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Cooperative Extension: Be safe during the holiday season

Many Americans will put up their holiday decorations this weekend. If you are one of those households, it is important to be safe when you are decorating your home with candles, lights and Christmas …

Crime Reports

The following reports were released Monday. Roxboro Police Department Wednesday, Nov. 27 8:43 p.m. - Marquiz Terrell Jones, 30, of 509 South Lamar St., Roxboro, was charged with misdemeanor …

Master Gardeners offer wreath-making class

Hanging a fresh wreath kicks off the holiday season and fills the home with festive fragrance. Master Gardeners can supply you with the materials to make your own traditional, mixed-green wreath from …

PCC students team with non-profit to support vets

Recently, nearly 100 pounds of sweet potatoes were donated to the “Give Me Five” project by the Piedmont Community College (PCC) students in the Agribusiness Technology program. Melissa …
Sports
Lady Rockets win Courier-Times Classic
Coming into The Courier-Times Classic, Jay Carmichael, head coach of the Person High School women’s basketball team, was looking to …
Lady Bulldogs drop heartbreaker in Wake Forest
The Roxboro Community School women’s basketball team (2-5, 0-1) traveled to Franklin Academy (1-3, 1-0) on Monday night for their …
Rockets drop two in holiday tourney
The Person High School men’s basketball team entered The Courier-Times Classic looking to build upon their season-opening win …
Bulldogs eke out win over Patriots
The Roxboro Community School men’s basketball team (4-5, 1-0) went into Monday night’s game against Franklin Academy (2-2, 0-1) …
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Opinion
It’s the time of the year to give
Sure, you know its the time of year we are all thinking about buying gifts to give to people important to us. It’s also a time we …
Taxation spelled the end of popular tap dancing
I write a syndicated column on politics and public policy that often centers on the issue of taxation. I am also a sometime …
Fight mars an otherwise fun event
People can be idiots sometimes. On Saturday – Thanksgiving weekend – a large crowd turned out for the holiday basketball …
Thankful for life
To the editor: This Thanksgiving we had a perspective check on our gratitude level. It’s easy to take the day to day for granted: …
Bailey’s recognition a well-deserved honor
The joy and excitement was palpable in Ashley Bailey’s biology classroom at Roxboro Community School. As the news of Bailey’s …
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