Monthly Archives: March 2019

Southern Treasures

So Much More than a Store By Phyliss Boatwright Photos by Olivia Townsend, RCS Freshman Southern Treasures Consignment and Antiques in Roxboro is a store, but owner Bettie Yarboro-Jackson offers much more than a mere retail environment. For instance, on the third Saturday of each month, from 2 to 6 p.m., visitors can taste wines from all over the world. ...

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Selections

Expanding Online and via Social Media By Phyliss Boatwright Photos by Olivia Townsend, RCS Freshman Beth Capps, Selections owner, believes in service, and enjoys making sure her customers are happy.Photo by Olivia Townsend, RCS Freshman Selections in uptown Roxboro offers shoppers an experience that is a cut above the ordinary. From gourmet-to-go foods to mini corn hole boards, everyone’s fancy ...

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Quilt Designs Blanket Halifax County Virginia

By Denise S. Hudson Have you seen the paintings of quilt squares popping up around Halifax County, Virginia?  They are more than just a folksy attempt to beautify the bucolic landscape of the countryside or enhance the historic buildings of our towns.  These pieces of art are fueling a movement to promote tourism, spark economic development, and encourage folks to ...

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Wedding at Roxboro Community School

High School Sweethearts Marry at their Alma Mater By Morgan Winstead, RCS Sophomore Photos by Blake Hogge The Betty H. Long Stage in the Roxboro Community School multipurpose room served as the perfect spot for a November wedding between two RCS graduates.Photo by Blake Hogge Amaris Kirby Elder and Wesley Elder have fond memories of their high school days. They ...

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Brian’s Song

By Norwood Walker The past shapes the future and crafts the present.  Whether we fill our homes with cherished memories of the past in the form of photographs, family heirlooms of textile, clay, glass, or wood, or we hunt antique and second-hand shops in search of other’s memories of the past, our yesterday is a powerful force.  It can be ...

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Shred Day at Roxboro Saving Bank

When the conversation around a critical financial issue like identity theft and the desire to give back to the community combine, the results can often be surprising and rewarding.  This is certainly true of the annual Shred Day hosted each spring by Roxboro Savings Bank.  In 2010, during the height of the last recession, the leadership team at Roxboro Savings ...

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Conservators Center: Embrace The Wild

Originally appeared in Hyco Lake Magazine - 2016 Spring published by Blank Page Solutions Prior to Happy Endings Publications ownership By Eva Miles “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened,” asserted poet Anatole France.  At the Conservators Center in Caswell County, North Carolina, visitors are confronted face-to-face with the beauty of the wild and ...

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Elmwood

Start Where You Are, Use What You’ve Got By Phyliss Boatwright The name “Elmwood” conjures images of charm and graciousness to visitors of Dr. Michael Rudder’s ancestral Leasburg home. Seeing this former plantation envelopes one in that charm and graciousness, and in a diverse history as well. While navigating the long, narrow, tree-lined driveway, a visitor’s heart rate slows, but ...

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Outdoor Living Decisions – Do you Want Fries With That?

By Joe Wilkerson In the fall issue of Hyco Lake Magazine we addressed how to make an outdoor living decision. In that article we reviewed The Inspiration, The Budget, Meeting the Builder, The Initial Meeting, and The Proposal. From inspiration to construction and completion there is a lot of moving parts that need to be monitored to ensure we are ...

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