Posted in Media Moore County Politics The Pilot

#ncpol: Drive-by media dumbness.

  I know they’re all bleeding money and having to cut staff.  But sometimes — sometimes — you deserve better than  what they’re doling out.     Our local paper here in Moore County is a special case.  They are owned by the people who…

Posted in Media Moore County Pinehurst Politics The Pilot

To replace Cashion in Pinehurst: Berggren OR Campbell

The local paper says 14 folks have applied to fill out the last year of John Cashion’s unexpired term on The Village Council.  (Cashion retired on November 13th due to health issues.)   There are some Knowns, and quite a few Unknowns on that list….

Posted in Media Moore County Politics The Pilot

Moore County’s The Pilot oughta know TRASH

Down here in Moore County, our main choice for local news is a twice-weekly ad rag published by the former owners of that leftist slime machine The News & Observer.  They sold that atrocity for an outrageously exorbitant sum of money, and then moved down…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media Moore County Politics The Pilot

Regarding Neil Godfrey ..

While vultures circle overhead, and the hyenas salivate over Moore County sheriff Neil Godfrey’s political corpse, we’d like to throw some important information into the mix.  Make no bones about it — we’re fans of Neil Godfrey around here. I have had TWO encounters with…

Posted in Media Moore County NC State Government Politics The Pilot

Moore schools official’s trial put off until August

We’re still waiting for our local Pulitzer Prize-winning daily newspaper to even acknowledge this episode.  Edward Pruden was hired by Moore County schools in August 2015 to replace the controversial Kathy Kennedy.      According to reports from the coast, Pruden has been stirring up…

Posted in Law & Order Media Moore County Pinehurst Southern Pines The Pilot

Crime stats: Taking reporting both sides of the story a little too far

Mainstream media types love to tell us they give both sides of the story.  They love to tell us how fair they are.  But doesn’t passing accurate info on to your readers count for something? This week, our local Pulitzer-prize winning, lesbian-edited, money-bleeding, grass-fed  thrice…