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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

  • The Moore County Literacy Council Is Offering Tutor Training In August +

    Become A Volunteer Tutor And Make A Difference In The Life Of An Adult! Read More
  • Girl Scouts Learn About American Patriotism Through Council Patch Program +

    Raleigh, NC — Today’s girls are interested in getting out of the norm and discovering their interests and passions. This Read More
  • Pinehurst Resident Named NLN Academy Of Nursing Education Fellow +

    The University of North Carolina Greensboro School Of Nursing is pleased to announce that Pinehurst resident Yolanda M. VanRiel will Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Sheriff Godfrey Announces Arrest Of Robbins Man Wanted On Numerous Felony Drug Offenses +

    On July 20, 2017 deputies responded to a call of suspicious vehicle located in the Robbins area of Moore County. Read More
  • Sheriff Announces Arrest For The Sexual Assault Of A 15 Year Old Female +

    Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of Paul McRae for the sexual assault of a 15 year old female. Read More
  • Police Seek Assistance Locating Runaway Teen +

    The Aberdeen Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance locating a possible runaway teenager. Read More
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Obituaries

  • William Walter McCrimmon Obituary +

    William Walter McCrimmon, 81, passed away, Friday, July 21, 2017. Read More
  • Mr. Leroy Lockwood of Ft Washington, MD, formerly of Southern Pines Obituary +

    Mr. Leroy Lockwood, 53, of Ft Washington, MD, formerly of Southern Pines, NC, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in Ft Read More
  • Mrs. Emma Jane Goldston Waddell of Columbia, SC, formerly of Southern Pines Obituary +

    Mrs. Emma Jane Goldston Waddell, 95, of Columbia, SC, formerly of Southern Pines, NC, died Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • Sunday Afternoon Storm Leaves Power Outages & Downed Trees In Southern Moore County +

    A heavy downpour of rain combined with intense wind gust swept across Moore County Sunday afternoon between 4:00 pm and Read More
  • Local Woman Dies In Fatal Saturday Wreck +

    A Vass woman died in a single vehicle accident Saturday night outside of Cameron. Read More
  • One Injured In Two Vehicle Collision On 24/27 Thursday Outside Cameron +

    Emergency responders were dispatched to a two vehicle collision Thursday morning on NC 24/27 at the intersection of Grady Road Read More
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