Second New Elementary School Opening this Fall

While Pinehurst Elementary just had the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction already underway on their new campus, the new Aberdeen Elementary on NC Highway 5 is almost ready to open.  Local county and town officials recently toured the new school with members of the school board. Scheduled to open this fall for the 2020-2021 school year, the new, modern public school on 22 acres ... Read More »
Second New Elementary School Opening this Fall

Moore County's Newest Public School Breaks Ground

School board members, county commissioners, other elected officials, and several classes of third graders recently celebrated the groundbreaking for Moore County’s newest public school.  The new Pinehurst Elementary is the fourth new public school to get underway in the last two years.  McDeeds Creek Elementary opened this past August and is currently serving about 500 students... Read More »
Moore County's Newest Public School Breaks Ground

Love Movies? Two Venues Fit the Bill

Moore County has 2 great venues for seeing movies – a multiplex that is newly-renovated and an arts center that has stood the test of time. Paragon Sandhills in Southern Pines is Moore County’s only multiplex and houses 10 screens.  It opened in December 2000 as Sandhills Cinemas and had fallen into disrepair since 2015 under the previous ownership.  In late 2018, Florida... Read More »
Love Movies?  Two Venues Fit the Bill

New Year Brings Opening of New Community Center

            The Village of Pinehurst’s new $4.9 million Cannon Park Community Center is now open.  “We are just happy to finally be here,” said Mark Wagner, the village’s parks and recreation director, as he and his staff are settling into the new facility. “This has been a long time coming,” said Wagner. The villag... Read More »
New Year Brings Opening of New Community Center

Sounds of the Season

Some may think that when you live in a smaller, more rural community, you are giving up many big-city amenities, especially cultural opportunities such as art galleries, concerts, and theater performances.  That couldn’t be farther from the case in Moore County.  Our communities have an exceptional cultural scene, offering a variety of arts experiences – visual, performing... Read More »
Sounds of the Season

New Life in Aberdeen's Downtown

          Charlotte Williams, Leslie Habets, Betsy Saye on West Main Street, Aberdeen   The shops in downtown Aberdeen have more in common than an address. Many of the town’s historic storefronts have been transformed in recent years by women business owners with a knack for design and new ideas. From the Bull Room on West South Street, to High Octa... Read More »
New Life in Aberdeen's Downtown

Pinehurst's Better-Than-Ever Manor Inn Reopens

The top-to-bottom renovation of Manor Inn, the youngest of Pinehurst Resort’s three historic hotels, was recently completed, opening up 43 guest rooms. First opened in 1923 after the Holly Inn (1895) and the Carolina Hotel (1901) and originally owned by Emma Bliss, the Manor Inn was later acquired by Pinehurst Resort in 1990. The hotel’s cozier, relaxed charm has long been a favori... Read More »
Pinehurst's Better-Than-Ever Manor Inn Reopens

New Medical Complex Expands Moore County’s Healthcare Footprint

As Moore County’s largest private industry sector, healthcare is hugely important to the local economy, employing over 25% of our workforce. Residents are fortunate to have convenient access to an impressive and extensive variety of innovative, advanced care options.  Our nationally-acclaimed regional healthcare system, FirstHealth of the Carolinas, has been highlighted often on our... Read More »
New Medical Complex Expands Moore County’s Healthcare Footprint

Brand-new McDeeds Creek Elementary Opens for 2019-2020 School Year

As teachers finish making personal touches, the pristine McDeeds Creek Elementary on Camp Easter Road is all set to welcome students from kindergarten to 5th grade for its inaugural school year.  It will be home to the Bulls. Situated on 36 acres, the modern new 117,000 square-foot school has 40 classrooms, a pair of project rooms for collaboration between classes, a combined gymnasium an... Read More »
Brand-new McDeeds Creek Elementary Opens for 2019-2020 School Year

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