Monthly Archives: August 2019

Keeping the Past Alive

The Danville-Pittsylvania County Fair By John Theo On Friday, September 13th the Danville-Pittsylvania County Fair returns to celebrate its 29th year. The fair runs for nine days and brings back all of the attractions people have come to expect, and more. Along with rides, games, food vendors, and a livestock building there is an opening night concert featuring country music ...

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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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Harbor Cottages

UPDATE - 8/29/2019 From: West and Woodall Only two left...  Relaxing easy, maintenance free living the lake! UPDATE - 7/1/2018 From: Peter Berry Took a boat ride today... The Harbor Cottages are starting to take shape! Story by Peter Berry Originally published online June 18, 2018. What do you get when you put together a NC Wildlife Commissioner and a ...

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Person County Tourism Development Authority

New Location for PCTDA Office and New Visitor Center for the Area By Norwood Walker Person County is not just the home of many Distinguished Young Women (Click here and here previous stories) but also the home of distinguished women period. Two of these have done more for Person County than many people realize. Back Story Forming a Tourism Development ...

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Halifax County Restaurant Week

By LaTonya Sadler Hamilton It was famed English writer Virginia Woolf who said it best, “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” We couldn’t agree more, Ms. Woolf. If you are looking to dine well, make a reservation during Halifax County’s annual Restaurant Week, and we assure you that everything else will fall ...

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Distinguished Young Women 2019

Distinguished Young Women The Story Continues By Norwood Walker (Click here to read first story in this series: Junior Miss to Distinguished Young Women) Thomas Wolfe is credited with the quote “You can’t go home again.” Many young people, male and female’ have taken that quote to heart over the years and never fully returned to the area of their ...

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Russell’s Limited: This Store is a Story

UPDATE - 8/22/2019 The hours of operation are incorrect in the print edition! Russell’s Ltd. operating hours are Tuesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. UPDATE - 8/12/2019 It's not that often that we post and update on our website even before the story is posted... This is a new ...

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