Welcome to Saritaville

By Norwood Walker With apologies to Jimmy Buffett, but Saritaville — like Margaritaville — just inspires song. Eatin’ on pancakes Watchin’ the lake bake Round me all of those flowers covered with blooms Firin’ up the fire pit after dark, see those weenies Beginning to burn Lazing away again in Saritaville Wanting for nothing at …

Original Mayo Train Station Resides on Hyco Lake

HYCO LAKE- You can find a bit of history on the main channel of Hyco Lake. The original Mayo Train Station occupies the 2-acre point lot of South Point Trail. Upon entering the home, you recognize the train depot’s construction features, built across the state line in Mayo, Virginia. Imagining the anxious hope and adventure …

Shoreline Stabilization

Outdoor Living Decisions By Joe Wilkerson Living on the lake is special. Lake life is relaxing. It’s a lifestyle that can rejuvenate your mind and soul, but anyone who owns a place on the lake can attest to the need to maintain and protect your lifestyle investment. One of the most problematic issues we work …

Places to Paddle Around the Hyco Lake Region

Maybe you grew up paddling a canoe either at summer camp with a buddy or perhaps with an adventurous parent, sibling or cousin. Or you may have discovered the joys of paddling as an adult. Perhaps you’ve never paddled at all but love water, nature and adventure and prefer to experience it from a distance …

Disc Golf – In Search of The Kraken & Sasquatch

Story and photos by Paul Liggitt Roxboro is a northern Piedmont town whose history was shaped by textile and tobacco commerce. In more recent years it has become a destination for big city dwellers from Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill who want a quieter lakeside getaway. Many have made Hyco Lake and Mayo Lake their …