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Becky Smith Carlson formally announces her candidacy for an At-Large seat on the Moore County Board of Education.

Becky is a lifelong resident of Moore County. A Pinecrest High School graduate, she proudly attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and obtained a B.S. in Criminal Justice.

With two children currently in Moore County public schools, Becky can frequently be found volunteering in the schools and on the ball fields. Becky has served as a P.T.A. officer at Academy Heights and West Pine Middle School. She is an active member of the Pinecrest Band Boosters.

Becky has worked extensively in the criminal justice system. A former probation officer, Becky currently assists the Court by providing sentencing recommendations to the Court. Becky is a certified General Instructor and has taught Basic Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Firearms. Becky worked for the Moore County Schools as a Licensure Analyst. She is currently a part-time instructor at Sandhills Community College.

She has volunteered her expertise to assist youth in community programs such as Moore Buddies, Juvenile Crime Prevention Council and the Criminal Justice Partnership Advisory Board. As part of a federal grant, she was selected to conduct a Comprehensive Gang Assessment. These experiences give her a unique perspective on youth and education that would bring a robust dialogue to the Board and its policies.
Becky believes that learning is a lifelong process. "We are educating children for future jobs that haven't even been imagined yet". She is committed to continuing the core values of the Board of Education:

- Close the achievement gap
- Focus on literacy K-12
- Ensure students are future ready
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Becky is committed to the educational success of every Moore County student. She welcomes your comments and questions. Please feel free to contact her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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Local News

  • Father Of Murder Victim Speaks Out +

    On December 10, 2017 the life of Sammy Brower and his family was forever changed when his son 23 year Read More
  • NCDOT Hard At Work In Moore County Sunday +

    Extra plows brought in to help with road clearing efforts Sunday. Read More
  • Freezing Temps Takes Continued Toll On Sandhills +

    The extreme cold weather that has surrounded the region this past week continues to cause problems across the Sandhills. Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Cameron Man Charged With Indecent Liberties & Statutory Sexual Offense Saturday +

    The Moore County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Cameron man on indecent liberties & statutory sexual offense charges Saturday. Read More
  • Sheriff’s Deputies Seek Suspects In Home Invasion Friday Night In Carthage Area +

    The Moore County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a Home Invasion that occurred in the Carthage Area of Moore County Read More
  • Eagle Springs Man Arrested For Breaking And Entering In The West End Area +

    Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of Benjamin Lamar Kennedy for multiple larcenies to include the Breaking and Entering of Read More
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Obituaries

  • Richard Theodore Schalz (Ted) Obituary +

    Richard Theodore Schalz (Ted) passed away peacefully at age 92 with his family by his side at Fox Hollow Assisted Read More
  • Joanne Annette Leach of Aberdeen Obituary +

    Joanne Annette Leach, 72 of Aberdeen, NC died peacefully at her home on January 9, 2018. Read More
  • Teresa (Terri) Marie Boles of West End Obituary +

    Teresa (Terri) Marie Boles, 68, of West End, NC, died January 11, 2018 at Kingswood Nursing Center in Aberdeen, NC. Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • Ambulance Overturns In Thursday Night Wreck +

    Two Injured & Highway Partially Blocked After Accident Between A Passenger Car And An Ambulance Thursday Read More
  • Pinebluff House Damaged In Overnight Fire +

    It was 9 degrees outside just after 1:30 am when emergency responders from 5 fire departments were called to a Read More
  • One Person Airlifted After Friday Vehicle Accident +

    One person was airlifted and the roadway was temporarily blocked after a single vehicle accident outside of Whispering Pines Friday. Read More
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