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Crime Reports

The following reports were released Thursday: Roxboro Police Department Monday. Sept. 16 - Officers received a report of a larceny from a motor vehicle on Walker Street that occurred between …

Distinguished Young Women take center stage

The Roxboro Jaycees will host the annual Distinguished Young Woman program tonight at 7 p.m. at the Kirby Theater. There are 25 students taking part in the scholarship program. They are Anniston …

The Latest Agenda

Events Person County Board of Health, will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 23 in the Health Department classroom, at 355 Madison Blvd., Roxboro. Public comments are welcomed. The Leasburg Ruritan …

County contract with Republic up for amendment

The Person County Board of Commissioners will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting Monday, Sept. 23 at 9 a.m. In the meeting, the commissioners will hear a proposed amendment to the county’s …
Sports
Optimist golf tournament supports club’s youth initiatives
The Roxboro Optimist Club hosts its 27th annual Optimist Golf Classic Oct. 5 with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. at Quaker Creek Golf …
Bowman playing a key role for Meredith volleyball
Roxboro Community School alumni Avery Bowman helped the Meredith College volleyball team to a 1-2 weekend in round-robin play at St. …
It was high fives all around for the Rockets after defeating McMichael in three sets in Mayodan.
Rockets win at McMichael, sit alone in first
Person passed a difficult conference test with a three-set victory at McMichael Tuesday night (25-16, 25-22, 26-24). The Rockets …
Donnie Carver Memorial set for Sept. 28
Orange County Speedway will be roaring Saturday, Sept. 28 with the feature event being the Furniture Mart Donnie Carver Memorial …
RCS' Michael Clayton, second from right, watches his shot sail past the outreached hands of Person keeper Rolando Ramirez. The goal was Clayton's second of the night.
RCS takes measure of Person, 6-2
Roxboro Community School rode the strength of two first half goals from Michael Clayton and stellar goalkeeping from Bryson Pleasant …
Opinion
Housing Authority setting high expectations
Over the last couple years, the Roxboro Housing Authority has made great strides to improve the quality of life for residents of its …
Building a movement for civil discourse
The state of the political discourse was lousy. “Laws are no longer made by a rational process of public discussion,” wrote one …
Losing something special
“You shouldn’t be so worried about the transition in the barbecue world.” Jim Auchmutey was trying to reassure John Shelton …
Show up and support Relay for Life
Few things in this world can truly inspire us. After all, it’s a work-a-day world and we all have our minds focused on one thing or …
Sunday morning came crashing down
On Sunday morning, Becky and I had just settled into our pews at Antioch Baptist Church for Sunday services when my phone started …
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