Zoning law changes show support for Pine Needles
By approving zoning law changes. Southern Pines has shown a willingness to support Pine Needles Lodge And Golf Club in its efforts to develop hundreds of nearby acres. At the time, Kelly Miller, one of the owners of the property, declined to be specific about developing the property. Now a California developer says his company has shed any interest it once had in acreage off Morganton Road and will move ahead with plans for a large mall on the Kelly Property between U-S 1 and Camp Easter Road. Bob Sonnenblick says the Southern Pines Outlet Center would include stores selling nationally-known brands.