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Moore County Animal Operations is excited to announce our 2016 achievements. Moore County Government supported the Animal Center throughout 2016 by promoting dogs and cats for adoption through discounted rate specials.

This combined with continued efforts of staff and volunteers to advertise available pets through the internet, publications, radio and word of mouth has produced an unprecedented annual Live Release Rate of 67%.

In addition, thanks in large part to a number of Moore County initiatives to promote spay and neuter, the Animal Center admitted 452 fewer animals and 355 fewer animals were euthanized than in 2015. As Moore County’s only Open Admission shelter (meaning no animals are turned away), the Animal Center faces the daily challenge of placing homeless pets.

Many of these pets are sick or unfriendly when they arrive, however, by working with the community and using every available resource, more and more of these pets are finding homes. This is made possible by developing relationships with adoption partners, networking with neighboring agencies, utilizing foster homes and partnering with local businesses.

With this good news in mind, the Animal Center anticipates 2017 will be another stellar year of saving lives

 

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Local News

  • Local Activist To Appear On National Documentary +

    Local LGBT activists to express their outrage with Trump administration on national documentary series Read More
  • Quantico Tactical® Named a Defense Logistics Agency Gold Superior Supplier for 2017 +

    First time eligible for consideration, Quantico Tactical® receives Gold Level Status as one of twelve Superior Suppliers for consistent performance, Read More
  • Aberdeen Times Facebook Page Passes 30,000 Likes/Followers +

    We are excited to share that this week we have passed 30,000 Followers & Likes on our Aberdeen Times Facebook Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Distraction Scammer Alert +

    Law enforcement officials in Wake County have received multiple reports of scammers posing as flooring salesmen and targeting the elderly. These Read More
  • Sheriff’s Office Investigating Aberdeen Home Invasion +

    The Moore County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a Home Invasion that occurred off of Fellowship Way in Aberdeen, North Read More
  • Eagle Springs Man Faces Charges After Search Warrant +

    $125,000 Secure Bond For Man Arrested On Numerous Drug Charges Read More
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Obituaries

  • Virginia Winters Oliver of Pinehurst Obituary +

    Virginia Winters Oliver, 94, of Pinehurst, entered fully into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 24 Read More
  • Gertrude Maness Duguay of Carthage Obituary +

    Gertrude Maness Duguay, age 78 of Carthage died Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Peak Resources - Pinelake in Carthage. Read More
  • Florence Elizabeth "Ann" Bryant Haskell Obituary +

    Florence Elizabeth "Ann" Bryant Haskell wife of the late Stephen Lee "Cat" Haskell of North Carolina, passed away on Saturday, Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • Multiple Departments Respond To Large Barn Fire Monday Outside Southern Pines +

    Units from eight local fire departments responded to a large barn fire outside of Southern Pines Monday afternoon. Read More
  • Tractor Trailer Jackknifes Puncturing Fuel Tank Blocking Highway Monday +

    A tractor trailer jackknifed in the highway puncturing its fuel tank Monday afternoon and blocking the highway. Read More
  • Man & Dogs Escape Injury After Rollover Accident Outside Southern Pines +

    A man and his three dogs escaped without serious injuries after the Chevrolet Silverado he was driving overturned Sunday. Read More
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