“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

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

Moore County Christmas Celebrations in Pictures

Why just read about all of the Christmas celebrations happening around Moore County when you can see them through pictures!  Parades, tree lightings, the annual Festival of Trees -- there are so many festivities going on to ring in the holiday season!  Merry Christmas! Town of Robbins Christmas Parade             Town of Carthage Christmas Parad... Read More »
Moore County Christmas Celebrations in Pictures

New Zaxby's Restaurant Now Open in Southern Pines

  Update 11/20/17:  The Zaxby's restaurant at 160 Partners Circle in Southern Pines is now open!   “This area is affluent and it is a really nice community. People come from all around the world to experience the golf and ambiance and we just wanted to get in before someone beat us to it,” said co-owner Rod Pass.  “This location is rig... Read More »
New Zaxby's Restaurant Now Open in Southern Pines

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