Below are some of my best clips, organized by subject. Select any headline or image to read the associated article.

Special ReportS:

Pinelake at 10

Pinelake Massacre: 10 Years in the Shadow of NC’s Deadliest Mass Shooting

‘We Desperately Need to be Vaccinated’: Southern Pines Retirement Community Denied Shots

In Pinehurst, a Village Divided by Short-Term Home Rentals

Public Health:

How an Assisted Living Facility in Seven Lakes Overcame an Outbreak

‘My Brain is on Fire’: COVID Suffering Lingers for Southern Pines Man

County Appoints Vaccine Critic to Health Board

This Aberdeen Motel Has the Lowest Sanitation Grade in Moore County

Tara Plantation of Carthage

Drug Issues, Alleged Abuse at Assisted Living Home


Juneteenth Celebration in Pinebluff Disrupted by Alleged Hate Crime

Moore County Protests Show a Community Galvanized by Killing of George Floyd

Moore County’s Hispanic Community Hit Hard by COVID-19

Health Department Said it Plans to Work With NAACP; Group’s President Wants to Know When


“George” Author Weighs in on Push to Remove Book From Moore County Schools

Southern Pines Drag Show Will Go on Amid Opposition

MTV’s ‘Promposal’ to Feature Gay Couple From Local High School

Human Interest:

Unsheltered and Uncounted in Moore County

Once a Ballerina, Her Life Now Pivots on a Kidney


Another Storm, Another Setback for Embattled Moore County Community

Crime & Courts:

Fatal Hour: Reconstructing a Deadly Standoff With Police

Accused of Murder, Octogenarian Says She Was Getting Sandwiches When Husband Died

He Fought the Law on Video Slot Machines


Trump in Fayetteville

Trump Stumps in Fayetteville

Unlikely Rivals: Fellow Reps Vie for Redrawn District 52


Don’t Call it a Pipe Dream: Local Teen Rallies for Skate Park

Photographer With Autism Captures Town’s Heart

Bidding on Bobbleheads: Wild Bill Wrangles Offbeat Items at Auction House

He Does a Pretty Good Hank Williams

A Guide to Nicholas Sparks’ North Carolina