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

Global Golf Post Features The Home of American Golf

Global Golf Post and the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area Convention & Visitors Bureau have collaborated to publish "The Home of American Golf," a 16-page special issue dedicated to golf in the Sandhills region. Global Golf Post is a golf news publication delivered to an international audience of nearly 2 million golfers. There are 5 videos within the publication, including one at ... Read More »
Global Golf Post Features The Home of American Golf

Nationally-Ranked Moore Regional Hospital Marks 8,000th Surgery

                   Reid Heart Center In September 1990, Dewey McClendon, a Montgomery County resident with a long history of heart trouble, became the first person to have open-heart surgery at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. In August 2017, Moore Regional reached another milestone when Rose Lebo, a Robbins resident with an equally... Read More »
Nationally-Ranked Moore Regional Hospital Marks 8,000th Surgery

Meet Resident Dot Brower - A "Southern Pines Girl"

Dorothy Brower, in her words, is a Southern Pines girl, born here in 1951 in St. Joseph of the Pines Hospital. Although 4 years in college at North Carolina Central University and a career at Durham Technical Community College in Durham took her away from Moore County for a time, “Dot” was eventually able to come back to her Moore roots and finally settle in the area that not ... Read More »
Meet Resident Dot Brower - A "Southern Pines Girl"

Robbins - A North Carolina Jewel

by Nina Upchurch A drive through North Carolina invites us to veer off the four-lane roads and see the jewels that are our state's small towns.  Yet, too many of these are no longer the well-kept, bustling places they were even thirty years ago.  Hard times and small towns:  A sad relationship that is the reality, not only in our state, but all over our country. O... Read More »
Robbins - A North Carolina Jewel

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

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 & Robbins Revitalization Projects Will Create New Destinations for Residents & Visitors

Two communities in Moore County, the Village of Pinehurst and the Town of Robbins, are each embarking on downtown revitalization projects to create new destinations for residents and visitors, as well as to attract new development opportunities. Pinehurst For more than a decade, Pinehurst has sought to redevelop an area of the village, referred to as Village Place, located on the outskirts of... Read More »
Pinehurst & Robbins Revitalization Projects Will Create New Destinations for Residents & Visitors

Red, White & Blue: 4th of July, 2017

Parades galore!  Food, entertainment, fireworks!  There is plenty of patriotic spirit in Moore County.  Come out and enjoy the festivities in our communities for the 4th of July!  Tuesday, July 4, 2017 10:00 a.m. - Noon:  Village of Pinehurst’s FourthFest.  Enjoy the annual parade, patriotic pet contest, antique cars display, and Farmers Market.&... Read More »
Red, White & Blue:  4th of July, 2017