Residents reimbursed for food losses related to power grid attack

Moore County has issued a State of Emergency as related to mass power outage in Moore County due to a criminal incident. There will be a countywide curfew enacted from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4.

Moore County will be opening a shelter at 4:00 PM Sunday, Dec. 4. The location will be at the Moore County Sports Complex – Recreation Center 155 Hillcrest Park Lane, Carthage. For more information you can call 910-947-6317.

Moore County Governmental Offices schedule for:

• Moore County Board of Commissioners Meetings schedule for Monday, Dec. 5, at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. will take place as scheduled in the historic courthouse.

• Moore County Transportation Services will operate to transport clients scheduled for dialysis, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments only.

• All other Moore County Operations are cancelled with a plan to expand operations that will function on Tuesday Dec. 6.

Home Safety:

• Never leave a fireplace unattended unless its embers are completely extinguished. Also consider using a glass or metal fire screen to catch sparks and rolling logs, and never store flammable liquids near sources of heat.

• Know how to use your generator. Generators should be placed in an open and ventilated area. They should never be operated inside a home—including spaces like the basement and garage—due to the danger of inhaling carbon monoxide fumes.

• Never touch a downed power line. Warn others to stay away and alert your electric cooperative.
Citizens can keep up with current events happening with Moore County Public Safety by following on Facebook ( or on the website at, twitter (@moorecountyps).

To view Sheriff Fields’ press conference, please click on Sandhills Sentinel’s Facebook link:

For information on the attack of our power grid, please click on below link/picture:

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