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The 12th Annual Moore County Veterans Memorial Program will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 11:00AM, at the Carriage Oaks Memorial Site, Carthage, NC.

The special guest speaker is retired Air Force Master SGT. and Pararescueman Scott Fales.  The National Anthem will be sung by Toni Lynn Ross, bagpipes will be played by Peter McArthur and colors will be posted by the Union Pines NJROTC.

Food and refreshments will follow.

Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced that the Newly Remodeled Moore County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services shelter has re-opened and is back to normal operations! The facility has been transformed into an up-to-date safe and clean environment for staff and animals in their care.

Some changes you may notice include:
Resealed floors
New dog and cat kennels
Construction of a new in-take room
Automatic dog watering system
New industrial washer and dryer

Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey and his Animal Service staff thank you for your patience! We can’t wait for your next visit when you come on down and meet your family’s next new furry-addition.

Beginning October 2, 2017, the Moore County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services facility will undergo remodeling allowing for much needed construction and maintenance. Moore County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services staff and contractors will be resealing floors of the entire facility, installing new dog and cat kennels, a new automatic dog watering system and a new industrial washer and dryer. The goal is to transform the building into an up-to-date safe and clean environment for the staff and the animals in their care.

WHAT: An educational forum explaining the technology, construction, regulations, and economics of solar energy systems is planned for Moore County.                

WHEN: Tuesday, September 26, 2017; 6:00-7:00 pm

WHERE: Moore County Cooperative Extension Service
              707 Pinehurst Avenue, Carthage, NC; Conference Room 2

WHO: Tommy Cleveland, Solar PV Engineer, P.E., Advanced Energy and Steve Kalland, Executive Director, NC Clean Energy Technology Center N.C. State University

WHY: North Carolina is experiencing rapid growth in utility solar systems. The Solar Energy Industries Association ranked North Carolina number two in the U.S. for cumulative solar capacity installed in 2016. The objectives of the Moore County forum are to educate attendees and to answer questions about solar opportunities within the County. These topics include: solar basics, environmental health and safety issues, landowner considerations, land use and impacts, local regulatory topics, solar policy, local economic implications, and also non-utility solar topics (such as residential, commercial and community solar systems). The forum will consist of a 50-minute presentation followed by the question and answer period.

AUDIENCE: A wide-range of individuals and occupations are encouraged to attend the forum including elected officials; local government staff - county managers, planning, permitting departments; landowners; and the general public.

For more information and to RSVP Contact:
Deborah McGiffin, Moore County Extension Director
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