Celebrating 20 Years of the Boys and Girls Club in Moore County

The African proverb says “it takes a village to raise a child” and not much can embody that proverb more than the Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills who provides support and resources that have made a difference in the lives of thousands of local youth. A fixture in the Moore County community for 20 years, the Club recently held the Founders and Futures 20th Anniversary Gala at t... Read More »
Celebrating 20 Years of the Boys and Girls Club in Moore County

Quintessentially Southern Southern Pines is Idyllic Weekend Getaway

I first visited Southern Pines when I was living in Lumberton, a town of about twenty thousand in rural Robeson County. My time as a reporter there was rewarding—I met earnest people and learned a lot—but I'd be lying if I said it was an exciting place to live. So, my significant other and I would go to pretty great lengths to seek out something to do. We'd hit up Columbia for conce... Read More »
Quintessentially Southern Southern Pines is Idyllic Weekend Getaway

Update: Pinehurst Brewery on Schedule to Open This Fall

  (Construction progress as of June 2018)   The renovations of the 7,000 square-foot historic former Pinehurst steam plant are underway and taking shape to create the Pinehurst Brewing Company. Retaining as much of the original structure and character of the steam plant as possible, the new brewery is on schedule to open this fall. “The building renovation turned out so go... Read More »
Update: Pinehurst Brewery on Schedule to Open This Fall

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