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July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

‘The walls come tumblin’ down’

The back wall of this building in Uptown Roxboro, which formerly housed Fogleman’s Mens Shop, crumbled Sunday. More...

Special Sections

 

News

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo was taken in the early 1980s and features the owners and employees Long’s Men’s Shop, which was located at 117 S. Main St. at the time. Those pictured include, left to right, Henry Daniel, Coleman King, Mrs. More...

What's Going On?

What was going on Friday night in Uptown Roxboro? The second Rox ‘n Roll Uptown Cruise-in was held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday in Uptown Roxboro on Court and Abbitt streets. More...

The Latest Agenda

Meetings The PERSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the board room located at 304 S. Morgan Street. The meeting is open to the public. More...

Features

‘A gentle reminder that the years are passing for all of us’

Straight Ahead

I certainly didn’t like seeing that James Garner died last week. He was one of my favorite television actors from his days at Maverick to the episodes of The Rockford Files. He played a very likeable, believable part for six seasons in Rockford. More...

Two teachers travel to Yucatan Peninsula

Oak Lane Elementary School fourthgrade teacher Tyson Pentecost and Oak Lane media specialist Nicole Emmert participated in the Connecting The Americas Study Tour this summer, which took them to the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Photography of Wells King featured at Kirby Gallery during July

The Kirby Gallery in Uptown Roxboro is featuring the art works of Wells King in July with “Avalon: Photographic Journey to the Outer Banks.” More...

Art Briefs and Events

Tomahawk Mill Winery will hold its 18th annual Summer Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 26 at the winery located at 9221 Anderson Mill Rd., just outside Chatham, Va. More...

Bridge Results

Wednesday, July 16 Nort h-South winners 1 Jennifer Sawyer - Jim Sawyer 2 Claiborne Tuck - John Westmoreland East-West winners More...

Trial of man whose dog allegedly killed Henderson man in 2012 set to begin

The trial of a Roxboro man charged with felony counts of involuntary manslaughter and obstruction of justice in connection with the death of a Henderson man in May of 2012 is set to begin this week in Person County Superior Court. More...

Commission takes another step toward construction of 4 public safety towers

The Person Board of County Commissioners took another step toward the construction of four towers as part of a public safety communication system project during a Monday morning meeting. More...

Amendment to Falls Lake Watershed Stormwater Ordinance approved

The Person Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved an amendment to the Falls Lake Watershed Stormwater Ordinance for new development when it met Monday morning. More...

Editorial

County needs to stand by its 2012 promise

Sometimes you’ve just got to do the right thing. We applaud Roxboro City Council for finding a way to make good on a 2012 promise to Sheetz for incentive funding in the amount of $25,000. More...

What’s the plan on incentives in North Carolina?

Today in North Carolina

RALEIGH For a couple of years now, we’ve heard that the Republicans who control the General Assembly want to stop “picking winners and losers” and eliminate as many of the tax credits, loopholes, special exemptions and other incentives as possible fr More...

Go slow on N.C. school vouchers

Against common sense, the agency overseeing the state’s new voucher program plans to give public money toward private school tuition before all legal issues surrounding the program are settled. More...

Sports

Pro-Cup Series invades Orange County Speedway Saturday

Three-way battle for the Late Model points lead continues

One of the busiest nights of racing at Orange County Speedway will take place Saturday, highlighted by a traveling series making a stop at the famed oval for the Summertime Showdown 200. More...

Optimist Golf Classic slated for Aug. 2 at RCC

The 22nd Annual Optimst Club Golf Classic, sponsored by the Roxboro Optimist Club, will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 at Roxboro Country Club. Proceeds from the event will benefit Optimist programs for youth and the community. More...

Anderson takes the checkered at South Boston Speedway

South Boston, Va — Bruce Anderson of South Boston, Virginia fended off a challenge from former NA SCAR Whelen All American Series National Champion Peyton Sellers of Ringgold, Virginia to win the CenturyLink NA SCAR Late Model 100 Saturday nigh More...

Living

Court appoints Guardian ad Litem child advocates

Pictured from left, are Kerry MacIntosh, Kimberly Lowery, Judge Mark Galloway, Susan Rhodes and Zelvia Franks, Judicial District 9A’s newest Guardian ad Litem volunteers. More...

Teen Talk

Girl Scout Troop 172

Editor’s note: As part of a Silver Award project, members of Girl Scout Troop 172 at Helena United Methodist Church will publish The Courier-Times’ newest feature, Teen Talk, each week. More...

Extension Notes

SERV SAFE FOD SAFETY It is that time of year again when the Extension office along with the Environmental Health Department offers ServSafe, the food safety program developed by the National Restaurant Association designed to help certify restaurant More...

Milestones

Chapin- Newell

Dr. Robert and Diane Chapin of Preston, Conn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Elaine Lorin Chapin of Raleigh to Henry Oscar Newell III of Raleigh. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dick and Eve Chapin of Mystic, Conn. More...

Wrenn- Oakley

Mr. and Mrs. Craig Thomas Wrenn of Roxboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Megan Wrenn to Adam Kim Oakley of Roxboro. More...

Roxboro couple celebrates anniversary

Eunice and Herbert “Bud” Jones of Roxboro will celebrate their 59th wedding anniversary today Wednesday, July 23, 2014. More...

Poll

The N.C. Senate passed a bill, which requires moped drivers to carry insurance and to register with the state. An earlier House bill only required registration. Do you support this latest version?