The Rocket Science of Craft Brew

Black Creek Brewery There's a saying, "Beer; because no good story ever started over a glass of water." And, with that in mind, Black Creek Brewery was created. A local Roxboro favorite, it's owned by brothers Dan (a former Rocket Scientist) and Mike (a Professional Engineer). While it only opened its doors for the first time in 2017, their story begins much earlier, a time when Indiana Jones ruled the box office and Guns and Roses took over the airwaves. Flash back to back to 1989. Dan was working across the country in San Diego designing rockets for an aerospace…... read more »

 

Rev Your Engines: We're Headed to Roxboro

It takes a special kind of person to love a car. For some, it's the dream of attaining the ultimate machine--sleek, fast, indomitable. For others, it's the sensation of racing life--the smell of the octane, the rumble of the ground, the squeal of the tires, the streaks on the ground and in the air, the flutter in your heart. If you want perfection, cars can achieve it. If you want passion, cars rely on it. If you want connection, cars deliver it. Perhaps that's why so many car enthusiasts flock year after year to the unassuming, surprisingly under-the-radar city of…... read more »

 

Titanic Exhibit at Person County History Museum

TiTANIC ExhibitApril 15, 1912 was a cold Monday that marked Oscar Scott Woody's 41st birthday. But this year there would be no celebration. No cake. No party favors. His wife of 18 months was back in North Carolina while he was somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic sorting mail. Just a month earlier, he and four other carriers were appointed to the R.M.S. Titanic. On this day, he spent his time below deck sorting mail from Europe being sent to America. He had been on the ship a total of four days as it made its way from Southampton…... read more »

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