Events, News, & Updates

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov 7, 2023 | Whispering Pines

Election Day

Tuesday, November 7, 6:30 am to 7:30 pm 

See you at the polls! 

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NEWS AND UPDATES

Communications Q&A

Communications Q&A

Q: When it comes to communications, how do we improve our reach into the community relative to issues to be addressed by Council? A: In a world where information is abundant and easily accessible, the challenge for Village Council lies not only in communicating...

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Unity and Civility Q&A

Unity and Civility Q&A

Q: Do you think there are ways for residents to come together for the common purpose of maintaining WP as a desirable place to live? Or, don’t you see it as an issue? A: The topic of community division frequently surfaces in our conversations, and I often hear other...

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My Public Comment on Censure of Councilwoman Alexa Roberts

My Public Comment on Censure of Councilwoman Alexa Roberts

The meeting on October 11, 2023, was the first time since Councilwoman Roberts' censure that they allowed public comments, and I wanted to make sure my thoughts were heard. It was challenging for me because I genuinely appreciate and respect every member of the...

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How to Watch a Village Council Meeting

How to Watch a Village Council Meeting

The Village of Whispering Pines is fully transparent when it comes to accessing Village business, whether watching live (live streaming) or recorded content. The public can access videos, agendas, minutes, and all related content from Council meetings, Council work...

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Improving Infrastructure Q&A

Improving Infrastructure Q&A

Q: In addition to projects already included in Village plans, do you see a need for other projects directed at improving infrastructure? A: My entire consulting business is built around how to make business owners more efficient and productive. Basically, I show them...

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Candidate Forum

Candidate Forum

The Candidate Forum sponsored by The New Pitch was held on September 28, 2023, at the Country Club of Whispering Pines. It was very well-attended and it gave the residents a good chance to see the candidates up close and ask questions. The Candidate Forum handout...

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Transparency Q&A

Transparency Q&A

Q: Transparency has been a major theme addressed by our current council over the past several years. How would you rate the transparency of our local government? How would you improve it? A: When I think of "Transparency," I think of the openness, accessibility, and...

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Should we amend the Whispering Pines Charter?

Should we amend the Whispering Pines Charter?

Q: Should we amend the Charter so that voters elect the mayor rather than other council members? A: Our current Village Charter states: "Sec. 2.3. Mayor; Term of Office; Duties. The Mayor shall be elected by the council from among its members in accordance with...

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Make Sure Your Vote Counts

Make Sure Your Vote Counts

Make sure your vote counts!    Here is a great resource, especially for our military and new residents of Whispering Pines, on voting in our local election on November 7.   For the question "I'm a military spouse and am a resident of [state], can I vote here?" When...

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A Lesser Goal

A Lesser Goal

Today’s discourse is dominated by the rising concerns about the escalating growth in Moore County and Whispering Pines, which appears unavoidable. While many champion growth as beneficial, it can carry significant drawbacks, namely the potential erosion of our current...

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Certificate of Achievement

Certificate of Achievement

The GFOA established the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program (COA) in 1945 to encourage and assist state and local governments to go beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting principles to prepare annual...

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#UniteNC Town Hall

#UniteNC Town Hall

I attended the #UniteNC Town Hall on July 24th held in Carthage sponsored by Moore County NAACP, New Rural Project, Women Leading / Mujeres Liderando, League of Women Voters of Moore County, Sandhills Coalition for Peace, Love, & Justice, & Common Cause North...

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