Hey Entrepreneurs, Come and Start Your Businesses in Moore County, NC!

  Buggy Factory building, Carthage This Moore Alive website is full of stories about talented local entrepreneurs who have found success in Moore County, such as Cameron Cruse of R. Riveter and Micah Niebauer of Southern Pines Brewing Company, to name just two.  And then there are others who have an idea or are just starting up and they feel that Moore County is the right place to b... Read More »
Hey Entrepreneurs, Come and Start Your Businesses in Moore County, NC!

Plans for Distillery Campus in Southern Pines

We’ve raved about Moore County’s dynamic craft brewery scene in previous articles as we are home to four microbreweries and a cider house, but we may soon have a new offering on the spectrum of spirits. Southern Pines couple Brad and Jessica Halling of Rickhouse Properties have a conceptual development plan for their American Whiskey Co. project, a resort-like distillery campus off... Read More »
Plans for Distillery Campus in Southern Pines

Community Close-up: Game on in Moore County

A special “Community Close-Up” section about Moore County is featured in the January 2021 issue of Business North Carolina magazine.  “Game on in Moore County” talks about Moore County’s efforts to attract development, businesses, and talented people to relocate here.  The feature highlights the USGA’s September 2020 announcement of establishing ... Read More »
Community Close-up: Game on in Moore County

'Tis the Season to Shop Small, Shop Local

As Moore County gets into the spirit of holiday shopping, the spirit of shopping locally to support our County’s businesses is growing.  We all know what a tremendous negative impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on many of our local businesses, so the spirit of resiliency and of residents coming together to “Shop Small, Shop Local” in Moore County this holiday seaso... Read More »
'Tis the Season to Shop Small, Shop Local

Pinehurst Resort Has New Hotel in the Works

Plans for a United States Golf Association headquarters in Pinehurst are expected to come with a multi-million dollar influx of economic activity over the next 10 years along with a commitment to hold five U.S. Open Championships at Pinehurst No. 2 between 2024 and 2047. Pinehurst’s Village Council has now approved an economic incentive package in support of Pinehurst Resort’s ef... Read More »
Pinehurst Resort Has New Hotel in the Works

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