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May 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Monday fire causes minimal damage at Georgia Pacific

A Monday morning fire at Georgia Pacific at 1000 N. Park Dr. caused only minimal damage. Firefighters responded to Georgia Pacific just before 11 a.m. Monday after a fire reportedly began in the “bag house area” of the facility. More...

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Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Ask the right questions

RALEIGH Call me a starry-eyed optimist. I don’t assume that those who disagree with me about school reform are out to destroy the education system. More...

Some very special praise

Working in a company with only 25 employees is more like working in a family than a business. Many of the 25 people who work here have been at The Courier- Times for over 20 years. More...

Features

‘The great B.B. King has passed on’

It’s not very often that I tear up for anyone except for close friends and family. I must have accumulated enough close emotional ties to B.B. King’s music over the last 50 years to bring some on last week. More...

Rox n Roll

Cruise-In returns

The first of six Rox N’ Roll Cruise-In events in Uptown Roxboro for the 2015 season was held Friday night. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Andee Candy

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ARTS BRIEFS

The CAROLINA MOUNTAIN DULCIMERS will meet Thursday, May 21 at the Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill at 7 p.m. Beginners, experts and all stringed instruments are welcome. More...

BRIDGE RESULTS

Monday May 11 Nort h South winners Gerry O’Neil - Susan Korn Art Schwartz - Betty Schwartz John Barnard - Rich Helms East West winners More...

No tax hike proposed by manager for county residents

“The budget is one of the best tools that you have to demonstrate your commitment to making our organization, the services we provide, and the community in which we live and serve, the best it can be.” More...

‘Change is never easy’

Change is never easy. Refusing to change may be more comfortable at first, but it ultimately leads to death. More...

John Skvarla to speak at PCC graduation Friday

John E. Skvarla III, secretary of the North Carolina Department of Commerce, will be the speaker for Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) 45th graduation ceremony on Friday. More...

News

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo was initially published in The Courier-Times in January of 2006 and features the 2006 officers for Person Masonic Lodge No. 113, A.F.&A.M. More...

Roxboro Community School kicks off $1.8 million capital campaign

Final repurposing of former Roxboro Cotton Mill/Tultex building to provide gym, auditorium

Roxboro Community School (RCS) plans to begin construction this fall on the final phase of renovation on the historic former Roxboro Cotton Mill/ Tultex building on Lake Drive. More...

The Latest Agenda

Meetings The ROXBORO SERTOMA CLUB will meet Thursday, May 21 at 6 p.m. at the Homestead Steakhouse. More...

Sports

Athletes honored at annual Rocket Club banquet

The Rocket Club celebrated the 2014-15 sports year at Person High School at the annual Athletic Awards Banquet. The banquet, which honors outstanding individual and team performances from the past school year, was held at Roxboro County Club. More...

Rebels’ heat burns ‘Dogs

North Duplin’s Rylee Pate fans 15 in secondround playoff win at RCS

The Roxboro Community School softball team ran into one of the hottest pitchers in the state and her heat was just too much to overcome in a 7-1 loss Saturday in the second round of the 1-A state playoffs. More...

Five races scheduled as part of NASCAR Late Model 100 program Saturday at SoBo

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Five action-packed races are scheduled Saturday, May 23, when the engines roar back to life at South Boston Speedway for the running of the NASCAR Late Model 100 racing program. More...

Living

McDonald’s to partner with food banks to give more than 25,000 Happy Meals to children

RALEIGH — McDonald’s restaurants across the Triangle have launched a new program that empowers families to give a meal to a local child in need, with McDonald’s picking up the tab. More...

‘Thomas Day’ coming to Milton in June

Come see Thomas Day (1801- 1861) walk the streets of Milton with his wife Aquila during “Thomas Day in Milton.” More...

Bokwa is here

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department has announced that a June session of Bokwa exercise will begin June 2, and continue through June 30. Classes will be taught by Roxboro native Carisha McCain- Brickle. More...

Milestones

EXTENSION NOTES

TICKS AND HORSES Although today is fairly cool (by May standards), summer is just around the corner. With those warm temperatures, ticks are certain to rear their ugly head. More...

Talyn Russell Lunsford

Cary and Heather Lunsford of Roxboro announce the birth of a son, Talyn Russell Lunsford. Talyn was born on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 at Duke University Hospital in Durham. He weighed seven pounds and one ounce. More...

MARRIAGE LICENSES

The following marriage licenses were issued at the Person County Courthouse: April 30 — David Joseph Lynch of Montreal Lachine, Quebec and Kelley Walters Harris of Roxboro April 30 — Dante Deangelo Daye of Roxboro and Shannon Renee Huff o More...

Poll

Duke Energy pleaded guilty last week in federal court to environmental crimes and agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution due to illegal pollution leaking from coal ash dumps at five power plants. What do you think about the punishment?