Local Culture: Summer Concert Series Are In Full Swing

How many counties do you know of that have 3 of its communities each offering a series of unique concerts during the summer?  That might be more common in metropolitan areas, but we can enjoy a summer of live music right here in Moore County. The Village of Pinehurst hosts “Alive After 5”; the Town of Southern Pines has its “First Friday”; and the Town of Aberdeen ... Read More »
Local Culture:  Summer Concert Series Are In Full Swing

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

Pine Needles to Host 4th U.S. Women's Open in 2022

Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Southern Pines has been selected by the USGA as the host site for the 77th U.S. Women’s Open in 2022.  Pine Needles will become the first course to host the Women's championship four times.  The championship, considered the ultimate test in women’s golf, will be held June 2-5. The 2022 U.S. Women’s Open will be the seventh USGA ... Read More »
Pine Needles to Host 4th U.S. Women's Open in 2022

Update: New Recreation Center Planned for Hillcrest Park

Here's an update to our original story posted on 11/14/16: The project to build a new recreation center at Hillcrest Park in Carthage is moving forward as Moore County’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee is now in the process of selecting an architectural firm to design the new $3.5 million center. Plans now call for a 26,500-square-foot facility that will have two gyms with full-... Read More »
Update:  New Recreation Center Planned for Hillcrest Park

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

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

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

Spring is the Time for Festivals

Almost every town and village in Moore County hosts some kind of unique fair, festival or event annually, whether it’s to celebrate heritage, showcase local artisans, or just an excuse to bring people together.  With warmer weather and light breezes, Spring in Moore County is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy numerous festivals and events throughout the County.  Here a... Read More »
Spring is the Time for Festivals

So Many Premier Golf Courses to Play this Fall

Moore County boasts almost 40 premier golf courses within a 15-mile radius.  That’s almost 700 holes!  Even though the fall season is upon us and temperatures will be getting cooler, our temperate climate allows for year-round play.  Just named in the America’s Top 10 Best Golf Course Designs list by Golf Digest magazine, the internationally-renowned Pinehurst No. 2 ... Read More »
So Many Premier Golf Courses to Play this Fall

Olympic Dreams Include Moore County

How exciting that the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women's Gymnastics Team brought home the gold!  For one team member, her journey to the Olympics included training time in Moore County.  A native of Hamlet, in neighboring Richmond County, Ashton Locklear was one of 14 female gymnasts to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Trials, where she was selected to travel to Rio, Brazil with the team as an a... Read More »
Olympic Dreams Include Moore County