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Police seek ‘armed and dangerous’ shooting suspect

Police seek ‘armed and dangerous’ shooting suspect

Staff report LAURINBURG — A 20-year-old Laurinburg man is wanted by authorities for allegedly shooting into a moving vehicle. The Laurinburg Police Department said Devonta Jameel Monroe, of Glenn Street,… Read more »

Celebrate Dr. Coe’s birthday at Town Creek Indian Mound

Celebrate Dr. Coe’s birthday at Town Creek Indian Mound

MOUNT GILEAD — There’s a party at Town Creek Indian Mound thrown by the staff and everyone is invited. Come celebrate the birth of the “Godfather or North Carolina Archaeology,” Dr…. Read more »

Flag flies during Firecracker distance runs

Flag flies during Firecracker distance runs

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * December 2014: Exercise, connection at center of new veterans group PINEHURST — Eighteen members of Team Red, White and Blue started out from Lewis Cannon Park… Read more »

Traffic stop results in felony drug charges

Traffic stop results in felony drug charges

CARTHAGE — A Jackson Springs man was arrested June 30 during a narcotics investigation in the Pinebluff area. Moore County sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop during which deputies found… Read more »

Boy, 10, dies in car crash

Boy, 10, dies in car crash

By Chuck Hubbard Wilkes Journal-Patriot A 10-year-old boy from Concord was killed in a rear-end collision late Wednesday morning on U.S. 421 Business in North Wilkesboro at the intersection with Brickyard… Read more »

$2.7 million to be awarded to sexual harassment victims

$2.7 million to be awarded to sexual harassment victims

Scotland County public housing agency, 2 former employees to settle Staff report * Dec. 10, 2014 – Justice Dept. files suit against housing agency Lawyers for 16 women who alleged… Read more »

New deputy chief makes history

New deputy chief makes history

PINEHURST — Ricky Gooch was sworn in on Monday, June 29 as the new deputy chief for the Village of Pinehurst. With his promotion, Gooch becomes the first Pinehurst officer… Read more »

Public meeting scheduled for NC 2 corridor study

Public meeting scheduled for NC 2 corridor study

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Transportation, the Village of Pinehurst, the Town of Southern Pines and Moore County will join together to hold an informal public meeting on Thursday, July 9 about the Midland Road (N.C…. Read more »

Navy veteran pitches his way into major leagues

Navy veteran pitches his way into major leagues

Editor’s note: This article was first published in The American Legion Magazine and is published here with permission. Mitch Harris was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 13th… Read more »

Ellerbe, Hamlet to host Independence Day festivities

Ellerbe, Hamlet to host Independence Day festivities

Watermelon races, music, fireworks highlight July 4th fun By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * 2014 PDP coverage – Ellerbe – Hamlet Ellerbe Lions Club Park is the place to be on… Read more »

Safe driving campaign continues over July 4 holiday

Safe driving campaign continues over July 4 holiday

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will team with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the State Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies over the July 4 holiday weekend for… Read more »

Caught: Escaped murderer back behind bars

Caught: Escaped murderer back behind bars

Staff report POLKTON — Law enforcement authorities across the region are on the lookout for escaped murder convict Kristopher McNeil. McNeil allegdly scaled a fence early Saturday morning and escaped… Read more »

Flash Flood Warning in effect

Flash Flood Warning in effect

Staff report RICHMOND COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning through 1:15 a.m. Saturday for central Richmond County and all of Scotland County. The warning… Read more »

Jackson Springs man held on $750K bond

Jackson Springs man held on $750K bond

CARTHAGE — Moore County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Jackson Springs man on Thursday after a search warrant of his Shaver Lane home. Deputies and officers from Pinehurst Police Department executed… Read more »

Green to serve NCHSAA president

Green to serve NCHSAA president

CHAPEL HILL — Maurice Green, superintendent of the Guilford County schools, will serve as president of the North Carolina High School Board of Directors for the 2015-16 academic year. Green has been elevated to president… Read more »

The task at hand is to teach, love, understand

The task at hand is to teach, love, understand

More than 80 gather for prayer vigil in wake of Charleston massacre By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 300 images * Video – the Negro National… Read more »

NC Forest Service crews aid Alaska wildfire

NC Forest Service crews aid Alaska wildfire

The North Carolina Forest Service has dispatched two hand crews to work on the 2,600 acre Anaconda Creek Fire in Alaska. The blaze, located approximately 27 miles northeast of Fairbanks,… Read more »

8 complete volunteer training at Scotland County hospice

8 complete volunteer training at Scotland County hospice

LAURINBURG — Hospice of Scotland County welcomes 8 new volunteers who completed the 12 hours of training required to serve as Patient and Family Care volunteers on June 18. Pictured,… Read more »

150 adult learners ready to ‘take the next step’

150 adult learners ready to ‘take the next step’

By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET — Richmond Community College held a graduation ceremony June 18 for students from Richmond and Scotland counties who completed either the Adult High… Read more »

Deputy saves 3-month-old locked in car

Deputy saves 3-month-old locked in car

Sgt Mike Woods of the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Emergency Operations Center for a report of a ”child locked inside a vehicle.” While in route… Read more »

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