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Mayor Pat Comes to town: Timmy & Larry & George reunite

  Someone in the Moore County Republican Men’s Club has quite a sense of humor. The membership and the who’s-who of the county GOP establishment turned out in force to hear from the man most see as the next governor of North Carolina.  As expected,…

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EVEN MORE STUFF Timmy and John Lentz won’t tell you …

If you count on The Pilot as your main source of news in Moore County, I truly feel sorry for you.  For the most part, the newsroom’s modus operandi has sunk to taking dictation from politicos with agendas.  You’re often getting a twisted version of…

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The Pilot’s county government coverage goes from BAD to WORSE

        I thought it would be hard for The Pilot to put someone worse than Florence Gilkeson on the county government beat.  But there is a new king of bad reporting in The Pilot newsroom, and his name is John Lentz.  King…

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Tim Lea & the gays: #HATING on fast food

I don’t know what it is about fast food.  The gays are in the midst of an attack on Chick-fil-A.  Moore County commissioner Tim Lea is going all-out against Bojangles’ exploratory real estate inquiries in Carthage. Our local  three-time Pulitzer nominated newspaper has been documenting…

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The Pilot sings Tammy Wynette’s greatest hit

Sometimes its hard to be a woman Giving all your love to just one man You’ll have bad times And he’ll have good times Doing things that you don’t understand But if you love him you’ll forgive him Even though he’s hard to understand And…

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Tim Lea, The Pilot, and Larry Caddell’s evil plot to team up with Bojangles’ and rule the world

You would think — after having ridden with Tim Lea’s story about Bojangles, only to have it blow up in their faces — The Pilot would be working hard to try and regain SOME credibility with its readers. Let’s recap:  Moore County commissioner Tim Lea…

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Southern Software NOW donating services to Moore County

  A well-placed source within Moore County government tells me that Southern Software — the Southern Pines-based developer of county public safety’s administrative software package — is officially out of the county budget.  The company had been paid approximately $24,000 per year to maintain their…

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Moore County Commissioners say the darnedest things!

Moore County Commissioner Tim Lea is running at break-neck speed across the county, preaching to anyone who will listen — stray dogs, grazing cows, and convalescent patients — about how he supposedly is the last line of defense against his colleagues’ “big spending” ways.  Is…