Monthly Archives: August 2017

Curry Wilkinson Pottery

Creating Beauty from Earth, Imagination and Fire Story by Chris Faircloth Cole, Craig, Owen, Auman, Loy, Busbee, Craven, Chrisco, Lisk. To North Carolina pottery lovers and collectors, these names are the holy grail of a tradition born of necessity and beauty that spans generations in our state. For over two centuries, North Carolina has been home to some of the ...

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Hoover Custom Cabinets: Proudly Carrying on a Family Tradition

Story by Chris Faircloth Keith Hoover is proud of Hoover Custom Cabinets, the family business he and his family own and operate in Mebane that was started in 1947 by his great grandfather as a window and door manufacturing company. Over the years, the company has grown to offer a complete line of custom cabinetry and other specialized millwork, providing ...

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Smokey Dave’s BBQ Opens in Roxboro

Story by Sondra J. Casey Smokey Dave’s BBQ opened June 2 at 1039 N. Madison Blvd. in Roxboro. The restaurant offers pulled pork barbecue made with an Eastern North Carolina sauce that has “a sweet twist to it,” says David Burch, owner. “We call it ‘hogwash.’” There’s another sauce, a tomato-based sauce called ‘birdbath’ for customers who prefer it. Both ...

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South Landing

Story by Eva Miles Photographs by Allison Satterfield Clean lines. Warm materials. Pleasant textures. The Southern simplicity of this house will pamper all of your senses. So tasteful, yet exuding tons of charm and character. Plus, in true Southern hospitality, there is room for all of your family and friends. With 4 bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms, there is room ...

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Danville native offers unique shopping experience at Lizzy Lou Boutique

By Phyliss Boatwright Photographs by Grace Hardy, Senior Communications Student at Roxboro Community School Over the past few years, a great deal has been said and written about young college graduates having a difficult time finding work in their fields of study. Sarah Rodden of Danville decided, instead of becoming a statistic, she would be in control of her employment. ...

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Personality Festival 2017

The Personality Festival is a Roxboro tradition at the heart of Person County’s summer activities. If you are lucky enough to read this before this year’s festival, please join us, it is scheduled for Friday, August 25th and Saturday, August 26th. What does it include? Amusement rides on Main Street. Food vendors travel from all over the to bring unique ...

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Crystal Kelly – Coming Home

Story and photographs by Meredith Bernard When Crystal Kelly left Roxboro for Greensboro to study kinesiology at UNCG, she knew she would be coming back home after she graduated to pursue her dream job – but it wasn’t in the medical profession. Even though her college degree was important to her and she worked hard to earn it, her heart ...

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Heyday Inboards NC Surf Championship 2017

Saturday, September 16 at 9 AM – 7 PM 213 Joe Daniels Estate Rd, Semora, NC 27343-7189, United States Get ready for the biggest event Hyco Lake has seen to date. September 16th, 2017 will mark the 2nd annual Heyday Inboards NC Surf Championship Tour and this year’s event is even bigger as Brunswick is stepping in with a HUGE ...

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New Beach at Hyco Lake

Story and photos by Meredith Bernard Great realities in life often start with great vision, and the new beach at Hyco Lake is the perfect example. Josh Atwater, Chairman of the PCLA Board of Directors, says they saw the need to diversify family offerings at the lake and this 4000-square-foot sandy addition is the latest step in that direction. A ...

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