If you’re having trouble getting into the Halloween mood, consider these efforts by more spirited residents your cue to head for the extension cords.
This House That Knows the Power of a Subtle Glow
This haunted-mansion-esque scene that looms out of a dark corner near Donald Ross Drive is the work of local photographer Kolby Bass. Stop by 11 Melrose Drive, Pinehurst, take a photo, and use #melroseween in the caption.
The House That Duke Energy Loves
Holly Jolly Lights is at it again this year with a full yard “spooktacular” and video screen that moves in time to music from 6:30-10 p.m. nightly at 135 Fox Run Road in Pinehurst. Idle your car out front, tune your radio to 98.9 FM and pass the popcorn to the back seat.
The Home That Puts the Fun in Funeral
The plethora of tombstones at this home at 36 Spearhead Drive, Whispering Pines couldn’t convince the skeletons climbing the walls to rest in peace — but they’ve put to rest our sad attempts at decorating.
The Home That Really Blows
Ok, so you have a blow-up pumpkin in your yard. Do you have an inflatable pumpkin carriage pulled by an undead horse? No, we didn’t think so. Check it out in. the Arboretum neighborhood in Southern Pines — 145 Wiregrass Lane.
The Home That’s Crawling with Halloween Spirit
Catch Sir Legs-a-lot and his whole crew hangin’ around at this Southern Pines house. We haven’t found the web yet, but we know it’s YUUUUGE. See for yourself at 2236 E. Connecticut Ave.
The Home That’s Dead Serious
The display at 1400 N. Poplar St. in Aberdeen is home to the dead that chose not to be all that grateful.
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