Author Archives: peter

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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Clarksville Station

Former Busboy Returns Iconic Roxboro Restaurant to Glory Story by Phyliss Boatwright Photos by Olivia Townsend, RCS Sophomore Bryan Day, who now owns and operates Clarksville Station Restaurant in Roxboro, essentially grew up in the historic establishment, working as a busboy, dishwasher and server while in high school and college. After college, Day moved away from his hometown for several ...

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The Christmas Watch Tree

By Sara Newell Russell Newell is the name sake for Russell’s Ltd located in Uptown Roxboro, a women’s fashion store that has been in business since January 1957. The family knows him as Pop! Pop was already retired when Guy and I got married in 1978. I did not have the pleasure of watching Pop at his repair bench at ...

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Winter in the Wild

The Animal Park at the Conservators Center Story by Taylor Sharp Photos by The Animal Park at the Conservators Center For many, winter in North Carolina serves as an excuse to hide away at home. It’s unfortunate, because there is no more magical time to get outdoors! The crisp, clean air and the occasional gentle blanket of snowfall is the ...

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Giving Back, A Lesson in Life

Out and About with Chef Rickey Story by Rickey Esto Photos by Jessica Whitt - Whitt Haven Photography You may find it a bit out of character for a Chef who does local catering and teaches cooking classes to write about the owners of a real estate company. Make no mistake, both of them share the same ideology about how ...

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Winter is No Time to Hibernate

By Peter Berry, Editor in Chief During the winter months it’s easy to curl up in your warm home perhaps in front of the fireplace, under a down throw with a hot water bottle, or even wrapped in an electric blanket. The Hyco Lake Region is known to be cold and rainy from November through February. We even get our ...

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Jingle On Main – 2019

Story by Uptown Roxboro Group and Person County Tourism Development Thursday - December 5, 2019 - 5PM-8PM Holiday cheer is in the air when the Jingle on Main festivities begin! This community wide gathering occurs the first Thursday in December and includes free activities for families with children of all ages! Organized by Uptown Roxboro Group, in collaboration with Piedmont ...

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