Monthly Archives: October 2018

Finding Success by Learning from Failures

By Caleb Oakley - Piedmont Community College Student My name is Caleb Oakley and I have lived in Roxboro, NC all my life with exception of four years at East Carolina University as an undergrad. Since a young age, I have known that I have wanted to help people. My decision to specifically pursue medicine as a means of this ...

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Dijon and Pistachio Crusted Lamb Chops

Served with Garlic Roasted Asparagus Blanched Carrots and a Rosemary Demi Glaze. Demi Glaze 2 carrots large chopped 1 stem of celery chopped large 1 onion chopped large 1/2 cup red wine 1 pound veal bones 2 springs of rosemary 1 small bunch of tyme 4 leaves of sage 4 peppercorns 4 cloves of garlic crushed Tomato paste to coat ...

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Seeding Dreams

Story and photography by Meredith Bernard Dreams are like seeds. Sometimes they start small, but once planted and fed they can grow into something beautiful. When Celia Spillmann visited her first flower farm, a seed was planted for a dream that seemed far out of reach, if not far-fetched, but has become an ever-evolving reality that continues to grow. Even ...

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1955 Penn Yan Commander

Story by Norwood Walker Before there was aluminum and fiberglass, there was wood. Anyone who grew up in the 1920’s to 1950’s and spent any time on the lake in the summer, were well aware of this fact and enjoyed the excitement and beauty these well-crafted vessels added to their summers. Motor boats became increasingly popular in the US following ...

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Person County Museum Offers Interesting Architectural Treats

The main building of the Person County Museum of History was built by W.W. Kitchin, former North Carolina governor. The Colonial style home was built in 1901. By Phyliss Boatwright All photos by Olivia Townsend, Roxboro Community School Freshman  A visit to the Person County Museum of History is an architectural, as well as historical, delight. The campus includes eight ...

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Roxboro Country Club

Story and photos by Paul Liggitt The Roxboro Country Club has been a tradition in Person County for almost eighty years. Established in 1939, the club features an 18-hole golf course, practice range, available pool memberships, and a stately venue overlooking the lake that borders the 1st and 2nd fairways. You can even book your wedding on the 1st tee! ...

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Hyco Lake Golf Guide… It’s not Pinehurst, but it’s Close

Story and photos by Paul Liggitt The Hyco Lake community is strategically located near 11 golf courses that are all within a short drive, obviously a bad choice of words for the golf enthusiast! No kidding, even if you don’t play golf, many of these public access courses are also gathering places to enjoy a tasty lunch on the veranda, ...

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Caswell Pines Golf Club

Story and photos by Paul Liggitt Caswell Pines Golf Club, voted “Best Golf Course” of 2017 in the Caswell Messenger’s Readers’ Choice Awards, provides a great golf experience and meeting place for every visitor. The 156-acre golf and residential community established in 1993 is, you guessed it…. filled with majestic pines that line the fairways. Several homes overlook the course ...

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Community Happenings – Holiday 2018

Hyco Lake Person-Caswell Lake Authority  205 Kelly Brewer Road, Leasburg, NC 27291, (336) 599-4343 Live Nativity Saturday December 8, 6:00 -8:00 PM Uptown Roxboro Community Jingle On Main Thursday, December 6, 5:00-8:00 PM Holiday Extravaganza - Roxboro Community School November 3, 9:00 PM-3:00 PM Veterans Day Parade Saturday, November 10, 10:30 AM Roxboro Christmas Parade Saturday December 15, 2:00 PM ...

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