Meet Resident Jason Howk - 2nd Career Unveiled in Moore County

Jason and Michelle Howk are no strangers to Moore County, but they never realized that they would retire here.  After Jason’s 15 years of duty as an officer and 14 moves, they consider their move to Pinehurst to be their last because Jason says they have found “a vibrant and intellectually curious community” here.  Jason first became familiar with Moore County while... Read More »
Meet Resident Jason Howk - 2nd Career Unveiled in Moore County

Concours: Celebrating Fine Automobiles and Honoring Our Military

Update 5/8/17:  A 1925 Rolls-Royce Springfield Silver Ghost Roadster purchased new by reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes captured the covetted Best in Show award Saturday at the fifth annual Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance.  The car included the gilded "HH" initials on the customized three pieces of fitted luggage found in the trunk that once belonged to Hughes, who bought the car for ... Read More »
Concours:  Celebrating Fine Automobiles and Honoring Our Military

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

Operation Frontline Recovery - Local Veterans Support Fellow Service Members

Senior Airman Stone Hazlett and retired Sergeant Chris Hurley have started a local nonprofit, "Operation Frontline Recovery" (OFR), to support their fellow service members in the transition from military to civilian life.  The pair are working to establish OFR at a location in Cameron where both active-duty and retired service members who struggling with the military-to-civilian life trans... Read More »
Operation Frontline Recovery - Local Veterans Support Fellow Service Members

Moore County Commemorates Service of Vietnam Veterans

On March 29th, the Moore County Vietnam Veterans of America - Chapter 966 and the Alfred Moore Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held a ceremony to recognize, honor, and thank our Vietnam Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifices during the Vietnam War.  The ceremony was held at the Moore County Veterans Memorial in Carthage. As the last d... Read More »
Moore County Commemorates Service of Vietnam Veterans

Restored Historic Building Inspires Local Entrepreneurs

Back in the day, a daughter of Vass’ first doctor opened up a millinery shop on the main road leading into town. A nearby wooden bridge carried horse and carriage traffic past the corner building, bringing her what we can assume was a steady stream of customers at the turn of the century. Today that bridge is broader, and the current of travel is stronger and swifter of late, with a ... Read More »
Restored Historic Building Inspires Local Entrepreneurs

Schools Reach Out to Military Families for Input

A group of military spouses is seeking volunteers to create bridges between the Moore County school system and both established and recently arrived military families. “Our goal is to establish volunteer liaisons for schools with a military student population,” said Rollie Sampson, co-chair of the Military Family Council. “We are currently looking for a minimum of one li... Read More »

7th Annual Moore County Veterans Job Fair

On Tuesday, November 17th from 10AM until 2PM, Moore County will hold its 7th annual Veterans Job Fair and Stand Down event. A stand down is an event that provides resources and services to homeless veterans. Moore County’s event will also feature various employers with potential opportunities for veterans; Debbie’s Staffing, FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Pinehurst Resort, and Lowes... Read More »
7th Annual Moore County Veterans Job Fair