Posted in Media Moore County Pinehurst

Pinehurst: A second shakedown of builders by village staff?

  Pinehurst is a great place. Lots of beautiful scenery.  Lots of really nice people.  The local government bureaucracy is another story. We’ve posted before on village staff demanding questionable payments from builders seeking to develop property within the village limits.  Now, it appears there…

Posted in Law & Order Moore County NC State Government Politics

Southern Pines Police seeking private alternative to Roy Cooper’s crime lab

      The typically peaceful Moore County hamlet of Southern Pines has been rocked recently with some troubling violent crimes.  In response to some bad publicity and questions from the public and local officials, police chief Bob Temme hosted a public briefing: […] Temme…

Posted in Media Moore County Politics

How ’bout ANOTHER expensive govt.-funded web site?

Poor, poor Moore County. We’ve got some of the best schools in the state.  We’ve got one of the lowest crime rates.  We’ve got a load of world-class golf resorts, including that little-known one called Pinehurst. We’re seeing such population growth that school officials are…

Posted in Media Moore County Politics

The Round Rev & his rabble come to town

We here in Moore County were, um, “honored” with the presence of Bill Barber and his traveling circus of parasites and leftist loons this afternoon. As usual, the media was present — swooning, slobbering and ready to take dictation.  It’s funny, though. They couldn’t agree…

Posted in Economy Media Moore County NC legislature Politics

While public school teachers “starve,” central office administrators FEAST

We’ve heard ad nauseum from Bill Barber, his rabble, their mainstream media comrades, and the educrats about the “starving” of public education.  Our public schools superintendent, here in Moore County,  recently parroted the Moral Monday talking points. I hate the class warfare / envy game…

Posted in Media Moore County Politics

Moral Monday meets the Moore County School Board

It’s a  sad statement about the current state of public education when the person responsible for administering our local school system has such a poor grasp on reality. Moore County Schools superintendent Aaron Spence  led a successful effort this week  to pass a resolution condemning…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers Republicans

TWO more years ? (sigh)

          Well, congresswoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC) has sent out an email to constituents announcing that she’s going to forego a run for the Senate and bless us with TWO MORE YEARS in DC’s lower chamber: After a great deal of reflection…

Posted in Media Moore County Politics

Southern Pines paper’s op-ed editor upset about presence of so many military in the area

        Steve Bouser, editor of our world-class, multiple Nobel Prize and Lambda Award-winning thrice  twice-weekly local newspaper here in Moore County recently had a meltdown, which he documented in the pages of his money-bleeding publication: In what passes for “rush hour” in…

Posted in Education Moore County Politics

FOR THE CHILDREN: In Moore County, school board wages political disinformation war to gouge the taxpayers

  Facts can be inconvenient things. Especially when your own in-house records contradict the spin you are peddling to the public. Moore County schools superintendent Aaron Spence and the members of the county school board have been all over the place — local radio, speaking…

Posted in Moore County Politics Uncategorized

Ritter replacing Kennedy on Moore County board of commissioners

The resignation of Moore County commissioner Craig Kennedy, a few weeks back, has added a little bit of drama to Moore County politics.   Kennedy, in 2010, came out of nowhere to upset incumbent commissioner Cindy Morgan — wife of SpeakerrrrrRichardMorgan™  — in the GOP…