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 …

Cedar Grove Community Provides Home for Botanist & Barrel

CEDAR GROVE , NC- An unassuming blueberry farm, located immediately off NC Highway 86 in the Cedar Grove community, just north of Hillsborough, is home to a unique business. Botanist & Barrel. A cidery/winery, is owned and operated by the brother and sister team of Lyndon and Kether Smith and their spouses, Amie Fields and …

Matthew Huff Says Music ‘Brings People Together’

Person County native Matthew Huff recently released his second album, Bones. The underlying theme of the album “is clear,” he said, “and that is my ‘bones’ or ‘roots.’ These songs express who I am, where I came from, what I’ve been through, and so much more.” He credits a few local establishments for his success, …

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 …

For A Decade, She Dressed The Prizery

SOUTH BOSTON , VA- For a decade, Ginny Bogart dressed the cast of the Prizery theater company and was affectionately known as the “Costume Mistress.” John Fulton, former president of the Board of the Prizery reflected on working with her, saying, “I know that Ginny was very passionate about her work. As a design professional …

Halifax County Strawberry Festival

Strawberry season is right around the corner! Something new is coming in May.Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:00 A.M – 4:00 P.M.First ever Strawberry Festival in Halifax, VA at the Farmer’s Market! Hello, Virginia. This is Viny from Halifax.  Another successful, community/family event is going to take place in the small town of Halifax.  The festival …