Something for Everyone at Tunnel Creek Vineyards

ROXBORO, NC- Breathtaking, peaceful, relaxing, entertaining, and tasty are just a few of the adjectives I use to describe my visits to Tunnel Creek Vineyards , located in North Central North Carolina and Southside Virginia.  The manicured grounds, exquisite facilities, and hand-trimmed vines magnify the grandeur. Tunnel Creek offers live music on weekends, and has …

In Person County, Life is Better with Friends!

PERSON COUNTY, NC- I don’t mean Friends, the old TV series, or hundreds of like ‘n share friends on Facebook. I’m talking about you and me – real people in our community who can connect in person (no pun intended), through simple conversation during a walk in the park or while working up a sweat …

Semora Volunteer Fire Department Celebrates 50 Years

PERSON COUNTY, NC- The Semora Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) will mark its 50th anniversary on April 23 and, according to members, there is much to celebrate, commemorate, and look back upon with pride. For one thing, members of the SVFD told me, from its beginnings in the early 1970s, the fire department has been one of …

Welcome to Hawkfield Manor

PERSON COUNTY, NC- Our names are Jonathan and Heather Hawkins, and, along with our six children: Jason (15), Tyler (14), Micah (12), Emilie (10), Olivia (8), and Benjamin (3), we own and run Hawkfield Manor on our cousin’s farm in rural Person County. Our cousins have supported us in our livestock endeavors and have opened …

A Boy from Cavel Village : Larry Cole Looks to Share His Joy

ROXBORO, NC- Family, the American flag, the Fourth of July, and Santa Claus: these are the things that make Furniture Mart owner Larry Cole happy. And, he tries to share his joy with the community. He, his family and the business are deeply intertwined with Roxboro and Person County history as well, leading to more …