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April 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Changes to animal ordinance become effective May 1

The Person Board of County Commissioners recently adopted changes to the Person County Animal Services (PCAS) Ordinance that will go in effect May 1. More...

Check it out!!!

The C-T’s annual Spring Home Improvement section is included in today’s edition. It’s 24 pages packed with information. Check it out! More...

Special Sections

 

Religion

Compassionate Ministries to commemorate one year anniversary

Special anniversary service to be held tomorrow at Lyle Street Community Center at 2 p.m.

One year ago, a vision came to life when Pastors Clevie and Phyllis Brandon held the first service of Compassionate Ministries of Roxboro. More...

Follow, die, live and be healed

For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps. He committed no sin, neither was deceit found in his mouth. More...

CHURCH ACTIVITIES

Continuing the celebration of the ministry of CONCORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH over the past 200 years, United Methodist Youth Fellowship and the Youth Choir will lead the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday, May 3. More...

Editorial

Job well done in police chief search

We could sense the relief in the voice of Roxboro City Manager Stephen Steese Thursday. More...

UNC system tuition freeze would benefit students

The University of North Carolina system’s tuition rates are low relative to comparable schools in other states, but a state House proposal to fix tuition for entering students, guaranteeing them the same rate for four years, is worthy. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Records

PERSON COUNTY COURT

thursday April 2 Judge Mike Gentry presided over the Thursday, April 2 session of Person County District Court during which A. Black and L. Martin, assistant district attorneys, prosecuted for the state. More...

REALTY TRANSFERS

In recording the real estate transfers, the law does not require that the amount paid for property be stated in deed. More...

Living

EXTENSION NOTES

TIME TO CONTROL CRABGRAS IN THE HOME LAWN More...

Life Enrichment Opportunities

Activities at the Person County Senior Center — (SC) Senior Center; (Annex) Parks-n-Rec Annex; (PCOB) Person County Office Building Monday, april 27 9:30 a.m. —Gerofit (GYM) 10 a.m. — Senior Games Singles Bowling 10 a.m. More...

SENIOR CENTER MENU

Monday, april 27 Chicken Pot Pie, Broccoli Florets, Roll, Strawberry Shortcake Tuesday, April 28 Tuna Salad, Lettuce & Tomato, Pear with Cheese, Pasta Salad, Crackers, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Wednesday, April 29 More...

The Bullhorn  Free Access 

FBLA makes good showing

During the recent Future Business Leaders of America state conference, Dustin Humphries placed in the top 10 in the state for Personal Finance- Middle Level. He earned a proficiency certificate in Personal Finance and Social Media as well. More...

RCS Bands perform well in Williamsburg

The RCS Band and Color Guard received awards for their performances in Williamsburg on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18. The performances earned the group first place in Jazz and Parade and second place in Concert Band in their divisions. More...

Dance for Change help Masonic Home for Children

The Roxboro Community School dance classes are teaching children at the Masonic Home for Children (MHC) to dance. Each year, the classes hold a Dance for Change performance at the Kirby to raise money for a special project. More...

Sprucing up the post office — RCS style

Roxboro Community School’s (RCS) level II BioTech and FFA students worked on a landscaping project at the Roxboro Post Office Wednesday. More...

DENR sends letters to 2 well owners near Hyco

Duke Energy vows to ‘make sure neighbors have the information they need’

Two private well owners near Duke Energy’s Roxboro facility at Hyco Lake were among 117 North Carolinians to receive letters from the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) following testing of drinking wells near More...

City adopts new rules for garbage collection at apartments, mobile homes

Roxboro City Council adopted a new ordinance pertaining to garbage collection for apartments and mobile home parks during its meeting last week. More...

News

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo was taken in December of 1962 and features the 1963 officers of the Roxboro Shrine Club. Do you know any of the people in the photograph? More...

Art contest on the horizon

Consider bringing your art work to the Kirby Gallery for inclusion in this year’s first juried show. More...

Old North State Home Inspections

Old North State Home Inspections, Inc. is locally owned and operated by Kent Duke, who has over 16 years of experience providing superior home inspections. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

This week’s question: do you approve of the funding for the construction of a new senior center in person county? Sharon Davis More...

Sports

Peters takes the checkered in caution-filled Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown at South Boston Speedway

Semora’s Lee Pulliam spun out on final lap

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – When racing for $10,000 and bragging rights anything can happen, and it did Thursday night during the final lap of the Eighth Annual Denny Hamlin Short Track Challenge. More...

Rockets edge Falcons in slugfest, 13-12

When the Person High School baseball team opened PAC-6 play on St. Patrick’s Day at Jordan, the Falcons eeked out a 3-2 win despite very little offense from either team. Such was not the case in the rematch. More...

Smith, Outlaw finish 1-2 in 100-meters in PAC-6 championships

The Person High School boys and girls track teams each finished sixth in the PAC-6 Championship Meet this week at Hillside High School. The Rocket boys earned 47 points, with the majority coming from outstanding performances from their sprinters. More...

Features

Catching up with some old teammates

I’ve been telling you all along about how Facebook has enriched my life over the five years I’ve belonged to it. Even though I’ve heard that once you join up, you aren’t allowed any exit rights and you belong to them. More...

10 years

Memory Lane Cruisers celebrate decade of shows, camaraderie

This past Saturday, April 18, marked a milestone for the Memory Lane Cruisers Car Club as the members celebrated their 10th year of “Cruz-In on the Boulevard” classic car shows on Madison Blvd. More...

Education

Piedmont Community College, Averett University sign agreement to benefit applied science degree graduates

Students who have completed an Associates of Applied Science degree at Piedmont Community College (PCC) and wish to transfer to Averett University will benefit from a new articulation agree between both institutions. More...

London talks about tragic event in hopes of preventing others

Almost three years ago, Kevin London of Eden had his world violently turned upside down when he learned his daughters Meredith, 18, and Taylor, 23, had lost their lives in a car wreck. More...

‘Rocks and Minerals’ presentation held at library

Martha Fisk, the curator of Community Outreach with The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, visited the Person County Public Library Thursday afternoon to present a program on “Rocks and Minerals.” The program was funded by the Pie More...

Poll

A handful of states are considering laws that would allow college students to carry concealed weapons on campus. Seven states already allow students 21 and older to carry guns on campus under certain circumstances. Should other states follow?