Special Forces Brotherhood MC Pineland delivered hundreds of gifts including bikes, boots, toys to Anytime Fitness of the Pines in Pinehurst on Saturday afternoon. This is only a temporary home for the gifts that will be delivered to sponsored families with Christmas for Moore.
Collectively, Moore County’s three largest towns maintain dozens of miles of sidewalks, trails and greenways; however, there are few connections between the communities.
As public school systems around North Carolina have designated pandemic relief funding for teacher and staff bonuses, Moore County Schools employees are asking the district to follow suit.
The Moore County Chamber announced new leaders for its Board of Directors to foster a vibrant business community while serving as a champion, convenor, and catalyst for economic vitality into 2022.
The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the U.S. Adaptive Open Championship, a new national championship that will showcase the world’s best golfers with disabilities.
Editor’s Note: This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. We reprint for you here this special essay from 101-year-old Pinehurst resident Roy “Swede” Boreen. Boreen was a sailor aboard the USS Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor the morning of Dec. 7, 1941. He plans to…
Suspense and plot twists are nothing new in the world of theater, but drama students at Pinecrest, Union Pines and North Moore had more than usual to contend with as they prepared for the competition stage this fall.
In a joint effort between three state and local nonprofits, the Pines Preservation Guild, NC Modernist and Preservation NC are coming together to save some of the last Lustron homes in Moore County.
People in the Sandhills who have atrial fibrillation that is not related to heart valve disease now have an alternative treatment to blood-thinning medications to prevent a stroke.
Whispering Pines, long known as an ideal community for golfers and retirees — its very name evokes quietude — has become the first Moore County municipality to OK a park for skateboarding.
Filing for Moore County and state political offices begins at noon Monday, Dec. 6 at the Board of Elections office in Carthage, and early indications are that it could be an active season. A number of potential candidates have already announced their intent to seek election to one of 13 seat…
Workers at the Dunrovin Exotic Animal Rescue believe a botched attempt to steal some of their unusual birds Thanksgiving night is behind the disappearance of one of them.
Demand for golf continues to drive new visitors to the area, breaking all-time records for occupancy rates and room tax revenue collected by local hoteliers and short-term rentals.
A Robbins area man was arrested and charged with kidnapping and possessing a firearm on school property following an incident at Westmoore Elementary School Monday afternoon, the Moore County Sheriff's Office reported.
The Red Cross is experiencing an emergency blood and platelet shortage, as the Red Cross national blood supply drops to the lowest it’s been at this time of year in more than a decade.
Dunrovin Country Store is asking for the community’s assistance in locating one of their umbrella cockatoo birds. The missing bird named Oliver escaped his enclosure during a botched theft, the business shared in a Facebook post on Saturday afternoon.
The state’s allocation of $9.6 million to repair the broken dam at Woodlake has lifted the mood among residents of the embattled subdivision, which now has a clear path to filling its centerpiece lake with water for the first time since 2016.
Southern Pines maintains over 82 miles of roads, two fire stations, a police station, multiple other administrative and public works-related buildings, plus an arsenal of recreational facilities including Pool Park, Downtown Park, Memorial Park, the Morgan ton Road sports complex, and the Do…
There’s been a push to shop small for years. But with supply chain disruptions making it more challenging to buy everything from cars to cat food, shopping locally is the best way to put gifts under the tree this year.
The National Retail Federation anticipates that the average American will spend nearly $1,000 during the holidays, making it a prime season for scammers to seek making a profit. Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina (BBB) is warning consumers to be aware of the scams happening dur…
Editor's Note: The story below includes extreme profanity. Due to the prominence and nature of the story, The Pilot is including it verbatim.
Moore County has benefited from some of the economic and social trends that carried people through the COVID-19 pandemic. Golf is booming, small town living is gaining momentum and people are, generally, spending less and saving more.
The Pinehurst Village Council may be installing two new members this week, but allegations of ethics violations levied among sitting members may not be over yet.
The Aberdeen Board of Commissioners on Monday scheduled an open house to unveil the town’s newly constructed police station, a $5 million project that town manager Paul Sabiston described as “several years coming.”
A new skateboard facility could be on the horizon at Memorial Park in Southern Pines. During a work session Monday afternoon, town leaders met with planning staff and William Dean, a local business owner and founder of Skaters for Moore, to go over some ideas and concerns.
The newly approved state budget, the first complete budget in nearly three years, directs more than $13.4 million towards economic development and infrastructure projects in Moore County.
The Uwharrie National Forest is one of the smallest, most fragmented, and newest national forests in the country. In fact, the amount of land available to the public within its proclamation boundary is only 24 percent.
An accidental shotgun discharge during a turkey shoot in Robbins injured five people on Saturday night. Victims included a 12-year-old girl, a young woman, and a married couple with their infant child.
U.S. Secretary of Labor, Martin J. Walsh, recognized Assertive Professionals as one of the 849 recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony held Nov. 10.
Several dozen Southern Pines residents turned out at Thursday’s meeting of the Southern Pines Planning Board in a show of opposition to a proposed apartment complex off U.S. 1.
Town Commissioners in Robbins heard an update on cleanup progress at the site of where the Milliken Mill once stood during their regularly scheduled meeting in the Robbins Fire and Rescue Department Thursday.
The local branch of City Electric Supply (CES) will host its first-ever tailgate and donation event Friday, Nov. 19, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 150 Hall Ave. in Southern Pines. Customers can come together to shop special deals, meet vendors, and just hang out to have some fun.
A new grassroots effort is bringing together neighbors in the Taylortown community to actively address the town’s litter problem. Working in coordination with Keep Moore County Beautiful (KMCB), their goal is to establish an engaged group of regular volunteers.
The Moore County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of a Robbins man Wednesday after he demanding cash from a cashier at a local convenience store.
The Central Carolina Community College Healthcare Job Fair will be held Thursday, Dec. 2, from 2-4 p.m., at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic & Conference Center in Sanford, N.C.
In what could be a watershed decision for local skateboarders, an improvised skate park in Whispering Pines may soon become an official village amenity.
Moore County Firefighters will once again partner with the Marine Corps Reserve in collecting toys in the annual Toys for Tots drive. The program was started in Los Angeles when a handful of Marine Reservists distributed 5,000 toys to needy children on Christmas Eve 1947.
A request last year for increased funding to help curtail the increased number of dogs and cats admitted to the county’s Animal Services shelter in Carthage is paying off, local animal advocates told county commissioners on Tuesday.
Moore County Schools has struggled to run reliable bus routes for years, even before the COVID-19 pandemic upended nearly everything about how public schools operated.
Five sections of N.C. 5 are scheduled for resurfacing work starting next spring, the N.C. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.
A $5 million renovation underway at FirstHealth’s Moore Regional Hospital will increase the number of maternity triage, labor and delivery rooms. It’ll also cap off the space in what’s essentially a landlocked department busting at the seams.
The investigation of a two-vehicle accident in Southern Pines on Sept. 27 led to the arrest of an Aberdeen woman for second-degree murder on Monday.
Police say over $7,800 worth of property was recently stolen from the Cameron home of Gilbert Hardy, the late father of professional wrestlers Jeff and Matt Hardy.
The Care Group, Inc. received a generous donation in November from the Rotary Club of Pinehurst Charitable Foundation – Bride Fund, which will be put toward the Adult One-to-One Tutoring Program. “The amount will cover all of the student workbooks that currently need to be replenished,” said…
Preparation work for the future project to improve N.C. 211 between Aberdeen and Raeford can begin as early as this month thanks to a contract recently award by the N.C. Department of Transportation.
Upper School Theater Teacher Judy Osborne and her students received a superior rating at the North Carolina Theatre Conference (NCTC) Regional High School Play Festival after performing Bill Springer’s “Frumpled Fairy Tales” at Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville Nov. 5 and 6.
The newest edition of the North Carolina Scenic Byways guide is now available to the public. The last edition of the scenic byways guidebook was released in 2008. Since then, 11 new byways and several extensions have been added.
Several hundred people turned out in Seven Lakes Saturday for the unveiling and dedication of the Wall of Honor, a display built to honor local veterans. The event included a parachutist, color guard and guest speakers.
“Life changing” is how Tambra Chamberlain describes a recent donation of $70,000 from the Friends of Pinehurst Surgical Clinic (FOPSC) to Tambra Place, a locally-based organization dedicated to improving the lives and futures of at-risk and homeless young adults in the community.
The Friends of Pinehurst Surgical Clinic are ready to deliver the festive spirit to your mailbox. Order up a swag of greenery with a pretty bow by Nov. 15 to help at-risk young adults in the community. All proceeds from this year’s FOPSC Mailbox Swag fundraiser benefit Tambra Place.
Only a half-mile away from the Hardaway Site, a National Historic Landmark known for its Native American archeological significance, and adjacent to Morrow Mountain State Park in Badin, are 215 acres of unique forest and rare plant species, now permanently conserved by Three Rivers Land Trus…
Plans for a 40-home subdivision surrounding the historic Hollycrest estate off Linden Road cleared Pinehurst’s Village Council in the developer’s first presentation on Tuesday.