Southern Pines Named a 2012 All-America City Award Winner
Southern Pines was named an All-America City
by the National Civic League today based on its ambitious plan to ensure that more children are reading at grade level by the end of third grade.
Chosen from a field of more than 100 entries, Southern Pines’ plan was submitted by a community coalition that included the Southern Pines Public Library, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sandhills, Moore County Chamber of Commerce, Moore County Literacy Council, Moore County NAACP, Partners for Children and Families, the Sandhills Children’s Center and United Way of Moore County. The community was one of 14 awardees selected from 32 finalists.
See the Press Release for more information.