Pinehurst Named #1 Safest City in North Carolina - Again

The Village of Pinehurst has been named in the top 3 “Safest Cities to Live in North Carolina” for the 4th year in a row!  For 2017, Pinehurst is ranked as the #1 safest place to live in North Carolina by Safewise.  It was also given that designation in 2014 and was #2 in 2015 and 2016. Safewise is an online home security and safety advisory site.  To identify the sa... Read More »
Pinehurst Named #1 Safest City in North Carolina - Again

Farmers Markets Offer Plenty of Local Goodness

Spring is not just a time to enjoy a variety of fairs and festivals throughout Moore County; it is also the perfect time to take advantage of the many farmers markets around that feature fresh, wholesome food products from local farmers. These fruits and vegetables are picked at the peak of ripeness and are not only more nutritious than store-bought produce, but they also just plain taste bett... Read More »
Farmers Markets Offer Plenty of Local Goodness

Spring is the Time for Festivals

Almost every town and village in Moore County hosts some kind of unique fair, festival or event annually, whether it’s to celebrate heritage, showcase local artisans, or just an excuse to bring people together.  With warmer weather and light breezes, Spring in Moore County is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy numerous festivals and events throughout the County.  Here a... Read More »
Spring is the Time for Festivals

Concours: Celebrating Fine Automobiles and Honoring Our Military

Update 5/8/17:  A 1925 Rolls-Royce Springfield Silver Ghost Roadster purchased new by reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes captured the covetted Best in Show award Saturday at the fifth annual Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance.  The car included the gilded "HH" initials on the customized three pieces of fitted luggage found in the trunk that once belonged to Hughes, who bought the car for ... Read More »
Concours:  Celebrating Fine Automobiles and Honoring Our Military

Top 5 in NC - Accolades for Moore Regional Hospital Keep Piling Up

FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, including its Richmond Memorial and Hoke campuses, has once again been recognized as one of North Carolina’s best hospitals and as a top hospital in patient satisfaction by Business North Carolina magazine. On the 2017 list, Moore Regional ranked No. 5 in the “best hospital” ranking (tied with Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia) ... Read More »
Top 5 in NC - Accolades for Moore Regional Hospital Keep Piling Up

SCC to Host Entrepreneurial Summit & Summer Youth Programs

At any given time throughout the year, Sandhills Community College is always offering some kind of fun program, educational seminar, or enriching cultural event.  SCC is hosting the annual Sandhills Entrepreneurial Summit in April, and beginning in June, SCC will offer Summer Enrichment Programs for youth. “Creating a Buzz” - Sandhills Entrepreneurial Summit April 11, 2017 On... Read More »

Pinehurst & Southern Pines Named Best Places to Retire - Again

After watching the neat video about some of the cool places to shop, eat, and visit in the Town of Southern Pines, it is easy to see why Southern Pines is named one of the best places to retire in North Carolina – again.  Pinehurst joins Southern Pines on the list.  For the 2nd year in a row, these communities are ranked in the top 5 Best Places to Retire in North Carolina list... Read More »
Pinehurst & Southern Pines Named Best Places to Retire - Again

Unique Aviation & STEM Opportunities Coming to Moore County

Capt. Barrington Irving, the only black pilot to complete a solo flight around the world, visited Moore County recently to speak at a reception presented by Scholastic Education and the Moore County Airport Authority. About 40 people, most of them local educators, attended the event. Irving arrived in a Mitsubishi MU-2, a twin-engine turboprop aircraft that is being converted to a STEM “... Read More »
Unique Aviation & STEM Opportunities Coming to Moore County

Update on R. Riveter: Company Back on Shark Tank for Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look

R. Riveter, a manufacturer and retailer of unique, high-quality handbags, is going to be on a new episode of the national TV show “Shark Tank”, one year after first debuting their American-made handbags on the show.  This episode, airing on ABC on February 10, 2017, at 9 p.m. (ET), will share an exclusive behind-the-scenes update on R. Riveter’s massive growth since partn... Read More »
Update on R. Riveter:  Company Back on Shark Tank for Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look