Effects of Social Media on Teens: Understanding Recent Headlines

By Larry Smith / October 29, 2021

About a month ago, former Facebook Inc. employee Frances Haugen leaked internal communications and research including documents that showed the company, which owns the apps Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram among others, was aware of risks that their sites pose to the mental health of children and teens.

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BGC of the Sandhills Gets Grant

BGC of the Sandhills Receives Grant

By Larry Smith / September 24, 2021

CCNC hosted Harold Varner the 3rd for a special day that included golf with CCNC members and a complimentary junior clinic. A special reception followed as Varner and others were recognized, Including the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills. Fallon Brewington, Konni McMurray, and Caitlin Terry were on hand to receive a $6,000 grant from CCNC Foundation President, Howard Williams and Kathy Beddow, Grants committee CCNC Foundation. “We’re honored to be chosen as the recipient of this donation.

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The Votes are in!

By Larry Smith / September 16, 2021

Over 300,000 votes were cast and over 19,000 of you voted for your favorite places, events, business, and more in the Pilot’s 2021 best of the Pines. After weeks of…

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Reindeer run Paused!

By Larry Smith / September 15, 2021

A message from Kate and David Petsolt“For fourteen years, the sight of a sea of antlers pounding down the streets of Southern Pines and Aberdeen in early December has been…

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Club Appoints D’Angelo as Unit Director

By Caitlin Terry / July 21, 2021

The Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills announces the appointment of Danielle D’Angelo as the unit director of the new Logan-Blake Unit in Pinehurst. D’Angelo got her start at…

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Boys & Girls Club Starts Work on New Aberdeen Location

By Caitlin Terry / May 26, 2021

The Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills is on track to open the new permanent base for its Aberdeen program in time for the start of the school year…

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BGCS CEO Recognized in The Pilot’s 20 Under 40

By Caitlin Terry / March 31, 2021

The Pilot asked our readers to help us find young professionals deserving of this award through an open nominations phase in January and February of this year. We received over…

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S.P. Teen Named ‘Youth of the Year’

By Caitlin Terry / March 11, 2021

Selected from a handful of outstanding youth, Ke’Ziah Simpson has been named the Youth of the Year by the Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills. “The Youth of the…

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Feeding Mouths, Souls: Club Expands Its Outreach Mission

By Caitlin Terry / December 26, 2020

The Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills, like many after-school programs, is a relationship business. It’s making sure kids do homework and have a safe place in the afternoon,…

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Reindeer Fun Run Goes Virtual

By Larry Smith / November 15, 2020

The 2020 Reindeer Fun Run, which benefits the Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills, will take place virtually this year. TeamGreen Charities has orchestrated the Reindeer Fun Run every…

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