Village Heritage Foundation Historic Plaque Awards – 2017

The Pinehurst Village Heritage Foundation presented Historic Plaques to six properties during a ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Pinehurst Fair Barn. The properties and their owners are Thistle House, Jim and Jane Lewis; Vista Cottage, Robert and Julie Neff; The Old Rectory, Mark and … Read More

Foundation Honors Six Village Properties for Historic Character

The illustrious histories behind the five Pinehurst homes — and one cabin — to receive the Village Heritage Foundation’s inaugural Historic Plaque awards on Thursday read like threads extricated from the story of the village itself. Predating Pinehurst’s establishment, the front cabin of the Sandhills … Read More

Program to Honor Village’s Heritage

The Village Heritage Foundation is launching a new program to recognize the restoration and preservation of historic homes and other properties in Pinehurst. “We want to promote historic properties by getting the community involved,” said MJ Pizzella, chairwoman of the foundation’s Historic Plague Program. “We … Read More

The Fair Barn Wins WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award 2016

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 WeddingWire has named The Fair Barn as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2016 for event venues nationwide. This award is given to the top five percent of wedding professionals in more than 20 service categories, from wedding … Read More

Arboretum Flowering Garden Nears Completion

Apricot Blossoms

Original Article Posted by The Pilot: BY MARY ELLE HUNTER Special to The Pilot An exciting finish to the decade-long ­creation of Pinehurst’s Arboretum is in the immediate future. Following the conception of the Magnolia Garden at the corner of McCaskill Road and Magnolia … Read More

Pinehurst to Honor Joyce Franke with Arboretum Memorial

Original Article posted by The Pilot: David Sinclair/Managing Editor Joyce Franke spent hundreds of hours walking around the Village Arboretum, particularly the meadow, always with an eye toward making it an even better place. “It was just uncanny that any time I was there, … Read More

Park Adds New Dimension to Village

Family Friday Movie Night

Original Article posted by The Pilot: By Norma Stilwell Photography Courtesy of Village of Pinehurst In the Village of Pinehurst, nearly nine miles of well-ordered greenway trails loop through and intersect the quiet charm of this old-style New England community. But perhaps one of … Read More

Final Piece of Arboretum in Village Ready to Open

Pavilion Patio

Original Article posted by The Pilot: Tom Embrey, staff writer A decade ago, the 35 acres next to Village Hall was an overgrown jungle with large mounds of dirt and an old dilapidated building. “It was really ugly,” said Pinehurst Heritage Foundation member Joyce … Read More