The Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills announces the appointment of Danielle D’Angelo as the unit director of the new Logan-Blake Unit in Pinehurst.
One day soon you’ll have the chance to pick up a bottle of premium spirits distilled locally at the Southern Pines campus of Brad Halling American Whiskey Ko. — BHAWK, for short.
Dentist Shannyn Little has taken over the practice previously run by Thomas Vicars Jr. at 270 S. Bennett St. in downtown Southern Pines. Vicars retired earlier this year after almost 30 years at that location, now renamed Southern Pines Smiles.
Less than a year and a half after going public, Wilmington-based PPD is being acquired by life-sciences giant Thermo Fisher Scientific for $17.4 billion, or $47.50 a share. The deal includes taking on the contract research firm’s $5.3 billion in debt and is expected to be completed by the en…
The Great Smoky Mountains have vanished, buried beneath billows of clouds that send water cascading off the storefront awnings of Waynesville. To watch the early-spring deluge wash over the mountain town, an old lovesick tune by Ronnie Milsap, who grew up an hour west in Robbinsville, might …
The biomanufacturing industry makes products that sustain and improve life for many people. But creating vaccines, medications and therapeutics requires the right ingredients at the right time. The pandemic is rewriting how many companies do business. Whether securing raw materials, working …
When Stephen Fraser’s wife couldn’t find a yellow polka-dot pattern for a pair of drapes, she thought, “There has to be a website for this.” Fraser says the idea inspired him and Gart Davis, who both had experience in the digital world — Davis as co-founder and Fraser as director of communic…
In December, United Way of Greater Greensboro President and CEO Michelle Gethers-Clark assumed an email she received from MacKenzie Scott was yet another phishing attempt to steal personal data. Fairly quickly, she realized the message was real: United Way of Greater Greensboro was the recip…
Seems certain, Recil and Poochie would be pleased as Asheboro-based Cox’s Harley-Davidson begins its seventh decade as one of the state’s largest sellers of the motorcycles that have virtually defined two-wheel travel.
Getting more military contract dollars for North Carolina has been a major state priority. For 20 years, state agencies and private groups have worked to build up its ability to do that.
Winter in the marshes of Masonboro Island: Cold, clear water flows out to the sea through winding tidal creeks, exposing the roots of the umber-colored salt-marsh cordgrass as oysters lie asleep in their beds. The crisp air is tinged with the brine-sweet smell of marsh mud; there’s no sound …
Speaking to Triad business leaders on April 21, Gov. Roy Cooper said that 35% of North Carolina residents were fully vaccinated, including 70% of the state’s residents who are 65 and older. By Memorial Day, the numbers should be much higher. The light at the end of the pandemic tunnel is cle…
The Asheville native made his mark on North Carolina as an innovator in public relations. His promotional ideas helped attract tourists from around the world to the state’s beaches, mountains and golf courses.
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There’s a knock at the door. A stranger asks if you’re interested in selling your house and makes a substantial offer on the spot. This scenario is actually playing out in some corners of Moore County.
FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, including its Richmond and Hoke campuses, has been named one of the state’s top hospitals and as the best in North Carolina in patient satisfaction by Business North Carolina magazine.
Retired from Bank of America since 2001, Hugh McColl Jr., 85, has enjoyed great success with his investment firms, as a philanthropist and Charlotte’s elder statesman.
It was near dusk on Christmas Eve, 2007. A Special Operations detachment was moving through thick brush in a rural area of Iraq when the military working dog attached to the unit, who was tracking an enemy combatant off-leash, was killed in action.
The Pinehurst- Southern Pines-Aberdeen Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has announced that it will partner with two local event and festival organizations to market community events into the future.
A farm-to-table restaurant and dental clinic are two new businesses set to open in the 14,000-square-foot retail center in the Tyler’s Ridge mixed-use development on N.C. 22, near the Moore County Airport.
The Pilot celebrated winners of this year's Best of the Pines competition Wednesday and Thursday. Winners were given specific times to come and pick up their awards and be celebrated for their achievement.
Four generations of Georges have built a thriving Hickory business that mixes supplying hundreds of grocery stores with its own unconventional retail chain.
Before hunting for vintage finds became every would-be designer’s weekend pastime, Moore County resident Heather Longacre had a passion for all things old and beautiful. In September 2017 she turned that passion into a career with her social media antique shop, House of York.
Pinehurst No. 2 has become the first anchor site for future U.S. Open championships, the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced earlier today. The masterpiece course designed by Donald Ross has been selected to host the organization’s preeminent men’s championships events in 2024, 2…
State legislators greenlighted up to $18 million in performance-based state incentives this week to recruit an as-yet unnamed sports championship employer. In return, the company is projected to generate at least $800 million in economic benefits to the state over the next 10 years.
Moore County ranks in the top 10 percent in terms of economic strength for small economies nationally and holds the top spot for “micropolitan” areas in North Carolina for the third consecutive year.
The Small Business Center at Sandhills Community College and JMT Enterprises are co-sponsoring two free webinars in October to assist people interested in starting a nonprofit organization.
Veterans Guardian is expanding its workforce, again. The locally owned and operated company has been one of the area’s fastest growing businesses since it was established in August 2017.
Engaging your customers online is more important than ever. To assist the area’s business community during and after COVID-19, the Moore County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the official Grow with Google team to present a free, marketing webinar series.
Losing a pet is hard. Dogs and cats, especially, are often considered full-fledged members of a family and included in everything from backyard barbeques to formal portraits.
The Sandhills Community College Small Business Center (SBC) expanded its free, confidential counseling services earlier this summer through its Reboot, Recover, Rebuild program to help local businesses and entrepreneurs.
Vito Gironda has spent more time than usual in the organic vegetable garden behind his namesake restaurant this year. When the pandemic took away his customers for a few weeks, he sought solace in the soil.
Two local companies have been recognized by the Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina in the annual 2020 BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. These awards honor companies and charities which demonstrate a high level of character and ensure the organizations’ practices meet…
The past few months have been difficult for business owners, but for the owner of the Victorian-inspired Lady Bedford’s Tea Parlour in Pinehurst, it’s been insurmountable.
Barnett Properties, a Triangle-based real estate firm that specializes in retail shopping centers, has acquired the Morganton Park South complex in Southern Pines.
The former China Garden Buffet restaurant is slated for demolition. A proposed plan working through the permitting process calls for two new retail spaces and a three-story enclosed storage facility near the corner of U.S. 15-501 and Johnson Street in Aberdeen.