose of the meeting was

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-19 02:38:00

Monday Meeting Scheduled by DOT to Hear Public Comment on Highway Projects

It's been a busy and productive year for road planning efforts. With a massive improvement of U.S. 1 and U.S. 15-501 scheduled to begin construction in two years, the state Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is taking substantive steps to gather feedback before the final design is crafted. To soli

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-18 17:06:00

Weymouth's Great Expression: 'Talking the Darkness Away'

Robin Smith, now executive director at the Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities, in Southern Pines, is also the granddaughter of Sam Ragan, a North Carolina poet laureate, former, owner, publisher and editor of The Pilot, former executive editor of The News & Observer and the first Secretary

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-18 20:04:00

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Pinehurst travel baseball team wins at Cooperstown

The Knights won 11 games in a row to win the Cooperstown tournament. Jaclyn Shambaugh Staff writer @jaclynshambaugh The Akadema Knights, based out of Pinehurst, played a lot of baseball in Cooperstown last month. In a week's time, the Knights, then a 12-and-under team, played six games in pool play

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-18 23:20:50

Pit bulls attack 87-year-old Harnett County man

Harnett County, N.C. - An 87-year-old man in Harnett County said he feared for his life when three pit bulls mauled him Tuesday. The bandages, bruises and bites are all because a dog from two doors down came to the back door of Ernest D'Andria's home on Cameron Hill Road. "I come out here and shooed

WRAL - 2017-09-17 22:59:12

Carthage to Allow Tattoo, Piercing Businesses

The Carthage Board of Commissioners on Monday voted to allow tattoo and piercing establishments in some of the town's business districts. After holding a public hearing on the matter, the commissioners approved an amendment adding tattoo parlors and body modification services to the town's land deve

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-19 03:45:00

Deputies to Discuss Community Issues in Carthage

Moore County residents can get aquatinted with local law enforcement officers Tuesday as part of Coffee With a Deputy in Carthage. Organized by the Moore County Sheriff's Office, the event will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Mean Bean Coffee. Sheriff's deputies will be joined by representatives fro

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-18 22:07:00

Lost Dog, Dachshund Shepherd Mix Puppy in Carthage

Submission ID 1323 Date Lost: September 16, 2017 Area Lost: 228 McLeods Corner, Carthage NC Owner's Full Name: Katherine Jennings Email: katie0712@gmail.com Zip: 27518 City: (919) 740-4500 Primary Phone: 919-740-4500 Additional Comments: Lost Dachshund German shepherd mix puppy with blue collar and

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-18 13:08:00

Escapee Still On The Loose

Of The Record Staff The search for a man who escaped from a prison work crew in Harnett County last Thursday morning is ongoing and has expanded across North Carolina. North Carolina Department of Corrections spokesperon Jerry Higgins described the search for Michael Clark, 51, as statewide. Mr.

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-19 00:00:03

Laurinburg lumber company expansion will add 46 jobs

LAURINBURG - Edwards Wood Products, a Marshville-based company, will open a new sawmill creating 46 jobs in Scotland County. The state commerce department made the announcement in a news release Tuesday afternoon. The jobs will average $42,391, about $8,000 higher than the average Scotland County wa

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 17:32:51

Kiki M. Chance Turner, 54

Eldress Kiki M. Chance Turner, 54, of 88 Sweet Jenny Lane, Lillington, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Central Harnett Hospital, Lillington. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at McLean Chapel FWB Church, 2676 McLean Chapel Church Road, Bunnlevel, with Bishop Benjamin Sutton, offic

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2017-09-19 00:00:43

3 soldiers remain hospitalized; some training halted following deadly accident

Three soldiers remain hospitalized more than four days after a deadly training accident at Fort Bragg, according to U.S. Army Special Operations Command. The soldiers - who are not being identified by the command because of the secretive nature of their jobs - are being treated on post at Womack Arm

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-18 22:33:49

Trio charged in double fatal shooting appear in Cumberland County court

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - Two Fort Bragg soldiers and another suspect went before a Cumberland County judge Monday following their arrests on first-degree murder charges. The soldiers, Ferris Brown and Javier Johnson, and Davion Chambers are charged in connection with a robbery that turned deadly

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-18 21:43:31