2019 Vol 1 – Spring

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Junior Miss to Distinguished Young Women

August 29, 2019

By Norwood Walker When you enter The Old Country Club Steakhouse you immediately notice many portraits of young women lining the walls, in the main left dining room there are more of the same. All of these young women share the title of Roxboro’s Junior Miss, Young Woman of the Year, or Distinguished Young Women, …

Something’s Brewing in Downtown South Boston

June 5, 2019

SOUTH BOSTON- It’s the return of the 2nd annual SoBo Brew Fest craft beer festival. The event is on tap for Saturday, May 11 from 2 – 4 p.m. at Constitution Square in historical Downtown South Boston. VIP entry is at 1 p.m. The festival will take place rain or shine. Last year’s inaugural event …

Wrestling with the Audience

April 28, 2019

By Phillip Gillis I love walking into the Roxboro National Guard Armory because it looks the same as it did when I came to these wrestling shows as a child. It is a massive, open room with white walls-a light blue border at the bottom and a line of windows at the top that can …

Busy Bee – Finding Home

April 27, 2019

Story and photography by Meredith Bernard Some people have the gift of making you feel like you’ve known them forever the first time you meet and some places immediately feel like home. Both of those are true of Nikki Bettis, her family and their “home away from home” at Busy Bee Coffee and Creamery Company, …

More than a Farmers Market

April 26, 2019

By Candace Dishmond-Baskervill Nestled in the heart of downtown Halifax, Virginia, there is a hidden gem that I just have to unearth for you! Imagine for a second, a giant indoor and outdoor market full of local artisans, antiques, gently used goodies, locally packaged foods, handmade treasures, essential oils, and repurposed creations and then, (as …

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