No Better Time to Enjoy Moore County's Parks

          Camelot playground at Cannon Park, Pinehurst   Since the beginning of the pandemic, the outdoors is the one place that has never been off limits.  With summer upon us, it’s never been a better time than now to get outside and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine.  What better place to do that than at a local park? Moore County has pl... Read More »
No Better Time to Enjoy Moore County's Parks

New, Unique Educational Opportunities Offered to Moore County Students

Moore County continuously supports diverse educational opportunities to serve students with varied educational needs and backgrounds. Residents are fortunate to have access to a variety of educational options through public, charter, private and post-secondary institutions.  All of these schools provide high-quality instruction and are dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of students wh... Read More »
New, Unique Educational Opportunities Offered to Moore County Students

Optimistic News: New Restaurants Open / Expand

Everyone is aware of the hardships that the coronavirus pandemic has wrecked on the hospitality industry, particularly restaurants, across the nation, and it’s no exception in Moore County.  We feel especially hard-hit because tourism & hospitality is our #2 largest industry sector.  However, despite the current conditions, there are some positive things happening as several... Read More »
Optimistic News:  New Restaurants Open / Expand

Moore Regional Hospital Ranks Among Safest Hospitals in the Nation

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in March, our attention was temporarily diverted from posting great stories about living in Moore County.  Now more than ever, Moore County's residents are so fortunate to have a nationally-acclaimed healthcare system serving our community.  FirstHealth of the Carolinas has been going above and beyond not only during the pandemic, but also ev... Read More »
Moore Regional Hospital Ranks Among Safest Hospitals in the Nation

Second New Elementary School Opening this Fall

While Pinehurst Elementary just had the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction already underway on their new campus, the new Aberdeen Elementary on NC Highway 5 is almost ready to open.  Local county and town officials recently toured the new school with members of the school board. Scheduled to open this fall for the 2020-2021 school year, the new, modern public school on 22 acres ... Read More »
Second New Elementary School Opening this Fall

Moore County's Newest Public School Breaks Ground

School board members, county commissioners, other elected officials, and several classes of third graders recently celebrated the groundbreaking for Moore County’s newest public school.  The new Pinehurst Elementary is the fourth new public school to get underway in the last two years.  McDeeds Creek Elementary opened this past August and is currently serving about 500 students... Read More »
Moore County's Newest Public School Breaks Ground

Love Movies? Two Venues Fit the Bill

Moore County has 2 great venues for seeing movies – a multiplex that is newly-renovated and an arts center that has stood the test of time. Paragon Sandhills in Southern Pines is Moore County’s only multiplex and houses 10 screens.  It opened in December 2000 as Sandhills Cinemas and had fallen into disrepair since 2015 under the previous ownership.  In late 2018, Florida... Read More »
Love Movies?  Two Venues Fit the Bill

New Year Brings Opening of New Community Center

            The Village of Pinehurst’s new $4.9 million Cannon Park Community Center is now open.  “We are just happy to finally be here,” said Mark Wagner, the village’s parks and recreation director, as he and his staff are settling into the new facility. “This has been a long time coming,” said Wagner. The villag... Read More »
New Year Brings Opening of New Community Center

Sounds of the Season

Some may think that when you live in a smaller, more rural community, you are giving up many big-city amenities, especially cultural opportunities such as art galleries, concerts, and theater performances.  That couldn’t be farther from the case in Moore County.  Our communities have an exceptional cultural scene, offering a variety of arts experiences – visual, performing... Read More »
Sounds of the Season

New Life in Aberdeen's Downtown

          Charlotte Williams, Leslie Habets, Betsy Saye on West Main Street, Aberdeen   The shops in downtown Aberdeen have more in common than an address. Many of the town’s historic storefronts have been transformed in recent years by women business owners with a knack for design and new ideas. From the Bull Room on West South Street, to High Octa... Read More »
New Life in Aberdeen's Downtown