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 …

Wild Life Adventures – The Art of Casting

Story and photos by Sam Seamster When thinking about casting a fishing rod, most folks don’t consider the dynamics. So, what constitutes a good cast? To some, that would be not hooking themselves in the head or not tangling the line. To others it could be skipping a lure way back under an overhanging bush. …

Wood Splitters

Story and photos by Paul Liggitt North Carolina has long been known as a state with a rich heritage of logging and lumbermen. It has also been recognized as the leading furniture manufacturing state. Although the industry has changed in recent years, forestry products continue to be a major resource in North Carolina. So, when …

Cole’s Pharmacy : ‘Where Everybody Knows Your Name’

ROXBORO, NC- “You want to go where everybody knows your name” — that’s how customers and friends sum up the experience of visiting Cole’s Pharmacy on Main Street in uptown Roxboro. And if you want to get a true taste of Roxboro and Person County, just step inside the building on the corner of Main and …

Teen Artist and Entrepreneur Paints Barn Quilt Squares

By John Theo Jr. Fifteen-year-old Kaitlyn Reaves has shown an affinity for art since elementary school, and was encouraged to pursue this passion by parents Daryl and Lesley. Over the years, Kaitlyn tried her hand at different art forms such as charcoal drawing, but at her mother’s suggestion, she decided to pursue painting barn quilt …