Monthly Archives: December 2019

200 Years of Food Preservation

The South Boston – Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History By Jennifer Bryant The South Boston – Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History welcomed the general public to the grand opening of their newest exhibit “200 Years of Food Preservation: 1750-1950,” on October 3rd. Since the exhibit’s recent opening, it is well on track to become ...

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Warm Respite from the Chill of Winter

Halifax County, VA Libraries By John Theo Jr. During the long days of winter not many of us can afford to fly to the Caribbean for a reprieve from the cold. Instead, we are forced to be creative with both our time and money when it comes to finding activities. Ideally, most of us want something close to home and ...

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Outdoor Living Decisions – Making a Cliff

Making a Cliff By Joe Wilkerson Often, we are presented with challenges that require out of the box thinking to solve. I learned through a series of successes and “learning experiences” that when these challenges arise, if we take a step outside of our comfort zone, we can achieve remarkable advances in ourselves and our abilities. One of my favorite ...

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Outdoor Living Decisions – Making a Cliff – Gallery

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Photographer’s Dream Comes True

Snow in a Historic Southern Town I have long wanted to shoot winter photos in historic Uptown Roxboro. But, not just any winter photos would do. I wanted it to be the Christmas season. I wanted there to be snow on the ground. I wanted there to be no vehicles or people in sight. I wanted the roads to not ...

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Hillside Sales

Shoppers Sure to Find Treasures By Phyliss Boatwright Shoppers searching for anything from “uniques to antiques” are sure to find the perfect item at Hillside Sales in Prospect Hill – and have a good time visiting with the owners. Chris and Sandra Yerton offer customers a vast assortment of furniture, glassware, lamps, jewelry, vintage signs, wall clocks, vinyl records, paintings, ...

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Local Grass Fed Beef

Story by Meredith Bernard Some people go their whole life never really finding or following a passion, and then some people like V. Mac Baldwin realize their passion early and work their whole life fulfilling it. Some people might also let circumstances keep them from following their dreams, but V. Mac didn’t do that either. When he was just 10 ...

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History of Roxboro Area Merchants Association

Boulevard Merchants Association Evolved into RAMA By Larry Cole, President of RAMA In the Beginning The Boulevard Merchants Association was organized in the summer of 1975 after discussions with several boulevard merchants. The Roxboro Merchants Association had already been established, but was formed to promote downtown merchants. I remember one meeting in particular at Bob’s BBQ on Madison Blvd, now ...

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Community Events

So Much to do in the Hyco Lake Region! (Person County, NC | Halifax County, VA | Caswell County, NC | Danville, VA) Our goal is to be The place to go for things to do in the Hyco Lake Region. But it would take much of the printed edition to list all of these events. Besides, that list would ...

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High Fitness Moves Person County

Community Fitness for Ages 8 to 78 Story by Sara Coates Photo by Jamie Harris Photography Over the past five years, a program called “High Fitness,” has been rapidly expanding across all of North America. Thanks to Roxboro native, Lindsay Carver, it has made a big impact on little Person County. The program began with two friends, Emily Nelson and ...

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