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Trump’s North Carolina rally fills coliseum

GREENVILLE — President Donald Trump continued his feud with four progressive congresswomen while drawing a stark contrast between himself and his Democratic detractors Wednesday evening. Trump …

Beware of false teachers

Pythagoras of Samos is undoubtedly known by every geometry student on the face of the planet for his theorem. He may be less known for his philosophy, but the numbers Pythagoras’ Theorem help us …

Car break-ins continue to plague Roxboro

Roxboro police responded to another rash of car break-ins reported early Monday morning. Six residents of Hill Street reported finding their cars broken into early Monday morning. A seventh resident, …

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Events The Person County Board of Health, will meet in special session Monday, July 22 at 6 p.m. in the FEMA room at the Health Department, 3255 S. Madison Blvd., Roxboro. The Board of Health will …
Sports
Kelly Snow | The Courier-Times.Northern Middle School recently won a $10,000 grant from the Durham Bulls to improve the shared baseball and softball field.
Northern Middle wins grant from Durham Bulls
For the second year in a row, a school in Person County has earned a grant from a nearby minor league baseball team. Four …
LS Tractor USA to be official tractor of SoBo
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. — A North Carolina tractor company has found a second home in South Boston. Battleboro, North Carolina’s LS …
Kelly Snow | The Courier-Times.Person junior team third baseman Paxton Tuck makes the tag on a base runner during a recent game against Northern Durham. The junior Rockets will play in their conference tournament next week..
Busy last full week of summer ahead
Some championship baseball and some football action highlight the final full week of the summer for local high school …
Photo courtesy of Charlotte Motor Speedway.There will be a busy weekend of racing  on the roval at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Cool cars, future stars and a chance to ride the roval at Charlotte Motor Speedway
CONCORD — From Friday night’s “run-what-you-brung” Outlaw Drag Wars at zMax Dragway to the first-ever Cars & Coffee …
Racing resumes at OCS tonight
Orange County Speedway will be back in action today as it presents “The Summer Firecracker Frenzy 200” with six big races on the …
Opinion
Welcome to Person County
Bethel Hill Charter School has enjoyed the luxury of stability in recent years under the leadership of Stephen Hester. But change …
Tracking those three extra cents
With the new county tax increase just passed many property owners are asking, “What exactly are we going to get in return for our …
Parties need to seek budgetary middle ground
North Carolina’s state government entered its 2019-20 fiscal year on July 1 without a new state budget in place. Democratic Gov. Roy …
Staying on the positive side
To the editor: I’ve been concerned for some time about the amount of trash and crime written about in the Courier-Times. What …
An opportunity to serve in Roxboro
We talk often in this space about the value of community service. The work of Person County residents who give of their time and …
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