Sue Gates Puts Farm-Gained Knowledge to Use as Homebuilder

PERSON COUNTY- Over the past two decades, many in and around Person County have had to transition from farming and textiles into other careers. Sue Gates of Rougemont used skills she learned on the farm to become a contractor in the home building industry. After graduating from NC State University, Gates returned to her family’s …

Cutting the Ribbon on New Ties

Story and photographs by Meredith Bernard Small towns have a way of coming through in big ways for their people, and the communities of Hyco Lake and Roxboro, NC are no exception.  When Bobby and Candace Smith bought Hyco Lake Marina in April of 2017, they knew they wanted to be a hub where lake …