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October 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Stories Creek recognized as Title I Reward School for 3rd straight year

Person County Schools announced Friday that Stories Creek Elementary School is among the state’s Title I Reward Schools for the 2014-15 school year. More...

Special Sections

 

News

do you know these people?

This week’s photo was taken in 1984 and features the officers and board members of the Roxboro Exchange Club. Do you know any of the people in the photograph? More...

Rickman: Early learning opportunities key for children

The years before children enter kindergarten are critical for language development and setting the stage for learning to read, according to North End Elementary School kindergarten teacher Deborah Rickman, and Rickman would like to help more Person C More...

the latest agenda

Meetings The Lester Blackwell American Legion Post #138 will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the post home, 218 Chub Lake St. Dinner will be at 6:15 p.m. The Person County Board of More...

Word on the Street

word on the street

Editor’s note: Each week, we are venturing out onto the streets of Roxboro looking for Personians to feature and to answer our question of the week for one of our regular features, Word on the Street. This week’s question: More...

Sports

Bulldogs and Rockets open volleyball playoffs today

RCS earns second-seed and will host Pine Lake Prep, Person heads to Fayetteville Britt

The postseason has arrived for both local high school volleyball teams. Person (9-10) will travel to Fayetteville to challenge Jack Britt (21-2) while Roxboro Community School (21-0) will host Mooresville Pine Lake Prep (8-12). More...

Jordan rallies past Rockets in PAC-6 tilt

Person’s Taymon Smith gains 258 yards rushing in 17-14 loss

DURHAM — For the second time in a span of five days, a winless football team celebrated its first victory of the season at the expense of Person High School. More...

Missed opportunities doom Person in loss to JV Falcons

It was a “what might have been” kind of night for the Person High School JV football team as it fell to Jordan 20-14 Thursday at home. More...

Features

straight ahead

‘It looks like we’re ready around here’

For the 50 years I’ve been an adult, I’ve seen a lot, learned a lot and learned how to take a lot. More...

FIELD DRESSING AND TRANSPORTING WILD GAME

from North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Field dressing wild game meat, not unlike domestic meat, requires reasonable care while handling and processing. Proper handling and processing will help to preserve palatability and avoidance of food-borne illnesses. More...

Women on Target clinic an enjoyable experience offered at Rougemont facility.

Last fall I spent a Saturday shooting hand guns, shot guns, assault rifles, a crossbow pistol and other weapons with about 20 other women. More...

Education

SMS eighth-graders create living periodic table

Last month the entire eighth-grade class at Southern Middle School became a living periodic table. Each student chose an element from the periodic table, researched it and created a T-shirt about his or her element. More...

ROXBORO COMMUNITY SCHOOL

SADD Club, Yearbook staff busy

By Madison Fuller, Bullhorn Reporter and Anderson Clayton, Bullhorn Editor Roxboro Community School’s (RCS) SADD club, staff, and students are committed to staying safe while driving. More...

An 'idol' lives amongst us

Jeremy Zayne Poole, known by many as Gibby, is a 17-year -old Person High School (PHS) senior, but he is no ordinary high school student. More...

Person County man jailed in Yanceyville in connection with host of church burglaries

A Person County man was arrested this week in connection with a long list of recent church break-ins that occurred in multiple counties. More...

No same-sex marriage licenses issued locally to date

2 applications have been requested

The Person County Register of Deeds Office has received its first application for same-sex marriage. More...

Copley selected as Outstanding Middle School Teacher of the Year for District 5 by NCSTA

Lauren Copley, a science teacher at Southern Middle School (SMS), has been selected as 2014 Outstanding Middle School Teacher of the Year for District Five by the North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA). More...

Religion

Salem’s Fall Harvest Sale tradition continues to grow

Salem United Methodist Church will be conducting its annual Fall Harvest Sale, on Saturday, Oct.18 at the Bushy Fork Grange on Highway 49 South. More...

LIGHT STEPS

Be a cheerleader

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. More...

Sharon Baptist to celebrate 118th anniversary, homecoming

Sharon Baptist Church will celebrate its 118th anniversary with a Homecoming Service on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 10:30 a.m. The church family members extend an invitation to everyone to come and share in this celebration. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

today in north carolina

It’s history, no matter how you look at it

RALEIGH T he enormity of a judge’s decision late last week to allow same-sex marriages in North Carolina probably didn’t hit some people until they watched the video of two men getting married live on TV or later on newspaper websites. More...

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

To the editor: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual reminder to encourage the women in your life to learn about breast cancer risks and commit to regular screenings for the disease, which is the second most deadly cancer among More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Margaret Ball Wilborne

Margaret Ball Wilborne, 76, of 6469 Dirgie Mine Rd., Roxboro, NC died Friday morning Oct. 17, 2014 at Duke Regional Hospital. Mrs. More...

Patricia Clayton Oakley

Patricia Clayton Oakley, 67, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Calvin Coolidge and Lois Stephens Clayton, who survives. She was a teacher for 27 years and retired as a media specialist. Mrs. More...

Dutie Andrew Carver

Dutie Andrew Carver, 87, of Roxboro Healthcare & Rehabilitation, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at Person Memorial Hospital. Born in Person County, son of the late Charlie Iverson and Mamie Haskins Morris Carver. Mr. More...

Records

Cases heard in person county court

Friday Oct. 3 Judge Mark E. Galloway presided over the Friday, Oct. 03, session of Person County District Court during which Wallace Bradsher, district attorney, 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

life enrichment opportunities

Activities for the week of Monday, Oct. 20 through Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Person County Senior Center — (SC) Senior Center; (Annex) Parks-n-Rec Annex; (PCOB) Person County Office Building Monday, Oct. 20 More...

senior center menu

Menu for the week of Oct. 20 through Oct. 24 held at the Person County Senior Center; Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20 Chicken Pot Pie, Green Beans,Roll, Peaches Tuesday, Oct. 21 More...

A Monopoly inspired MAKEOVER

A t the end of the last school year, the wooden student desks in Roxboro Community School (RCS) teacher Daren Pelkie’s classroom looked like what one might expect – worn and graffiti-laden. More...

Poll

Do you agree with the Oct. 10 decision by a federal judge, who ruled that the state’s denial of marriage rights to same-sex couples was unconstitutional, which lifted North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriages?