News: Moore County

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Lieutenant finishes training certificate program at academy

Police Lt. Robert L. Heaton recently completed the Tactical Training Certificate Program at the North Carolina Justice Academy; the program is designed to recognize the achievement of law enforcement professionals


Jan. 23, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Ellmers supports abortion bill following GOP backlash

After withdrawing her co-sponsorship from a bill that would ban abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy, which generated much GOP backlash, 2nd district Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-Harnett, said Thursday she would support the bill.


Jan. 21, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

MOORE COUNTY: Southern Pines man sustains 'non-life threatening' injuries in shooting

The victim of a Friday shooting in Southern Pines sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to the Moore County Sheriff's Office.


Jan. 18, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

NCDOT: More than 1,600 trucks could be used in fracking operations

Lee County residents could expect to see more than 1,600 trucks for each hydraulic fracturing operation that comes to the area, which could cause extensive road and bridge damage and take weeks to repair, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation.


Jan. 13, 2015 @ 06:28 PM

Planning for the worst

Fueling up vehicles, checking chainsaws and taking stock of the city's salt and sand supplies were just some of the preparations that kept city of Sanford employees busy


Jan. 12, 2015 @ 02:09 PM

Herald seeks community nominations for awards

The Herald is soliciting nominations for two of its most prestigious honors: Citizen of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award.


Jan. 07, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Fifteen graduate from basic law enforcement training

Fifteen individuals recently graduated from the Central Carolina Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training program. The graduation was held Dec. 18, 2014, at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center in Sanford.


Jan. 03, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Getting the job done

“We speak for those that have no voice.”


Dec. 31, 2014 @ 08:55 AM

Foul play not suspected as a factor in death

Officials say foul play is not suspected in the death of a Moore County woman, whose body was found Friday night.

 

Dec. 31, 2014 @ 04:54 AM

Unemployment rate decreased in Lee County in November

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 72 of North Carolina’s counties in November, including Lee, while increasing in 20 and remaining unchanged in eight, according to data released Tuesday by the N.C. Department of Commerce — Division of Employment Security.


Dec. 05, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

MOORE SHERIFF: Two arrested for selling controlled substances

Two Jackson Springs residents were arrested this week on allegations of selling prescription pills in the West End area — according to the Moore County Sheriff’s Office.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Slicing the pie

Earlier this week, six area nonprofits were told they would receive a combined $45,000 but didn’t know the exact amount. During a Thanksgiving dinner at Golden Corral Thursday, the organization behind the donations sliced its philanthropic pie.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Three charged in Carthage shooting

The Moore County Sheriff’s Office has made three arrests in connection with a shooting in Carthage last weekend.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Aberdeen police search for missing Cameron woman

The Aberdeen Police Department is looking for a missing Cameron woman last seen on Nov. 5.


Nov. 16, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Nurse receives Veterans Day surprise from husband

Registered nurse Tonia Golden walked into an exam room in the Emergency Department at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Tuesday night expecting to find a patient with chest pain or something equally serious.


Nov. 05, 2014 @ 04:21 PM

General election results

General election results
Nov. 4


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Two charged in murder of Seagrove man

Two Asheboro residents have been charged in the Aug. 23 murder of a Seagrove potter, according to the Moore County Sheriff’s office.


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Jury trial measure on ballot

When voters go to the polls this election, they may see an item on the ballot they weren’t expecting — a constitutional amendment allowing a person accused of a criminal offense to waive their right to a trial by jury.


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 11:19 AM

Ellmers and Aiken far apart on ideals, issues

A onetime American Idol contestant and a nurse turned congressman are opposing each other in a race for the U.S. House of Representatives District 2 seat


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Two arrested after yearlong drug investigation in Cameron

Two area men were arrested Tuesday morning on charges of trafficking methamphetamines after a yearlong drug investigation conducted in the Cameron area of Moore County, which led to the seizure of $17,340 worth of drugs, according to the Moore County Sheriff's Office.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Hopefuls spar over spending, jobs at forum

N.C. Senate District 12 and House District 54 candidates discussed the problem with the legislature’s spending — or lack of — and also touched on other contentious issues such as fracking and teacher pay at a forum Tuesday hosted by The Sanford Herald.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Second arrest made in 2013 shooting death of Southern Pines man

A second arrest has been made in the 2013 shooting death of a Southern Pines man, according to the Moore County Sheriff's Office.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

DC gridlock key in Ellmers-Aiken debate for U.S. House seat

Conservative Republican incumbent Renee Ellmers and Democratic ex-entertainer Clay Aiken on Monday each blamed the other's party for dysfunctional government, claimed that they had better ideas to solve the country's problems, and that their opponent would be little more than a tool for party bosses.


Oct. 03, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Changing the rules — again

State of North Carolina attorneys, at the instruction of Gov. Pat McCrory, have petitioned U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to halt same-day registration


Oct. 03, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Carthage man charged in marijuana bust; over $100,000 worth seized

The Moore County Sheriff’s Office has made one arrest and seized more than $100,000 worth of marijuana after a search warrant reportedly revealed a marijuana manufacturing operation outside of a Carthage residence on Wednesday.