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Chainsaw workshop teaches safety

While chainsaws are a valuable and important tool for farmers and woodland owners, they expose the operator to significant hazards. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, …

Roxboro SunTrust branch sold to First Horizon

The impending merger between SunTrust and BB&T will not result in the closing of one of those bank branches in Roxboro as some had feared. SunTrust and BB&T announced Friday their plans to …

Bridge results

The Roxboro ACBL reported the following scores from play last week. Nov. 6 First place – Joe Orenstein / Bob Vick Second place – Helen Hobgood / Darcus Woody Third place – Jayne …

Averett initiative continues to boost PCC students

DANVILLE, Va. – The Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness at Averett University has been granted a continuation award from the Danville Regional Foundation to carry on its work …
Sports
Abby Mayer poses for a picture with Person High School coaches after signing her letter of intent to play soccer at North Greenville University (SC).
Mayer takes her talents to North Greenville University
Wednesday was a very exciting time for one member of the Person High School women’s soccer team. Abby Mayer, the senior captain who …
Bulldogs rally in fourth quarter to beat NCSSM
The Roxboro Community School Bulldogs had a packed gymnasium on Friday evening, as both the men’s and women’s varsity basketball …
Bulldogs start slow, fall to Unicorns on Friday night
The RCS women’s basketball team, coming off a 53-33 victory against Eno River Academy on Wednesday night, was looking to continue …
The Person Rockets work on a running play during Monday's practice last week.
Football season ends at the hands of Northeast Guilford
On Friday night, the Person Rockets traveled to Northeast Guilford with a chance to do something they had not done in three years: …
Maurice Comer wins weekly football contest
A second victory this season against a Power Five school, a top three showdown in Tuscaloosa, and an upset at Heinz Field highlighted …
Opinion
Reason for optimism about the future
If you ever wonder what will become of us once today’s generation of children become the adults and the leaders of our community, …
My house is always this clean (not)
Why is it? Why is it that, when my children come home for a visit, I feel the need to clean the house and make it look …
Tar Heel moonshine industry offers claim to fame
Moonshine has come to my rescue. I am always trying to find ways to make North Carolina No. 1 in something important. Thanks to …
Missing Trump’s successes
To the editor: As I was reading a letter from a recent letter writer, I had to pause and think about other articles he has …
Trade war catches farmers in a vise
N.C. State economist Michael Walden’s visit to Person County as part of Farm-City Week offered some interesting statistics that help …
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