Monthly Archives: August 2018

SUMMER THEATRE: There is not a Bad Seat in the House!

Story by Norwood Walker Photographs by Dianna Allen Portrait Design Already attracting the attention of people in and beyond Halifax County, in the summer of 2010, after much preparation, sweat, fund-raising, a new program was launched: SUMMER THEATRE.  The first season consisted of the plays Dames at Sea, Annie, and All Night Strut.  Thus, Professional Summer Musical Theatre came to ...

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Thank You Mr. Poole

Story by Justin Breeze When I was in middle school I joined a club called Men Of Distinction (MOD) at Southern Middle School.  This club was all about teaching teenage boys how to be upstanding, respectful young men. MOD helped me in many ways: the club taught me life lessons, expanded my leadership skills, and helped me become more social. ...

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Historic Home Retains Original Charm While Gaining Modern Touches

By Phyliss Boatwright Dr. Tori Bradsher grew up on Roxboro’s Main Street in a 1920s-era “Four Square style” George W. Kane-built home. After moving away for college and career, she returned to her hometown four years ago to serve as a cardiologist at Person Memorial Hospital – and moved back into her childhood home. “The house needed some updating,” Bradsher ...

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Person County: Where Roots Run Deep

Story by Meredith Bernard If there’s one thing we all have in common, it’s that we have roots to somewhere, from somewhere. Some are shallow and some are deep, but they exist for us all. Living and working on a farm, I’m reminded daily the importance roots have for the viability of our way of life, which causes me to ...

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