A Tale of 3 Cities: Success Stories Show Countywide Entrepreneurial Spirit

Three business owners have succeeded in enterprises as diverse as the towns where they live. Business startups are vital in all sectors of Moore, where a potpourri of health care, higher education, military transitions, leisure and private investment co-exist. “I think the key is we’re an interesting anomaly as a county. We have something that is appealing here and is a reason why ... Read More »
A Tale of 3 Cities: Success Stories Show Countywide Entrepreneurial Spirit

Second Lady Karen Pence Visits Moore County Company

Handsewn piece by piece, handbag by handbag, R. Riveter has grown from an attic-based business to the national stage in only a few short years. Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, met with co-founders Cameron Cruse and Lisa Bradley at their “Fab Shop,” the company’s warehouse in West End, on November 2nd.  The mother of an active duty Marine, Pence said s... Read More »
Second Lady Karen Pence Visits Moore County Company

Update: Pinehurst Brewery on Schedule to Open This Fall

  (Construction progress as of June 2018)   The renovations of the 7,000 square-foot historic former Pinehurst steam plant are underway and taking shape to create the Pinehurst Brewing Company. Retaining as much of the original structure and character of the steam plant as possible, the new brewery is on schedule to open this fall. “The building renovation turned out so go... Read More »
Update: Pinehurst Brewery on Schedule to Open This Fall

Meet Micah Niebauer & Jason Ginos: Veterans, Entrepreneurs & Local Brewmasters

Their story involves growing up in the Midwest, brewing in the backyard, basic training, jumping out of airplanes, and today running a thriving brewery in Southern Pines.  Micah Niebauer and Jason Ginos are the co-founders of Southern Pines Brewing Company and they have a passion for brewing beer. Micah and Jason are also veterans, each having served in the Airborne Special Forces. &... Read More »
Meet Micah Niebauer & Jason Ginos:  Veterans, Entrepreneurs & Local Brewmasters

“Economic Strength” Ranking Attests to Moore County’s Exceptional Quality of Life

In the 2018 Economic Strength Rankings just released by POLICOM, Inc., the Pinehurst-Southern Pines micropolitan statistical area (MSA) ranks extremely high on the national list of communities that have a stable and consistently growing economy. The Pinehurst-Southern Pines MSA not only ranked 27th out of the 550 MSAs (top 5%) in the entire United States, but also ranked 1st out of the 24 MSAs ... Read More »
“Economic Strength” Ranking Attests to Moore County’s Exceptional Quality of Life

New Microbrewery Coming to Pinehurst

  Pinehurst Resort has announced their plans to open a new microbrewery and pub restaurant in late spring 2018.   They have already begun restoring the 7,000 square-foot historic steam plant building in the Village of Pinehurst, within walking distance of the center of the quaint historic Village and less than a mile from The Carolina Hotel. The building housed a steam power pl... Read More »
New Microbrewery Coming to Pinehurst

New Zaxby's Restaurant Now Open in Southern Pines

  Update 11/20/17:  The Zaxby's restaurant at 160 Partners Circle in Southern Pines is now open!   “This area is affluent and it is a really nice community. People come from all around the world to experience the golf and ambiance and we just wanted to get in before someone beat us to it,” said co-owner Rod Pass.  “This location is rig... Read More »
New Zaxby's Restaurant Now Open in Southern Pines

Golf Pride's "Global Innovation Campus" Coming to Pinehurst

Golf Pride, a division of the international conglomerate Eaton Corp and the golf industry’s largest manufacturer of golf club grips, is building an $8 million, 36,000 square-foot building on 10 acres in Pinehurst to house their corporate headquarters, an R&D division, and a retail space. To be called the “Global Innovation Campus”, the facility will be built just inside t... Read More »
Golf Pride's "Global Innovation Campus" Coming to Pinehurst

Aberdeen is Open for Business

The Town of Aberdeen has a lot going on, particularly in the downtown area.  New shops and restaurants have opened, storefronts have been revitalized, and several beautification projects are underway to enhance the overall enjoyment of the downtown shopping district. In its heyday 60 years ago, downtown Aberdeen was known as “The Shopping Center of the Sandhills”, but when U.S... Read More »
Aberdeen is Open for Business

Update on R. Riveter: Company Back on Shark Tank for Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look

R. Riveter, a manufacturer and retailer of unique, high-quality handbags, is going to be on a new episode of the national TV show “Shark Tank”, one year after first debuting their American-made handbags on the show.  This episode, airing on ABC on February 10, 2017, at 9 p.m. (ET), will share an exclusive behind-the-scenes update on R. Riveter’s massive growth since partn... Read More »
Update on R. Riveter:  Company Back on Shark Tank for Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look