Planned Medical Campus Aims to Make Sandhills a Destination for Healthcare

It is unsurprising that even before the Coronavirus pandemic took hold North Carolina was ranked among one of the top migration destinations for years. But recent data compiled by moving company United Van Lines shows our state ranks No. 7 on a list of states witnessing the biggest influx of new moves between March and August of this year. “If we just look at the last few months, the t... Read More »
Planned Medical Campus Aims to Make Sandhills a Destination for Healthcare

USGA Chooses Pinehurst for Second Headquarters

Just announced, the United States Golf Association has chosen the Village of Pinehurst for establishing a new second headquarters.  The project includes the relocation of its golf equipment Research & Test Center, construction of a museum and visitor center, and offices for the USGA’s Foundation and Green Section.  These facilities will be an investment of at least $25 mil... Read More »
USGA Chooses Pinehurst for Second Headquarters

Local Beer Helps Local Businesses - #TogetherWeAreMoore

Southern Pines Brewing Company’s newest release is more than just a pint of suds. Inspired by the ‘Together We Are Moore’ hashtag that encourages folks to shop local, you can call it a Czech pilsner with a cause. For $1 a case or keg, the beer is being sold exclusively wholesale to local restaurants and retail outlets. The idea is that nearly 100 percent of sales will be prof... Read More »
Local Beer Helps Local Businesses - #TogetherWeAreMoore

Optimistic News: New Restaurants Open / Expand

Everyone is aware of the hardships that the coronavirus pandemic has wrecked on the hospitality industry, particularly restaurants, across the nation, and it’s no exception in Moore County.  We feel especially hard-hit because tourism & hospitality is our #2 largest industry sector.  However, despite the current conditions, there are some positive things happening as several... Read More »
Optimistic News:  New Restaurants Open / Expand

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 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

Moore County’s Craft Beer Scene is Thriving!

Craft beer breweries are no longer found just in trendy urban areas.  Moore County is plenty “hip” as the home of three and soon-to-be four microbreweries where local flavors intertwine with time-honored traditions.  Railhouse Brewery in Aberdeen, Southern Pines Brewing Company, the Pinehurst Brewing Company and Hatchet Brewing Company opening this summer know they are in ... Read More »
Moore County’s Craft Beer Scene is Thriving!

A Tale of 3 Cities: Success Stories Show Countywide Entrepreneurial Spirit

Three business owners have succeeded in enterprises as diverse as the towns where they live. Business startups are vital in all sectors of Moore, where a potpourri of health care, higher education, military transitions, leisure and private investment co-exist. “I think the key is we’re an interesting anomaly as a county. We have something that is appealing here and is a reason why ... Read More »
A Tale of 3 Cities: Success Stories Show Countywide Entrepreneurial Spirit

Second Lady Karen Pence Visits Moore County Company

Handsewn piece by piece, handbag by handbag, R. Riveter has grown from an attic-based business to the national stage in only a few short years. Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, met with co-founders Cameron Cruse and Lisa Bradley at their “Fab Shop,” the company’s warehouse in West End, on November 2nd.  The mother of an active duty Marine, Pence said s... Read More »
Second Lady Karen Pence Visits Moore County Company