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Lin Hutaff’s PineHurst reaLty GrouP PRESENTED BY 272,300 VOTES • 17,600 VOTERS READERS’ CHOiCE AWARDS

Energy · Experience · Effort If you want to KNOW Pinehurst, Thank you all for supporting our local businesses. Without them we would not be the outstanding community that we have all worked so hard to promote. Proud to be your Presenting Sponsor Lin Hutaff’s PineHurst reaLty GrouP Lin Hutaff, Broker, Owner www.linhutaff.com • lin@linhutaff.com 25 Chinquapin Rd, Box 15 • Pinehurst, NC 28374 910-528-6427

You need to KNOW Lin. Congratulations to the Best of the Best! And thanks to all the voters who have continued to nominate me and my team! We love serving you.

Why Choose FirstCarolinaCare? Large Provider Network Connect with a large network of trusted and respected providers. Plans Made for You Plenty of affordable employer group and Medicare plans to choose from. Exceptional, Local Customer Service We understand your needs because we live and work right here with you. (855) 265-2623 | FirstCarolinaCare.com/info

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Trust Connect with a large network of trusted and respected providers. Benefits Made For You Get a plan to fit your healthcare needs with plenty of options to choose from. Personal Touch Get coverage from a plan right here in Pinehurst, plus take your healthcare a step further with care coordination and extra perks. (855) 265-2623 | FirstCarolinaCare.com/info Y0094_22_106691_M FirstMedicare Direct is a Medicare Advantage Organization with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in FirstMedicare Direct depends on contract renewal.

“Customer Satisfaction One Job At A Time” ServingMooreCountyandSurroundingAreas VISIT OUR SHOWROOM AT 301 FIELDS DR. - ABERDEEN, NC Asphalt • Cedar Shakes • Colored Metal Roofing • Slate • Synthetic Slate EPDM Rubber • Roofing (Flat Roofs) • Rolled Roofing 24 Hour Emergency Service 910-757-0505 WeReturnAllCallsEstimatesFreeFullyInsured Experience31Years THANK YOU FOR VOTING FOR US! Best Roofing Company

Pest Protection in Any Season • PestHouseholdControl • Flea & Tick Control • Termite Control • Mosquito Treatments • Crawl EncapsulationSpace FREE INSPECTIONS 910.227.3883 Member American Mosquito Control Association FREE INSPECTIONS • FREE ESTIMATES PROTECTING HOMES & FAMILIES Since 1960 www.aberdeenexterminating.com LicenseNC#1975

• Retirement Planning • Trust & Estate Planning • 529 Education Funding • Employee & Executive Benefits • Tax Management • Long Term Care Planning Thank you Moore County for continuedyoursupport 1148 Seven Lakes Dr. | West End | NC 27376 e.hill@lpl.com hillwealthmanagement.com Office: (910) 466-9140 Fax: (910) 466-9139

thepinehurstoliveoilco.com • 105 Cherokee Rd • Village of Pinehurst • 910.986.0880 32 Balsamic Vinegars • 28 Olive Oils • 6 Speciality Oils • Pasta • Local Pasta Sauce • Honey • Herbs & Spices • Olive Oil Skin Care WE ARE so gratefulFOR YOUR VOTES! We look forward to serving the community for many more years to come. BEST SPECIALITY SHOP

Tues - Fri: 12-5PM; Sat: 11-4PM always available. Email info@knickers-lingerie.com or call 910-725-2346 150 E. New Hampshire Ave / Southern Pines, NC 28387

Private appointments

GIFT CARDS AND GIFT WRAPPING AVAILABLE LINGERIE / SLEEPWEAR / LOUNGEWEAR / MENSWEAR / BRAS AND BREAST FORMS Thank You For Another Great Year! We Appreciate Your Support! WINDOWSTOREFRONTDISPLAYFORBOUTIQUELINGERIE

Jacob Kirby

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE AMONG THE BEST IN THE SANDHILLS? A commitment to excellence in your craft Relationships with trusted, top-notch vendors and sub-contractors Full attention to all details, large and small Purposeful approach to projects Expertise in local land development & commercial construction Access to a full-service, in-house real estate team Our intentionally small team of long time locals are well rooted in this community, which makes us especially proud to be considered among the Best of the Pines We are honored and grateful for your continued support of our small businesses BuilderHomeBest RealBestEstateAgent

285 SE Broad St Suite B, Southern Pines, NC 28387 (910) 692-2731 • www.kirbycompanies.com

Carrie Kirby

Matt Kirby

Your support lights up our lives! Best Mondaywww.mcgrawelectrical.com910-228-2255Pinebluff,ElectricianNC-Friday7:30AM-5:00PM

124 NW BROAD STREET • SOUTHERN PINES, NC 28387 • (910) 693-7463 M-SAT: 10 AM - 5 PM • SUN: 12 PM - 4 PM monkeesofthepines.com • @monkeesofthepines For private events and parties, email girls@monkeesofthepines.com BEST BOUTIQUE FOR ACCESSORIES BEST BOUTIQUE FOR WOMEN’S CLOTHING BEST BOUTIQUE FOR WOMEN’S SHOES FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF OUR SMALL BUSINESS!

You did it again! Thank you for Nominating and Voting us among the Best for 6 Years in a row! Like us on Chef Driven American Fare Where Food Meets Spirit. Extraordinary Food in a CasualComfortable,Atmosphere BEST BURGER BEST CASUAL DINING BEST PLACE TO GO ON A DATE BEST AUTHENTIC PUB BEST CHEF Open Every Day (910) 246-0497 • 157 East New Hampshire Ave • Southern Pines, NC • www.ChapmansFoodAndSpirits.com Pete & Kitty after Kitty tells Pete “She’ll be cooking”

(910) 725-1010 | 154 NW BROAD ST, SOUTHERN PINES,(910) 725-1010 | 154 NW BROAD ST, SOUTHERN PINES, NC 28387(910) 725-1010 | 154 NW BROAD ST, SOUTHERN PINES,(910) 725-1010 | 154 NW BROAD ST, SOUTHERN PINES, NC 28387 FOUNDEDFEMALEU.S.INASSEMBLED® of many,one

910-944-1516 burneyhardware.com LIKE US ON 11865 HWY MON-FRIAberdeen15-501S8AM-5:30PMSAT8AM-4PMMON - SAT : 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM 270 N. Trade Street Seven Lakes Behind McDonalds TRADITIONAL HARDWARE • PLANTS • LUMBER • FARM & RANCH SUPPLIES • CORONADO BY BENJAMIN MOORE PAINT WELDING GAS EXCHANGE • PROPANE STATION • BLADE & CHAINSAW SHARPENING • HYDRAULIC HOSE REPAIR PAINT COLOR MATCHING • GLASS CUTTING • SCREEN REPAIR • & MUCH MORE! LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1921! IT’S A FAMILY PASSION – NOT JUST ANOTHER HARDWARE STORE! #1 HARDWARE STORE FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE Thankyouforyourvotesandallofyoursupportfor101years! WE LOVE SERVING MOORE COUNTY!

AVAILABLE Beer • Wine • Soda • Snacks Joe D eVito JANUARY 28 2022-23 Subscriptions & Single Tickets Available Now! • SandhillsBPAC.com Ticket packages start at $169 for five shows.

1495 Montrose Rd., Raeford 1 mile from Carolina Horse Park 910-904-5787 US Hwy 1 North, Vass Beside Spay/Neuter Clinic 910-692-2275 Truly a 5 Star Pet fivepointspetresort.comResort 2 tolocationsserveyou!FromCustomizedGroomingBoardingDaycareWebcamsCareOurFantasticStaff OUR CLIENTS ARE PAWS-ITIVELY THE BEST! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! BEST PET BOARDING & BEST PET GROOMING

Show Your Best Side www.sunnysideuptanning.netSouthern910-692-2327309SEBroadSt.Pines,NC28387

WE KNEADED TO SAY THANKS FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT! 110 B Applecross Road Pinehurst NC, 28374 | www.spmodernwellness.com LET’S BOOK AN APPOINTMENT TODAY! MASSAGES Swedish 30/60/90 minutes Deep Tissue 30/60/90 minutes Pre-Natal 60/90 minutes Ashiatsu 75/90 minutes Thai 90 minutes Couples 60/90 minutes ENHANCEMENTS CBD ScrubsOil KELSEY BOWMANDEVONA MINTOCHASSITY BUTLER KAYSHA DONAHUE Owner GINNI PIMENTEL Owner BRITTNEY BUTLER

135 Beverly Lane (next to Fresh Market) (910) 684-8546 | CourtneysShoes.com 11-5:30 Monday-Friday | 11-4 Saturday Thank you for your votes! Best Boutique for Women’s Shoes

DENTAL IMPLANTS: Teeth were made to last a lifetime, but sometimes due to decay, age or other health conditions it prevents this from happening. We can give you your confidence, function and smile back with the use of dental implants. This is the preferred tooth replacement option for dentists and patients alike.

Dr. Jason Graves & Family

We pride ourselves in offering the latest advancements in Dentistry including: Dr Graham is accepting new patients! Give us a call to schedule at 910-684-3687

SAME-DAY CROWNS: At Dentistry of the Pines, we understand your time is valuable. This is why we have invested in amazing 3D CADCAM technology to allow us to make a dental crown in a single visit. This means no more messy impressions, no more temporary crowns, no more taking additional time from work or finding a sitter, we can do it all in a simple single visit.

LASER DENTISTRY: We are proud to be Moore County’s first office featuring the Solea CO2 dental laser. This allows us to do most fillings without the need for a shot or drill. It is a pain free and clean way to to treat your cavities so you don’t have to worry about your dental appointment anymore.

We want to say a special Thank You for your votes for us in this year’s Best of the Pines!

BEST HEARING CARE FACILITY

You’ve Made It Possible!

From the Plastic and Facial Plastic Surgery Department, thank you for your support!

It has been our honor to be part of this year's Best of the Pines!

At Pinehurst Surgical Clinic, our board-certified plastic and facial plastic surgeons and licensed esthetician are devoted to helping you look and feel your best, putting your comfort and privacy first. We can’t wait to continue serving our community with reliable non-surgical and surgical techniques for their cosmetic needs—now with this prestigious recognition!

pinehurstsurgical.com | 1-855-294-BODY

BEST PLASTIC SURGERY PRACTICE

Our audiologists are committed to providing the highest quality care to their patients. We are thrilled to be recognized for our efforts to make hearing care accessible for the Pinehurst community and pledge to continue that work.

Thank you for your votes in this year's Best of the Pines awards—we truly appreciate each and every one.

Your Votes Made A Difference

pinehurstsurgical.com | (910) 295-0243

From all of us in the Pinehurst Surgical Clinic Audiology Department, thank you for your support!

150 N Bennett St, • Southern Pines, NC 28387 bookamassagebykathleen.com • (910) 691-1669 Thank you for all the votes and continued support! It means the world to us. Swedish Massage Deep Tissue or Sports Massage Maternity Massage Hot Stone CustomizedMassageFacials LED Light CryoFacialReikiFaceMicrodermabrasionTherapy&BodyWaxing BEST PLACE FOR A MASSAGE BEST PLACE FOR ALTERNATIVE THERAPY BEST PLACE FOR SKINCARE SERVICES ONLINE BOOKING TreatmentsMassage & Skincare

DON’T JUST CALL A PLUMBER, CALL A CALLPROFESSIONALUSFORALLYOURPLUMBINGNEEDS910-639-4933AVAILABLE7DAYSAWEEK Unlimited Licensed and Fully Insured, License #29003 • Prompt, dependable service • Trustworthy technicians • Easy appointment scheduling • Competitive pricing • 2-year warranty

Statewideroofingsandhills@gmail.comwww.statewideroofingcompany.netKellieBennett(910)986-2474JohnnyEnglish(910)215-4875CoveringtheSandhillsover35Years!Residential·Commercial·Metal·FlatTop

WE ARE SINCERELY THANKFUL FOR ALL THE SUPPORT! 910-690-0471 • 114 W Main St, Aberdeen, NC Best Home Décor & Interior Design StoreFurnitureBest Store

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As always, we honor all our great businesses, large and small. Folks come from all across the region to shop, eat and hang out here. So congratulations to all of the nominees and winners.—

Graphic Design: Mechelle Butler, Scott Yancey

Owners: Jack Andrews, Frank Daniels III, Lee Dirks, David Woronoff

WHAT’S WITH THE SQUIRREL?

145 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Southern Pines, NC 28387

We had another busy time sorting through and ranking the hundreds of nominations for businesses across the spectrum. We had more engagements this year than a Kardashian. We’re thinking of our own “behind the scenes” reality show for how Best of the Pines comes together.

©Copyright 2022. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. Best of the Pines magazine is published by The Pilot LLC

As usual, you had no trouble sharing your overall powers of discernment. More than 17,600 of you voted in this year’s Best of the Pines edition, and the total number of votes topped 272,000. That’s twice as many people as voted in municipal elections across Moore County last year. Politicians have some catching up to do.

e’ve made it through the drippy days of another Summer in the Pines, which means it’s time for our annual look at the best of the best here in Moore County.

Illustrations: Matt Greenburg

id you notice some funny images during the campaign and wondered why we chose them? If you grew up in The Old North State, you learned in elementary school that our state bird is a cardinal, the state flower is a dogwood and the state tree is — you guessed it — a pine. We also included North Carolina’s state insect, the honeybee, and the state fruit, a scuppernong grape. We wanted our graphics to pay homage to some of the iconic symbols that specifically make Moore County feel like home. The gray squirrel, our state mammal and a non-dues-paying HOA member of several golf course communities, was one of them

Contest facilitated by The Pilot Newspaper

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WELCOME TO THE PILOT’S 2022 EDITION OF BEST OF THE PINES.

A complete list of winners and contest rules can be found www.BestOfThePines.comat

Because we like to switch things up a bit each time around, we included pet-related categories this year. Y’all have some crazy love for your animals and the businesses that cater to them.

Photography: Lorelei Colbert, Ted Fitzgerald, Mackenzie Francisco, John Gessner, Joseph Hill, Serena Lovely, Emilee Phillips, Glenn Sides, Pilot File Photos

This is for informational purposes only. MLO licensing information: DE MLO-485100; DC MLO485100; FL LO46392; MD 26-23158; NJ; NC I-157480; SC MLO – 485100; VA MLO-9799VA. Main Street Home Loans is a Division of NFM, Inc. NMLS 2893. NFM, Inc. is licensed by: DE # 3879; DC # MLB2893;FL # MLD174 and MLD795; MD # 5330; NJ # 9966238; NC # L-135884; SC # MLS – 2893; Virginia Mortgage Lender and Broker, Licensed by the VirginiaState Corporation Commission # MC-2357. For Main Street Home Loans full agency and state licensing information, please visitwww.mainstreethomeloans.com/licensing. NFM, Inc.’s NMLS #2893 (www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org). NFM, Inc. is not affiliated with, or an agent or division of, a governmental agency or a depository institution. Copyright © 2022. Mellisa Holt Home Loan NMLS#336.480.6729Consultant928361 Karen Dulmage Vice NMLS#AreaPresident,Manager703.626.9007485100 Rita Hairston Home Loan NMLS#910.690.5511Consultant1666093 Allyson Hodges LicensedNMLS910-318-3346AssistantProduction#2188028 Michele Smith Home Loan NMLS#704.421.4321Consultant2022935 Andrew Smith Home Loan NMLS#980.315.8602Consultant2236463 Estefany Guerrero AdministrativeLicensedAssistant910.420.1750NMLS#2324697 Kimberly Sutton LicensedNMLS#202.765.7304ManagerProduction1053626 Our Team Thanks YouFor Your SupportFOR BEST MORTGAGE COMPANY! We appreciate everyone who took the time to vote for us! We could not have done this without your continuous love and support. 75 Community Road | Pinehurst, NC 28374 | www.mainstreethomeloans.com 146 NW Broad Street | Southern Pines, NC 28387

MOORE COUNTY’S LARGEST TILE SHOWROOM INDOOR STONE SLAB YARD (910) 944-3062 • 305 FIELDS DR, ABERDEEN, NC 28315 • SETINSTONESTORE.COM THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR CLIENTS AND VOTERS FOR YOUR SUPPORT! BEST KITCHEN & BATH DESIGN COMPANY BEST TILE & COUNTERTOPS STORE BEST FLOORING COMPANYThank

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you to our community for the support! We love being a part of this amazing place. As a local business, run by long-time locals, our roots in this community run deep. So your votes mean to world to us! And I am so grateful for my rockstar staff that brings their best everyday.

We’re Beyond Grateful for Our Customers and Voters YOU’VE PICKED THE FAN FAVORITE! 1216 W MORGANTON RD, SOUTHERN PINES, NC • (910) 693-2909 • WWW.EATWEDGIES.COM

Proudly Serving Moore County 910.281.2000 • Mooreoutdoorsinc.com Cleaning, Repair, Installation Commercial and Residential

We are so wired to be voted one of the Best Electricians in Moore County 2860 NC 5 Aberdeen NC 28315 910-944-1996 Open since 1972- 3rd generation family owned business. We are so lucky to have the BEST customers and we are proud to offer them reliable, expert service! “Get a Grip on your Electrical Issues!” thCelebratingOur

565 Air Tool Dr Suite E | Southern Pines, NC | 910-365-9925 205 W. Pennsylvania Avenue | Southern Pines, NC | 910-365-9900 southernpinesbrewing.com CHEERS TO OUR VOTERS AND THANK YOU FOR THE SUPPORT! BEER SELECTION • VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS LOCAL BEER • LOCALLY MADE PRODUCT

107 Monroe Street, Carthage, NC (across from the courthouse) 236 N. Cox Street, Asheboro, NC 1-336-625-1275 • 910-947-2280 • www.rowland-yauger.com • Wrongful Death • Personal Injury • Auto Accidents • Worker’s Compensation • Family Law • Social Security Disability • Bankruptcy Chapter 7 & 13 • DWI, Speeding Tickets • Driving with Revoked License • Drug Offenses • Civil & Criminal Trials Michael Rowland, Jr. | Brett Yauger DEDICATEDWORKINGATTORNEYSFORYOU

www.gentlerenew.com HOUSE DRYERDRIVEWAYROOFGUTTERWINDOWWASHINGCLEANINGCLEANINGCLEANINGCLEANINGVENTCLEANING3801US-1BUS,Vass,NC28394•Mailing: PO BOX 4211, Pinehurst, NC 28374 • PRESSURE WASHING • GUTTER MAINTENANCE RECOMMENDEDMOSTINMOORECOUNTY! THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT!

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AUTHENTIC PUB Drum & Quill

• drumandquill.com 2. The Sly Fox Pub 3. Chapman’s Food & Spirits BEST BAKERY C.Cups Cupcakery

160 W New York Ave, Southern Pines 910.693.7742 N Sycamore St, Aberdeen 910.757.0155

• eatatmasons.com 2. Betsy’s Crepes 3. Sizzlin’ Steak or Eggs Pik N Pig C. Cups GrowlerSouthernCupcakeryPinesCompany FOOD & DRiNK BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 39

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40 Chinquapin Rd, Pinehurst 910.295.3195

• redscornersp.com 2. The Jefferson Inn 3. Pinehurst Brewing Company BEST BBQ Pik N Pig

125 NE Broad Street Southern Pines, NC 28387 105910.246.2877CherokeeRd, Suite 1E Pinehurst, NC 910.621.329928374•theccupscupcakery.com

194 Gilliam McConnell Rd, Carthage 910.947.7591

• spgrowler.com 2. Southern Pines Brewing Company 3. Pinehurst Brewing Company BEST BREAKFAST/BRUNCH Mason’s Restaurant & Grocery 111

2. Pine Scone Cafe 3. The Bakehouse

901 SW Broad St, Southern Pines 910.246.0205

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• pik-n-pig.com 2. Pinehurst Brewing Company 3. Embers BBQ BEST BEER SELECTION Southern Pines Growler Company

BAR OR RESTAURANT FOR LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

FOOD & DRiNK BEST BURGER Chapman’s Food & Spirits 157 E New Hampshire Ave, Southern Pines chapmansfoodandspirits.com910.246.0497 2. Char Bar No. 7 3. Five Guys BEST CASUAL DINING Vito’s Ristorante & Pizzeria 615 SE Broad St, Southern Pines 910.295.03041680910.692.7815NC-5,Aberdeen•vitosnc.com 2. Chapman’s Food & Spirits 3. Beefeaters BEST CATERER Elliotts Catering Company 905 Linden Rd Ste E, Pinehurst 910.295.3663 • pinehurstcatering.com 2. Valenti’s Italian Restaurant 3. Pik N Pig ChadHigby.com Chad Owner/Broker910.986.3509HigbyinChargeChad@Flatlisted.com FLATLISTED.COM, LLC Local REALTOR with 14 Years Experience HONORED TO BE VOTED ONE OF THE BEST! Voted RealtorBestin2021 Vito’s Ristorante & Pizzeria 40 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

140 NW Broad St, • Southern Pines, NC • 910.692.3211 • www.thecountrybookshop.biz • thecountrybookshop RAINY DAY STOREFRONTSTORYTIMEACTIVITYWINDOW DISPLAY SPECIALTY SHOP Thank you for choosing to shop with us. All of us at The Country Bookshop are grateful for the opportunity to be a part of your lives.

BEST CHEF Mark ElliottsElliottonLinden905 Linden Rd A, Pinehurst 910.215.0775 • elliottsonlinden.com 2. Warren Lewis, Chef Warren’s 3. Curtis Shelvey, The Gravy Train BEST CHINESE FOOD RedBowl Asian Bistro 10820 US 15-501, Southern Pines redbowlsouthernpines.com910.684.8403 2. Maguro Hibachi Steakhouse 3. Susa Sushi Hibachi BEST COFFEE SHOP The Roast Office 95 Cherokee Rd, Pinehurst 910.215.8861 • roastofficecoffee.com 2. Pine Scone Cafe 3. Buggy Town Coffee PRIDEONTHEJOB.COM • 910.944.0950 THANKS FOR VOTING FOR US! Asphalt Maintenance • Soft Washing • Concrete Repair • Seal Coating • Gutter Cleaning • Dryer Vent Cleaning BestPavingAsphalt BestWashingPressure The Roast Office Mark ElliottsElliottonLinden Red Bowl FOOD & DRiNK 42 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

CONNECTIONSREMOVINGBARRIERS,BUILDING Thank YOU for making our 1st year full of fun and success 11 Knight St. Aberdeen NC, info@freetobedog.org28315910-684-3435Open:Tues-Saturdaybyappointment • Private training • Group training classes • Shelter dog behavior support • Free educational workshops • Financial assistance

FOOD & DRiNK BEST CRAFT/CREATIVE COCKTAILS The Leadmine Whiskey Bar and Kitchen 132 W Pennsylvania Ave, Southern Pines theleadminewhiskeybar.com910.684.8703 2. The Workshop Tavern 3. Elliotts On Linden BEST DONUTS Granny’s Donuts 201 Johnson St, Aberdeen 910.944.9401 2. Southern Angel Donut Co. 3. Dunkin’ BEST FOOD TRUCK Meat and Greek meatandgreektruck.com910.747.4976 2. The House of Odell and Luella 3. Cookies -N- Moore We are passionate about helping older adults navigate the manyofchallengesaging. 910.692.0683 AOSNC.com e in Aging WellExperts Age the Way You Choose The Leadmine Whiskey Bar and Kitchen BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 45

FOOD & DRiNK BEST FROZEN TREATS The Ice Cream Parlor 176 NW Broad St, Southern Pines icecreamparlorrestaurant.com910.692.7273 2. Ben’s Ice Cream at Kalawi Farms 3. Sweet Carolina Ice Cream BEST HEALTHY TREATS Clean Juice 118 Brucewood Rd, Southern Pines 910.725.2077 • cleanjuice.com 2. Nature’s Own Market 3. Berri Bowlful BEST HOT DOG Ronnie’s Chuckwagon 306 Monroe St, Carthage 910.947.5435 2. The Ice Cream Parlor 3. Dawg Wagon SIGNATURE BBQ SMOKED DAILY Brisket, Ribs, Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, Burgers FRESH SIDES PREPARED IN-HOUSE DAILY Slaw, Hush Puppies, Mac & Cheese, Sweet Potato Fries and more! Open Daily • 130 SW Broad Street (former Broad Street Bakery), Downtown Southern Pines • facebook.com/Embers-BBQ THANK YOU MOORE COUNTY FOR YOUR VOTES AND YOUR SUPPORT! BEST BBQ & BEST NEW RESTAURANT Clean Juice 46 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

Long Term, Short Term and Commercial Property Management Services! Google Sandhills Rentals for more information! 910-684-5050 • www.SandhillsVacationRentals.comwww.SandhillsRentals.com THANK YOU MOORE COUNTY for choosing Sandhills Rentals, LLC as one of the top Property Management Firms in the Sandhills!

BEST INDIAN RESTAURANT Jaya’s Indian Cuisine 169 NE Broad St, Southern Pines 910.725.0875 • jayasincuisine.com 2. Hennings Taste of India 3. 195 American Fusion Cuisine BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT Vito’s Ristorante & Pizzeria 615 SE Broad St, Southern Pines 910.295.03041680910.692.7815NC-5,Aberdeen•vitosnc.com 2. Lisi Italian 3. Valenti’s Italian Restaurant BEST RESTAURANTJAPANESE/HIBACHI Maguro Hibachi Steakhouse 204 Brucewood Rd, Southern Pines 910.246.2106 • maguroasianfusion.com 2. RedBowl Asian Bistro 3. Neko Thai & Sushi FOOD & DRiNK Jaya’s Indian Cuisine 48 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

Dedicated to serving our community and providing each buyer and seller with knowledgable, superior service and expertise. Incredibly grateful for your votes and continued support! Let’s find your dream homeTogether. Honored to be voted among the top realtors in Moore County, AGAIN! 910-528-6160 | 285 SE Broad St. | Southern Pines, NC 28388 | carriekirbysellsnc.com

BEST LOCAL BEER/CIDER Duck Hook, Southern Pines Brewing Company 565 Air Tool Dr E, Southern Pines southernpinesbrewing.com910.365.9925 2. Beehive Ginger, James Creek Cider 3. Pivot IPA, Pinehurst Brewing Company BEST LUNCH Wedgies Restaurant 1216-B Morganton Rd, Southern Pines 910.693.2909 • eatwedgies.com 2. Sweet Basil 3. The Villager Deli BEST RESTAURANTMEDITERRANEAN Grape Leaf Bistro 10574 US-15, Southern Pines 910.246.2468 • grapeleafbistro.com 2. Lisi Italian www.vopnc.org Thank you for voting for the Village of Pinehurst! Village ChristmasPinehurstofTreeLighting - Holiday Event - Santa Sighting Camelot Playground - Outdoor Activity - Playground 4th of July Pet Parade -Pet Event Rassie Wicker Park - Local Water Activity Spot - Playground The Fair Barn - Wedding Venue Duck Hook, Southern Pines Brewing Company Wedgies Restaurant FOOD & DRiNK 50 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT San Felipe RestaurantMexican 1840 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen 910.693.2979 • sanfelipenc.com 2. Casa Mexicana 3. Mazatlan Restaurant BEST NEW RESTAURANT Red’s Corner 901 SW Broad St, Southern Pines 910.246.0205 • redscornersp.com 2. Embers BBQ 3. Neko Thai & Sushi BEST OUTDOOR SEATING Red’s Corner 901 SW Broad St, Southern Pines 910.246.0205 • redscornersp.com 2. Ironwood 3. Pik N Pig Looking forward to serving our friends and family again soon 194 GILLIAM-MCCONNELL RD. • CARTHAGE • 910-947-7591 A HUGE thank you to our team for the years of dedication you have given, not just to ‘the Pig’ but for helping serve our amazing community over the years. And to our community for continuously showing up! Cheers to many more. Johnny- 8 years, Peg- 2, Blythe- 6, Ashley M- 6, Travis- 7, Alex- 6, Denise- 2, Jared- 5, Juanita- 5, Linda- 5 Janie, Ashley, Tiffani and Heather FOOD & DRiNK Red’s Corner BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 51

BEST PIZZA Vito’s Ristorante & Pizzeria 615 SE Broad St, Southern Pines 910.295.03041680910.692.7815NC-5,Aberdeen•vitosnc.com 2. SoPies NY Pizzeria 3. Whispering Pies Pizzeria BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT Full Moon Oyster Bar 134 Brucewood Rd, Southern Pines 910.246.2048 • fullmoonoysterbar.com 2. House of Fish 3. Bonefish Grill BEST SOUP Sweet Basil 134 NW Broad St, Southern Pines 910.693.1487 2. Panera Bread 3. Midland Bistro FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY, VISIT NCMCS.ORG MCS is committed to equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, ethnic origin, or handicapping condition (Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964). WE’RE HIRING! Moore County Schools is central to our vibrant community here in the Sandhills. • K-12 Teachers • Teacher Assistants • School Psychologists • STEM • School Counselors • Exceptional Children • Media Specialists • Bus Drivers • Cafeteria Workers • Custodians • Maintenance • Day Care Workers • Police Officers Working at Moore County Schools means making a difference with our students. Working for Moore County Schools means making a difference in our community. FOOD & DRiNK Sweet Basil Photo Contributed 52 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

BEST SOUTHERN FOOD Mason’s Restaurant & Grocery 111 N Sycamore St, Aberdeen 910.757.0155 • eatatmasons.com 2. Pik N Pig 3. Pete’s Family Restaurant BEST SPORTS BAR Kickback Jack’s 10745 US-15 #501, Southern Pines kbjacks.com/southern-pines-nc910.246.3333 2. Char Bar No. 7 3. Hickory Tavern BEST STEAK Beefeaters 672 SW Broad St, Southern Pines beefeatersofsouthernpines.com910.692.5550 2. Southern Prime Steakhouse 3. Ironwood Thank you for voting for us BEST RESTAURANTITALIANBESTCATERER Discover the Best Kept Secret in Moore County! 3781 US #1, Vass, NC 28394 • 405 East Main St, Sanford NC 27332 Monday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. • Sunday 11a.m. to 9 p.m. 910-245-1105 • www.valentis.biz • valentisitalianrestaurant@gmail.com Serving Lunch & Dinner 7 Days A Week Catering & Banquet Facilities Available Serving the Sandhills for Over 25 Years • Family Owned & Operated Our Second Location Now Open! Mason’s Restaurant & Grocery Beefeaters FOOD & DRiNK 54 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

BEST SUB/SANDWICH SHOP Wedgies Restaurant 1216-B Morganton Rd, Southern Pines 910.693.2909 • eatwedgies.com 2. Jersey Mike’s Subs 3. The Villager Deli BEST SUSHI RESTAURANT Neko Thai & Sushi 70 Market Square, Pinehurst 910.420.2248 • nekothaisushi.com 2. Susa Sushi Hibachi 3. RedBowl Asian Bistro BEST THAI RESTAURANT Thai Orchid Restaurant 1404 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen 910.944.9299 • thaiorchidus1.com 2. Thai Fusion 3. Table On the Green Affiliated with Capital Investment Advisory Services, LLC. Securities offered through Capital Investment Group, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC 100 E. Six Forks Road, Ste. 200, Raleigh, NC 27609 (919) 831-2370 Sheree Lancaster, Sr. Financial Advisor Dan Lancaster, Administrative Director 340 Commerce Ave. Suite 6, Southern Pines, NC 28387 Office Phone: 910-725-2075 • Email: info@starofthepines.com Find Us Facebookon Thank you for choosing us! It is our honor to be the trusted wealth management group of our families, friends and community. Neko Thai & Sushi FOOD & DRiNK BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 55

BEST VEGAN/VEGETARIAN FOOD Rooted Cafe & Market 10 Camelia Way, Southern Pines 910.725.0064 • rootedcafeandmarket.com 2. Nature’s Own Market 3. Clean Juice BEST WINE MENU IN A RESTAURANT Vito’s Ristorante & Pizzeria 615 SE Broad St, Southern Pines 910.295.03041680910.692.7815NC-5,Aberdeen•vitosnc.com 2. Elliotts On Linden 3. Ironwood BEST WINGS Pinehurst Brewing Company 300 Magnolia Rd, Pinehurst 910.235.8218 • pinehurstbrewing.com 2. Kickback Jack’s 3. Legends Bar and Grill FOOD & DRiNK Rooted Cafe & Market Hidden among the tall pines and golf courses in Pinehurst is an historic tavern, Drum & Quill. Open 7 Days A Week - Late on Fri/Sat w/Music Visit www.DrumandQuill.com or our Facebok page for upcoming events 40 Chinquapin Rd • Village of Pinehurst • 910-295-3193 Drum & Quill is built on the old Irish tradition of a Public House, a cozy place to gather to eat, drink and make new friends. We offer a covered patio to dine outdoors rain or shine. Enjoy a view of downtown Pinehurst while sampling our famous pimento cheeseburger and sipping on one of our nearly 200 stocked spirits. THANKS FOR VOTING FOR US IN THE BESTBESTCATEGORIES:FOLLOWINGAUTHENTICPUBBESTBURGEROUTDOORSEATING 56 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

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SHOPPiNG BEST ANTIQUE STORE Pastimes 101 Perry Dr, Southern Pines westendpastimes.com910.673.2065 2. Design Market 3. The Bee’s Knees - Antiques & Thrift BEST BOUTIQUE FOR ACCESSORIES Monkee’s 124 NW Broad St, Southern Pines 910.693.7463 • monkeesofthepines.com 2. R.Riveter 3. Mockingbird On Broad BEST BOUTIQUE FOR LINGERIE Knickers Lingerie 150 E New Hampshire Ave, Southern Pines 910.725.2346 • knickers-lingerie.com 2. Belk 3. T.J. Maxx BEST BOUTIQUE FOR WOMEN’S CLOTHING Monkee’s 124 NW Broad St, Southern Pines 910.693.7463 • monkeesofthepines.com 2. Denker Dry Goods 3. Marie & Marcele Boutique BEST BOUTIQUE FOR WOMEN’S SHOES Monkee’s 124 NW Broad St, Southern Pines 910.693.7463 • monkeesofthepines.com 2. Courtney’s Shoes 3. T.J. Maxx BEST CAR DEALERSHIP Cooper Ford 5292 US 15 501 Hwy, Carthage 910.947.2244 • cooperfordcarthagenc.com 2. Pinehurst Toyota Hyundai 3. Leith Honda Aberdeen Cooper PastimesMonkee’sFord BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 59

BEST CIGAR SHOP The Island Smoke Shop & Lounge 1701 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen 910.757.0054 • theislandsmokeshop.com 2. The Cigar Shop 3. The Cigar Box BEST CONSIGNMENT SHOP Twigg & Co 206 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen 910.757.0188 • twiggandcomarket.com 2. A Bit Of... Couture Upscale Consignment Boutique 3. The Roast Office BEST FINE JEWELRY STORE Honeycutt Jewelers 110 NW Broad St, Southern Pines facebook.com/HoneycuttJewelers910.692.2388 2. Hawkins & Hawkins Fine Jewelry Design 3. WhitLauter by Leann Parker SHOPPiNG Twigg & Co 60 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

BEST FURNITURE STORE Charlotte’s Furnishings & Finds 114 W Main St, Aberdeen charlottesfurnishings.business.site910.690.0471 2. Mid-State Furniture of Carthage 3. Furniture In The Pines BEST GARDENING STORE Gulley’s Garden Center 445 SE Broad St, Southern Pines 910.692.3223 • gulleysgardencenter.com 2. Burney Hardware Company 3. Ace Hardware BEST GIFT SHOP Mockingbird On Broad 162 NW Broad St., Southern Pines 910.692.5338 • mockingbirdonbroad.com 2. Twigg & Co 3. Against The Grain Shoppe 5784 Hwy 22 • Carthage • 947-5831 Check our prerecorded phone message or Facebook page for opening date and picking schedules Cards accepted Like us onHighlanders Farm You’re So Sweet to Vote for Us! Thank You! BEST FROZEN TREATS BEST FARMERS MARKET Homemade Ice Cream • Strawberries Summer Vegetables • Peaches Open Mid-April through August Visit Our DRIVE LIGHTCHRISTMASTHRUSHOW ThanksgivingOpeningWeek! Check our Facebook page in November for more info SHOPPiNG Mockingbird on Broad 62 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

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BEST GOLF SHOP The Pro Shop at Pinehurst Resort 80 Carolina Vista Dr, Pinehurst 844.330.1669 • pinehurst.com 2. Robert’s Golf Shop 3. Mid South Club BEST HARDWARE STORE Burney Hardware Company 11865 US-15, Aberdeen & 270 N. Trade St., Seven Lakes 910.944.1516 • burneyhardware.com 2. Ace Hardware 3. Lowe’s Home Improvement BEST LOCALLY MADE PRODUCT R.Riveter Heirloom Bags 154 NW Broad St, Southern Pines 910.725.1010 • rriveter.com 2. Pine Scones 3. Southern Pines Brewing Company Craft Beers R.Riveter Heirloom Bags SHOPPiNG Top Home Inspector in Best Of The Pines Two Years in a Row A mulit inspector company Veteran Owned & Operated Request an Inspection Today MaintenanceSERVICESBuyerInspectionsInspectionsPre-ListingInspectionsRadonInspectionsNewConstruction SERVICECumberlandAREASFranklinHarnettHokeJohnstonLeeMooreRichmondScotlandWake BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 65

BEST MEN’S CLOTHIER Gentlemen’s Corner 1 Chinquapin Rd, Pinehurst 910.295.2011 • thegcorner.com 2. River Jack Outdoor Trading Company 3. Belk BEST PLACE TO BUY CONSIGNED/ USED FURNITURE Habitat ReStore of the NC Sandhills 2268 NC-5, 910.295.1934Aberdeen•sandhillshabitat.org 2. Design Market 3. Coalition Resale Shop BEST PRE-OWNED CAR DEALERSHIP Cooper Auto Choice 1010 Old US Hwy 1, Southern Pines 910.725.1111 • cooperautochoice.com 2. Poole Automotive 3. Southern Pines Select WE’RE HONORED TO BE VOTED AMONG THE BEST GYMS IN MOORE COUNTY. THE EQUIPMENTCLEANEST&BESTPRICINGINTOWN! 365WORKOUT24/7DAYSAYEAR! 1303 N. SANDHILLS BLVD. • ABERDEEN, NC • 910-773-0259 • WORKOUTANYTIME.COM/ABERDEEN LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED THANKS FOR SWEATING IT OUT WITH US! SHOPPiNG Gentlemen’s Corner 66 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

BEST SPECIALTY SHOP The Country Bookshop 140 NW Broad St, Southern Pines 910.692.3211 • thecountrybookshop.biz 2. The Pinehurst Olive Oil Co. 3. C.Cups Cupcakery BEST WINDOWSTOREFRONTDISPLAY Mockingbird On Broad 162 NW Broad St., Southern Pines 910.692.5338 • mockingbirdonbroad.com 2. The Country Bookshop 3. Knickers Lingerie BEST THRIFT SHOP Habitat ReStore of the NC Sandhills 2268 NC-5, 910.295.1934Aberdeen•sandhillshabitat.org 2. Coalition Resale Shop 3. The Puzzle Piece BEST WINE SHOP The Wine Cellar & Tasting Room 241 NE Broad St, Southern Pines thewinecellarandtastingroom.com910.692.3066 2. Triangle Wine Company 3. Village Wine Shop The Country Bookshop The Wine Cellar & Tasting Room SHOPPiNG Village of Rentals,PinehurstLLC Property “ExperienceManagementthatContinuestoStandtheTestofTime” Since 1981 Office 910.420.1045 • 800.334.6613 19 Chinquapin Rd, Pinehurst, NC 28374 debbie@voprentals.comwww.voprentals.com BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 67

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FAMiLY BEST CHILDCARE (infant - 3 years) Sandhills Children’s Center 1280 Central Dr, Southern Pines sandhillschildrenscenter.org910.692.3323 2. FirstHealth Child Development Center 3. DROP ZONE KIDS BEST CHILDREN’S DENTIST Dental Derby 10564 US-15, Southern Pines 910.693.3729 • dentalderby.com 2. Powers Pediatric Dentistry 3. Dr. Jennifer S. Massey, DDS BEST CHILDREN’S/BABY BOUTIQUE Belli Bambini 165 NE Broad St, Southern Pines 910.692.6926 • bellibambinis.com 2. Bump & Baby 3. Mockingbird On Broad BEST CHURCH YOUTH GROUP Grace Church 1519 Luther Way, Southern Pines 910.692.6711 • gracechurchsp.org 2. Christ Community Church 3. New Covenant Fellowship BEST FAMILY FUN NIGHT Carolina Cinemas Sandhills 10 104 Brucewood Rd, Southern Pines 910.695.1100 • sandhills10cinemas.com 2. Red’s Corner 3. Sandhills Bowling Center BEST FAMILY-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT The Ice Cream Parlor 176 NW Broad St, Southern Pines icecreamparlorrestaurant.com910.692.7273 2. Red’s Corner 3. Chick-fil-A BEST KIDS BIRTHDAY PARTY My Gym Sandhills 262A Pinehurst Ave, Southern Pines 910.725.0254 • mygym.com/sandhills 2. Bob’s Pizza 3. Sandhills Bowling Center

Estate Planning & Administration, Elder Law, Wills and Trusts, Residential Real Estate Jennifer Barnhart Garner LAWGARNERFIRM,PLLC “Professional with a Personal Touch” 125 Applecross Rd • Pinehurst 910-693-0043 910-693-0043 125 Applecross Rd • Pinehurst • Estate Planning & Administration • Elder Law • Wills and Trusts • Residential Real Estate

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BEST LOCAL WATER ACTIVITY SPOT Moore County Parks & Recreation’s Hillcrest Splash Pad 155 Hillcrest Park Ln, Carthage 910.947.2504 2. Rassie Wicker Park Splash Pad 3. Southern Pines Reservoir Park BEST OUTDOOR ACTIVITY Southern Pines Reservoir Park 300 Reservoir Park Rd, Southern Pines 910.692.2463 • southernpines.net 2. Sandhills Horticultural Gardens 3. Camelot Playground at Cannon Park BEST PLACE TO BUY TOYS The Little Toy Shop 230 SW Broad St, Southern Pines the-little-toy-shop.business.site910.692.2522 2. Walmart 3. Dunrovin Country Store Moore Countuy Parks & HillcrestRecreation’sSplashPad The Little Toy Shop (910) 944-1380 101 Jordan Pl, Aberdeen, NC www.blarneystoneworks.com.28315 We’re so grateful for your support! Natural countertops18Kitchen,EngineeredandStoneSolutionsforBath,andMorewithoverYearsExperience!Wedesign,fabricate,andinstallgranite,marbleandquartzinkitchens,bathsandotherroomsforbothcommercialandresidentialproperties. FAMiLY BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 71

BEST PLAYGROUND Camelot Playground at Cannon Park 90 Woods Rd, 910.295.1900Pinehurst 2. Southern Pines Downtown Park 3. Rassie Wicker Park BEST PRESCHOOL Episcopal Day School 340 E Massachusetts Ave, Southern Pines 910.692.3492 • episcopalday.org 2. Little Promises Preschool 3. Sandhills Classical Christian School BEST RAINY DAY ACTIVITY Carolina Cinemas Sandhills 10 104 Brucewood Rd, Southern Pines 910.695.1100 • sandhills10cinemas.com 2. Sandhills Bowling Center 3. The Country Bookshop THANKS FOR HELPING US MAKE A SPLASH! BEST POOL SERVICE(910) WWW.SOUTHERNTROPICSPOOLS.COMSOUTHERN1545692-5200US-1STEA,PINES,NC28387 FAMiLY Camelot Playground at Cannon Park DayEpiscopalSchool 72 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

BEST SANTA SIGHTING Pik N Pig 194 Gilliam McConnell Rd, Carthage 910.947.7591 • pik-n-pig.com 2. Village of Pinehurst Christmas Tree Lighting 3. Southern Pines Christmas Parade BEST STORYTIME Southern Pines Public Library 170 W Connecticut Ave, Southern Pines southernpines.net/399/Library910.692.8235 2. The Country Bookshop 3. Moore County Library BEST SUMMER CAMP Encore Center 160 E New Hampshire Ave, Southern Pines 910.725.0758 • encorecenter.net 2. Southern Pines Recreation & Parks 3. Moore County Schools STEM CampPik N Pig • Home Buyer’s Inspections • Move-In Certified Seller’s Inspections • Annual Home Maintenance Inspections • Thermal Imaging Inspections • Radon Testing • Mold/Allergen Testing • Pool & Spa Inspections • New Home Inspections 919-545-7500 • tim@ffhisnc.com www.FamilyFirstHomeInspectionServices.com Inspected Once, Inspected Right! Timothy Skibitsky CPI, Owner FAMiLY BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 73

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FAMiLY BEST TRICK-OR-TREATING Downtown Southern Pines 2. Summerfield at Arrowstone, Whispering Pines 3. Moore County Airport Trunk or Treat BEST YOUTH SPORTS CLUB AC Sandhills 1295 Old US Hwy 1 Suite E, Southern Pines 910.944.9042 • acsandhills.com 2. Moore County Parks & Recreation 3. Southern Pines Youth Rugby Downtown Southern Pines www.beefeatersofsouthernpines.com Dinner Mon-Sat 5-10pm • Lounge 5pm-until Monday-Saturday 5:00pm-10:00pm 910-692-5550 • 672 SW Broad St. • Southern Pines Locally Owned & Operated for Over 25 Years Winner of Best Steak in the Sandhills for over 20 Years! Combining New Traditions & Classic Cuisine THANK YOU FOR HELPING US DEFEND OUR TITLE! AND EARN NEW AWARDS: BEST PLACE TO GO ON A DATE BEST CASUAL DINING BEST STEAK BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 75

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BEST ANNUAL FESTIVAL/ COMMUNITY EVENT Pinehurst Holly Arts & Craft Festival Village of Pinehurst 2. Sunrise Theater’s First Friday 3. Southern Pines Springfest BEST ART GALLERY ARTworks Vass 129 Main St, 910.245.4129Vass•artworksvass.com 2. The Artist League of the Sandhills 3. The Arts Council of Moore County at The Campbell House BEST CHARITY RUN Friend to Friend Rock ‘N Run 565 Air Tool Dr, Southern Pines friendtofriend.me 2. FirstHealth Turkey Trot 5k & Mile 3. ShamRock ‘N Roll BEST PERFORMINGCOMMUNITY/AMATEURARTSGROUP Union Pines Marching Vikings unionpinesband.org 2. Encore Center 3. Pinecrest Players Theatre Department BEST DANCE STUDIO Encore Center 160 E New Hampshire Ave, Southern Pines 910.725.0758 • encorecenter.net 2. Seven Lakes Dance 3. Gary Taylor Dance BEST FARMERS MARKET Moore County Farmers Market 145 SE Broad St, Southern Pines 604910.947.3752W.Morganton Rd, Southern Pines 2. Kalawi Farm 3. Highlanders Farm ARTS & COMMUNiTY Union Pines Marching Vikings ARTworks Vass Pinehurst Holly Arts & Craft Festival

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FUNDRAISING EVENT Sandhills Children’s Center’s Festival of Trees festivaloftrees.org 2. Caring Hearts for Canines’ Furever Yours 3. Moore Humane Society’s Paws for Celebration BEST HOLIDAY EVENT Sandhills Children’s Center’s Festival of Trees festivaloftrees.org 2. Southern Pines Christmas Parade 3. Village of Pinehurst Christmas Tree Lighting

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LOCAL CHOIR Pinecrest High School Chamber Ensemble pinecrestchoirs.weebly.com 2. Sacred Heart Catholic Church 3. Union Pines Chamber Chorus Sandhills Children’s Center’s Festival

The opening weekend continues on Saturday, November 6, from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. Meet the artists as they paint in their studios throughout the weekend. The exhibit and sale will remain open through Friday, December 18th with gallery hours from noon to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Artists League of the Sandhills Fall Exhibit and Sale

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Collectors Choice Event

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Thank You Our staff are heroes every day – from those on the frontlines taking care of our patients, to the mighty team of support staff across the entire system. Thank you for your commitment and dedication to care for FirstHealth.orgpeople. EmergencyDeAngelaDepartment Nurse Gallery • Studios • Classes Year round classes are offered in oil, watercolor, acrylic, inks, pastels, mixed media, colored pencils and more. Workshops are hosted by renowned guest artists. Check our website for details. 129 Exchange St. in Aberdeen, NC • 910-944-3979 • artistleague.org

The Artists League of the Sandhills hosts a very special annual Collectors Choice Preview Reception that is held prior to the public opening of the exhibit. This fabulous evening is by invitation only and is our most exciting event of the year. We invite you to attend and enjoy the special themed food and drink. The theme for 2022 is Paris Nights. A commitment to spend $100 on a painting or make a $100 donation admits two guests. Please call: 910-944-3979, or send an email to artistleague@windstream.net for your special invitation. Thanks for your support!

A preview night of our 28th Annual Fall Exhibit and Sale

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The public is cordially invited to the opening reception for the Artists League’s 28th annual art exhibit and sale on Friday night. This is our biggest event of the year!

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BEST LOCAL MUSICIAN - GROUP Whiskey Pines whiskeypinesband.com 2. McKenzie Brothers Band 3. The Sand Band BEST LOCAL SOLO MUSICIAN Tony Barnes tonybarnesmusic.com 2. Julia Golden 3. Mary Stone BEST PERFORMING ARTS VENUE Bradshaw Performing Arts Center at CommunitySandhillsCollege 3395 Airport Rd, Pinehurst 910.695.3800 • sandhillsbpac.com 2. Sunrise Theater’s First Bank Amphitheater 3. The Neon Rooster Bradshaw Perfroming Arts Center at Sandhills Community College Photo Contributed 157 E Pennsylvania Ave Southern Pines NC, 28387 | (910) 692- 9697 ARTS & COMMUNiTY 80 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

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PLACE TO GET CREATIVE ARTworks Vass 129 Main St, 910.245.4129Vass•artworksvass.com 2. 9th of September Pottery Painting 3. The Bull Room BEST PLACE TO GIVE YOUR TIME OR MONEY - ANIMALS Caring Hearts for Canines caringheartsforcanines.com 2. Moore Humane Society 3. Prancing Horse

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BEST PLACE TO GIVE YOUR TIME OR MONEY - CHILDREN Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills 160 Memorial Park Ct, Southern Pines 910.692.0777 • sandhillsbgc.org 2. Food Bank of CENC - Back Pack Pals 3. Sandhills Children’s Center BEST PLACE TO GIVE YOUR TIME OR MONEYCOMMUNITY SERVICE Habitat for Humanity of the NC Sandhills 2268 NC-5, 910.295.1934Aberdeen•sandhillshabitat.org 2. Friend to Friend 3. Lifecare Pregnancy Center

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ARTS & COMMUNiTY BEST PLACE TO GIVE YOUR TIME OR MONEY - MILITARY Duskin & FoundationStephens 26 Pinecrest Plaza #316, Southern Pines duskinandstephens.org 2. Kyle Evans Let It Shine Foundation 3. Veterans of Foreign Wars John Boyd Post 738 BEST PLACE TO GIVE YOUR TIME OR MONEY - SENIORS Meals on Wheels of the Sandhills 425 Dogwood Lane, Southern Pines mealsonwheelsofthesandhills.com910.691.1517 2. Penick Village Foundation 3. St. Joseph of the Pines Duskin & Stephens Foundation THANK YOU FOR HELPING US KEEP OUR SPOT! SERVICES: CARPET CLEANING TILE UPHOLSTERYCLEANINGCLEANING CONTACT US TODAY! 910.992.4160 Spotonfloorandcarpet.biz • spotonfloorandcarpet@yahoo.com Serving Moore County for 10 Years! From our family to you, we are thankfuloverwhelminglytobeatthetopsixyearsinarow! 84 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

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The Fair Barn 200 Beulah Hill Rd S, Pinehurst 910.295.0166 • vopnc.org 2. Weymouth Center For The Arts & Humanities 3. Soiree on South Ironwood 172 US-1 N, Bus, Cameron, NC jamescreekciderhouse.com910.245.9901 Thurs 4-9pm, Fri & Sat 1-9pm, Sun 1-7pm Cheers to everyone for supporting Ciderhouse!the Best Local Beer/Cider - Beehive Ginger BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 85

ARTS & COMMUNiTY BEST PLACE TO GO ON A DATE Ironwood 2176 Midland Rd, Pinehurst 910.255.0000 • ironwoodpinehurst.com 2. Beefeaters 3. Elliotts on Linden BEST PLACE TO WATCH A MOVIE Carolina Cinemas Sandhills 10 104 Brucewood Rd, Southern Pines 910.695.1100 • sandhills10cinemas.com 2. The Sunrise Theater 3. Aberdeen Lake Park’s “Movies by the Lake” BEST POTTERY SHOP 9th of PotterySeptemberPainting 2160 Midland Rd, Southern Pines 910.695.9063 2. ARTworks Vass 3. Ben Owen Pottery BEST PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING ARTS COMPANY Encore Center 160 E New Hampshire Ave, Southern Pines 910.725.0758 • encorecenter.net 2. The Carolina Philharmonic 3. Temple Theatre BEST SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT Mockingbird On Broad Facebook - Mockingbird on Broad Instagram - @mockingbirdonbroad 2. Caring Hearts for Canines 3. C.Cups Cupcakery

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BEST APPLIANCE STORE Kees Appliance Center 104 E Main St, 910.944.8887Aberdeen•keesappliance.com 2. Ace Hardware 3. Lowe’s Home Improvement BEST CARPET & RUG CLEANING Spot On Floor and Carpet Rejuvenation 217 Northwood Dr, Southern Pines 910.992.4160 • spotonfloorandcarpet.biz 2. Heaven’s Best Service Group 3. Able Carpet & Rug Cleaning Services BEST CUSTOM WOODWORKING The Heritage Flag Company 230 S Bennett St, Southern Pines 910.725.1540 • theheritageflag.com 2. Pine + Linen 3. Raffaele Gironda BEST ELECTRICIAN Popes Electric 2860 NC-5, Aberdeen • 910.944.1996 2. McGraw Electric of the Sandhills 3. Kevin M. Coe Electrician BEST FLOORING COMPANY Moore Floors 305 Murray Hill Rd, Southern Pines 910.692.7744 • moorefloorsinc.com 2. Set In Stone/The Slab Warehouse 3. J.B. Short Carpet One Floor & Home BEST GUTTER MAINTENANCE Gentle Renew 3801 US-1 BUS, Vass 910.565.9245 • gentlerenew.com 2. Allred’s Seamless Guttering 3. Sandhills Seamless Gutters BEST HEATING & AIR COMPANY 4 Seasons Heating & Air 132 Westgate Dr, West End 910.235.0606 • 4seasonsheatnair.com 2. Carolina Air 3. Sandhills Heating, Refrigeration & Electrical HOME & HOME SERViCES 4 Seasons Heating & Air Moore Floors Popes Electric Photo Contributed BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 87

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BEST HOME & VACATION RENTAL COMPANY Village of Pinehurst Rentals 19 Chinquapin Rd, Pinehurst 910.420.1045 • voprentals.com 2. Sandhills Rentals 3. Kirby Vacation Rentals BEST HOME BUILDER Kirby Construction Group 285 SE Broad St suite b, Southern Pines 910.692.2731 • kirbycompanies.com 2. Latitude Builders 3. Pinehurst Homes

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Historic Theater Building | 90 Cherokee Rd., Ste 2A/B Village of Pinehurst | 910-986-2460 - call or text Who we are: A boutique injectables and skin health practice created to help you love the way you look and feel. Our Mission: To help everyone feel like the best version of themselves, both inside and out - vibrant, healthy & refreshed! Services Offered: Full facial rejuvenation | Muscle relaxers (Botox/Dysport) Dermal Fillers & Threads (Juvederm/Restylane) | Microneedling (SkinPen) Biostimulators (Sculptra, Radiesse, PRP/PRF) | Signature facials and dermaplaning Medical Grade Peels & Skincare | Laser Hair Removal | IPL | RF Microneedling Thank you for your Votes As our brand new business has bloomed this summer, we are so appreciative for all your support! BEST PLACE FOR INJECTABLES & FILLERS BEST NEW BUSINESS 88 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

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1125B Seven Lakes Drive , West End NC (Phone) www.lacabinets.weebly.com910-673-2768Thankyouforyourcontinuedsupport! Creating your dreamkitchens and baths since 1993 Visit our website to learn more about each offering and if it’s right for youWWW.THRYVEWELLNESS.COM 122 Brucewood Rd. • Southern Pines, NC • (910) 637-0252 (Formerly Cryotherapy of the Pines) SERVICESOUR InfraredCryotherapySauna Massage TherapyCompression Massage Float Therapy toWelcomeWellness.Inside&Out BEST SPA BEST MASSAGE BEST ALTERNATIVE THERAPY BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 89

Thank you for your votes! 1606 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen, NC (910) 637-0299 168 NW Broad St, Southern Pines, NC (910) 638-2169 THANK CUSTOMERSYOUFORYOURSUPPORT! OUR SERVICES INCLUDE: • Roof Cleaning • Soft Washing • Pressure Washing • Concrete Cleaning • Patio/Deck Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning • Gutter Guard Installs • Roof Debris RemovalBEFOREBEFOREAFTERAFTERSlademusick@yahoo.com To anyone who has not used our services, give us a call for a free estimate, we are fully insured and ready to serve you! We truly appreciate your business and look forward to serving you again. Thank you for being our valued customer. We are so grateful and hope we met your expectations. 90 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

BEST HOME INSPECTOR Atlas Inspections 910.606.3033 • atlasinspectionsnc.com 2. Family First Home Inspection Services 3. Sandhills Signature Home Inspections BEST INTERIOR DECORATOR Mockingbird On Broad, Sundi McLaughlin 162 NW Broad St., Southern Pines 910.692.5338 • mockingbirdonbroad.com 2. Dahr 3. JW Design Group BEST PAINTINGINTERIOR/EXTERIOR Brewer’s Painting Home Improvement 1129 S McNeill St, Carthage 910.315.2183 • brewerspainting.com 2. Yarborough Painting 3. VLV Designs HOME & HOME SERViCES Atlas Inspections Photo Contributed GOOD VIBES. LOCAL SOUL. KIRBY VACATION RENTALS furnished + all-inclusive || short-term + extended stays We’re incredibly grateful for your support. THANK YOU! www.KirbyVacationRentals.com || 910-528-5264 || jennkirby33@gmail.com Pinehurst/Southern Pines/Aberdeen, N.C. BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 91

BEST KITCHEN & BATH CABINETRY COMPANY Set in Stone/ The Slab Warehouse 305 Fields Dr, 910.944.3062Aberdeen•setinstonestore.com 2. Southern Cupboards 3. L.A. Cabinets BEST LANDSCAPING COMPANY The Southern Landscape Group HOME & HOME SERViCES The Southern Landscape Group Thanks for voting us one of your favorite Annual Festival/Community Event! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15 10am - 4pm Village of Pinehurst • artisans • food court • family picnic area FREE park & ride shuttle provided by Kirk Limousine 92 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

HOME & HOME SERViCES BEST PEST CONTROL COMPANY Aberdeen Exterminating 214 N Poplar St, Aberdeen 910.944.2474 • aberdeenexterminating.com 2. PMi 3. Canady’s Termite & Pest Control BEST PLUMBER John Cole’s ProfessionalsPlumbing 223 Ridgeline Rd, Aberdeen 910.639.4933 • jcplumbingpros.com 2. The Plumbing Knight 3. Premier Plumbing & Repair BEST POOL SERVICE Moore Outdoors Pools and Spas 174 Van Pl, 910.281.2000Aberdeen•mooreoutdoorsinc.com 2. Southern Tropics Pools and Spas 3. Pool Store Of The PinesAberdeen Exterminating MOORE COUNTY’S MOST TRUSTED PLUMBING COMPANY Call Jeremy Lowder: 910-673-5291 Service & Repairs | Residential & Commercial | Remodels & New Construction OUR TEAM OF CERTIFIED PLUMBERS IS HERE TO HELP! BEST PLUMBER BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 93

U.S. Hwy 1 South & 15-501 1404 N. Sandhills Blvd. Aberdeen, NC 28315 www.thaiorchidnc.com (910) 944-9299 Lunch Tuesday - Friday 11:00am - 2:30pm Saturday Closed for Lunch Sunday 11:30am - 2:30pm Dinner Tuesday - Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm Vegetarian Dishes & Gluten Free Available • No MSG Thank you to everyone who voted us one of the Best Thai Food Restaurants in Moore County. We are so proud to be part of this community for almost 30 years serving fresh & nutritious food. 94 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

Thank you for voting forSkinCarolinaCare (910)295-7546 125 Fox Hollow Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374 Visit a Location Near You or Meet Our Providers Online! Now accepting new patients to our current roster. BEST PRESSURE WASHING Gentle Renew 3801 US-1 BUS, Vass 910.565.9245 • gentlerenew.com 2. Musick’s Pressure Washing & Gutter Cleaning 3. Pro Contracting Services BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT Chad FlatListed.comHigby, 910.986.3509 • flatlisted.com 2. Kristen EverythingMoracco,Pines Partners 3. Carrie Kirby, Premier Real Estate BEST REAL ESTATE FIRM Keller Williams Pinehurst 195 Short St, Southern Pines KellerWilliamsPinehurst.com910.692.5553 2. Landseer Properties 3. Everything Pines Partners HOME & HOME SERViCES Keller Williams Pinehurst Stop by and see our new showroom on Murray Hill Road beside Lowe’s Voted Best Flooring Company Southern305910-692-7744MurrayHillRdPines,NC28387 BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 95

THANK YOU, MOORE COUNTY! 10564 US Hwy 15-501 • Southern Pines, NC 28387 910.MY.DERBY • www.dentalderby.com Year after year our customers have put us at the top of the list for Best of the Pines and we are so thankful! 4 Seasons Heating & Air has been serving the Sandhills and surrounding areas since 1999. Our goal has always been to provide “Best of the Pines” service that leaves you feeling comfortable and well taken care of. For over 20 years our customers have trusted us with their HVAC needs. Our amazing customers are the reason why we do what we do and we are proud to be a part of this community. THANK YOU TO OUR AMAZING CUSTOMERS! 132 Westgate Dr. West End, NC 27376 910.235.0606 111 N. Sycamore St., Aberdeen, NC 28315 • 910-757-0155 • www.eatatmasons.com Thank you for your votes! 96 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

HOME & HOME SERViCES BEST RESIDENTIAL CLEANING COMPANY Krazy Clean (formerly Currie Cleaners) 910.904.3353 • krazycleanllc.com 2. Mack Maids 3. The Cleaning Duo BEST ROOFING COMPANY Elite Roofing 301 Fields Dr, Aberdeen 910.420.2756 • eliteroofingnc.com 2. Creed & Garner Roofing Co. 3. Statewide Roofing BEST TILE & COUNTERTOPS STORE Set In Stone/ The Slab Warehouse 305 Fields Dr, 910.944.3062Aberdeen•setinstonestore.com 2. Blarney Stoneworks 3. Meadow Creek Tile BEST TREE SERVICE Dave’s Tree Service 910.603.7177 • davestreeservicenc.com 2. Mac’s Tree Services 3. Carolina Farm Service Set In Stone/The Slab Warehouse Thank you for supporting over 100 local GiftConsignmentartists!shopshop 206 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen, NC • (910) 757-0188 www.twiggandcomarket.com Light, MediuM, and h eavy d uty t 910-944-8188owing See Us For All Your Truck Accessories 145 Carolina Rd • Aberdeen 24 Hour Service • Damage Free Local & Long Distance Towing Your Local Rhino Linings Dealer BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 97

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BEST ASPHALT PAVING Pro Contracting Services 11836 US 15-501 Hwy, Aberdeen procontractingservicesnc.com910.944.0950 2. A&J Asphalt Services 3. Seven Lakes Contracting & Asphalt Services BEST AUTO BODY REPAIR Ken’s Body Works 450 Doubs Chapel Rd, West End 910.235.0486 2. Thornsbury’s Body Shop 3. Clark Chevrolet Cadillac BEST AUTO MECHANICAL REPAIR Jason’s Tire & Auto 421 Johnson St, Aberdeen 910.944.3510 • jasontire.pro 2. Thomas Tire & Automotive 3. Doug’s Auto Center BEST BARBERSHOP Anthony’s Barber Shop 210 Commerce Ave, Southern Pines anthonys-shop-southern-pines.edan.io910.638.2477 2. Sandhills Shave Shop 3. Dapper Barber & Shave Parlor BEST CAR DEALERSHIP SERVICE DEPARTMENT Cooper Ford 5292 US 15-501, Carthage 910.947.2244 • cooperford.net 2. Pinehurst Toyota 3. Leith Honda Aberdeen BEST CAR WASH/DETAILING Champion Car Wash 930 Old US Hwy 1, Southern Pines championcarwashanddetailshop.com910.692.5060 2. Par 3 3. Tidal Wave Auto Spa BUSiNESS & PROFESSiONAL SERViCES Jason’s Tire & Auto Ken’s Body Works Champion Car Wash BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 99

BEST CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY Law Office of Richard J. Costanza, P.A. 780-A NW Broad St # 200, Southern Pines 910.692.7121 • costanzalawoffice.com 2. Rowland & Yauger Attorneys & Counselors At Law 3. Dawkins Law Firm BEST ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY Lorenz & Creed Law Firm 230 N Bennett St, Southern Pines 910.695.8688 • lorenzcreedlaw.com 2. Clarke, Phifer, Vaughn, Brenner & McNeill 3. Garner Law Firm BEST ESTATE SALES/TAG SALES TEAM Paul Blake & Associates Southern Pines • 910.315.4501 2. Down Memory Lane Antiques 3. R & R Brand BUSiNESS & PROFESSiONAL SERViCES Law Office of Richard J. Costanza, P.A. Photo Contributed A HOLE-IN-ONE FOR YOUR PET’S VETERINARY CARE 195 Dr Neal Road • Southern Pines, NC 28387 (910) 692-3551 • www.pinehurstvet.com Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:30pm, SaturdayVeterinaryPremier8:00am-12:30pmCare,DentalCareandBoardinginMooreCountyComprehensive veterinary care from the first pediatric/ puppy visit through the senior stages of your dog or cat’s life, emphasizing client education, preventative care, dental care and surgery. Thank You OurEnhancingforAesthetic! (910) bellamarienc.com886-2228 375 SE Broad St, Southern Pines 100 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

BUSiNESS & PROFESSiONAL SERViCES BEST FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY Rowland & Yauger Attorneys & Counselors At Law 107 Monroe St, Carthage 910.722.9717 • rowland-yauger.com 2. Lorenz & Creed Law Firm 3. Clarke, Phifer, Vaughn, Brenner & McNeill BEST FINANCIAL PLANNER Edward Hill ManagementWealth 1135 Seven Lakes Dr, Seven Lakes 910.466.9140 • hillwealthmanagement.com 2. Star of the Pines Wealth Management, Sheree Lancaster 3. Charles Schwab, Philip Bailey BEST FLORIST Hollyfield Design 130 E Illinois Ave, Southern Pines 910.692.7243 • hollyfieldinc.com 2. Jack Hadden Floral & Event Design 3. Thistle & Moon Hollyfield Design Kamron D. Monroe, DDS, MAGD • Clement D. Monroe, DDS, MAGD Implant, Cosmetic, and Family Dentistry How may we help you smile? WE CAN’T Thank You ENOUGH FOR YOUR SUPPORT! 12 Regional Dr, Pinehurst, NC 28374 • 910-295-4242 • www.monroeandmonroe.com GENERAL DENTISTRY PRACTICE BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 101

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BUSiNESS & PROFESSiONAL SERViCES BEST FUNERAL HOME/SERVICE Boles Funeral Home & Crematory 425 W Pennsylvania Ave, Southern Pines & 35 Parker Ln, Pinehurst 910.692.6262 • bolesfuneralhome.com 2. PinesFunerals 3. Cox Funeral Home & Crematory BEST HAIR SALON Jenny Moree, A Salon That Rocks 157 E Pennsylvania Ave, Southern Jenny-moree-a-salon-that-rocks.business.sitePines 2. Bamboo A Boutique Salon 3. Opal Salon We’re excited to cater to your coffee and pastry needs! Thank You! LOCALLYPRODUCTMADE TYLER COOK 910 690 3969 | tyler@latitudebuilders.com THANKS FOR BUILDING US UP! HOME BUILDER

BUSiNESS & PROFESSiONAL SERViCES BEST INSURANCE COMPANY Terry InsuranceRineyAgency 11 Trotter Hills Cir, Pinehurst 910.295.1121 • rineyagency.com 2. NC Farm Bureau Insurance (TIE) 3. InsuranceFirstCarolinaCareCompany (TIE) 3. Jim StateLeach,Farm Insurance BEST SERVICELIMO/CAR/SHUTTLE Kirk Tours & Limousine PO Box 3376, Pinehurst, NC 28374 910.295.2257 • kirktours.com 2. A Ride Transportation 3. Seven Lakes Transportation Kirk Tours & Limousine Photo Contributed Thank You For Supporting Local! 220 NW Broad St. | Southern Pines 910.725.0148 | www.againstthegrainshoppe.com(910) 944-8887 • www.keesappliance.com 104 E Main St, Aberdeen, NC 28315 APPLIANCE CENTER WE CAN’T THANK YOU ENOUGH FOR YOUR SUPPORT! High-Quality SurroundingServingAffordableAppliances.Prices.MooreCounty&areasSince1972Refrigeration•CookingLaundry•Dishwashers&More! BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 103

BUSiNESS & PROFESSiONAL SERViCES BEST OWNEDMILITARY/MIL-SPOUSEBUSINESS R.Riveter 154 NW Broad St, Southern Pines 910.725.1010 • rriveter.com 2. C.Cups Cupcakery 3. Mockingbird On Broad BEST NAIL SALON Village Nail Spa 126 Brucewood Rd, Southern Pines 910.315.5064 2. Lee Nails 3. Posh Tips and Toes BEST NEW BUSINESS Red’s Corner 901 SW Broad St, Southern Pines 910.246.0205 • redscornersp.com 2. Bloom Precision Aesthetics 3. DuneBerry Resort Wear Whispering Pines Location 7305 NC 22 Hwy, Whispering Pines, NC 28327 910-949-3700 (phone) | 910-949-3800 (fax) Where Smiles and Solutions Meet www.rxshoppenc.com Seven Lakes Location 120 MacDougall Dr. West End NC 27376 910-673-7467 (phone) | 910-673-3595 (fax) Best Pharmacy 1064-B Seven Lakes Drive • West End, NC 27376 (910) 673-6030 • www.sevenlakesdentist.com Thank you for voting us one of the best dental practices in Moore County! Village Nail Spa 104 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

BUSiNESS & PROFESSiONAL SERViCES BEST PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY Rowland & Yauger Attorneys & Counselors At Law 107 Monroe St, Carthage 910.722.9717 • rowland-yauger.com 2. Van Camp, Meacham & Newman 3. Thigpen & Jenkins BEST TAX PREPARATION SERVICES Mark’s Tax Professionals 169 Beverly Ln, Southern Pines 910.585.6800 • taxgurusofpinehurst.com 2. H&R Block 3. Robert C Barrett CPA BEST TOWING SERVICE Rockwell Towing Services 145 Carolina Rd, Aberdeen 910.944.8188 • rockwelltowing.com 2. Bulloch’s Auto Services & Wrecker 3. Burgess Towing Mark’s Tax Professionals Rockwell Towing Service Photo Contributed Now open in the Village of Pinehurst! 105 Cherokee Rd, Suite 1E, 910-621-3299 New Southern Pines Location! 125 NE Broad St, Southern Pines, NC 910-246-CUPS TheCCupsCupcakery.com(2877) SPECIALTY SHOP • BAKERY MILITARY/MIL-SPOUSE OWNED BUSINESS It’s a Sweet Treat to be voted one of the Best! Thank you to all our great customers & friends. Thank you for voting us among the Best Mortgage Companies in Moore County. Ready to explore your MortgageGinnyoptions?WebbLoanOriginator NMLS #69833 gwebb@localfirstbank.com 910-725-6084 Equal Housing Lender | Member FDIC NMLS #474504 localfirstbank.com/mortgage BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 105

BEST TRAVEL AGENT Be Our Guest Travel Company 45 Brookhaven Rd, Pinehurst beourguesttravelcompany.com919.267.3443 2. Embrace the Journey, Keri Cameron 3. Cruise Planners, Alice Ormston, Cheryl Darwell, & Sharon Erickson BEST VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS Southern Pines Brewing Company 205 W Pennsylvania Ave, Southern Pines 910.365.9900 • southernpinesbrewing.com 2. High Octane 3. Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique BUSiNESS & PROFESSiONAL SERViCES Be Our Guest Travel Company Photo Contributed Paul Blake 910.315.7044 | Chuck Helbling 910.315.4501

Paul Blake (left) and Chuck Helbling (right) began assisting local families through the challenging process of estate liquidation in 1982. Now, Paul Blake & Associates is the local leader in estate sales, hosting more than 50 each year in the Moore County area.

Paul and Chuck’s marketing strategy for their weekly estate sales guarantees results, as does their ties to antique

Their management includes home consultation, evaluation of belongings, staging and pricing, and a two-day on-site sale (unless more time is needed).

buyers ready to add to their collection. Area residents decided their top-notch service was worthy of a Best of the Pines award in 2017.

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As a licensed funeral director, Chuck has the unique ability to guide families in a professional and caring matter every step of the way.

Coupled with Paul’s expertise on antiques, jewelry and collectibles, the two make a dynamic duo who take all the workload and stress associated with downsizing off your shoulders.

On the rare occasion Paul and Chuck aren’t working to help a local family, you can find them vacationing at a second home in Banner Elk.

BUSiNESS & PROFESSiONAL SERViCES BEST VIDEOGRAPHY Mo-Co Media 280 Pinehurst Ave #4, Pinehurst 919.636.9437 • mo-comedia.com 2. Ward Productions 3. Lucky Penny Films BEST WEDDING/EVENT PLANNER Hollyfield Design 130 E Illinois Ave, Southern Pines 910.692.7243 • hollyfieldinc.com 2. Vision Events 3. Maggie’s Farm BEST PHOTOGRAPHERWEDDING/FAMILY Lolly’s Lens Photography 2212 Midland Rd Suite 1, Pinehurst lollyslens.com 2. Jennifer B Photography 3. Rustic Rooster Photography BEST WORKPLACE Burney Hardware Company 11865 US-15, Aberdeen & 270 N. Trade St, Seven Lakes 910.944.1516 • burneyhardware.com 2. FirstHealth of the Carolinas 3. Pinehurst Resort Burney HardwareCompany ThankYou! Call me today for any of your real estate needs 303-475-1953 B E S T O F T H E P I N E S T O P 3 R E A L E S T A T E A G E N T K R I S T E N M O R A C C OTHANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTES AND CONTINUED SUPPORT BestTreatsHealthy Best VegetarianVegan/Food 118 Brucewood Rd • Southern Pines, NC (910) 725-2077 • www.cleanjuice.com BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 107

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BEST ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE STORE Nature’s Own Market 195 Bell Ave, Southern Pines 910.692.3811 • naturesowninc.com 2. Seven Lakes Prescription Shoppe 3. Flowland Counter-Culture Outlet BEST ALTERNATIVE THERAPY Massage by Cryo-SlimmingKathleen 150 N Bennett St, Southern Pines bookamassagebykathleen.com910.691.1669 2. THRYVE Wellness Center 3. Southern Pines Modern Wellness Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage BEST CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICE

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Pinehurst Dermatology 5 Regional Cir B, Pinehurst 910.295.5567 • pinehurstdermatology.com 2. Pinehurst Medical Clinic Dermatology 3. Carolina Skin Care BEST FACIAL & SKINCARE SERVICES Carolina Eye Associates 2170 Midland Rd, Southern Pines 910.295.2100 • carolinaeye.com 2. Massage by Kathleen 3. Pinehurst Surgical Clinic Skin Care Services HEALTH & WELLNESS Nature’s Own Market Burn Boot Camp BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 109

HEALTH & WELLNESS BEST GENERAL DENTISTRY PRACTICE Seven Lakes Family Dentistry, Dr. Jennifer Massey 1064 Seven Lakes Dr, West End 910.673.6030 • sevenlakesdentist.com 2. Dentistry of The Pines, Dr. Jason Graves & Associates PA 3. Drs. Monroe & Monroe BEST GYM FirstHealth Fitness Center 170 Memorial Dr, Pinehurst 910.715.1800 firsthealth.org/fitness/Pinehurst 2. Anytime Fitness 3. Workout Anytime BEST HEARING CARE FACILITY Pinehurst Surgical Clinic Audiology & Hearing Care 5 First Village Dr. A, Pinehurst 910.295.0243 • pinehurstsurgical.com 2. Audiology of the Sandhills 3. Audiology of the Pines FirstHealth Fitness Center THANK YOU FOR VOTING FOR US FOR BEST HEALTHY TREAT berribowlful.com Lolly’s Lens Photography Newborn & Family Photographer for the Heart + Soul Moore County’s Wedding/FamilyTopPhotographer Your continued Best Of The Pines support means the world to me! LollysLensPhotography@gmail.com@LOLLYSLENSPHOTOGRAPHY

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HEALTH & WELLNESS BEST HOME HEALTH SERVICE Aging Outreach Services 676 NW Broad St, Southern Pines 910.692.0683 • agingoutreachservices.com 2. FirstHealth Home Care 3. Penick Village Home Care BEST INJECTABLES AND FILLERS Bloom Precision Aesthetics 90 Cherokee Rd Suite 2AB, Pinehurst 910.986.2460 • hellobloomnc.com 2. Bella Marie Aesthetics 3. Carolina Eye Associates BEST MASSAGE Massage by Kathleen 150 N Bennett St, Southern Pines bookamassagebykathleen.com910.691.1669 2. The Spa At Pinehurst 3. THRYVE Wellness Center Aging Outreach Services Photo Contributed Shop for organic produce/products and a large variety of health products. Visit “The Kitchen” for a fresh healthy breakfast or lunch. Open M-F 9-6 and Sat. 9-5 195 Bell Ave, Southern PinesThanks910-692-3811forvoting us one of the best Healthy Treats | Vegan/Vegetarian Alternative Medicine Store BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 111

BEST OPTOMETRYOPHTHALMOLOGY/PRACTICE Spectrum Eye Center 160 Fox Hollow Ct, Pinehurst 910.692.3937 • myspectrumeyes.com 2. Carolina Eye Associates 3. Pinehurst Surgical Clinic Ophthalmology BEST ORTHODONTIST PRACTICE Henry Orthodontics 105 Turnberry Wood, Pinehurst 910.685.7395 • orthoisfun.com 2. Olsen Orthodontics 3. Rick Saunders, DDS BEST PHARMACY Harris Teeter Pharmacy 305 Ivey Ln, 910.255.0104Pinehurst 2. Seven Lakes/Whispering Pines Prescription Shoppes 3. Quality Care Pharmacy HEALTH & WELLNESS Best RestaurantThai 2205 Midland Rd, Pinehurst, NC • (910) www.tableonthegreenrestaurant.com295-4118 Henry Orthodontics Thank Youfaculty, staff and families for supporting the mission and values of EDS www.episcopalday.org 340 E. MASSACHUSETTS AVE. SOUTHERN PINES NC 910.692.3492 Preschool through Fifth Grade 112 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

HEALTH & WELLNESS BEST PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE Pinehurst Surgical Clinic Physical Therapy 5 First Village Dr., Pinehurst 910.235.2713 • pinehurstsurgical.com 2. FirstHealth Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation Services / Moore Rehab 3. Appalachian Physical Therapy BEST PLASTIC SURGERY PRACTICE Pinehurst Surgical Clinic Plastic & Facial Plastic Surgery 5 FirstVillage Dr. Suite A, Pinehurst 1.855.294.BODY pinehurstsurgicalplasticsurgery.com(2639) 2. Pinehurst Plastic Surgery Specialists, Dr. Steven M. Zoellner Pinehurst Surgical Clinic 3245 Airport Road • Pinehurst, NC (910) sandhills.edu/horticultural-gardens692-3882 Thank You for Rooting for Us! BestOfThePines.com Best of the Pines 2022| 113

BEST ASSISTEDRETIREMENT/LIVINGFACILITY St. Joseph Of The Pines 490 Central Dr, Southern Pines 910.246.1000 • sjp.org 2. Penick Village 3. Quail Haven Retirement Village BEST SPA The Spa At Pinehurst 180 Barrett Rd E, Pinehurst 877.209.9243 • pinehurst.com/spa 2. THRYVE Wellness Center 3. Karma Spa Lounge & Beauty Bar BEST YOGA STUDIO Hot Asana Yoga Studio 10 Camelia Way, Southern Pines 910.692.9642 • hotasanastudio.com 2. Workhorse Fitness and Yoga 3. FirstHealth Fitness Center HEALTH & WELLNESS The Spa at Pinehurst 262A Pinehurst Ave • Southern Pines • (910)725-0254 My Gym is a children’s fitness center that caters to children as young as 4 months old up to 10 years old. Choose from our Mommy and Me classes, Ninja classes, Gymnastics and even Dance! But that’s not all! We offer amazing Birthday Parties, Parents’ Night out, and Camps throughout the year! Check out our website for all the details! www.mygym.com/sandhills BIRTHDAYKIDSPARTY 114 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

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PETS BEST DOG TRAINING Seven Lakes Kennels 347 MacDougall Dr, West End 910.673.2060 • sevenlakeskennels.com 2. Free To Be Dog Training & Behavior 3. K2 Solutions K9 Training Center BEST EQUESTRIAN VETERINARIAN Southern Pines Equine Associates 635 Valley View Rd, Southern Pines 910.692.8640 • spequine.com 2. Breezeway Sporthorse And Diagnostic Clinic 3. Foundation Equine Clinic BEST EQUINE SUPPLY & TACK Aberdeen Supply Co. 201 N Sycamore St, Aberdeen facebook.com/AberdeenSupply/910.944.1422 2. Moore Equine Feed & Pet Supply 3. Tractor Supply Co. BEST PET BOARDING Five Points Pet Resort 1495 Montrose Rd, Raeford 5071910.904.5787U.S.1North, Vass 910.692.2275 fivepointspetresort.com 2. Seven Lakes Kennels 3. The Pet Lodge of Pinehurst BEST PET EVENT Downtown Aberdeen Dog Fair 2. Caring Hearts for Canines’ Furever Yours 3. Village of Pinehurst 4th of July Pet Parade BEST PET GROOMING Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique 120 Brucewood Rd, Southern Pines 910.246.3274 • splashanddashfordogs.com 2. Five Points Pet Resort 3. Seven Lakes Kennels

BEST PET SUPPLY STORE Pet Supermarket 1700 Old Morganton Rd, Southern Pines 910.365.9852 • petsupermarket.com 2. Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique 3. PetSmart BEST VETERINARIAN PRACTICE Pinehurst Animal Hospital and Dental Clinic 195 Doctor Neal Rd, Southern Pines 910.692.3551 • pinehurstvet.com 2. Carthage Animal Hospital 3. Pinetree Animal Hospital PETS 150 NW Broad St, Southern Pines, NC 28387 (910) 692-9322 Thank you for your votes & 31 yearsof support! Thanks Fur All The info@sevenlakeskennels.com910-673-2060Support! 347 MACDOUGALL DR. IN SEVEN LAKES SEVEN LAKES KENNELS SERVING OUR COUNTRY AND COMMUNITY GROOMINGTRAININGBOARDING Pinehurst Animal Hospital and Dental Clinic Thanks for voting us one of your favorite interior/exterior painters The Possibilities are Endless @vlvdesign | www.vlvdesigns.net | 630.768.1388 Mention This Ad For $25 Off Your Faux Treatment!Finish 118 | Best of the Pines 2022 BestOfThePines.com

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ed’s Corner, the food truck campus on the corner of Old U.S. 1 and Morganton Road in Southern Pines, has only grown in popularity since opening in March. It had been open for less than three months when Best of the Pines voting polls opened in June, but that didn’t stop it from winning six awards — including four first-place finishes as well as Best New Business and Best New Restaurant. The community has clearly spoken: Red’s Corner is the 2022 Best in Show award winner.

RED’S CORNER

The longtime vision of owner Rachel Jurgens, Red’s Corner is filled with food trucks every day, serving up lunch and dinner and often even breakfast and dessert. The trucks and patio area surround the centerpiece openair bar, with craft beer on tap, along with wine, mimosas, kombucha, seltzers and more. With a playground, lawn games and a variety of food and drink, the spot has a little something for everyone. 901 SW Broad St, Southern Pines • 910.246.0205 • redscornersp.com

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Village of Pinehurst • North Carolina • pinehurst.com PINEHURST RESORT WORKPLACE BREWINGPINEHURSTCO. BAR/RESTAURANT FOR LIVE LOCALENTERTAINMENTBEERSELECTIONBBQWINGSBEER/CIDER THE SPA PINEHURSTAT MASSAGESPA THE PRO SHOP AT PINEHURST RESORT GOLF SHOP THANKS FOR VOTING for us BEST IN MOORE COUNTY

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