Editorials

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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Our Community IS Worth It!

Our Community IS Worth It!

As a business organization that serves over 650 members and represents over 20,000 employees

our primary mission is to foster a vibrant community within which our members can flourish.

 One key component to fostering such success is the provision of excellent schools. Whether you

have a child in the public schools or not, as a member of this community one needs to be aware

of the extreme budgetary risks the Moore County schools are facing for the 2017-2018 academic

year, and the potential long term damage that could be felt as a result of inaction toward a

positive outcome .

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Letters to the Editor: Eight Long Years

Letter to the editor:

For eight long years we Americans have waited for obamacare to be repealed!

Republicans have used this repeal promise to get re-elected. It appears this

is a False Promise: a Betrayal.

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Local News

  • BREAKING NEWS: from the Raeford News-Journal +

    BREAKING: The State Bureau of Investigation is raiding the Hoke County government office building on Main Street inRaeford at 5 p.m. Read More
  • Elizabeth Dole Foundation Announces Nancy White of West End as 2017 Fellow +

    Elizabeth Dole Foundation Announces Nancy White of West End as 2017 Fellow Local West End Resident and Military and Veteran Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Aberdeen man arrested for fraudulently attempting to obtain a controlled-substance +

    Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of an Aberdeen man for fraudulently attempting to obtain a controlled-substance.   Read More
  • Lillington man arrested for trafficking in opiates and fraudulently obtaining controlled substances +

    Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of a Lillington man for trafficking in opiates and fraudulently obtaining controlled-substances. Read More
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Obituaries

  • Stanley Carlton Cagle Obituary +

    Stanley Carlton Cagle 63, died Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at his home. Read More
  • Dolores Schroeder Kirsch Obituary +

    Dolores Schroeder Kirsch, age 93, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at St. Joseph of the Pines Health Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • Rear End Collision US1 & Hwy 5 in Aberdeen +

    One person was transorted to Firsthealth Moore Regional by EMS from the scene of an accident at the intersection of Read More
  • Pedestrian Struck Hwy 211 in Aberdeen +

    Authorities were called to the scene of a pedestrian struck at the ALCO on Hwy 211 just outside of Aberdeen Read More
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Local Weather

Stock Market

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