Revitalized Cardinal Park Reopens in Pinebluff

There is freshly poured white sand on the beach and nostalgia is in the air at Cardinal Park, a newly reopened recreational facility in Pinebluff that has served generations of families.  Established in the early 1960s by the late Felton Capel, Sr. and his wife, Jean, the privately-run park offered lake swimming, fishing and vast picnic areas. Mitch Capel, Felton and Jean’s son, is ... Read More »
Revitalized Cardinal Park Reopens in Pinebluff

Wet n' Wild: Splash Moore Opens

Beat the summer heat at Moore County’s new splash pad!  “Splash Moore” is officially open at Hillcrest Park in Carthage!  Now in the midst of its first summer season, Splash Moore is similar to the pads that opened in Rassie Wicker Park Pinehurst in 2016 and the Southern Pines Pool Park late last fall. A couple hundred kids and adults were at the dedication ceremon... Read More »
Wet n' Wild:  Splash Moore Opens

Let Freedom Ring! 2019 July 4th Festivities

Independence Day is a big deal and Moore County likes to celebrate it in a big way!  Come out and enjoy these great events that offer fun for all ages. Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Freedom Fest 2019 5:00-9:00 p.m., Pinehurst Resort:  Enjoy an evening of amusements, games, fireworks, a southern BBQ buffet, and part two of our Rock the Cradle Concert Series featuring Journey tribu... Read More »
Let Freedom Ring!  2019 July 4th Festivities

Pine Needles to Host U.S. Senior Women's Open

The many golf championships that continue to be hosted in the Home of American Golf™ are a testament not only to Moore County’s significant golf heritage but also to our unsurpassed hospitality.  The spotlight will be on our community once again as the second U.S. Senior Women’s Open comes to Moore County Thursday – Sunday, May 16 – 19 and will be hosted by P... Read More »
Pine Needles to Host U.S. Senior Women's Open

Get Ready to Rock! Epicenter Festival 2019

In a little more than 60 days, the population of Rockingham in neighboring Richmond County will surge tenfold, from 9,558 to around 90,000 when Epicenter, a three-day musical festival set for May 10-12 at the Rockingham Festival Grounds, comes to town.  Epicenter replaces Carolina Rebellion which was held in Charlotte from 2011 to 2018. Los Angeles-based production company Danny Wimmer Pr... Read More »
Get Ready to Rock!  Epicenter Festival 2019

Quintessentially Southern Southern Pines is Idyllic Weekend Getaway

I first visited Southern Pines when I was living in Lumberton, a town of about twenty thousand in rural Robeson County. My time as a reporter there was rewarding—I met earnest people and learned a lot—but I'd be lying if I said it was an exciting place to live. So, my significant other and I would go to pretty great lengths to seek out something to do. We'd hit up Columbia for conce... Read More »
Quintessentially Southern Southern Pines is Idyllic Weekend Getaway

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