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Embracing the Heartbeat of Your Community: The Importance of Shopping Local and Supporting Small Businesses

Embracing the Heartbeat of Your Community: The Importance of Shopping Local and Supporting Small Businesses

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, it's easy to overlook the quiet heroes of our communities—the small businesses that dot our streets, each with its own unique charm and offerings. In today's fast-paced world, where the convenience of big-box retailers and...

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Get out and about in Uptown Roxboro

Get out and about in Uptown Roxboro

The weather is warming up and the opportunities to get out and enjoy the beautiful days are upon us! Stroll through Uptown Roxboro from the Person County Public Library all the way up to the Person County Museum of History and everywhere in between. You can soak up...

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Everything is Better in Person- Including Weddings!

Everything is Better in Person- Including Weddings!

It's been a wonderful winter season in Person County. It hasn't been a very cold winter, which has been great for our visitors to enjoy outdoor adventures at local parks, scenic drives along the Quilt Trail, and immersive tours at the Person County Museum. With spring...

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Live the Lake Life

Live the Lake Life

Hyco Lake Rent one of the beautiful houses, big enough for the whole family! Boat rentals are available. Spend the day out exploring, and stop mid-boat ride at Bouy's Bar & Grill or Hyco Lake Marina for some convenience store needs. Lake gear also available at locally...

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Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Whether you will be with your significant other or celebrating together as a family, we've got some ideas about how you can celebrate love this Valentine's Day in Roxboro and Person County. Let your love -roll! Recently re-opened Palace Pointe is the perfect place to...

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Welcome, Spring!

Welcome, Spring!

Days are getting warmer and longer - we see you, Spring! Itching to shake off that winter vibe and get out and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air? We have a few suggestions for you! The milder weather is perfect for packing up the family and heading to Mayo Lake, where...

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Hyco Lake Campground

Hyco Lake Campground

Located in the north western portion of Person County, Hyco Lake draws visitors year-round, both local and out of state. Built in the 60's, the lake covers 3,750 acres and contains 25 billion gallons of water. The lake is managed by the Caswell-Person Lake Authority....

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2020, A Year in Review

2020, A Year in Review

Just a few months into 2020, it was clear that this was going to be a year like no other. After weeks of shutdowns and stay at home orders from the government, our state slowly started to wade into the uncertain waters of phased reopening amid a global pandemic. No...

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Roxboro 2020 Tree Lighting

Roxboro 2020 Tree Lighting

Each year, residents and visitors of Roxboro gather to view the annual tree lighting ceremony to kick off the holiday season. This year, because we could not gather in person, we brought the tree lighting to you! We welcome you to take part in one of our favorite...

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If Hair Height Is Any Indicator Of Musical Talent, You’re In For A Treat.

If Hair Height Is Any Indicator Of Musical Talent, You’re In For A Treat.

For almost 75 years the sounds of Bluegrass have been found on the back roads and hidden paths of Person County. Acoustic string rhythms mix with stunning vocal harmonies to form the perfect union of song. The Malpass Brothers, a rising band with local ties, represent...

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Rev Your Engines: We’re Headed to Roxboro

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...

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Dinner with a side of spirits

Dinner with a side of spirits

How about a fantastic meal in an old train car with a side of ghost? That's what you can get at Clarksville Station. Built at the turn of the century, this classic Victorian Depot offers a themed menu inspired by the glory days of the American railroad. Nowhere else...

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Hall’s Way

Hall’s Way

Join us at The Shops at Hall's Way and enjoy the historical decor and smiling faces here to greet you daily. Come check out our variety of local crafters specialties in the Artisan's Emporium, home decor items in The Galleria and L&S Hair Salon. Be sure to visit our...

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Sunset Ridge Buffalo Farm

Sunset Ridge Buffalo Farm

It all sounds really cool to connect with the NC food system here and really understand how your local food and meats are produced. And as a preview of the Piedmont Farm Tour, I made an early visit to one of the farms on the tour that caught my eye: Sunset Ridge...

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The Person County Museum

The Person County Museum

There are eight buildings on the Museum campus that house exhibits that highlight different parts of Person County history. Permanent exhibits include aspects of the African American community, the American Indian Community of the Sappony Tribe, and military...

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From Campfire to Winery

From Campfire to Winery

Kevin Moore grew-up on the farm where Rock Of Ages Winery & Vineyard now sits. With an Economics degree from N. C. State University, Moore worked as a stockbroker, but later got into the import business. He then opened Hard Rock Marble & Tile in Hillsborough,...

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