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Moore County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced that Moore County deputies have one suspect in custody for the murder of a 63 year old man found this morning at Union Pines Drive in Carthage.
Kevin Vaughn of Broadway, NC is currently being held with no bond for murder.
The investigation is on-going and the victim’s name will be released once the victim’s next of kin have been notified.
2017-06-25T01:45:09+0000
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Moore County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced that two Moore County Sheriff’s deputies were involved in a shooting this evening in the Carthage area.
At 7:02 pm, Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a domestic call at 176 White Oak Street in Carthage. When they arrived, they were confronted by an armed male subject. The suspected pointed his weapon at one deputy and the deputy shot him once in the leg.
The Sheriff’s deputies were not injured and the male suspect has been transported to a hospital with a gunshot wound to the left thigh.
Following standard practice, Sheriff Godfrey has requested the SBI to conduct the investigation of the shooting incident.
2017-06-24T03:50:01+0000
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Moore County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of two individuals for drug and weapons violations following the execution of a search warrant in the West End area of Moore County.
On June 22, 2017 the Moore County Sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant of 122 Sugar Hill Lane, West End, North Carolina. During the search of the residence, deputies seized: an SKS (Samozaryadnyj Karabin System) rifle, an assault rifle, two semi-automatic pistols, assorted ammunition, 28 grams of marijuana, 15 dosage units of Clonazepam, a schedule IV controlled-substance, digital scales and plastic baggies. Total street value of seized drugs is approximately $1,800.00.
Arrested:
Shaquan Marice Legrand, 22 Years of Age
122 Sugar Hill Lane
West End, North Carolina
Keandre Baretta Legrand, 17 Years of Age
122 Sugar Hill Lane
West End, North Carolina
S haquan Legrand was charged with: four counts of the possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, the possession with the intent to sell and deliver marijuana, felony maintaining a vehicle for the storage of a controlled substance and the possession of drug paraphernalia. Shaquan Legrand was placed in the Moore County Detention Center and given a $350,000 secured bond with a July 11, 2017 District Court date.
Keandre Legrand was charged with: possession with the intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession with the intent to sell and deliver Clonazepam, a schedule IV controlled-substance, the felony maintaining of a vehicle for the storage of a controlled substance and the possession of drug paraphernalia. Keandre Legrand was placed in the Moore County Detention Center and given a $50,000 secured bond with a July 11, 2017 Moore County District Court date.
2017-06-24T03:49:34+0000
Sandhills411 Want to see what 4th of July fun you can enjoy with your kids? Looking for a place to watch fireworks with your friends and family? Visit the Star 102.5FM Holiday Events page to see where things will be "poppin" on Independence Day this year! 2017-06-23T12:59:17+0000
Sandhills411 2017-06-23T12:41:42+0000
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Southern Pines Recreation and Parks SP Rec Helps Make the Summer Special with Fun Camps
Southern Pines Recreation & Parks Department specializes in making good summers great with its many day camps. Pre-registration is required for all day camps.
For more information and for your convenience, on line payments at www.southernpines.net/recreation no maximum amount and only $2 convenience fee.
Always a favorite, KinderFun Camp for ages 3-6 years (must be potty trained) offers Sing Alongs, Music, Dramatics, Art, Group Dynamics, Fun, Play. M-F, 9:00-11:30 am at Douglass Community Ctr (1185 W. Penn. Ave). THIS PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY THE ARTS COUNCIL OF MOORE COUNTY AND THE N.C. ARTS COUNCIL, A DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES.
Openings are available for the following sessions:
Session 2 June 26-30 Holiday Hoopla
Session 3 July 10-14 The Great Outdoors at Weymouth Woods
Session 4 July 17-21 Summer Adventures
Session 5 July 24-28 Outrageous Science II

Summer Explorers Full Day Camp: Play is our thing and everyone is encouraged to participate. Ages 5-13. 8 am-5:30 pm. Call the SP Rec Office for availability.

Jr. Cheerleading Camp is an energetic camp combines Tumbling, Dance, Crafts, Making New Friends, Cheering, Exercising, Showing Your Spirit, and Fun ‘n Games. Openings are available for the following sessions:
Session 2 July 10-14, 8:30-11:30 am, ages: 3-5 at DCC
Session 3 July 10-14, 12:30-4:00 pm, ages:6-11 at DCC
Session 4 Aug. 7-11, 9 am-4 pm, ages: 5-11 at Train House
Session 5 Aug. 14-18, 8:30-11:30 am, ages:3-5 at Train House
Session 6 Aug. 14-18, 12:30-4 pm, ages: 6-11at Train House

We just opened a few spaces in Fire Academy Camp for ages 7-13. July 17-20, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm at SP Fire Dept.
Summer Science Camp for ages 7-11. Learning has never been so much fun! Experiments include: Magnetism, Density, Forces & Motion, Adhesion & Cohesion, Atoms, Molecules &Their Buddies, Chemical Reactions, Air Pressure and more at Douglass Com. Ctr.
Session 2: July 10-14
Session 3: July 24-28
Session 4: Aug. 14-18: 8 am-2 pm

Crafty Kids Creation Camps are designed for youth ages 7 and above. With Ms. Karen Fellema leading, your child is guaranteed to create a variety of crafts. 9:00 am-3:00 pm at the Train Station. Openings are available for the following sessions:
Session 6 July 24-28 Christmas in July
Session 7 Aug. 7-11 String Art & Weaving
Session 9 Aug. 21-25 Recycle Art

Clay Camp for ages 5 through teens. Working with real Potters Clay and using glazes. Monday & Tuesday: Hand building 6 projects. Wednesday: painting 4 clay shapes. Thursday: No camp Kiln day. Friday: Paint 6 projects from Monday & Tuesday. M, T, W, F, 10 am-12 pm at Train Station. Openings are available for the following sessions:
Session 2: July 31-Aug. 4

We haven’t forgotten the adults . . . Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga on June 24, 5:30-7:30 pm Sunset Class is the perfect way to Enjoy the tranquil beauty of Reservoir Park while transforming your body and mind. Join Southern Pines Recreation & Parks and SUP-Pines for a 2 hour Stand-Up Paddle Board Yoga class great for varying degrees of yoga experience. Request a paddleboard and personal flotation device (PFD) to be included in your fees—or bring your own.

Detailed information for these camps and many more can be found in our Spring/Summer 2017 Brochure and on line at www.southernpines.net/recreation .

Pre-registration is required for the activities. Contact the Southern Pines Recreation & Parks Department at 692-2463 for details or visit us on the web at southernpines.net/recreation.
2017-06-23T12:40:21+0000
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Moore County LEO Acoustic Benefit Moore County LEO Acoustic Benefit On Saturday, July 15, 2017, the Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association will be hosting a benefit concert in Aberdeen, North Carolina. This concert is taking place with the specific purpose of raising funds for three specific reasons: to assist an Aberdeen Police Officer following the untimely death of his two year old child, to assist a Police Dispatcher from the Southern Pines Police Department who has been diagnosed with cancer, and to better position the Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association to provide benevolent assistance to our members and their families in the future.

Saturday, July 15th, 2017 @ Down Memory Lane 161 Dawkins Street, Aberdeen, NC 7:00pm-10:30pm. Ages 21 and up. Ticket Price $30.00

Tickets can be purchased at:
The Southern Pines Police Department M-F 9:00am - 1:00pm.
The Aberdeen Police Department M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm

Tickets by mail:
Send a check made payable to "Moore County LEO", along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Moore County LEO P.O. Box 98, Carthage, NC 28327

Get your tickets early we expect a sold out event.
2017-06-23T12:38:35+0000
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Moore County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of Kevin Wayne Crabtree for the Chatham County larceny of motor vehicles and farm equipment.
The joint investigation involving Chatham County Sheriff’s Office, led to the recovery of stolen property in the possession of Crabtree, a Moore County resident.
On June 19, 2017 Moore County deputies arrested Kevin Wayne Crabtree, 34 years of age, of 163 Waynes Road, Carthage, North Carolina. Crabtree was charged with: three counts of felony larceny of a motor vehicle, three counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle, two counts of the felony possession of stolen goods, one count of felony larceny, one count of felony conspiracy to commit larceny, one count of the felony accessory after the fact and one count of misdemeanor possession of stolen goods. Crabtree was placed in the Moore County Detention Center under a $55,000.00 secured bond and given a July 26, 2017 District Court date.
2017-06-23T03:18:22+0000
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Arts Council of Moore County Sign up for our new ARTour! CLASSIC MOROCCO: March 26 to April 6, 2018. Discover all that exotic Morocco has to offer on this private small group ARTour with the Arts Council of Moore County and Experience It Tours. Traveling from the historic cities in the north to the mysterious desert we’ll experience its mix of Arabic and European cultures as we explore the ancient cities of Rabat, Fes, Meknes, Casablanca and Marrakech and spend a night under the desert sky in a Berber tent. Accommodations 4 & 5-star Riads or boutique hotels, including Berber tent. Deadline to sign up is July 24, 2017.

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2017-06-22T13:02:03+0000
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Moore County Schools Ramsey Goodwin, a recent Pinecrest graduate, becomes first MCS student to earn a high school diploma and an associate degree from Sandhills Community College in the same semester.
2017-06-22T13:00:13+0000

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