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T-bone accident sends three to hospital

A T-bone accident sent three people to the hospital Sunday morning. The accident occurred just before noon on Highway 15-501 in Carthage in front of Cooper Ford. A Lexus heading north appeared to be turning into Cooper Ford from the turning lane when it was hit in the passenger side by a Nissan. Both vehicles had heavy damage.
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Teen shot multiple times in Southern Pines: police seeking information

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (WNCN) — The Southern Pines Police Department is asking the community to come forward with information after officers say a teen was shot multiple times. They say it happened just before midnight on Friday at the 1200 block of West Connecticut Ave. Officers received a call...
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Juvenile suffers multiple gunshot wounds

A juvenile suffered multiple gunshot wounds Friday just before midnight, according to Deputy Chief Charles Campbell of the Southern Pines Police Department. Police responded to the emergency room at Moore Regional Hospital for a report of a gunshot victim. “Upon the officer’s arrival, they met and spoke with a juvenile...
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Active law enforcement response ends in suicide

A nearly four-hour standoff between law enforcement and a man barricaded in a vehicle in Pinehurst ended in suicide on Friday afternoon. “During a traffic stop on July 1, along highway 15/501, the Pinehurst Police Department attempted to serve warrants for multiple felonies to a 52-year-old male residing in Pinehurst,” said the Village of Pinehurst in a press release.

Woman charged with murder after alleging firefighter husband killed himself

A woman in North Carolina who claimed her husband shot and killed himself has been arrested and charged with his murder. People reports that police arrived at the couple's home on 25 June after receiving a 911 call "regarding an alleged self-inflicted gunshot wound." When they arrived, they found Mishael "MJ" James Auman, 37, was alive but unconscious and suffering from a firearm wound. Mr Auman was rushed to the hospital, but ultimately died from his injuries. The firefighter had a long career in Randolph County and was employed full-time in the city of Asheboro. He also actively volunteered...

Police searching for bank robbery suspect

The Southern Pines Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred at Wells Fargo Bank on Highway 15-501 on June 30 just before 4:30 p.m. The Southern Pines Police Department responded to Wells Fargo Bank for a reported robbery in progress. Law enforcement investigates the scene of a robbery at...

Wife accused of fatally shooting firefighter husband and framing it as a suicide

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. (TCD) -- A 37-year-old woman stands accused of fatally shooting her husband after initially telling authorities her husband killed himself. According to a news release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on June 25, deputies responded to Ridge Road to a report of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. At the scene, authorities reportedly transported the victim, longtime firefighter Mishael Auman, to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

North & South Amateur: Luke Clanton wins tight final match

Pinehurst, North Carolina has been good to Luke Clanton. At age 11, Clanton was the U.S. Kids World Junior champion at nearby Talamore Golf Club. The following year, he was promoted to the next division and shot 63 on his own ball on Pinehurst No. 2 during a best-ball competition.

Celebrating independence in the Village of Pinehurst

The Village of Pinehurst is ready to celebrate Independence Day with two days of activities. The celebrations begin Sunday, July 3 at the Pinehurst Harness Track for the concert and fireworks spectacular and continue Monday, July 4 with the Independence Day Parade. The gates open at 4 p.m., on July...

Obituary for Gerald Stephen Chupik of Pinehurst

Gerald Stephen Chupik, 88, of Pinehurst, NC passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2022, at St. Joseph of the Pines. Gerry was born on August 14, 1933, in Trenton, NJ to the late Stephen and Anna Wasko Chupik. He is survived by his dedicated daughter, Teri Blades (David); two grandchildren...