Monthly Archives: April 2019

Wrestling with the Audience

By Phillip Gillis I love walking into the Roxboro National Guard Armory because it looks the same as it did when I came to these wrestling shows as a child. It is a massive, open room with white walls-a light blue border at the bottom and a line of windows at the top that can best be described as what ...

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Busy Bee – Finding Home

Story and photography by Meredith Bernard Some people have the gift of making you feel like you’ve known them forever the first time you meet and some places immediately feel like home. Both of those are true of Nikki Bettis, her family and their “home away from home” at Busy Bee Coffee and Creamery Company, Yanceyville and Caswell County’s first ...

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More than a Farmers Market

By Candace Dishmond-Baskervill Nestled in the heart of downtown Halifax, Virginia, there is a hidden gem that I just have to unearth for you! Imagine for a second, a giant indoor and outdoor market full of local artisans, antiques, gently used goodies, locally packaged foods, handmade treasures, essential oils, and repurposed creations and then, (as if that’s not enticing enough!) ...

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Lake Shots – Spring 2019

Please send your photos with captions from Hyco Lake and Mayo Lake to LakeShots@HycoLakeMagazine.com!

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Caswell Farmers Market

By Rebecca Page The Caswell Farmers’ Market, sponsored by the Caswell County Local Foods Council (CCLFC), is held weekly on Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:30pm starting April 25 (closed July 4). Local vendors sell fruits, vegetables, meats, baked goods and other value-added food products, all grown or made within 75 miles of the market. CCLFC hosts the “Two Bite Club” ...

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Memories Bought and Sold

By Norwood Walker Ever wonder where the antique stores in the area get their stock? Before the days of multi-channel cable television bringing the vicarious experiences of hunting antiques and the drama of bidding wars at auction through shows like American Pickers and Storage Wars, there were live auctions.  Where real pickers brought in their finds and set everyday people ...

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Grilled Mahi and Mango Salsa

By Old County Club Steakhouse This dish is very light and refreshing, especially on a hot day by the lake. Ingredients 4-6-ounce Mahi filets 1 large mango, peeled and diced 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeno 1/3 cup diced red onion 1 tablespoon lime juice 1/3 cup roughly chopped cilantro leaves Preparation Mix all of ...

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Junior Miss to Distinguished Young Women

By Norwood Walker When you enter The Old Country Club Steakhouse you immediately notice many portraits of young women lining the walls, in the main left dining room there are more of the same. All of these young women share the title of Roxboro’s Junior Miss, Young Woman of the Year, or Distinguished Young Women, which are really all the ...

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