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Sandhills411 NEWS AROUND THE STATE for Oct. 22: Hundreds gather for funeral of slain North Carolina trooper TABOR CITY, N.C. (AP) — Hundreds of friends, family and colleagues have gathered for the funeral of a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper who was fatally shot during a traffic stop. Services for Trooper Kevin Conner took place Sunday at South Columbus High School in Tabor City. An outdoor ceremony was held on the school campus in lieu of a public graveside memorial. A private service was scheduled for family and close friends following the funeral. Conner, an 11-year veteran of the patrol, stopped a pickup truck last week on suspicion of speeding in rural Columbus County. Patrol First Sgt. Michael Baker said the driver shot Conner as he approached. Raheem Cole Dashanell Davis, a 20-year-old of Chadbourn, was later apprehended. He's charged with first-degree murder. He was an 11-year veteran of the patrol. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The fourth and final day of a downtown Raleigh arts festival that had already been rescheduled once due to Hurricane Florence has been scrapped due to strong, gusty winds. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that the last day of the four-day SPARKcon festival was called off Sunday after wind gusts overturned tents and tossed other gear and supplies overnight. In an early Sunday statement, event organizers said they were "calling a truce with Mother Nature" and canceling the festival's last day due before it got started. Sunday activities included music, street-painting and fashion events. The festival features more than 2,000 artists. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina wildlife facility will not be receiving a one-year-old giraffe as scheduled after an animal park in New York decided to call off the move. Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, had announced in September that Tajiri (tah-JEER'-ee) the giraffe would be moved in late October to the Carolina Wildlife Conservation Park, located in Harnett County. Tajiri is the offspring of April the giraffe. April's pregnancy drew more than 232 million YouTube live views during a seven-week period. But in a Saturday social media post, the New York facility announced it was forced to cancel Tajiri's transfer. It said "requirements and deadlines were not satisfied" to complete the animal's move. The North Carolina wildlife facility did not immediately return a Sunday email seeking comment. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run and searching for a motorist. A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department statement issued Saturday says Eric Ryan Elsea was hit by a car that failed to stop at the scene. His body was found in a roadway in the Hickory Grove area of Charlotte. Police say Elsea was not wearing any reflective clothing as he walked late Friday toward traffic. The street where he was hit has overhead lights but no sidewalk or shoulder. They say it appears that alcohol was a contributing factor. Detectives are searching for the driver of a white Ford F-350 pickup with a tool box in the bed that may have been involved in the fatal accident. HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police are investigating a double shooting outside a North Carolina bowling alley that has left one person dead. WGHP-TV reports that shots were fired early Saturday in the parking lot of the High Point Bowling Center. Two people were hit by gunfire. One person died at the scene. The other is being treated for serious injuries at a local hospital. Police have not immediately released the identity or any other information about the victims citing an ongoing investigation. They also have not released a possible motive for the gun violence. Amid a rash of shootings, High Point Police Chief Kenneth Schultz has recently spoken out against local gang activity. Detectives are asking anyone with information about the Saturday shooting to contact the High Point Police department. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nine North Carolina families left homeless by Hurricane Florence have received temporary housing from the federal government, which has a 600-family waiting list for the travel trailers and mobile homes. Officials said Friday that 10 travel trailers have been set up for nine families in Duplin, Onslow and Pender counties. A spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety says one family required two travel trailers. Two mobile homes were expected to be set up Friday. The temporary housing is available to people in the 10 counties where the Federal Emergency Management Agency has determined there isn't enough rental housing. At a news conference Friday, the FEMA federal coordinating officer for North Carolina said officials are moving "incredibly fast" on temporary housing. Florence made landfall Sept. 14 in North Carolina. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors say a North Carolina teenager's artistic ability and keen eye has helped make an arrest in her 2017 rape. News outlets report Wake County prosecutors said in court Thursday the girl was able to give police a drawing of the man she says had sexually assaulted her when she was 15. Prosecutors say she was raped in a Raleigh neighborhood as she was walking home from a swimming pool. County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman says sketches in such cases are usually done professionally, not by a victim. Prosecutors say the girl contacted authorities again after seeing the man's photo from a robbery on TV in February. They say 28-year-old Sean Thomas Klinek is charged with rape and other offenses. It's unclear if he has a lawyer who could comment. Copyright 2018, The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
2018-10-22T10:02:20+0000
Sandhills411 TODAY'S TOP STORY: The intensity of the fire and its proximity to other structures, necessitated the response of multiple fire stations from across the county. The structure collapsed, and firefighters used foam to extinguish the blaze.
Classic car destroyed by fire in West End - Sandhills Sentinel qoo.ly A West End homeowner was in his home watching T.V. Sunday when he heard two explosions outside. Emergency crews were paged to the 4900 block of U.S. Highway 211 around 2:30 p.m. to the property. Crews arrived on scene to find a large storage buildin
2018-10-22T00:05:11+0000
Sandhills411 TODAY'S TOP STORY: The intensity of the fire and its proximity to other structures, necessitated the response of multiple fire stations from across the county. The structure collapsed, and fire fighters used foam to extinguish the blaze.
Classic car destroyed by fire in West End - Sandhills Sentinel qoo.ly A West End homeowner was in his home watching T.V. Sunday when he heard two explosions outside. Emergency crews were paged to the 4900 block of U.S. Highway 211 around 2:30 p.m. to the property. Crews arrived on scene to find a large storage buildin
2018-10-21T23:54:27+0000
Sandhills411 UPDATE: To read story, please click link: http://qoo.ly/sv3hf STRUCTURE FIRE WEST END: On scene. Big traffic delays/backups on Hwy 211 in West End. Story to follow.
Classic car destroyed by fire in West End - Sandhills Sentinel qoo.ly A West End homeowner was in his home watching T.V. Sunday when he heard two explosions outside. Emergency crews were paged to the 4900 block of U.S. Highway 211 around 2:30 p.m. to the property. Crews arrived on scene to find a large storage buildin
2018-10-21T22:28:11+0000
Sandhills411 STRUCTURE FIRE WEST END: On scene. Big traffic delays/backups on Hwy 211 in West End. Story to follow. 2018-10-21T20:19:05+0000
Sandhills411 Carthage Mayor Lee McGraw reflected at the unveiling event on the importance of the murals to Carthage and to him personally.
Carthage unveils latest addition to the Mural Trail qoo.ly Carthage unveiled their third, and latest, addition to the Mural Trail Thursday. "When Tobacco was King" is painted on the Luke Marion Building at 104 North McNeil Street and looks back at how tobacco and tobacco growers put North Carolina on the map during the 1900
2018-10-21T15:56:26+0000
Sandhills411 TODAY IN HISTORY: Today is Sunday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2018. There are 71 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, 1971, President Richard Nixon nominated Lewis F. Powell and William H. Rehnquist to the U.S. Supreme Court. (Both nominees were confirmed.) On this date: In 1797, the U.S. Navy frigate Constitution, also known as "Old Ironsides," was christened in Boston's harbor. In 1879, Thomas Edison perfected a workable electric light at his laboratory in Menlo Park, N.J. In 1892, schoolchildren across the U.S. observed Columbus Day (according to the Gregorian date) by reciting, for the first time, the original version of "The Pledge of Allegiance," written by Francis Bellamy for The Youth's Companion. In 1917, members of the 1st Division of the U.S. Army training in Luneville (luhn-nay-VEEL'), France, became the first Americans to see action on the front lines of World War I. In 1941, superheroine Wonder Woman made her debut in All-Star Comics issue No. 8, published by All-American Comics, Inc. of New York. In 1962, the Seattle World's Fair closed after six months and nearly 10 million visitors. (President John F. Kennedy, scheduled to attend the closing ceremony, canceled because of what was described as a "head cold"; the actual reason turned out to be the Cuban Missile Crisis.) In 1966, 144 people, 116 of them children, were killed when a coal waste landslide engulfed a school and some 20 houses in Aberfan, Wales. In 1967, the Israeli destroyer INS Eilat was sunk by Egyptian missile boats near Port Said (sah-EED'); 47 Israeli crew members were lost. Tens of thousands of Vietnam War protesters began two days of demonstrations in Washington, D.C. In 1986, pro-Iranian kidnappers in Lebanon abducted American Edward Tracy (he was released in Aug. 1991). In 1991, American hostage Jesse Turner was freed by his kidnappers in Lebanon after nearly five years in captivity. In 1996, President Clinton's "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays in the military survived its first Supreme Court test. In 2001, Washington, D.C., postal worker Thomas L. Morris Jr. died of inhalation anthrax as officials began testing thousands of postal employees. Ten years ago: Dozens of members of the Mongol motorcycle gang were arrested by federal agents in six states on a variety of charges following a three-year investigation in which undercover agents infiltrated the group. Iraq's Cabinet decided to ask the U.S. for changes to the draft agreement that would keep American troops there for three more years. The former prime minister of Thailand, Thaksin Shinawatra (TAHK'-sin SHIN'-uh-wah), was convicted in absentia of corruption and sentenced to two years in prison. Five years ago: A seventh-grader at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nevada, shot and killed a teacher and wounded two classmates before taking his own life. Same-sex weddings began in New Jersey, the 14th state to recognize nuptials between gay partners. The San Francisco Bay Area's main commuter train system and its unions reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. One year ago: The five living former presidents appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert in Texas to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes. The Houston Astros reached the World Series for just the second time in the team's history, beating the New York Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series. Today's Birthdays: Actress Joyce Randolph is 94. Rock singer Manfred Mann is 78. Musician Steve Cropper (Booker T. & the MG's) is 77. Singer Elvin Bishop is 76. TV's Judge Judy Sheindlin is 76. Actor Everett McGill is 73. Musician Lee Loughnane (LAHK'-nayn) (Chicago) is 72. Actor Dick Christie is 70. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is 69. Actress LaTanya Richardson Jackson is 69. Musician Charlotte Caffey (The Go-Go's) is 65. Movie director Catherine Hardwicke is 63. Singer Julian Cope is 61. Rock musician Steve Lukather (Toto) is 61. Actor Ken Watanabe (wah-tah-NAH'-bee) is 59. Actress Melora Walters is 58. Rock musician Che (chay) Colovita Lemon is 48. Rock singer-musician Nick Oliveri (Mondo Generator) is 47. Christian rock musician Charlie Lowell (Jars of Clay) is 45. Actor Jeremy Miller is 42. Country singer Matthew Ramsey (Old Dominion) is 41. Actor Will Estes is 40. Actor Michael McMillian is 40. Reality TV star Kim Kardashian (kahr-DASH'-ee-uhn) West is 38. Actor Matt Dallas is 36. Actress Charlotte Sullivan is 35. Actor Aaron Tveit (tuh-VAYT') is 35. Actor Glenn Powell is 30. Country singer Kane Brown is 25. Thought for Today: "There are different kinds of wrong. The people sinned against are not always the best." — Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett, English author (1892-1969). Copyright 2018, The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
2018-10-21T13:20:22+0000
Sandhills411 The Southern Pines Police Department is seeking the assistance of the community identifying a person of interest in a larceny investigation. On October 16, 2018, a wallet was left at the Southern Pines Car Wash located on U.S. Highway 1, which was later taken by the male in the attached photograph(s). The male in the photograph(s) both arrived, and left the car wash as a passenger in a white Ford F-150 extended cab pickup truck, which is also pictured. Anyone with information on this person of interest, or the white Ford F-150, is asked to contact the Southern Pines Police Department at 910-692-7031, or the Southern Pines Police Department's Crime Tip Line at 910-693-4110. Anonymous information is always helpful and welcome. 2018-10-21T12:28:20+0000
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Sandhills411 Aberdeen Police Department NC 2018-10-21T10:53:21+0000
We want to help you help the victims of Hurrican Matthew and the resulting floods and power outages.   Thousands of our neighbors are still suffering in the aftermath of this terrible storm.   As it always does our communtiy has risen to the challenge and many of our listeners and local businesses have begun collecting donations for those most affected.   The list below is a growing and changing list of places that we have which are collecting donations or have offered assistance to those in need. If you would like to be added to this list please fill out the form at the bottom of the page.
Please report damage from Hurricane Matthew by calling 910-947-4380

This page is constantly being updated so please refresh often

Locations Accepting Donations get added to this list

Applebees
1403 N Sandhills Blvd
Aberdeen, NC
Accepting:  Any and all donations

Carthage Police Department
4396 US Hwy 15-501 
Carthage, NC
Accepting:  Any and all donations

Crossroads Ford Lincoln Mercury
1010 Old US Hwy 1
Southern Pines, NC
Accepting:  Any and all donations

Dereda Porter State Farm
355 Pinehurst Ave
Southern Pines, NC
Accepting:  Any and all donations

Dugans Pub
#2 Market Square
Pinehurst, NC
Accepting:  Any and all donations

Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina
195 Sandy Avenue
Southern Pines, NC
Accepting:  Any and all donations

Living on the Bliss
168 NW Broad St
Southern Pines, NC
Accepting:  Food and Clothing

Moore County Schools
All locations
Accepting:  Any and all donations

Muirfield Broadcasting
200 Short Street
Southern Pines, NC
Accepting:  Any and all donations

New Home Baptist Church
1000 Lobelia Road
Vass, NC
Call Sharon Council at 910-639-4048
Accepting:  Any and all donations

Overton Body Shop
110 Sandy Ave
Southern Pines, NC
Accepting:  Any and all donations

Peak Resources - Pinelake
801 Pinehurst Avenue
Carthage, NC
Accepting:  Any and all donations

Red Door Real Estate
122 W Pensylvania Ave.
Southern Pines, NC
Accepting:  Any and all donations

TriCity Auto Sales
200 Pinehurst Ave
Southern Pines, NC
Accepting:  Any and all donations

UNCP
Wellons Hall, suite C
Pembroke, NC
Accepting:  Any and all donations

Area Shelter Locations


Location: Moore County Ag Building
Address: 707 Pinehurst Ave. Carthage, NC 28327


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