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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

  • Perdue Operations in North Carolina Receive NC Department of Labor Safety Awards Including Eagle Springs Hatchery +

    Salisbury, MD. – The combined commitment to workplace safety by Perdue and its associates netted NC Department of Labor Safety Read More
  • U.S. Kids Golf World Championship Returns To The Sandhills For The 12th Year +

    Volunteers are still needed for the world’s largest junior golf championship which will be played in Pinehurst, Southern Pines, West Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Carthage Man Arrested On Several Drug Related Charges Thursday +

    A Carthage man was arrested by the Moore County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday May 25, 2017 on several drug related Read More
  • Hoke Sheriff Announces Investigation Into Wednesday Shooting +

    The Hoke County Sheriff Office; Sheriff Hubert A. Peterkin, announces on May 24, 2017 at 9:40 p.m. Hoke County Sheriff Read More
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Obituaries

  • Willis Gerald Calcutt of Southern Pines Obituary +

    Willis Gerald Calcutt of Southern Pines, NC, went to join our Lord and his beloved wife, Johnsie Maxine Caddell Calcutt Read More
  • C. John Joseph Casey Obituary +

    Jack Casey passed away peacefully Wednesday at the St Joseph’s of the Pines Retirement Community in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • 19 Vehicle Accidents Across Moore County Tuesday +

    With today’s rain soaked roads there have already been 19 motor vehicle accidents reported on Moore County roadways in the Read More
  • 4 Injured In Wreck Outside Carthage Sunday Evening +

    Four people were injured in a single vehicle accident outside of Carthage Sunday evening. The wreck happened around 6:30 pm Read More
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Local Weather

Stock Market

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