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Southern Pines councilman, Moore County Democrat Party chairman attack black political leader …

The  Pilot has had fun lately quoting from Chris Smithson’s Facebook page.  Let’s see what they do withTHIS latest item from Little Lord Chris’s wall:   The last commenter, Jim Heim, is chairman of the Moore County Democrat Party, which has just gotten big enough…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Southern Pines 2011: The Pilot makes a good call

  Kudos to Moore County’s thrice-weekly Pulitzer Prize winning local newspaper for its endorsements Sunday in this November’s Southern Pines municipal elections.  The Pilot endorsed the reelection of longtime veteran councilman Fred Walden and the campaign of Jim Simeon to replace retiring councilman Mike Fields:…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Southern Pines 2011: handicapping the races

  Pinehurst is not alone with its silly season.  Southern Pines has one that has geared up as well. The Town has two council seats up for election — one vacant — as well as its mayor post — which is also being vacated.  Mayor…