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At Aberdeen Times, we work closely every day with EMS and local law enforcement, among others. Tuesday instead of reporting on a scene, our Editor and founder, Billy Marts found himself being the scene of a medical emergency.

Thankfully, those expertly trained EMS workers and staff at FirstHealth were quick to respond and he is on the mend. His wife Beth would like to send a huge "Thank you" to all who responded to the scene and also the staff at Moore Regional.We are all grateful for the wonderful care he has received. It is a heck of a way to get some much-needed rest but we will see to it that he does. We have taken the liberty of hiding his cell phone and scanner so he can get all the rest the doctor orders.

Beth and I, along with our wonderful team will do our very best to keep the news coming. Please be patient with us as we get our footing. It is very hard to fill the shoes of someone like Billy. Have no fear as it will not be long before Billy is back on the job. We realize that we can never do breaking news as well as he does but we will try our best.

Many of you have asked about sending cards and I am sure Billy would enjoy that. The address is:
Billy Marts, PO Box 546, Aberdeen, NC 28315

Many thanks to all of you, our loyal Aberdeen Times readers!

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Local News

  • Moore County Heat Wins NTBA National Championship 5th Grade Division +

    The Moore County Heat basketball team brings the NTBA National Championship 5th Grade Division to Moore County at a tournament Read More
  • 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
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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

  • Savannah Sloan Saunders Of Carthage Obituary +

    Savannah Sloan Saunders, age 34, of Carthage was called to her heavenly home Saturday, July 22, 2017, from a tragic Read More
  • 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
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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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