What Is Pickleball? Popular Sport Draws Interest Around Hyco Lake

PERSON COUNTY, NC- It’s easy to learn and fun for groups regardless of age or skill. As a result, over the last two years, pickleball has built a national following. But what is pickleball? And what’s driving interest for it in Person County?  For those who have never heard of the game, it was invented …

Mid-Carolina Clay Busters

Lynn Ward formed Mid-Carolina Clay Busters in November 2020. He wanted to start this as a shotgun sports team for a local high school, but when no schools expressed interest, he began talking with students in his classes at Piedmont Community College (PCC) and found one very interested student in me. I began to ask …

DCC Spring 2022 Registration Now Open

“Spring semester is a wonderful time to begin or continue your educational journey at DCC,” said Dr. Muriel Mickles, interim president of Danville Community College. “We have so many initiatives, aid programs, and scholarships that allow students to pursue their goals with no out-of-pocket costs.” Beyond traditional federal financial aid, DCC also offers tuition funding …

Hitting A Milestone: Community Foundation Turns 25

DANVILLE- Twenty-five years is a significant anniversary for any group. That’s certainly true for The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region, which celebrated that milestone in September 2021.  The group’s coverage area stretches across the entire Hyco Lake region, from Danville and Pittsylvania County to South Boston and Halifax County. It even helps people …

Christmas All Year Round – Cozy Cottage’s Christmas Room

Story and photos by Kendra Morris Those driving through South Boston, Halifax, Roxboro, or Danville in the past year have probably been in a small business store to get a gift or card. These small stores are fun because we can walk in and look at everything that is on the shelves and easily find …