2018 "Best Places": Aberdeen Ranked as a Best Place for Millennials

Our Moore Alive website is chocked full of articles highlighting various “best of” rankings and accolades that Moore County's communities, hospital, golf courses, and other local amenities have received  over the years.  That’s simply because Moore County continues to score high and be recognized for its incomparable livability and the exceptional caliber of services... Read More »
2018 "Best Places":  Aberdeen Ranked as a Best Place for Millennials

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

Better Schools for Moore County’s Future Generations

Voters showed their overwhelming support for better school facilities and educational opportunities in Moore County by approving a $123 million bond referendum for Moore County Schools and Sandhills Community College in the May 8th primary election.   “When we told people what this was about, everybody said ‘yes,’ and they jumped on board and they wanted to be a par... Read More »
Better Schools for Moore County’s Future Generations

“Economic Strength” Ranking Attests to Moore County’s Exceptional Quality of Life

In the 2018 Economic Strength Rankings just released by POLICOM, Inc., the Pinehurst-Southern Pines micropolitan statistical area (MSA) ranks extremely high on the national list of communities that have a stable and consistently growing economy. The Pinehurst-Southern Pines MSA not only ranked 27th out of the 550 MSAs (top 5%) in the entire United States, but also ranked 1st out of the 24 MSAs ... Read More »
“Economic Strength” Ranking Attests to Moore County’s Exceptional Quality of Life

Moore County Among Top 25 Healthiest Counties in NC

It does not come as a surprise that Moore County ranks as one of the top 25 healthiest counties in North Carolina according to the latest “County Health Rankings” compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.  Out of North Carolina’s 100 counties, Moore County ranked #22 in Health Outcomes and #10 in Health Fac... Read More »
Moore County Among Top 25 Healthiest Counties in NC

Top Hospital & Best Places to Retire Rankings Go Hand-in-Hand

One of Moore County’s most prized assets is our local community hospital, Moore Regional Hospital (MRH), the heart of the FirstHealth of the Carolinas healthcare system based in Pinehurst.  It is at the center of our enviable quality of life, and as the County’s largest employer, the FirstHealth system is a major driver of our local economy, employing almost 30% of our workforc... Read More »
Top Hospital & Best Places to Retire Rankings Go Hand-in-Hand

New Microbrewery Coming to Pinehurst

  Pinehurst Resort has announced their plans to open a new microbrewery and pub restaurant in late spring 2018.   They have already begun restoring the 7,000 square-foot historic steam plant building in the Village of Pinehurst, within walking distance of the center of the quaint historic Village and less than a mile from The Carolina Hotel. The building housed a steam power pl... Read More »
New Microbrewery Coming to Pinehurst

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

Celebrating 50 Years of United Way in Moore County

  2018 marks the United Way of Moore County’s half-century of service to the area’s local communities.  “I’m very excited to celebrate the 50th year of service to our community of Moore County. Every year in Moore County, the people in need of help may change, but the basic needs of shelter, food and other social services do not change,” said UW Ch... Read More »
Celebrating 50 Years of United Way in Moore County