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Sheriff’s Office makes arrest, seizes over 3,800 grams of cocaineMoore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields announced an arrest following a drug investigation in the Vass area of Moore County. “On July 2, detectives with the Moore County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Nash County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a drug investigation in the 4500 block of Lobelia Road in Vass,” stated Fields in a press release. “The investigation resulted in a vehicle search where detectives located and seized 1,587.5 grams of cocaine, items of drug paraphernalia, and a firearm.”

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WRAL NewsSUV crashes into Moore County home, goes completely through buildingAn SUV smashed through a home on U.S. Highway 1 Wednesday afternoon after a medical emergency, troopers said. It happened around 4:34 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 1 near the corner of Branch Trail. According to troopers, witnesses reported that the 41-year-old driver from Cameron was traveling northbound on U.S....

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15-year-old suffers medical emergency after receiving alcohol from Moore County man: DeputiesEAGLE SPRINGS, N.C. (WNCN) — A Moore County man was taken into custody after a 15-year-old suffered a medical emergency from being provided alcohol. Javan Luke Overton, 37, of Eagle Springs was arrested on July 1. He is charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, aiding underage purchase of alcohol, aiding underage consumption of alcohol, and giving alcohol to a person under 21 years of age, according to the Moore County Sheriff’s Office.

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SUV hits building in Moore County, driver taken to hospitalEmergency responders are investigating how a Toyota RAV4 crashed Wednesday into a building. It happened around 4:34 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 1 near the corner of Branch Trail. WRAL News has reached out to law enforcement agencies to ask how the crash happened. Authorities took a 41-year-old woman driving...

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Pinehurst Area Basks in U.S. Open GlowDue in large part to the success of the four previous U.S. Opens at No. 2, including the Women’s U.S. Open in 2014, the Donald Ross masterpiece in the North Carolina Sandhills was tapped to host the organization’s preeminent championships in 2024, 2029 — for a second men’s and women’s back-to-back — 2035, 2041 and 2047.

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FirstHealth Dental Care receives ‘Smiles for a Lifetime’ grantFirstHealth Dental Care has received a “Smiles for a Lifetime” grant from the International College of Dentists that will help more than 2,500 children who are underserved. The $5,000 grant will support FirstHealth Dental Care in its mission to provide quality care to children in Moore and Montgomery...

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New scholarship aims to increase locally grown teachersA new scholarship, the Grow Moore Teachers Pathway Scholarship, has been established to support local students pursuing careers in education. This scholarship agreement between Sandhills Community College (SCC), Moore County Schools (MCS), and The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) is designed to combat the teacher shortage and retain highly qualified educators in Moore County.

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Elderly couple, dog safe after Carthage house fireSeveral fire departments across Moore County were called to the scene of a house fire in Carthage Tuesday evening just before 6 p.m. A dryer caught on fire at a home in the 800 block of Niagara-Carthage Road at the corner of Holly Circle and filled the home with smoke, prompting a fast response from area fire departments.

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Cocaine, marijuana, guns, $13,000+ seized in Harnett County drug bust, deputies sayCAMERON, N.C. (WNCN) – A 36-year-old man is facing several charges following a massive drug bust in central North Carolina on Tuesday, deputies said. The Moore County Sheriff’s Office, along with assistance from the Nash County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a drug investigation on the 4500 block of Lobelia Road in Vass, according to a news release from Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields.

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Driver transported after crash near EastwoodA single-vehicle crash briefly shut down U.S. 15-501 near the Eastwood community Monday night. Emergency units were dispatched just after 7 p.m. to the scene of the wreck just north of the Moore County L.E.O. building. According to officials, the female driver of a Toyota Corolla crossed the center line...

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The Richmond ObserverPHOTOS: Post 49 at Moore County, Game 2CAMERON — Moving onto the second round of the playoffs Tuesday, the Hamlet American Legion baseball team did it in a big way. For the second time in its past four games, Post 49 threw a combined no-hitter against Moore County Post 12. Winning the game 11-0 in five...

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U.S. Open Impact Uneven for Local BusinessesFor local businesses it was either boom or bust during the 124th U.S. Open despite the influx of visitors. In June, the golf championship brought an estimated quarter of a million people to the area, with many not only enjoying the game of golf but also the offerings of Moore County’s communities.

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License Plate Agency to Reopen in Moore CountyThe N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will reopen the Robbins license plate agency on July 10. The office closed on Jan. 31 when the previous operator’s contract ended. The agency will be operated by Daniel Frazier at 141 S. Middleton St. The LPA will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on state holidays.

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Ruth O. AssadRuth Oliver Assad, 88, died Monday, July 1, 2024, with her children by her side. Ruth was Born May 1, 1936, in Moore County, to Samuel H. and Ula Oliver. She attended Meredith College and UNC Chapel Hill. She taught at West End and Vass-Lakeview schools. She later worked 25 years for Moore County Social Services, and then worked 17 years at Penick Village in Southern Pines.

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Cameron man arrested for child sex crimesMoore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields announced an arrest following an investigation in the Cameron area of Moore County. Between May 14 and June 27, the Moore County Sheriff’s Office received two reports of sexual abuse of minor children that occurred in Cameron. The alleged abuse was reported to have occurred over a period of years preceding the allegations.

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Eagle Springs man facing charges including felony child abuseMoore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields announced an arrest following an investigation in the Eagle Springs area of Moore County. On June 29, Moore County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a medical emergency involving a 15-year-old child in Eagle Springs. During a joint investigation with North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE),...

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WRAL NewsMan charged with rape, child sex abuse in Moore CountyA Moore County man was charged Monday with rape and child sexual abuse after years of reported incidents involving children in the town of Cameron. Justen Lawrence Waegner, 29, of Cameron, fled on foot from deputies Monday during his attempted arrest, but he was quickly captured, according to the Moore County Sheriff's Office. A sheriff’s office vehicle was damaged during the arrest.

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