Posted in Media Moore County Politics

In Pinehurst, the shakedown apparently lives on

I’ve been hit with a lot of background spin about how the days of the Pinehurst Village Council delegating everything to the bureaucrats and rubber-stamping whatever the bureaucrats at Village Hall do are over.  I got told that the iron-fisted fascistic tactics of the Planning…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Moore County Politics

A lesson for Pinehurst government in Raleigh

  The Village of Pinehurst government is aggressively promoting the idea of downtown revitalization.  They’ve paid for a study of the idea of building a performing arts center.  They’ve obtained grants to help a brewery renovate a historic building in the downtown area.  Now, the…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Law & Order Moore County Politics

Pinehurst Police: Same — um — STUFF, different chief

  Well, the election is over. There is a new chief at Pinehurst PD. And it appears NOT much has changed from the old regime.   We now have the added touch of a speed trap at the village limits sign on Highway 5.  That’s…