SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 | SOUTHERN PINES, NC – Carolina Eye Associates (CEA) is excited to announce that they placed in the Top Three in three categories in the annual Best of the Pines contest. CEA took home 2nd place for “Best Ophthalmology/Optometry Practice”. In addition, Carolina Eye took 1st place for “Best Facial & Skincare Services and 3rd place for “Best Place for Injectables and Fillers”. The practice has placed among the Top 3 for Best Eye Care the past four years.
Each year The Pilot Newspaper hosts the Annual Best of the Pines event. Residents of Moore County cast their votes for the best businesses, individuals, organizations, and ideas that make Moore County a great place to live. This year the nominating phase occurred for 3 weeks in July and citizens voted once per category. The final voting phase ran through August and included the top 8 nominations from each category. As contest rules state, each voter was allowed one vote per category.
The Best of the Pines Magazine was published on September 16, 2022, by The Pilot Newspaper. The magazine covers the Top 3 winners in the following categories: Shopping, Food and Drink, Health & Fitness, Business and Professional Services, Home and Home Services, Auto and Transportation, Family, Arts and Community, and Best in Show. Copies of the magazine are in local grocery stores, The Village of Pinehurst, and Downtown Southern Pines.