“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

R. Riveter: Rooted in Southern Pines

Headquartered in Southern Pines, R. Riveter, manufacturer and retailer of unique handbags, has just expanded to include a store in the Washington DC area.  Co-Founder and Moore County resident Cameron Cruse and business partner Lisa Bradley are military spouses with an inspiring story of growth and success.  Read more about their story here. R. Riveter started in 2011 in Georgia, and... Read More »
R. Riveter:  Rooted in Southern Pines

Hometown Hero is Innovator in Robbins

On any given summer day in southern Moore County, North Carolina, you’ll find some of the world’s best athletes teeing it up at Pinehurst Resort. With picturesque courses nestled into a charming historic village, it’s easy to see why Pinehurst has become a vibrant tourist town that’s heralded as the golf capital of the world. But as those who venture a few miles away di... Read More »
Hometown Hero is Innovator in Robbins

Kent Misegades – Bringing a Manufacturing Business to Moore County

  After studying  nuclear and mechanical engineering at  NC State University in the 1970s, Kent Misegades has spent much of his career working in Germany in industry.  In the mid-1990s while working at an engineering company near Frankfurt, Germany, Kent was asked to return to the U.S. to run a company that some former colleagues had started in the Research Triangle Park.&#... Read More »
Kent Misegades – Bringing a Manufacturing Business to Moore County