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Crime Reports Oct. 11-18

The following reports were released this week. Roxboro Police Department Monday, Oct. 11 7:31 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of vandalism on West Morehead Street. 11:01 p.m. …

Local COVID-19 spread cut in half this week

COVID-19 spread in Person County was halved this week, with 30 new cases reported compared to 60 the previous week, according to data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human services …

Airport obstructions to be removed

By a unanimous vote Monday, the Person County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a contract to remove tree obstructions at the Raleigh Regional Airport at Person County. The removal is …

5 votes added to council election following official canvass

Five ballots were added to the final turnout in this year's race for the five Roxboro City Council seats after the Person County Board of Elections completed its official canvass Tuesday. The …

Data shows COVID-19 spread back to August levels

Person County’s COVID-19 spread has returned to a level last seen in August with 60 new cases reported this week to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 …
Sports
Knights sweep Bulldogs to capture conference championship
By AIDAN JENSEN aidanjensen.nc@gmail.com HENDERSON – After an emotional, hard-fought battle to earn a trophy-hunting trip to …
Bulldog tennis squad set for playoff run
By AIDAN JENSEN aidanjensen.nc@gmail.com Not only did the Roxboro Community School women’s tennis team send six players to 1A …
RCS soccer team drops tough contest in Henderson
HENDERSON – The Roxboro Community School high school men’s soccer team wanted to rebound from a shutout loss last Tuesday. The …
With backup running back or starting linebacker Daveon Marner out, Dante Downey could see playing time tonight at Western Alamance..
Rockets look for first league win at Western tonight
The Person High School varsity football teams enters tonight’s football game with a chance to take sole possession of fourth place …
Rockets hold off late charge to sweep Warriors
The Person High School varsity volleyball team swept Western Alamance, 25-11, 25-16, 25-20, on Wednesday night for its third victory …
Opinion
CONSERVATIVE CORNER: Dear Democrats, Is this who you are?
Dear Democrats, The Biden Administration has now been in office for nine months. Quickly, can you name three things they have done …
BLIZZARD — Triple locking doors for Otis
I’ve written a little bit about my dogs a couple of times, but I’ll give you a little refresher. A few months back, two …
Yes, government can be shrunk
I’ve been spending a lot of time recently in conversation with right-leaning leaders, policy experts, donors, and activists. My …
Following Macbeth’s advice in Afghanistan
Can Shakespeare’s Macbeth help us deal with President Biden’s decision to pull all American troops out of Afghanistan and …
Congress, here are three ways you can take action on Facebook
Facebook’s critics have long argued that the social-media giant is bad for consumers, bad for children and bad for the country …
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