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City Council approves permits, rezoning

At its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night, the Roxboro City Council approved a special use permit and a rezoning request. Council approved a special use permit for the placement of a …

Crime Reports

The following reports were released Thursday. Roxboro Police Department Sunday, Oct 6 11:48 p.m. - Officers responded to a report of marijuana possession at the intersection of Part and …

Police chief sets Halloween date

Roxboro Chief of Police David Hess set the recognized trick-or-treating date and time for Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. Hess offered the following safety tips: • Participants are not to …

Woodsdale VFD files decertification appeal

After facing decertification, The Woodsdale Volunteer Fire Department Board of Directors has filed an appeal to have its case heard by State Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey. According to Person …
Sports
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Powered by FitzLaw Week 9 Standings Team W L Dunevants Insurance 40 24 Claytons …
Person defenders Karoline Cox, left, and Madison Dunkley rise to block a shot by a McMichael player.
McMichael stuns PHS in three-set sweep
Nobody walking into the Person High School gym Thursday night expecting to see what they saw. McMichael High School, Person’s …
RCS' Emily Taylor finished in second place in the girls cross country meet Wednesday at Forest Hills in Garner.
Taylor leads cross country finishers
Roxboro Community School’s cross country runners took first and third place in Wednesday’s meet at Forest Hills in Garner. The …
East Wake Academy shuts out RCS
WENDELL — East Wake Academy’s most prolific soccer scorer was definitely a marked man Wednesday, but his flock of Eagles still hit …
Bowman
Bowman, Long spur Meredith win
Two Person High grads played key roles in Meredith College’s first home volleyball win of the season on Saturday in Raleigh. Led …
Opinion
Habitat home dedication a sign of things to come
Last Saturday’s dedication of a new home by Habitat for Humanity was an emotional time for all involved, from the new homeowner to …
Political tides are always shifting
During the 1990s and early 2000s, urban elections were an arena of robust partisan politics in North Carolina. Charlotte, Raleigh, …
Donald Trump, the innocent
To the editor: Does anyone else remember the firestorm the media created when candidate Donald Trump implied that he might not …
Newspapers play an important societal role
A community without a newspaper is a desert waiting for bad things to happen. If a tree falls in the woods and no one is there to …
Political freedom not the same as personal freedom
What does it mean to be free? Many seemingly intractable disputes about specific issues – ranging from welfare spending and school …
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