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Drug charges follow Saturday chase

Several drug charges followed a chase involving Person County Sheriff’s Office deputies around midnight Saturday morning. Currie Javon Outlaw, 26, of Halifax Road, Roxboro, was charged with …

Is state employment office ready for onslaught of claims?

Unemployment insurance benefits for workers affected by the coronavirus could flow as early as Monday, March 30, a spokesman for the Division of Employment Security told Carolina Journal. But is the …

Duke gift supports food programs

Duke Energy announced $1.3 million in donations by The Duke Energy Foundation to support hunger relief and help local health and human services nonprofits across its service territories, including …

RCS announces Americanism essay contest winners

The results are in for the 2019-2020 Americanism essay contest, sponsored by the Elks Lodge. Students were asked to write an essay on the topic of, “What does freedom of speech mean to …

Investigators search for missing pieces in murder

Six months later, investigators are still searching for missing pieces in the Oct. 3 attempted robbery and shooting that left one man dead and three injured. The Roxboro Police Department …
Sports
This Carr is driving fast
The football world keeps getting better for Person High School football player Preston Carr. Carr, a junior starting defensive end …
The red lines on the Huck Sansbury tennis courts depict the boundaries of a pickeball court. The complex offers people the convenience of three indoor and outdoor pickeball courts.
Pickleball pops up in Person County
Pickleball is the newest niche sport making its way into Person County. Pickleball combines skills from tennis, badminton, and …
Person High School yearbook editor Maggie Holeman is also a member of the Rocket cross-country team. With the postponement of sports, Holeman is struggling to find content for the 2020 yearbook.
Person yearbook faces challenges without sports
Two weeks of spring sports is not enough. Person High School yearbook editor Maggie Holeman is struggling to find yearbook …
Roxboro sports create personable feel
Person County sports make people feel at home. I started my professional journalism career at The Courier-Times on Monday, Oct. 28, …
MOLO Fishing Day, taking place on the Mayo Lake fishing pier, is a fishing program for special needs students in Person County Schools.
Person County residents go fishing for fun
Mayo Lake is one of Roxboro’s most popular attractions. “We average around 500,000 vehicles for the whole year,” said Park …
Opinion
Much to consider in school budget
While so much of our attention has been diverted by the coronavirus threat, life does continue on. And we should pay attention, lest …
Our community will survive COVID-19
Wash your hands. Social distance each other with six feet or more, and no group gatherings of 10 or more people. Feels like we are in …
Could there be a plus in this pandemic?
I wish it hadn’t happened. Already, the losses have been jarring. And there is much more to come. But, as with other …
Do we really want a one-party system?
To the editor: I see some folks want to see the end of the Democratic Party. Well, we should all be alarmed by this notion. …
Enforcing stay at home when you don’t have a home
Gov. Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home order, which was issued Friday and took effect on Monday, addresses something most of us probably …
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