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Commissioners receive Capital Improvement Plan

The Person County Board of Commissioners were presented with county staff’s proposed five-year Capital Improvement Plan.The plan includes county projects that cost more than $50,000 and …

Commissioners oust EDC member

The Person County Board of Commissioners voted to remove a member of the county’s Economic Development Commission during Monday night’s meeting.By a 3-2 vote, the board voted to remove …

Suspect dead following Friday night hostage situation

A suspect is dead following a hostage situation on Clay Long Road Friday night. Under standard procedure, the deputy involved has been placed on administrative leave and the State Bureau of …

Crime Reports — March 22-29

The following reports were released this week.Roxboro Police DepartmentMonday, March 227:05 p.m. – Duane Allen Chambers, 32, of Jack Lane, Roxboro, was charged with two counts of felony assault …

RCS votes to move to Plan A

The Roxboro Community School Board of Directors voted unanimously during Monday’s special meeting to transition to four-day-a-week, in-person instruction beginning Monday, April 12. The meeting …
Sports
Ridge Clayton threw two touchdowns passes to lead Person's aerial attack on Saturday.
Brown’s big night leads Rockets in post-quarantine victory
By AIDAN JENSENaidanjensen.nc@gmail.comIf there was any rust during Saturday night’s 37-6 victory against McMichael, the Person High …
Rockets look fresh in Saturday night victory
No practice, no problem. The Person High School varsity football team beat McMichael 37-6 on Saturday night at Rocket Stadium. …
Abby Lewis scored three goals for the RCS Bulldogs in their season-opening, 9-1 victory at Oxford Prep last Wednesday.
Bulldogs run over Griffins in opener
OXFORD – The Roxboro Community School women’s soccer team overwhelmed Oxford Prep in a 9-1, season-opening victory on …
RCS women’s golf team faces off against Franklin Academy
The RCS women’s golf team traveled to Olde Liberty Golf Club this past Monday afternoon for a conference match against Franklin …
Bulldogs dominate Griffins in softball victory
The Roxboro Community School softball team made a statement in its season-opener Wednesday night, beating Oxford Prep 13-0 at Bushy …
Opinion
Deeply distressed and embarrassed
To the editor:First, let me begin by offering my sincere apologies to the citizens of Person County for an event that took place at …
Wrong way, right result
The end of Monday night’s Person County Board of Commissioners meeting was simply jaw-dropping.In a move that seemingly came out of …
Making voting stress-free
I guess it’s never too early to start looking forward to the next election.That’s exactly what we did in our office earlier this …
Ugly opinions
Dear Mr. Snow,We have read some very harsh words from Mr. Lester (Democrat) and Republicans.When you first started with all of these …
Let's be on shaky ground together
To the editor:I found Mr. Withers’ Conservative Corner in the March 18, 2021 issue of the Courier fascinating. It seems to …
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