Monthly Archives: September 2018

PCC Foundation Has Been Golfing for Change Since 1990

By Allison Satterfield - Executive Director, PCC Foundation For nearly three decades, the Piedmont Community College Foundation has gathered friends and supporters each fall for a day on the golf course. The annual charity tournament, known as the PCC Foundation Golf Classic, has a long-standing reputation for its quality and fun, and is approaching its 29th round on October 15. ...

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What’s Involved in Outdoor Living Decision?

Story by Joe Wilkerson Undertaking any home renovation can be a bit overwhelming. Marrying your budget and vision with seemingly infinite product and design options can be quite a challenge. Compound these issues with weather, difficult site conditions, schedules, etc. can lead to quite the headache without careful planning. The time you spend planning your project with a qualified builder ...

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New Vibes Helping Small Town Thrive

Story and photography by Meredith Bernard When Alex Sharpe and Anthony Hearn first decided to combine their love for arts, food and decorating by going into business together fifteen years ago, they didn’t know how big their potential for growth was. What began as a small gift shop in Wentworth, NC, eventually grew to serving coffee and cheesecake, followed by ...

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Lake Shots – Fall 2018

Please send your photos with captions from Hyco Lake and Mayo Lake to LakeShots@HycoLakeMagazine.com! Eli relaxing (what he does best) at Hyco Lake! Emmy enjoying her first boat ride! Duck Pointe 1st and 40th Birthdays! Girls Just Wanna Have Fun I'll catch'um but won't touch'um Happy Hyco Girls! Cookie Monster! A boy, his dog and Hyco! The best view on ...

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My All-Time Favorite Teacher

Story by Payten Pearsall I haven’t always lived in Person County. When I was in 8th grade I moved from Granville County to Timberlake. Though I undeniably missed home that first year, the following year (my freshman year) was, to my surprise, much better thanks to one of my all-time favorite teachers, Mr. Johnson. He taught me world history and ...

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Halifax County Fair – 2018

A Tradition Steeped in History and Culture By John Theo Jr. Fall in southern Virginia brings forth images of mild weather, beautiful foliage, pumpkins, and for many residents the annual Halifax County Fair. County Fairs were first created for crop and livestock contests, as well as to showcase breakthroughs in modern farming techniques. For many farmers, the fall harvest was ...

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Community Happenings – This week

Uptown Roxboro The Kirby www.PersonCounty.net - Departments & Services/Recreation, Arts & Parks Kirby Gallery Open Tues-Fri 1:00-5:00; Saturday 10:00-4:00 September - Art Guild of Person County Member Show Hall’s Way - Shop & Dine Local! Third Thursdays Events - Hall’s Way open until 8:00PM The Shops of Hall's Way will be open til 7pm during ROX & ROLL Cruise-in Latino Festival ...

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Community Happenings – Next Week

Uptown Roxboro The Kirby www.PersonCounty.net - Departments & Services/Recreation, Arts & Parks Kirby Gallery Open Tues-Fri 1:00-5:00; Saturday 10:00-4:00 September - Art Guild of Person County Member Show South Boston / Halifax South Boston Harvest Festival Streets of Downtown South Boston, www.SoBoHarvestFest.com, sdavis@southbostonva.us, 434-575-4208 September 29, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM  

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Week at the Lake?

UPDATE - 8/28/2018 From: Joshua Strickland The woodland tower equipment was hung today.  We hope to be beta testing within a couple of weeks. UPDATE - 5/10/2018 From: Joshua Strickland I wanted to give you an update on our Woodland Progress.  We have everything ready to go up the tower and had it scheduled for last week.  Unfortunately a protected ...

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Wake The World 2018

Story by Marlo Countiss On Thursday, June 28, 13 disadvantaged kids from Burlington and Haw River enjoyed an experience they will never forget.  They got to participate in the first ever Wake The World event at Hyco Lake.       Wake The World is a non-profit organization started by Master's Wake Boarding Champion Greg Hodgin and his wife Lois ...

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