2018 "Best Places": Aberdeen Ranked as a Best Place for Millennials

Our Moore Alive website is chocked full of articles highlighting various “best of” rankings and accolades that Moore County's communities, hospital, golf courses, and other local amenities have received  over the years.  That’s simply because Moore County continues to score high and be recognized for its incomparable livability and the exceptional caliber of services... Read More »
2018 "Best Places":  Aberdeen Ranked as a Best Place for Millennials

Better Schools for Moore County’s Future Generations

Voters showed their overwhelming support for better school facilities and educational opportunities in Moore County by approving a $123 million bond referendum for Moore County Schools and Sandhills Community College in the May 8th primary election.   “When we told people what this was about, everybody said ‘yes,’ and they jumped on board and they wanted to be a par... Read More »
Better Schools for Moore County’s Future Generations

Top Hospital & Best Places to Retire Rankings Go Hand-in-Hand

One of Moore County’s most prized assets is our local community hospital, Moore Regional Hospital (MRH), the heart of the FirstHealth of the Carolinas healthcare system based in Pinehurst.  It is at the center of our enviable quality of life, and as the County’s largest employer, the FirstHealth system is a major driver of our local economy, employing almost 30% of our workforc... Read More »
Top Hospital & Best Places to Retire Rankings Go Hand-in-Hand

Meet Mark & Mary Edwards - Thanksgiving Golfers

Ten years ago when Pittsburgh, PA residents Mark and Mary Edwards were looking for a second home, they had narrowed their list of choices down to two possibilities. “When our youngest child was in high school we began looking for a second home in a warmer climate with more sunshine than we were accustomed to seeing in Pittsburgh,” Mark says. “The search came down to two ... Read More »
Meet Mark & Mary Edwards - Thanksgiving Golfers

Meet Jim & Elizabeth Fisher - Midwest Transplants

Jim and Elizabeth Fisher, in their Village of Pinehurst home called Little Hovse [House], are among the many around the Village enjoying the lifestyle initiated by the founding Tufts family.  Little Hovse was built in 1915 by James Andrews, a Quaker Oats executive, and later owned by Bob Tufts, son of James Tufts. Jim and Elizabeth moved here from Muncie, Indiana in 2013.  “It ... Read More »
Meet Jim & Elizabeth Fisher - Midwest Transplants

Meet Resident Amie Fraley - Builder of Opportunity

It took only one stay in Moore County for Amie Fraley and her husband Chris to decide that this is where they wanted to live.   “My husband and I moved to Moore County from my hometown near Dayton, Ohio, in 1998 just a year after getting married,” Amie says.  “His brother was working in Southern Pines for Ingersoll-Rand, and he said the town was amazing.  We pl... Read More »
Meet Resident Amie Fraley - Builder of Opportunity

Moore County's 3rd Charter School Planned

Moore County may soon have another educational offering for students!  Plans are coming together to open a new public charter school in Aberdeen in time for the 2018-2019 school year.  The new Moore Montessori Community School will be the third charter school in Moore County, in addition to Sandhills Theater Arts Renaissance School and The Academy of Moore, but it will be the only one... Read More »
Moore County's 3rd Charter School Planned

Pinehurst Named #1 Safest City in North Carolina - Again

The Village of Pinehurst has been named in the top 3 “Safest Cities to Live in North Carolina” for the 4th year in a row!  For 2017, Pinehurst is ranked as the #1 safest place to live in North Carolina by Safewise.  It was also given that designation in 2014 and was #2 in 2015 and 2016. Safewise is an online home security and safety advisory site.  To identify the sa... Read More »
Pinehurst Named #1 Safest City in North Carolina - Again

Pinehurst & Southern Pines Named Best Places to Retire - Again

After watching the neat video about some of the cool places to shop, eat, and visit in the Town of Southern Pines, it is easy to see why Southern Pines is named one of the best places to retire in North Carolina – again.  Pinehurst joins Southern Pines on the list.  For the 2nd year in a row, these communities are ranked in the top 5 Best Places to Retire in North Carolina li... Read More »
Pinehurst & Southern Pines Named Best Places to Retire - Again