I Was Tired Of Roaring For The Lion

Jennifer Gregory is a single mother of five children. She has spent her last eight years in non-profit administration working with families in poverty. “I was working with the most impoverished — familie...

True Memoirs Of Our Lives

  “There is only one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.” -Robert Frank Call me soul-catcher, lover of all things in beautiful light, a time preservationist; call me crazy....

A Vision For Chatham

Community. It has been described as a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. Chatham Town Councilman Will Pace said that a strong sense of community is...

A Love for Ancient Worlds

If you’ve seen a yellow and red Jeep Wrangler cruising around Martinsville or Danville with a Jurassic Park logo on the side, you’ve probably seen Alex Hastings and his wife Katie. The Jurassic Park-them...

A Young Person in a Hurry

“A young person in a hurry.” Sometimes this phrase is used in a derogatory manner towards a young person who is seen as doing “too much, too soon.” Jennifer Bowles could be viewed that way. It would be...

Positivity Through Arts and Culture

Home. Webster’s defines home as “a place of origin”, or “one’s place of residence”. Though, we know the word home means much more than that. It is where one feels most comfortable and at peace. It i...

Making a Difference in Someone’s Life

The desire to help people was instilled in Robbie Woodall at an early age. Woodall grew up in the Westover Hills area of Danville where several of his neighbors were members of the Danville Life Saving Crew (DL...

A Comforting Voice

You’re in a panic.  You are a little disoriented.  Your car has gone off the road and into a ditch.  You are hurting and confused.  You grab your phone and dial 911.  Then you hear that voice on the othe...

A Rewarding Job

Author Ambrose Redmoon once said, “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.”  Firefighters are very familiar with fear, and the courage t...