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August 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Tuesday fire causes extensive damage to Roxboro home

A Tuesday evening fire caused extensive damage to a Roxboro home. Firefighters were called to 101 Stoneridge Ln. at approximately 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. More...

Special Sections

 

Religion

Gospel singer Jonathan Abbott to be in concert at Ca-Vel Sunday

Gospel singer Jonathan Abbott will be in concert at Ca-Vel Baptist Church on Sunday, Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. There will be refreshments served after the concert. A love offering will be taken. More...

God has a word for you

Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. More...

Concord UMC continues 200th year celebration with F.R.A.N. Sunday Brunch, Fifth Sunday Sing

The year 2015 marks 200 years for Concord United Methodist Church. As part of a year-long anniversary celebration, Concord will hold F.R.A.N. Sunday on Aug. 30. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘These people work hard’

Just before 4 p.m. Friday, we spoke with North Carolina Sen. Mike Woodard, D-Durham. Woodard, who represents all of Person and Caswell counties and a large portion of Durham County in the North Carolina Senate was “dead tired.” More...

Courier-Times Pulse Poll

THE QUESTION: Federal of.cials say July was Earth’s hottest month on record. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration climate scientist Jake Crouch says it’s likely that 2015 will end up being the hottest year on record. More...

Features

‘What in the world are we doing to ourselves?’

When is it going to stop? Or maybe I should ask will it ever stop? The brutal and senseless murders of those two young journalists from television station WDBJ in Roanoke shook me to my core. More...

Celebrating 125 years

Thomas Person Chapter hosts DAR district meeting

The Thomas Person Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) hosted the District VI meeting on Aug. 12. More...

Education

FIRST DAY AT STORIES CREEK

Stories Creek Elementary School teacher Katharine Long shows her students the procedure for going through the lunch line on the first day of school Monday. More...

Grant to study children reading to classroom pets

The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) recently awarded a $13,000 grant to the Association for Human-Animal Bond Studies for a new study, Listening EARS: How Does Reading to Rabbits Affect Reading Skills of Third Grade Students?, to uncove More...

HONOR ROLL

PCC releases summer honor rolls Piedmont Community College has released the names of students who were placed on various honor rolls for the summer 2015 semester. More...

BOE approves independent study course for PHS

Person High School (PHS) students are now able to study topics unavailable to them through current course offerings via an independent study course approved by the Person County Board of Education during a meeting last week. More...

Plans for early college high school continue

Application for approval, funding from state to be submitted next month

Plans are underway for an early college high school in Person County, with an application going out next month for approval to open the school and receive special funding for it from the state. More...

State’s unemployment rate climbs to 5.9% in July

For the fifth consecutive month, North Carolina’s unemployment rate increased slightly in July, according to information released Friday by the state’s Employment Security Commission (ESC). More...

News

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo was taken in October of 2001 and features the top winners in the 2001 Roxboro Jaycees’ Junior Miss program. Do you know any of the people in the photo? More...

Roxboro Community School student arrested Thursday on drug charges

A 15-year-old Roxboro Community School (RCS) student faces drug charges after he was allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana at the campus at 115 Lake Dr. Thursday. More...

Roxboro teen arrested on felony assault charge following incident at PHS

Deputies with the Person County Sheriff ’s Office arrested Zachary Scott Long, 19, of 897 Parham Rd. Wednesday on a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

This week’s question: Do you think tighter gun control measures would have prevented the tragedy in Virginia Wednesday when two members of the WDBJ-7 news team were murdered? george Brown More...

Sports

Bowling Summary

PERSON COUNTY MEN’S LEAGUEPowered by FITZLAWWeek 1 StandingsTeam W LNew Comers 8 0Gravittes Flooring 8 0Tee Birds Driving Range 8 0Jacovitch Construction 6 2The Open Kettle 6 2 More...

This Week's Sports Slate

Monday Person tennis — at East Chapel Hill 4 p.m.Person JV volleyball — at South Granville 5 p.m.Person varsity volleyball — at South Granville 6:30 p.m. Tuesday More...

Slow start dooms Rockets against Granville Central

The Person High School boys’ soccer team fell to Granville Central 3-1 Wednesday. All three of the Panthers’ goals came in the first 10 minutes of play. The Rockets recovered and shut Central out for the remainder of the game. More...

Records

PERSON COUNTY COURT

tuesday aug. 18 Judge Mike Gentry presided over the Tuesday, Aug. 18, session of Person County District Court during which A. Black, assistant 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...

The Bullhorn  Free Access 

RCS to host Bulldog Day

Roxboro Community School (RCS) will host Bulldog Day on Saturday, Sept. 12. Bulldog Day supports the RCS athletic program. The event brings in money that helps pay for officials, the costs of the soccer and lacrosse field, and game supplies. More...

‘My vacation to Italy was fantastic’

This summer, I embarked on an incredible journey to Italy. During my two-week vacation, I stayed in Venice, Florence and Rome. In those three cities, I visited many historical sites and learned a little about the Italian culture. More...

Bulldogs take Rockets in season opener

The Roxboro Community School varsity volleyball team beat Person High School in the opening game of the season on Monday, Aug. 17. Shown here are Bulldogs Mackenzi Thornburg and Camryn Black celebrating. More...

Poll

The tragic on-air shooting of a news reporter and cameraman in Virginia Wednesday morning has, once again, prompted discussion regarding gun control laws. Do you believe the government should implement more gun control laws?