Farm Fresh in Person County

There are a lot of reasons to love summer, but one of the top perks of the season are fresh garden vegetables! Don't have your own garden? No worries - there is a small local farm or a Farmer's Market near you with all the locally grown produce you can handle. Tomatoes, squash, sweet corn, peas or…

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Outdoor Dining in Roxboro and Person County

Warm weather and longer days mean it is the perfect time for dining or enjoying a drink outdoors! Whether you are dining alone, with friends, or want to bring your furry best friend along, there are a number of outstanding options for dining and drinking "al fresco" in Roxboro and Person County…

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Best of Person County 2021 by The Courier Times

Have you ever found yourself in a new place wondering what the favorite local "spots" are? Well we have two solutions for you, the first is to stop in at the Visitor Center or simply ask anyone around town, because they will be happy to tell you! The second answer is to reference The Best of Person…

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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 you can picnic with a lake view…

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International Women's Day 2021

International Women's Day Every day we strive to celebrate small business owners in our community, but today we shine light specifically on our women in business. This list highlights businesses submitted by the community, but for all of our women in Person County, we appreciate and support all of…

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Disc Golf in Person County

So what is Disc Golf? Disc Golf is a game designed much like regular golf, with 18 holes, but instead of golf balls, you are throwing plastic discs into baskets along a designed course with the goal of hitting the basket with as few throws as possible. Intrigued yet? Person County is proud to have…

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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. While Hyco Lake has a large…

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Everything You Need to Know About: Mayo Lake Park

Mayo Lake may be the smaller of Person County's two lakes, but it is big on outdoor amenities. In addition to 2800 acres of water for boating, fishing, kayaking and canoeing, there are 120 acres of wooded parkland for those who prefer on shore activities. The park is an ideal place for taking the…

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Hyco Lake - a "Warm Welcome" for Winter Fishing

Hyco Lake - A "Warm Welcome" For Winter Fishing Winter does not mean the end of opportunities for enjoying the outdoors in Person County. Hyco Lake's 3,750 acers of warm waters offer excellent opportunities for anglers whether they are fishing on a boat or from shore; and the Lake is full of various…

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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 one knew what to expect; but with…

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