Meet Resident Jason Howk - 2nd Career Unveiled in Moore County

Jason and Michelle Howk are no strangers to Moore County, but they never realized that they would retire here.  After Jason’s 15 years of duty as an officer and 14 moves, they consider their move to Pinehurst to be their last because Jason says they have found “a vibrant and intellectually curious community” here.  Jason first became familiar with Moore County while... Read More »
Meet Resident Jason Howk - 2nd Career Unveiled in Moore County

Meet Helena Wallin-Miller - A "Connected" Leader

Thinking back, it was more than a dozen years ago now. Neither she nor her husband played golf. They were not an equestrian family. They were nowhere near retirement age. And they planned to have children. “Most people would have thought we were crazy even to consider moving to a ‘retirement community’ in the Sandhills of North Carolina at the time,” Helena Wallin-Mille... Read More »
Meet Helena Wallin-Miller - A "Connected" Leader

Meet Mark & Mary Edwards - Thanksgiving Golfers

Ten years ago when Pittsburgh, PA residents Mark and Mary Edwards were looking for a second home, they had narrowed their list of choices down to two possibilities. “When our youngest child was in high school we began looking for a second home in a warmer climate with more sunshine than we were accustomed to seeing in Pittsburgh,” Mark says. “The search came down to two ... Read More »
Meet Mark & Mary Edwards - Thanksgiving Golfers

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

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"

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

Meet David Lambert, Robbins Native & Small-Town Advocate

Small Town, Big Dreams David Lambert grew up enjoying the pleasures of small-town living in Robbins – Moore County’s northernmost community.   Today, rambling along the Bear Creek Trails is one of his favorite and most accessible things to do. But Lambert is doing more than just enjoying the town’s scenic natural resources with his wife Desiree and two children Lia... Read More »
Meet David Lambert, Robbins Native & Small-Town Advocate

Update on R. Riveter: Company Back on Shark Tank for Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look

R. Riveter, a manufacturer and retailer of unique, high-quality handbags, is going to be on a new episode of the national TV show “Shark Tank”, one year after first debuting their American-made handbags on the show.  This episode, airing on ABC on February 10, 2017, at 9 p.m. (ET), will share an exclusive behind-the-scenes update on R. Riveter’s massive growth since partn... Read More »
Update on R. Riveter:  Company Back on Shark Tank for Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look

Losing a Legend - A Celebrated Resident

In 2016, Moore County lost one of its most celebrated residents.  Peggy Kirk Bell, an icon of women’s golf and matriarch of two of Moore County’s signature golf properties, passed away on Nov. 23 in Southern Pines.  She was 95. Bell was an inspirational player, instructor, and advocate and considered one of the pioneers in women’s golf.  She was well-known in M... Read More »
Losing a Legend - A Celebrated Resident