Early planning is underway to determine potential locations in Carthage where a permanent display housing replicas of America’s founding documents could be constructed.
Mimi Bahur opened Ikonic Kollection last October with two goals: help women find a look that makes them stand out and offer a street style contrast to typical southern lady style.
Nearly three years after Robert Davis was shot to death in his Southern Pines home, a third individual has been indicted in connection with the slaying.
The Golden Tee arcade game in the entertainment room offers up clues to the home’s appeal. Located on Linden Road in Pinehurst, this seven bedroom short-term rental is one of the area’s most popular vacation properties.
A sparse crowd showed up for Tuesday’s public budget hearing before the Moore County Board of Commissioners. Notably absent were the collective voices heard during this same time in 2019 and 2020, when public school supporters rallied to request full funding of the Moore County Schools (MCS)…
Moore County Schools may be in the market for a new company to host surveys that gauge students’ social and emotional well-being and perceptions of their school environments.
Moore County has already lost the first round in a legal fight with a Pinehurst couple over their fence and access to utility lines. The county now has an idea of what that loss might cost.
It’s been a dazzling spring for Moore County’s hospitality industry. Area hotels and short-term rentals have made such a strong comeback that occupancy tax revenues are now on trend for a record-breaking year.
The N.C. Board of Transportation has approved a grant request submitted by the Moore County Airport for $2.34 million in state funds to acquire additional land in its designation runway protection zone (RPZ).
The town of Southern Pines and Development Finance Initiative (DFI) will hold a community input session next Wednesday to gather feedback and guiding public interests for the redevelopment of a 20-acre tract on Morganton Road.
Two 82nd Airborne Division Paratroopers were pronounced dead Friday after being found unresponsive in their barracks room on Fort Bragg. The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the case.
Public schools are facing a projected $2 million shortfall in local funding next year under the proposed FY 2022 budget that county leaders will consider during a public hearing next Tuesday.
Funding for the Robbins Police Department was a hot button topic of discussion during the town’s Board of Commissioners meeting Thursday in the only scheduled meeting of the board before a new fiscal year budget was needed to be approved.
Pinehurst’s Village Council has signed off on a 1.5-cent increase in property taxes for the coming year, bringing the tax rate to 31.5 cents for each dollar of valuation.
The Moore County Chamber of Commerce graduated its 31st class of the Moore County Leadership Institute (MCLI) in June. This is an exclusive leadership program hosted by the Chamber of Commerce (MCC). Over 600 participants have graduated since its inception.
The Southern Pines Town Council has unanimously approved a preliminary development plan for expansion of the Legends at Morganton Park apartment complex.
Three Rivers Land Trust (TRLT) announced the permanent conservation of 195 acres of farmland located in Randolph County on June 9. The beef cattle farm is located along NC Scenic Byway Hwy 49 near the community of Farmer. The conservation easement is also located along Second Creek which fee…
More than 30,000 North Carolinians now own and operate drones for personal and recreational use. As the number of drone operators grows, the N.C. Department of Transportation is reminding drone pilots to follow safety precautions because drones can be dangerous to others if they are not oper…
To celebrate the legacy of its outgoing chief executive, the United States Golf Association has renamed its sustainability initiative as the Mike Davis Program for Advancing Golf Course Management.
Southern Pines residents can expect little change on their tax bill for the upcoming year. The Southern Pines Town Council adopted its 2021-22 budget Tuesday, holding the property tax rate at 40 cents per $100 valuation for the fifth consecutive year.
Three years ago, two new businesses opened up side-by-side in the Southern Pines Village shopping center on Brucewood Road. If you looked at the basic selection criteria for a franchise location, both seemed doomed to fail.
The moment that Yuka Saso’s birdie putt found the bottom of the cup on the final playoff hole to close the U.S. Women’s Open Sunday was the moment when Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club went on the clock for the 77th edition of the championship.
The Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association is hosting a family fun day Saturday to allow residents to come meet their local law enforcement officers.
Restoring native longleaf forests to large tracts in the Sandhills is a desirable though costly enterprise. An ambitious new project on the outskirts of Pinehurst aims to find the “magic sauce” that can synthesize economic and conservation forestry goals.
Moore County Board of Education members committed Monday to raise pay for custodians, cafeteria workers and other school support staff regardless of what ultimately happens with its budget.
The Moore County Toys for Tots organization, under the leadership of local coordinators Jerry Townley and Lois Smart visited Partners for Children and Families last month, along with Heather Lussier and Bonnie Archibald from The CARE Group, Inc.’s Moore County Literacy Council, to celebrate …
A funeral service for Pinebluff Fire Chief John McKiver was held Saturday afternoon at the Pinebluff fire station. Burial followed down in Bennettsville, SC.
Even though they’ve just graduated from high school, a select few among the Class of 2021 have already charted a course beyond the next four years in college.
The Southern Pines Town Council will conduct the second and final public hearing for the proposed Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget on Tuesday, June 8 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in-person at the Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave.
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded an $8,000 grant to the Moore County Literacy Council (MCLC) to support its adult literacy program. This local grant is part of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s recent award of $10.5 million donation to support summer, family, an…
If you’re making plans to travel with your children this summer, take the train. The North Carolina Amtrak Service is offering $5 one-way fare for children ages 2 to 12, with the purchase of a regularly priced adult ticket.
R. Riveter has launched a scholarship program aimed at empowering military-connected entrepreneurs by helping them to finance their dreams. Named the Riveter Fund, two $2,100 awards will be presented later this summer.
Moore County’s coffers will be enriched by nearly $20 million through the American Rescue Plan’s economic stimulus program over the next year. However, how those funds will be spent remains up in the air.
Moore County’s request for $71 million in limited obligation bonds received approval from the Local Government Commission (LGC) to construct the court facilities project in Carthage.
The N.C. Forest Service has lifted a ban, effective 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, on all open burning for Moore County. Recent rain falls and additional rain forecasted over the next several days through the weekend has decreased the fire danger.
Since the first of the year, Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina (BBB) has seen a 59.5 percent increase in local complaints compared to the same time last year. Complaints are up around the country as well, with the national complaints increasing over 50 percent.
Though still in the midst of a major renovation at the new home of the House of Fish, chef and owner Danny Hayes has installed limited seating for customers who want to reel in the catch of the day straight from his new kitchen.
Housed at the Moore County Airport, the team at Sovereign Aerospace view their company as an incubator to help new aviation-related veteran businesses get a foothold.
Resurfacing work on U.S. 1 in Southern Pines and Aberdeen will begin Tuesday evening, June 1. Construction will be performed between 7 p.m and 7 a.m., weather permitting, and is expected to continue for up to six weeks.
First Bancorp, the parent company of Southern Pines-based First Bank, and Select Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of Dunn-based Select Bank and Trust Company, announced Tuesday the signing of a definitive merger agreement.
Moore County will appeal the ruling of Superior Court Judge Michael A. Stone regarding its claim of a 20-foot utility easement along a property line at 55 Palmetto Road in Pinehurst.
Moore County will reduce its telephone service fees by nearly half while shifting to a more secure, off-site VOIP (voice over internet protocol) phone system.
The Moore County Airport Authority is posting a record-breaking year in fuel sales thus far in 2021, That has put its current fiscal year budget “nicely on track,” with about $2.5 million in expenditures and around $2.7 million in revenue, plus $1 million in reserves.
All three of Moore County’s high schools will recognize valedictorians during this week’s graduation ceremonies, but it will likely be for the last time.
FirstHealth of the Carolinas announces the opening of its new convenient care and primary care clinic to serve patients in Southern Pines.
The design of Golf House Pinehurst honors the rich tapestry of the village’s late 19th century and early 20th-century building styles. That is the goal, at least, as the United States Golf Association readies its preliminary architectural plans for review.
The complementary nature of the portfolios of two locally-based companies has brought them together, joining forces to develop a strategic marketing and behavioral science management consulting firm under a single banner.
The proposed 34-room hotel being called “The Lodge at Pinehurst” is key to Pinehurst Resort’s vision for the next U.S. Open golf championship it will host in 2024.
The N.C. Local Government Commission (LGC) will consider approval of more than $1 billion in financing applications when it meets on Tuesday, June 1. The bulk of that is being requested by the cities of Charlotte and Raleigh, and Forsyth, Hoke, Moore and Orange counties.
A 52-year-old man has been arrested in Myrtle Beach after being charged with first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend Debbie Owens, 40, whom he lived with in Seagrove, according to Moore County Sheriff's Investigators.
FirstHealth of the Carolinas broke ground Thursday morning on its new $68 million comprehensive cancer center. The all-encompassing facility represents a major step forward for cancer treatment and patient care, from diagnosis to treatment, and most importantly, survivorship.