Articles

Weekly Feature by Columnist J.D. "Dusty" Rhoades: CPAC

A couple of weeks ago, the right wing faithful gathered in a northern Virginia hotel for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC. CPAC is kind of like Burning Man for wingnuts, the main difference being that everyone keeps their clothes on, at least in public, for which may the Lord make us truly thankful.

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Weekly Feature by Columnist J.D. Rhoades: Remember When

Hey, remember when everyone on the right got their knickers in a twist when a report came out that Michelle Obama had ordered lobster from room service at a New York hotel (a claim later debunked)? Remember when they griped and complained (and the press tut-tutted) about the cost of the Obamas taking vacations in Hawaii, even though that’s where Mr. Obama actually grew up and records showed that they paid for those vacations out of their own money?

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Weekly Feature by Columnist J.D. "Dusty" Rhoades: The Press Conference That Wasn't

So I caught part of President Trump’s latest press conference while eating lunch Thursday. I’ve since watched the whole thing on video. I’ve reviewed the transcript of it online. And I have come to an inescapable conclusion: There is something seriously wrong inside the head of the President of the United States.  What began as an opportunity to introduce Mr. Trump’s new nominee for Labor Secretary, R. Alexander Acosta, rapidly degenerated into the usual airing of the grievances, resentments, and narcissistic obsessions of one Donald J. Trump.

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Local News

  • Farmer’s Market Set to Open at Moore County Health Department Starting May 1st +

    Beginning Monday, May 1st, and continuing every Monday from 10:30am until 1:00pm throughout the summer, local produce from local farmers Read More
  • Pinehurst Woman Wins Ms. North Carolina Senior America Pageant April 22nd +

    Saturday, April 22nd, the MS North Carolina Senior America Pageant was the center of excitement for ten beautiful and talented Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Sheriff Godfrey Notifies Citizens Of Phone Scams Intended To Solicit Money +

    Sheriff Neil Godfrey would like to make everyone aware of several phone scams intended to solicit money. Read More
  • Two Men Convicted of Voter Fraud In Moore County This Month +

    Two local men were convicted on Voter Fraud charges this month in a Moore County courtroom. Dalton Shane Smith, of Read More
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Obituaries

  • Gary Wayne McDonald of Aberdeen Obituary +

    Gary Wayne McDonald, 57, of Aberdeen died Thursday April 27, 2017 at his residence. Read More
  • Foy “Buddy” Oxendine Of Pinebluff Obituary +

    Foy “Buddy” Oxendine, age 84, of Pinebluff, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • US Highway 1 Blocked After Vehicle Overturns In Thursday Evening Accident +

    One person was injured and both northbound lanes of US Highway 1 were blocked after a two vehicle accident in Read More
  • 3 Injured In Construction Accident Wednesday Outside Vass +

    Three men were injured Wednesday afternoon when a section of roof trussing collapsed on a construction site outside of Vass. Read More
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