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Mother, Child Hospitalized After Aberdeen Wreck

A woman and her young daughter suffered serious injuries during a single-vehicle accident Thursday in Aberdeen. The wreck occurred about 10:40 a.m. in the the 400 block of Pinebluff Lake Road, where Toyota SUV struck a tree after veering off the street near the railroad crossing. Tammy Locklear, the

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-21 20:03:00

O'Neal Head of School Achievement Awards Presented

The O'Neal School recognized current 10th-, 11th- and 12th-grade students for their high academic scores at an assembly before their peers recently. The Head of School Achievement Award is presented to the O'Neal student in each class who compiled the highest academic average for the past school yea

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-22 16:25:00

Pedestrian hit, killed in Hoke County

ABERDEEN - A Raeford man was killed Wednesday when he was hit by a car while walking on Stubby Oak Road in Hoke County, the Highway Patrol said. The wreck happened at 8:57 p.m. about three miles south of Aberdeen, according to a report filed by Trooper S.A. Locklear. Wade Kelly Suggs, 31, of the 200

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 22:10:57

She Met One of Her Chef Heroes, The Chef Was More Nervous

Molly McKenzie was in her element. There were four forks at the place setting, and should someone feel overwhelmed by the proper time to use which utensil, Molly would probably set them at ease. She perused the menu in front of her. It was eclectic, and the Sunburst Trout, thinly sliced but served r

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-22 14:21:00

Village Planners OK Rezoning for Town Home Development

The Pinehurst Planning and Zoning Board voted unanimously Thursday afternoon to recommend approval of a request to rezone land on Murdocksville Road for a 40-unit town home project after the developer revised his plans. Two weeks ago, the board delayed action after citing concerns about the appearan

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-21 21:52:00

SCC Holds BLET Graduation Ceremonies

The Sandhills Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program recently graduated three classes of cadets. Family, friends, faculty, and staff were present as the College honored them on Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the atrium of Blue Hall. Graduates and guests received a greeting from BLET D

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-21 16:48:00

County Commits to Financing Plan for Two Schools, 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

Aberdeen Planning Board Considers Habitat Subdivision Plan

A proposed 8-lot subdivision presented by Habitat for Humanity of the Sandhills was shelved by the Aberdeen Planning Board, to provide time for the organization to modify the road plan. As presented on Thursday, the new homes would be located on a 480 foot cul-de-sac with direct access to Thomas Av

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-22 03:34:00

Congressman Presents Aberdeen Fire Department with $400K Check

Rep. Richard Hudson visited Moore County on Thursday to a present a much-needed check to the Aberdeen Fire Department. The $486,611 grant was provided through the Department of Homeland Security's Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response, or SAFER, program. It will be used to partially fund

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-21 17:47:00

Pinehurst Man Faces Charges in Father's Stabbing

Police say a Pinehurst man was arrested Monday after stabbing his father multiple times with a kitchen knife. The assault occurred shortly after 9:30 p.m. at a home on Pearl Court, according to an incident report provided by the Pinehurst Police Department. Joseph Chavez, the 61-year-old victim, to

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-21 16:37:00

Need to know for Thursday, Sept. 21

1. Author talk: Daniel Wallace, author of six novels including "Big Fish,'' is the featured writer-in-residence today at the Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities. Wallace will read from his work; a light reception and book signing will follow. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. in the great room

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 09:31:00

Deputy SP Police Chief Graduates FBI Academy

Deputy Chief Nick Polidori, a 21-year veteran of the Southern Pines Police Department, was among the 224 law enforcement officers who recently graduated from the FBI National Academy program in Virginia. Students in the academy came from 48 states and 22 countries. They received advanced communicati

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-20 18:12:00

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

My Friend, My Critic: Recalling George Atherholt

"Some people die, others just run out of fuel." - Carmen Boullosa In March 1918, World War I was raging; Woodrow Wilson was president; the Spanish Flu, often called the deadliest plague in history, was just beginning; mystery writer Mickey Spillane, whose Mike Hammer novels sold over 200 million co

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-19 20:33:00

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

Lost Dog, Older Black Poodle Corgi Mix in Southern Pines (near Elks Club)

Area Lost: Southern Pines Elks Club area Closest Major Intersection: Morganton Rd. and May Street Owner's Full Name: Helen Causey Email: hcausey@nc.rr.com Zip: 28387 Southern Pines City: (910) 692-7703 Primary Phone: 910-692-7703 Additional Comments: Lost in Elks Club area 9/20/17 evening. Elderly d

PILOT.COM - 2017-09-21 15:24:00

Hoke Loop Road closed after fatal crash

The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating a fatal crash on Hoke Loop Road near Ellie Avenue at approximately 4 a.m. this morning. A sedan was traveling along Hoke Loop Road when it struck a utility pole, according to the press release. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Hoke Loop

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 12:33:57

School report cards reflect average

Eight of the nine schools in Montgomery County participating in the traditional State Accountability Model met or exceeded growth for 2016-2017. This was an improvement over last year's grades when only six of nine schools met or exceeded growth. All public schools in North Carolina are assigned an

MONTGOMERYHERALD.COM - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

Hudson to visit Uwharrie Mercantile, talk tax reform

TROY - U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson will visit Uwharrie Mercantile on Thursday to have a conversation about the challenges and prospects facing small businesses, as well as House Republicans' vision to advance comprehensive tax reform that spurs job creation and grows the economy. Uwharrie Mercantile, l

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 22:37:27