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Welcome to Moore County, North Carolina, home to US Open Championships and major equestrian events. It’s home to masters of pottery and innovators in business. It’s home to outdoorsman, artists, writers and people who think for themselves and pursue their dreams. Sound good? It’s also home to friendly people, and plenty of room for you!

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Losing a Legend - A Celebrated Resident

In 2016, Moore County lost one of its most celebrated residents.  Peggy Kirk Bell, an icon of women’s golf and matriarch of two of Moore County’s signature golf properties, passed away on Nov. 23 in Southern Pines.  She was 95. Bell was an inspirational player, instructor, and advocate and considered one of the pioneers in women’s golf.  She was well-known in M... Read More »
Losing a Legend - A Celebrated Resident

The Holidays in Moore County

Christmas in Moore County is a special time with beautiful decorations, many festive events, and a sense of anticipation in the air.  An example of the uniqueness of the holidays here was recently captured by WRAL TV's Tar Heel Traveler who featured a story on the holiday preparations at the Weymouth Center in Southern Pines. Check out this video: Merry Christmas! Read More »

A Thanksgiving Tradition: Blessing of the Hounds

The Blessing of the Hounds on Thanksgiving morning is an annual tradition that has taken place in Southern Pines for more than 100 years.  This is the opening meet of the Moore County Hounds, the oldest fox hunting club in North Carolina. Riders who are members of the Moore County Hounds will come dressed in formal hunting attire which includes the signature red hunting jackets called ... Read More »
A Thanksgiving Tradition:  Blessing of the Hounds

Get To Know Our Community

To the outside world, Moore County — and Pinehurst in particular — is typically associated with golf. And while that's great, golf is just one facet of our community. Home to 11 unique communities, including Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen, Carthage and Vass, Moore County offers a place that’s perfect for raising a family without sacrificing your career aspirations. If you're looking for proof, just ask our residents.

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Our Communities

The 11 towns and villages in Moore County offer a wide range of housing options for just about any budget and lifestyle. More information about each is just a couple clicks away.

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Economic Development

Economic Development

We're home to innovative companies, a top-notch workforce, lower costs and less congestion. All within an easy drive to fast-growing metro areas.

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Moore County North Carolina

All roads may not lead to Moore County, but the good ones sure do. Thanks in part to our hosting several US Open Golf Championships; it’s really easy to get here. And that’s true if you’re coming by car or plane.

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