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. ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Wake The World 2018

BOAT OWNERS NEEDED FOR THE 2019 EVENT IN JUNE! If you are interested in finding out more about Wake The World, please visit their website at www.waketheworld.org. If you are interested in participating in Wake The World Hyco Lake please contact Marlo Countiss at 336-269-5292 or marloc@remax.net. Story by Marlo Countiss On Thursday, June 28, 13 disadvantaged kids from Burlington and Haw ...

Read More »