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Where in the world? Sunday, November 3rd, 2013


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a festival of trees? 17th Annual Festival of Trees

Tuesday, November 19 - Saturday, November 23 Carolina Hotel, Pinehurst, NC

Enjoy a showcase of over 200 decorated holiday trees, wreaths, gift baskets and gingerbread houses displayed throughout a winter wonderland. The festival includes a silent auction, live entertainment, Festival Marketplace and more. Admission is by any monetary donation. All proceeds benefit Sandhills Children’s Center. Events to include: Lighting of the Trees • Girl’s Night Out with Live Entertainment from the McKenzie Brothers Band and Desserts from Local Bakers • Snow Ball with Tom Burnett & the Swing Street Band; Dancing, Hearty Hors D’oeuvres and a Host Bar; $100/person, Cocktail Attire • Festival Marketplace of Crafts and Gift Items • Santa and Mrs. Clause on Candy Cane Lane

Sandhills children’s center 1280 Central Drive • Southern Pines, NC 28387

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Traditional Sandhills Hunting Opportunities? Half day or full day of quail hunting in southeastern North Carolina. We offer what most anyone would classify as traditional quail hunting where pen raised birds are utilized. Should you wish to participate in any other types of hunting, such as chukar quail, deer, rabbit or squirrel please contact us in advance as to your specific request. Mill Creek Hunting Preserve is licensed by the North Carolina Wildlife Commission, and is subject to all of its rules and regulations applicable to hunting preserves. Special Hunting Package in conjunction with Pine Crest Inn, Pinehurst, NC

Mill Creek Hunting Preserve 1295 McNeill Lake Road • Lumber Bridge, NC 28357

910-843-5000 • 910-850-4299 • •



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can i find Retirement Living in the world.... at its Finest?

Penick Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community, has been a Sandhills tradition for fifty years. A retreat from today’s hectic pace, the setting at Penick Village will inspire you to enjoy life to its fullest, and take advantage of our many amenities with newfound friends. Services and amenities include: • Award-winning culinary team • Household & ground maintenance • Weekly housekeeping • Wellness Program • Billiard Room, Pub, Movie-theater • Membership to First Health Fitness Center • 24-hour security At Penick Village, we are continuing to set the standard for retirement living. Come find out why…

We’re excited to announce that new construction and expansion is on the way! If you’re interested in learning more, please contact Julie Tampa at (910) 692-0386.

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500 E. Rhode Island Ave., Southern Pines, NC, 28387

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the little toy shop 230 SW Broad Street • Southern Pines, NC 28387



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Come by White Star and check out our large variety of items.

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72 Pages

56 Pages

Southern Pines, N.C.

W E D N E S D A Y, O C T O B E R 9 , 2 0 1 3

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SP Park’s Site Upsets Residents Safety In Focus

FirstHealth Opens HokeHome Family Care Hospital Vol. 94, No. 92

Southern Pines, N.C.

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Linda Clack-Skelley, who lives at 50 Gray BY DAVID SINCLAIR Managing Editor Fox Run. “I am not a bad person. I just don’t A number of residents of Clarendon think this is the right place for it. It’s a NATT JR. Gardens in Pinehurst are upBY in TED armsM. over nightmare for us because there is nothing Staff Writer the possibility of a family care home for we can do about it. Betterinlate than never. senior citizens being located their neigh“You are going to destroy the equity in my FirstHealth Moore Regional borhood. home. That is my investment. That is what I Hospital-Hoke Campus, which was A local company called Aging Resource have worked for. I would not want to move scheduled to open last week, welConnections sent a letter of intent to the my family member into an area where there comed its this firstmonth patients at 8 a.m. homeowners association earlier is animosity like this. You are pretty much Monday. about its plans to operate a home at 75 Gray stabbing our equity. I can’t believe that they Theolder opening was delayed because Fox Run for four to six adults who wouldn’t take another look at this.” N.C. Department need some assistancethe with daily living. It of Health & Clack-Skelley added that she would not Human Services did not finish its would have live-in staff. put her own mother there because of the GLENN M. SIDES/The Pilot licensure survey until last Thursday. Some of the neighboring property owners noise from the train horns at all hours of the The survey of theThis process have expressed concerns that is it part would night. houseofis the proposed location of an adult family care home. BY JOHN LENTZ AND opening a hospital. lower the value of their homes, and that Raymond Esteves, one of the founders TOM of EMBREY increased traffic on the narrow streets Brian Canfield, chiefother operating activities would be disruptive. be unsettling for the older residents, neigh- Aging Resource Connections, said they are Staff Writers from transport vans carrying of officer atoccupants Moore Regional, called the also backs up to the train bors say. The home William Dean grew up hanging out in the the home to medical appointments and tracks, seeDowntown HOME, page A8 in Southern Pines. Now, the “I am not happy about this at all,” said opening “a monumental eventand forthe noise from train horns could Park both FirstHealth and Hoke County” downtown business owner won’t let his because it is the county’s first hospichildren do the same. tal. “I have a 12-year-old and a 15-year-old, and “We are extremely grateful for the I don’t let them hang out down there,” said community’s support,” Canfield said. Dean, owner of Cup of Flow, a coffee shop on “We are looking forward to serving North East Broad Street just blocks from the the residents of Hoke County for park. many more years to come.” “I grew up here and hung out in that park 20 FirstHealth and Cape Fear Valley years ago, and it upsets me that my kids can’t Health System engaged in a lengthy hang out there,” Dean said. battle over which system would conSome residents and business merchants struct a hospital in Hoke County downtown are raising concerns about safety before settling the dispute in April following a shooting that 2012. occurred in the park at Last November, FirstHealth approximately 7:45 p.m. received conditional approval from Sunday. the state to add 28 beds to its original Police say they responded eight and a second operating room to to the park at 135 SE Broad the Hoke Campus. But Cape Fear St. after receiving a report of appealed the decision. a fight in progress. The matter will go before the N.C. Police received informaTEMME Office of Administrative Hearings if tion that gunshots were the two sides cannot reach resoluheard coming from the park. No victim was tion. located, but police learned a short time later FirstHealth, the largest employer that a gunshot victim was being treated at in Moore County, hosted a grand Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. opening for its $34.1 million Hoke BY TED M. NATT JR. The victim, an 18-year-old Southern Pines Campus on Sept. 22 and expected to Staff Writer resident, refused to cooperate with the police open the doors 10 days later. But the FirstHealth of the Carolinasinvestigation. is off the hook The teen was later taken to an opening was delayed because the with a federal agency for anundisclosed operating room hospital for further treatment of state had not finished the survey. fire at Moore Regional Hospital burned a his that non-life-threatening injuries. The Hoke Campus is located on patient, but the patient’s familyPolice has hired Chief an Bob Temme said the incident U.S. 401 east of Raeford. Adjoining attorney to explore its legal options. was reported about 30 minutes after a police The Centers for Medicareofficer and on Medicaid the hospital is a 20,000-square-foot foot patrol went through the area. (CMS) has lifted the “immediateTemme jeopardy” stamedical office that houses cardiolodescribed the victim as a “hightus on Moorerisk Regional andengaged in high-risk behavgy services, internal medicine and a individual FirstHealth ior,” but Richmond wound care center. would not elaborate, citing an open Memorial Hospital that was Cape Fear Valley plans to invest investigation. Those with information on the imposed following an unanmore than $100 million at its 60-acre incident are asked to call the criminal invesnounced survey on Aug. 1 in site on U.S. 401, which is located less tigations department at (910) 693-1481 or the response to the incident that than three miles from the Hoke PHOTOS BY HANNAH SHARPE/The Pilot Crime HANNAH SHARPE/The Pilot occurred in late June.Tip Line at (910) 693-4110. Campus. The first phase — an outpaDawn Gibson MaryAgricultural Livingston,Fair. of Fayetteville, consider purchasing bouquets of Town Manager Reagan Parsons said Gavin Briggs isn’t sure at first about getting on a ride ThursdayTop: evening at the Mooreand County The annual fair CMS completed its validation tient center called Health Pavilion morning dried at the Cameron Street Fair Saturday. Left: Visitors survey peruse of theTuesday boasted rides, food,Hoke music exhibits Tuesday through Saturday. — hydrangeas See more photos on A2 andFall at Antiques hospitals last that the Police Department KILARSKI —and is under construction. host a community meeting Oct. 16, but the variety of items offered among vendor booths. Right: Antique shops along N.C.Thursday. 24-27 Nowould deficiencies or the time and location had yet to be in downtown Cameron were full of shoppers during the annual event.findings were noted in the survey. Contact Ted M. Natt Jr. at (910) 693“CMS was very complimentary of our staff see PARK SAFETY, page A8 2474 or tnatt@the and processes,” FirstHealth CEO David J. Kilarski said. “The physicians, staff and leadership team immediately implemented policy changes and trained staff related to fire prevention procedures during surgical cases. “Our highest priority continues to be the safety of our patients and staff, and delivering the highest quality of care in the region.” BY DAVID SINCLAIR Will Wright said his father, Willie Wright, 83,

Police to Discuss Options at Meeting

Hospital Cleared of Violations


Patient’s Children Consider Lawsuits


HOME & GARDEN Sandhills CCMemorial to Host Memorial Parade, October 9, 2013 Sardine Festival to Pack ’em In For Moore’s Emergency Timing to Conflict Workers Managing Editor

Not everyone who comes to the see HOSPITAL, page A7 BY JOHN LENTZ annual International Sardine Festival they are doing all of these BY DAVID SINCLAIR Staff Writer Managing Editor in Aberdeen partakes in its main events that weekend to honor The official design for a memorial to course. Organizers of an annual the veterans,” said Atkins, the honor fallen emergency workers in Moore “Some people don’t like sardines, observance at the Moore group’s treasurer. “We are County has been approved and released by but they enjoy seeing everyone,” said Veterans Memorial in thrilled about that. We really the architectural firm County involved. Jamie Boles, an Aberdeen native who Robert Hayter, of Carthage the Haytersay Firm,they are didn’t know about it (the took over the reins of the festival in “thrilled” about all of the parade) until after it was designed the Moore County Public Safety 2008 from its founder, the late Randall events planned during a spe- announced. We’d be here for Memorial, which is to be placed at Sandhills Moss. “They bring their own lunch cial Veterans Weekend Community College between Logan and Nov. 9- the parade otherwise.” and eat it. They come to socialize.” 11. Plans for the Veterans Causey halls. was rambling across the The 21st edition of the popular festiThere’sa just one problem: A Weekend were announced Promoters call the school “neutral” backcountry to val takes place Friday at Aberdeen Day parade planned Sept. 23 when the mayors of location that frees theVeterans memorial, designed Wilmington one Lake Park. Activities will begin at 11 downtown in Southern Pines Southern Pines, Pinehurst to represent all firstinresponders the morning this week a.m. and conclude about 2 p.m. 10 a.m. Saturday, county who made theatultimate sacrifice, Nov. 9, is and Aberdeen signed proclawhen I learned a good Hundreds of sardine connoisseurs time as the ceremo- mations declaring the special from association withthe anysame particular town friend and a true country GLENN M. SIDES/The Pilot come back year after year. ny at the county memorial in weekend. or department. EMS personnel, police and gentleman had passed “It is an annual tradition for so Each year, the Sardine Festival draws a large crowd to enjoy sardines, Carriage Oaks off U.S. 15-501. In addition to the parade, firefighters undergo part of their training away. many people,” said Boles, who is also The observance is traditionthe weekend includes a fun on the college campus. Moon Pies and RC Colas. Marshall Donathan was in Moore County’s representative in the Hayter said the design “in union” with allyisheld on the Saturday clos- run and chili cook-off that his late 80s and had been N.C. General Assembly. reallyFIRM “Last year, we ran out,” said Boles, One of the materials that make buildingsDay, on accord- Saturday estuptotheVeterans morning in COURTESY“They OF THE HAYTER declining for some time in the highlights of the festival forwardGarden to coming back.” campus. who has been involvedawith the festiis the crowning of the “Sardine ing to Joanne Atkins Pines, a patrioticServiceslook An and artist’s Southern rendering of the Emergency Memorial hospital up at Duke, so his Boles said 1,500 cans of sardines, val for about 12 years. passing wasn’t entirely “It consists of a brick and concrete area, who are concert Sunday evening at Queen.” The reigning queen is Kay Ruby Hendricks, ored is integrated. It is not iconic, but more Pinehurst Police and Lt. 1,000 Jerry RC McDonald, with the memorial in granite,” Hayter said Veterans 1,000 MoonPies Colas This year, everyone will get one can Moss, daughter of the founder, members of the R.E. Lee Auditorium at unexpected. to complete project prior to of sardines instead of Still, in a previous interview. “As a memorial it like the Vietnam Veterans Memorial than who andhopes Cokes have the been ordered. two the to help Memorial Committee. news of the Sunday Essay thethat Washington Monument. In other words, encompasses a passive“We assembly Crackers are also available. see PARADE, page A9 see SARDINE, page A8 accommodate the demand, Boles said. think area it isingreat see DODSON, page A5 see MEMORIAL, page A8 which the recognition of those who are hon- it is subtle.”

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see HOSPITAL, page A7

Will Wright said his father, Willie Wright, 83, the highest quality of care in the region.” safety of our patients and staff, and delivering “Our highest priority continues to be the vention procedures during surgical cases. changes and trained staff related to fire preership team immediately implemented policy Kilarski said. “The physicians, staff and leadand processes,” FirstHealth CEO David J. “CMS was very complimentary of our staff findings were noted in the survey. Thursday. No deficiencies or KILARSKI survey of the hospitals last CMS completed its validation occurred in late June. response to the incident that nounced survey on Aug. 1 in imposed following an unanMemorial Hospital that was FirstHealth Richmond tus on Moore Regional and (CMS) has lifted the “immediate jeopardy” staThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid attorney to explore its legal options. patient, but the patient’s family has hired an fire at Moore Regional Hospital that burned a with a federal agency for an operating room FirstHealth of the Carolinas is off the hook


boasted rides, food, music and exhibits Tuesday through Saturday. — See more photos on A2 and at Gavin Briggs isn’t sure at first about getting on a ride Thursday evening at the Moore County Agricultural Fair. The annual fair HANNAH SHARPE/The Pilot


October 9, 2013

Staff Writer


Consider Lawsuits Patient’s Children

Violations Cleared of Hospital


The Pilot Newspaper the home to medical appointments and from transport vans carrying occupants of increased traffic on the narrow streets lower the value of their homes, and that have expressed concerns that it would Some of the neighboring property owners would have live-in staff. need some assistance with daily living. It Fox Run for four to six older adults who about its plans to operate a home at 75 Gray homeowners association earlier this month Connections sent a letter of intent to the A local company called Aging Resource borhood. senior citizens being located in their neighthe possibility of a family care home for Gardens in Pinehurst are up in arms over A number of residents of Clarendon

tracks, and the noise from train horns could The home also backs up to the train other activities would be disruptive.

“I am not happy about this at all,” said bors say. be unsettling for the older residents, neigh-

This house is the proposed location of an adult family care home. GLENN M. SIDES/The Pilot

see HOME, page A8 Aging Resource Connections, said they are Raymond Esteves, one of the founders of night. noise from the train horns at all hours of the put her own mother there because of the Clack-Skelley added that she would not wouldn’t take another look at this.” stabbing our equity. I can’t believe that they is animosity like this. You are pretty much my family member into an area where there have worked for. I would not want to move home. That is my investment. That is what I “You are going to destroy the equity in my we can do about it. nightmare for us because there is nothing think this is the right place for it. It’s a Fox Run. “I am not a bad person. I just don’t Linda Clack-Skelley, who lives at 50 Gray

Managing Editor


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910-695-7271 •

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695-0969 • 528-6857 Cell


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