News Update

Welcome to Pine Mountain Estates News Update.  Here you will be able to get the latest information if you’re not on Facebook and don’t want to wait until the quarterly newsletter.  Happy Reading!

Property Management – Approved by the BoD

On 28 Feb 2019, in a working board meeting, the Board of Directors approved hiring a property management company called Cedar Management Group.  For the next few months, expect a major transition.  See Property Management for details.

Selling Pine Mountain’s Water System

Due to a course of events that occurred around 2015 – Pine Mountain POA, Inc. was placed into a position to become either a Public Utility or sell the water/wastewater system to another source.  To read the details of this up and coming vote, please read: Sale of Pine Mountain Water.

2019 Expectations & Results

Each year – the new board should create a list of goals and expectation they set out to meet for the new fiscal year.  This article provides you with where we stand as of February 2019 facing a new election and voting process.  See 2019 Expectations.

Board’s Open Projects – December 2018

You may have noticed that the office hours have been trimmed back to only Thursdays and Fridays from 10-2 – but there seems to be a lot of cars at the office building throughout the week.  The reason for this is the board is busy hustling and bustling to fine tune a lot of items for the mountain and our members.

To take a small glimpse into the key areas, please review Board’s Open Projects – Dec 2018

Up & Coming – Events for 2018-2019

Ever wonder what’s happening around Pine Mountain?  Not all information is being posted on the entrance Bulletin Board.  So, we’re making an attempt to put up notices here in case you don’t get out much, LOL.  See Up & Coming.  (The reason this page is ‘protected’ is due to personal home addresses.)

Mountain Trails

Pine Mountain and South Mountains State Park intertwine with trails, rivers, trees, great views and more.  If you’re one to walk, bike or hike nature trails – Pine Mountain and South Mountains State Park are the remnants of the much larger Appalachian Mountains, separated by the Catawba River vallen.  The range covers approximately 100,000 acres in four North Carolina counties.  To get a glimpse of the trails available within South Mountains State Park, click Trails.  To acquire what’s happening within South Mountains State Park, visit their Facebook page for details.

Having Problems Signing-In on Protected Pages?

While there’s a lot of general information available about Pine Mountain, there’s a small amount of information that really isn’t interesting for anyone other than a Pine Mountain Member.  Those pages are “protected” with a password.  If you’re a Pine Mountain Member/Property Owner – and you do not have the password, please contact the POA Office during normal business hours.

Members Only Page

Members Only is just that.  Pine Mountain Members Only page contains membership information not available to the public.  Info such as:  Telephone Directory, Listing of Contractors, Monthly Meeting Minutes, Monthly Financial Reports and governing documents.  What’s coming is meeting recordings… so stay tuned.  😉

Firewise Community

The Firewise Community Program is designed to educate and give guidance to wooded residential areas to prevent loss of homes and property to wildfires.  Each home in Pine Mountain is expected to complete a Firewise Home Assessment for the purpose of reducing the probability of a wildfire loss.  For details, see Firewise.

Pine Mountain Disaster Planning

When facing an emergency or disaster that may put your home/property in danger, the last thing you need to do is panic about what to do.  Please visit Pine Mountain Disaster Planning for facts, action plans, safety kits, emergency systems, etc.  Stay informed, Be Safe!

Pine Mountain Information Disbursement:

Pine Mountain has been growing leaps and bounds with disbursing information to its members.  To ensure you are receiving information properly, the following sites have been set up for your convenience:

  • Pine Mountain’s Official website: is open to the public for all general information about Pine Mountain and its Golf Course.
  • Pine Mountain’s Facebook Group:  Pine Mountain Estates, NC is where neighbors can openly communicate with their neighbors on animal sightings, social gatherings, announcements, various issues of concern, etc.
  • Pine Mountain’s News website: is where detailed information about what’s happening within the community that every member needs to know.


Open communication and current news is vital to any community.  If you have news that needs to be announced, please do not hesitate to contact Wanda Merical at  Thank you!!!

5 Responses to News Update

  1. Edie Stitt says:

    This is GREAT!!


  2. Michele Sayball says:



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  4. Linda Weeks says:

    Lookin’ good. Thank you for all you have done and all you are trying to do.


  5. Denise Dawsey says:

    Excellent — thank you!


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