USGA Names Pinehurst No. 2 its First “Anchor Site” for U.S. Open Championships

Pinehurst No. 2 has become the first anchor site for future U.S. Open championships, the United States Golf Association (USGA) just announced. The masterpiece course designed by Donald Ross has been selected to host the organization’s preeminent men’s championships events in 2024, 2029, 2035, 2041 and 2047.  Over the 25-year period, these events are projected to have a $2 bi... Read More »
USGA Names Pinehurst No. 2 its First “Anchor Site” for U.S. Open Championships

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

No Better Time to Enjoy Moore County's Parks

          Camelot playground at Cannon Park, Pinehurst   Since the beginning of the pandemic, the outdoors is the one place that has never been off limits.  With summer upon us, it’s never been a better time than now to get outside and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine.  What better place to do that than at a local park? Moore County has pl... Read More »
No Better Time to Enjoy Moore County's Parks

New, Unique Educational Opportunities Offered to Moore County Students

Moore County continuously supports diverse educational opportunities to serve students with varied educational needs and backgrounds. Residents are fortunate to have access to a variety of educational options through public, charter, private and post-secondary institutions.  All of these schools provide high-quality instruction and are dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of students wh... Read More »
New, Unique Educational Opportunities Offered to Moore County Students

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

Moore Regional Hospital Ranks Among Safest Hospitals in the Nation

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in March, our attention was temporarily diverted from posting great stories about living in Moore County.  Now more than ever, Moore County's residents are so fortunate to have a nationally-acclaimed healthcare system serving our community.  FirstHealth of the Carolinas has been going above and beyond not only during the pandemic, but also ev... Read More »
Moore Regional Hospital Ranks Among Safest Hospitals in the Nation

Second New Elementary School Opening this Fall

While Pinehurst Elementary just had the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction already underway on their new campus, the new Aberdeen Elementary on NC Highway 5 is almost ready to open.  Local county and town officials recently toured the new school with members of the school board. Scheduled to open this fall for the 2020-2021 school year, the new, modern public school on 22 acres ... Read More »
Second New Elementary School Opening this Fall

Moore County's Newest Public School Breaks Ground

School board members, county commissioners, other elected officials, and several classes of third graders recently celebrated the groundbreaking for Moore County’s newest public school.  The new Pinehurst Elementary is the fourth new public school to get underway in the last two years.  McDeeds Creek Elementary opened this past August and is currently serving about 500 students... Read More »
Moore County's Newest Public School Breaks Ground

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