The Pinehurst Candidate Forum is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 17th at the Village Hall. Bob Barmore discusses what is on the docket for that evening as well as general voting changes and tips. The event will feature all 3 Mayoral candidates and the 5 candidates running for two seats on the Village Council.


President Barbara Summers is joined by committee heads, Beth Van Vooren, Kate Len, Mary Hilgenberg To discuss the upcoming fundraiser (Bake Sale & Bling) on Saturday, Oct. 1st as well and numerous upcoming events thru April 2024.

The Bake Sale will be held at the Sandhills Women’s Exchange at 15 Azalea Rd. in Pinehurst. The Women of the Pines raises money all year round to solely benefit non-profit agencies in need of funds. Women of the Pines was founded in 1974 so 2024 marks their 50th Anniversary of being great caregivers to Moore County.


Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and Women of the Pines

Leading R.E. is the largest referral network of Independently owned real estate companies throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Fore Properties has been a member of this network since 2007 serving buyers and sellers both coming into Moore County as well as those moving out.

Jennifer Harding, CRP is the Vice President, Business Solutions Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®  She is joined by Fore Properties Relocation Specialist, Dee Shaw.

They discuss the reach of Leading R.E. and the many benefits buyers and sellers can take advantage of by this added value service offered thru Fore Properties.

Incentive programs such as Military on the Move is also discussed.

Women of the Pines

Co-chair Patti Talton of the Women of the Pines Bake Sale, being held on Saturday, Oct 15th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Women’s Exchange at 15 Azalea Rd in Pinehurst joins us along with Barbara Summers, President of the Women of the Pines.

The annual event is a chief fundraiser for this service based organization which was established in 1974.  In addition to the bake sale, there will be a significant raffle with great odds to win.

The theme of the raffle is fourfold: Pamper Yourself, Wine & Dine, Shop Local and Best Dressed.  Raffle tickets are $25.00 each and limited to 50 tickets per box.

-Women of the Pines supports many local area groups including:
-Robbin Area Christian Ministries Food Pantry
-Back Pack Pals
-West End United Methodist Church Food Pantry
-Christmas for Moore
-Friend to Friend
-Changing Destinies
-Family Promise-Sandhills Moore Coalition for Human Care
-Sandhills Community College




The Women of the Pines Fundraiser at Forest Creek – Feb. 19th

Board members Kathy Newcomb and Barb Summers join Event chair, Glenda Kirby to discuss their upcoming fundraiser, Wine/Bourbon, Cheese & Chocolate Parings Party, on Feb. 19th from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Forest Creek Golf Club.  Women of the Pines is a 501 © (3) Charity.  This organization continues to think outside the box in ways to raise monies for many of the local charities they support year round.

Women of the Pines
P.O. Box 4871
Pinehurst, N.C. 28374

Set 2

Encore Center’s production of Around the World in Eighty Days – Feb. 11th – 20th, 2022 

Artistic director Jacob Toth is joined by actors, Denny Orr and Bob Dyer to discuss Jules Verne’s classic. Around the World in Eighty Days is a dinner theatre production with food by Ashten’s. This ambitious production features five talented actors who portray 39 characters!

Jacob Toth also discusses the many facets of the Encore Center’s music, dance and vocal classes for adults and children, as well as previewing their ambitious 2022 upcoming schedule.


Encore Center
160 E. New Hampshire
Southern Pines, N.C. 28387
910 725-0603

Set 3


Town Commissioner Wilma Laney, former Town of Aberdeen Commissioner, Fay Honeycutt and former Mayor, Betsy Mofield speak about the oldest building in downtown Aberdeen and the many uses this 1880 home holds for the community of Aberdeen and Moore County.  Donations for the continued upkeep of this historic home, which serves the public for social and business meetings, weddings, showers and parties, is an ongoing effort.

Donations can be sent to:

Friends of the Postmaster’s House
P.O. Box 302
Aberdeen, N.C. 28315
910 944-5502



Women of the Pines Bake Sale Fundraiser

For nearly 50 years, Women of the Pines has been raising money for local Moore County Charities. Its Annual Bake Sale held during the Holly Fair has been a local favorite.  Its Bake Sale moved to the Sandhills Woman’s Exchange “the Cabin” and will take place on Saturday, October 16 from 9-2.  This year, WOTP is taking fundraising to a higher level.  Four uniquely themed Christmas trees will be raffled off.  Each tree will be showered with a wealth of gift cards from local merchants, valued at more than $500 per tree.

Raffle tickets are $25 each and will be limited to the sale of 50 tickets per tree.  Themes for these fabulous trees are Wine and Dine; Pamper Yourself; Best Dressed and Shop Local Tree.  Odds of winning are excellent!  The drawing will take place at 2:00 p.m.  You need not be present to win.  What a great way to shop for yourself or someone on your list.  Stop by the Cabin and support the Women of the Pines.  All proceeds benefit Moore County Local Charities.  Women of the Pines is a 501(c)(3) public charity.

Debby Higginbotham
Lauri Michelich
WOTP Bake Sale Chairs