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Sandhills411 Within the ranks of the storied 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, 10 soldiers have taken their own lives so far this year. That number is pushing division leadership to reexamine how they're addressing suicide awareness. Maj. Gen. Christopher Donahue points to the coronavirus pandemic and the stressors that forced isolation have put on soldiers and their families. But many of the questions surrounding these suicides, including in the case of a 27-year-old paratrooper on the verge of promotion, are still left unanswered. 2020-09-29T13:13:07+0000
Sandhills411 #ShopLocalSandhills Spotlight: Today we feature John Cole's Plumbing Professionals who have been serving the Sandhills since 2006. They offer 24/7 emergency service (even during a pandemic) and whether you need plunged, piped or repaired call them at 910-639-4933. 2020-09-29T13:00:18+0000
Sandhills411 Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields announces the arrest of one individual for a sex offense and drug charges following a search in the Southern Pines area of Moore County. On September 25th, 2020, Deputies with the Moore County Sheriff's Office responded to the 100 block of Fairway Avenue for process service of an outstanding arrest warrant. While at the residence, Deputies located marijuana and items of paraphernalia resulting in a search warrant being obtained. Deputies conducted a search of the residence and seized marijuana and items of drug paraphernalia. Arrested: Joshua Aaron Robinson, 22, Southern Pines, NC Charges- Second Degree Forcible Rape, Assault by Strangulation, Possession of Marijuana greater than ½ ounce, Maintaining a Vehicle/Dwelling Place for Controlled Substances, and Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia. Bond: $100,000.00 Secured Suspect is scheduled to appear in Moore County District Court on September 30th, 2
Moore County Sheriff's Office Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields announces the arrest of one individual for a sex offense and drug charges following a search in the Southern Pines area of Moore County.
On September 25th, 2020, Deputies with the Moore County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 100 block of Fairway Avenue for process service of an outstanding arrest warrant. While at the residence, Deputies located marijuana and items of paraphernalia resulting in a search warrant being obtained. Deputies conducted a search of the residence and seized marijuana and items of drug paraphernalia.

Arrested:
Joshua Aaron Robinson, 22, Southern Pines, NC
Charges- Second Degree Forcible Rape, Assault by Strangulation, Possession of Marijuana greater than ½ ounce, Maintaining a Vehicle/Dwelling Place for Controlled Substances, and Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia.
Bond: $100,000.00 Secured

Suspect is scheduled to appear in Moore County District Court on September 30th, 2
2020-09-28T20:25:21+0000
Sandhills411 NEWS AROUND THE STATE for Monday, Sept. 28: CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say law-enforcement officers in North Carolina shot at a man who attacked sheriff's deputies with a machete and drove his car at a police officer in separate encounters. The Times-News reports that the suspect, 39-year-old Benjamin Michael Morley, was treated for a wound on his left leg after police apprehended him on Friday night. Police started chasing Morley after he allegedly struck a student with his car on the University of North Carolina's flagship Chapel Hill campus and then drove away. A UNC officer who tried to stop Morley fired at him as he was backing up and driving toward the officer. Later, two Alamance County sheriff's deputies fired at Morley when he lunged at them and swung a machete. CHINA GROVE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say one person was wounded in a shooting at a Halloween haunted house attraction in North Carolina. Investigators arrested five juveniles and seized three guns after responding to a report of shots fired at the Reaper's Realm haunted house in China Grove on Saturday night. The Rowan County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that fights broke out among a crowd of about 1,000 people. One person was treated at a hospital for a gunshot wound on one of his feet. The sheriff's office said the person has been released from the hospital. Copyright 2020, The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
Sandhills Sentinel NEWS AROUND THE STATE for Monday, Sept. 28:

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say law-enforcement officers in North Carolina shot at a man who attacked sheriff’s deputies with a machete and drove his car at a police officer in separate encounters. The Times-News reports that the suspect, 39-year-old Benjamin Michael Morley, was treated for a wound on his left leg after police apprehended him on Friday night. Police started chasing Morley after he allegedly struck a student with his car on the University of North Carolina’s flagship Chapel Hill campus and then drove away. A UNC officer who tried to stop Morley fired at him as he was backing up and driving toward the officer. Later, two Alamance County sheriff’s deputies fired at Morley when he lunged at them and swung a machete.

CHINA GROVE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say one person was wounded in a shooting at a Halloween haunted house attraction in North Carolina. Investigators arrested five juveniles and seized three guns after responding to a report of shots fired at the Reaper’s Realm haunted house in China Grove on Saturday night. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that fights broke out among a crowd of about 1,000 people. One person was treated at a hospital for a gunshot wound on one of his feet. The sheriff’s office said the person has been released from the hospital.

Copyright 2020, The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
2020-09-28T17:14:06+0000
Sandhills411 Moore County Health Department announced Thursday it remains fully accredited through May 18, 2023. Accreditation is awarded to local health departments and districts that undertake and meet a series of stringent standards outlined in current state statutes and administrative codes to ensure the protection of the health of the public. 2020-09-28T15:21:05+0000
Sandhills411 Two vehicles were recovered after an investigation. 2020-09-28T15:03:51+0000
Sandhills411 Tune into Star 102.5 right now for Financial Safari with host Coach Pete. The mission of the Financial Safari is to equip you with the tools and knowledge that you need to successfully navigate through today’s complex financial jungle. Join Coach Pete each Sunday at 10am and learn to how to make your money work. 2020-09-27T13:59:43+0000
Sandhills411 Tune into 550AM WIOZ right now for Financial Safari with host Coach Pete. The mission of the Financial Safari is to equip you with the tools and knowledge that you need to successfully navigate through today’s complex financial jungle. 2020-09-26T16:08:26+0000
Sandhills411 Have you downloaded the the Star 102.5 Mobile APP? It lets you take your favorite radio station wherever you go and gives you instant access to the best places in Moore County to #ShopLocal. It's available for IOS and Android and it's powered by Canady's Termite & Pest Control 2020-09-24T15:57:40+0000
Sandhills411 North Carolina reported a coronavirus positivity rate on Tuesday approaching the state's goal of 5%, with 5.4% of COVID-19 tests coming back positive. The rate was as low as 4.6% last week. The state's daily case count has steadily declined since the start of September, while the number of active hospitalizations in the state has held steady around 900. 2020-09-23T13:13:24+0000

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