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Awards & Honors

Throughout the years, the Village and its various departments have been the recipients of several significant awards and honors:

  • The editors of ConventionSouth Magazine have named Pinehurst to their 2014 list of the "South's Surprising Recreational Havens for Groups."  Article will appear in the November 2014 issue.
  • Pinehurst Police Department won the grand prize in the 2013 International Police Vehicle Design Contest sponsored by Law & Order Magazine and for being awarded the cover photo and story in the August edition of the magazine. (8/2013)
  • The Pinehurst Police Department was awarded the Gold Standard Award for making a difference in the lives of over 38,000 Special Olympic athletes during the 2012 campaign (1/29/2013)
  • NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) has recognized the Village of Pinehurst as a StormReady Community (November 9, 2012)
  • Village of Pinehurst attained Level 2 of the North Carolina Awards for Excellence program that recognizes exemplary business practices at the NC League of Municipalities Conference (October 2012)
  • Village of Pinehurst receives a Level 1 Collaborative Award through the North Carolina Awards for Excellence (March 2012)
  • 2010 Outstanding North Carolina Traffic Safety Community from AAA Carolina Motor Club Foundation for Traffic Study (November 2010)
  • Pinehurst receives Intermediate "Level of Green" in the NC League of Municipalities Green Challenge that rewards local governments that meet various goals that save energy, natural resources, and money (Dec 2010) 
  • 2009 Life Safety Achievement Award presented to the Pinehurst Fire Department (2002-2009)
  • 2009 North Carolina Traffic Safety Community of the Year from AAA Carolina Motor Club Foundation for Traffic Study (November 2009)
  • 2009 Certificate of Appreciation to the Pinehurst Police Department from the North Carolina Chapter of MADD.
  • 2008 North Carolina Traffic Safety Community of the Year from AAA Carolina Motor Club Foundation for Traffic Safety (November 2008)
  • 2008 Best Park of Moore County from The Pilot.
  • Special Citation Award from the North Carolina Recreation and Parks Association for Adam Crocker (November 2008)
  • 2008 Eastern North Carolina DWI Agency of the Year Award from the North Carolina Chapter of MADD
  • 2007 North Carolina Traffic Safety Community of the Year from AAA Carolina Motor Club Foundation for Traffic Safety (October 2007)
  • 2007 Eastern North Carolina DWI Officer of the Year Awarded to Sgt. Raymond O. Evans from the North Carolina Chapter of MADD.
  • 2007 Hometown Hero's Award from Modern Woodmen of America
  • 2007 Best Park of Moore County from The Pilot
  • Tree City USA from the Arbor Day Foundation (2006 - 2013)
  • Life Safety Achievement Award from Residential Fire Safety Institute (2003-2006)
  • 2006 North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics "Gold Level Award"
  • Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Financial Officers Association of the United States and Canada (1992 - 2012)
  • Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Financial Officers Association of the United States and Canada (2008 - 2013)
  • International Association of Fire Chief's Award of Excellence from International Association of Fire Chiefs (August 2004)
  • 1996 North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program "Certificate of Appreciation"
  • National Historic Landmark from the U.S. Department of the Interior (June 1996)

The Village of Pinehurst

is a charming, vibrant community which reflects our rich history and traditions, enhanced by a unique combination of cultural arts and recreational activities.

Village of Pinehurst
395 Magnolia Road
Pinehurst, NC 28374
910.295.1900
Business Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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