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

Pinehurst Offers New Way to Keep Cool This Summer

Moore County residents now have a new way to keep cool this summer.  The Village of Pinehurst had a grand opening for the newest amenity at Rassie Wicker Park:  a 2,500 square-foot, zero-depth splash pad that is the first of its kind in Moore County.  The splash pad has multiple water features, including floor geysers, a big bucket water dump, and rain shower curtain. &... Read More »
Pinehurst Offers New Way to Keep Cool This Summer

U.S. Kids Golf Constructing New Academy

A groundbreaking is planned in the coming weeks for the 5,000 square-foot U.S. Golf Academy, a new teaching facility for U.S. Kids Golf in which the organization seeks to create a “living laboratory” for growing youth and family golf within a club environment. Construction on the two-story academy at Longleaf Golf & Family Club in Southern Pines is expected to take about... Read More »
U.S. Kids Golf Constructing New Academy

Southern Pines Listed in 50 Best Small Towns in America

One of Moore County’s own communities, Southern Pines, was recently ranked in Newsmax’s list of the 50 best small towns in America. The Newsmax article describes Southern Pines as a “historically charming town” complete with “the Weymouth Center grounds, galleries of the Arts Council of Moore County, and plenty of green and peaceful parks for strolls or bicy... Read More »
Southern Pines Listed in 50 Best Small Towns in America