Summer Highlight: Farmer’s Day Festival in Robbins

One of the highlights of summer in Moore County is the annual Farmer's Day Festival held every August in downtown Robbins.  2018 marks the festival’s 63rd year (1955-2018). The Southeast Tourism Society recently named the Farmer's Day festival one of its Top 20 Events in the southeastern U.S. for August 2018.  The Southeast region includes West Virginia to Louisiana. The best e... Read More »
Summer Highlight: Farmer’s Day Festival in Robbins

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

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