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

Annual Vet Fest Celebrates Veterans

In its 7th year, the Sandhills Veterans Festival (aka “Vet Fest”) is an annual event held over several weekends to support our troops and honor our veterans in Moore County.  Moore County offers a supportive community for veterans, active duty members, and military families.  Vet Fest kicks off this year with the Sandhills Veterans Concert on Saturday, October 27th at 6:0... Read More »
Annual Vet Fest Celebrates Veterans

Stars & Stripes: 2018 July 4th Celebrations

There is no shortage of patriotic spirit in Moore County!  Lots of fun family festivities are planned in our communities to celebrate Independence Day and remind us how truly fortunate we are to live in the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave.   Tuesday, July 3, 2018 Pinehurst Fourthfest Concert & Fireworks 6:00 – 10:00 p.m., Pinehurst Harness Track: ... Read More »
Stars & Stripes:  2018 July 4th Celebrations

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