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February 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Person County students have now missed classes 8 of past 10 school days

For the second consecutive week, Person County school children missed classes for four consecutive days due to winter weather. More...

Photo

This woodpecker was busy at work Thursday near Roxboro Country Club. More...

Special Sections

 

Religion

The 21

that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, (Ephesians 3:16 ESV) Believers, maybe you can identify with what I’m about say, and maybe you can’t. More...

Church Activities

Union Grove Baptist Church in Hurdle Mills will change the time of service beginning on March 1. Sunday school will start at 9 a.m. and the worship service will start at 10:15 a.m. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

Editor’s note: Each week, we are venturing out onto the streets of Roxboro looking for Personians to feature and to answer our question of the week for one of our regular features, Word on the Street. More...

Sports

Bulldog girls advance to second round  Free Access 

Ingram's 27 paces RCS past Northside

The Roxboro Community School girls' basketball team advanced to the second round of the 1-A state playoffs with a 59-39 victory against Pinetown Northside Saturday afternoon at Helena Gym.The win was RCS's first playoff victory in the program's histo More...

Bulldog girls advance to second round  Free Access 

Ingram's 27 paces RCS past Northside

The Roxboro Community School girls' basketball team advanced to the second round of the 1-A state playoffs with a 59-39 victory against Pinetown Northside Saturday afternoon at Helena Gym.The win was RCS's first playoff victory in the program's histo More...

RCS playoff doubleheader happening today

Bulldogs need to win three games in four days to make regionals

After multiple winter storms and countless postponements, the high school basketball season will resume for Roxboro Community School today. More...

Features

Thinking about spring things on a snow day

Who remembers a reporter having a snow day? Well, I’m sitting here at home with seven inches of snow pretty much clogging up Roxboro and the secondary streets. More...

The Families of George Whitt Sr.

Highlighting the role of women

This is part two of two on the Whitt family. “Precious Mem’ries How they Linger, How They Ever Flood My Soul” More...

The Bullhorn  Free Access 

Winstead awarded Eagle Scout

Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior Collin Winstead obtained Eagle Scout ranking in his Boy Scout Troop 239 of Concord United Methodist Church. Winstead has been an active Boy Scout member since he was 12 years old. More...

College acceptance does not define student

The college application/acceptance process — this chain of events is the one universally accepted form of success for students nationwide. More...

Education — not always a right, but a privilege

It is strange really, to think about where everyone will be in the next year — universities small and large, adventuring around the world, or even getting a job for crying out loud — all possibilities of where my fellow classmates and I w More...

Bulldogs' season ends in opening round  Free Access 

Defense lifts Rosewood to 59-45 win

The Roxboro Community School boys' basketball season came to an end with a 59-45 loss to Goldsboro Rosewood in the opening round of the 1-A state playoffs Saturday at Helena Gym.The Bulldogs wrapped up their season at 18-9.Rosewood took a 31-30 lead More...

Bulldogs' season ends in opening round

Defense lifts Rosewood to 59-45 win

The Roxboro Community School boys' basketball season came to an end with a 59-45 loss to Goldsboro Rosewood in the opening round of the 1-A state playoffs Saturday at Helena Gym.The Bulldogs wrapped up their season at 18-9. More...

Proposal to allow alcohol at county-owned facilities to be revisited Monday evening

Request is only for museum, Kirby & Mayo sites

The Person Board of County Commissioners will take a second vote on a request from the Person County Recreation Advisory Board (RAB) for special use permitting of alcoholic beverages for specific rental facilities and performance venues when it meets More...

C-T staff racks up 11 state press association awards

The Courier-Times brought home an impressive 11 awards at Thursday’s North Carolina Press Association (NCPA) News, Editorial and Photojournalism Contest Awards ceremony. More...

News

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo was taken over 50 years ago and features a snow train that was built at a residence on Providence Road. Do you know any of the people in the photo? More...

Roxboro police arrest Oxford man on drug-related charge

Roxboro police arrested an Oxford man last Saturday after he was found to be in possession of marijuana. More...

Feedback sought

North Carolina public school parents and community members are invited to go online and give their feedback on the standards for English language arts and mathematics instruction for students in kindergarten through 12th-grade. More...

Editorial

‘Bursting with pride and grateful to have known them all’

Many times, one decision alters the course of an entire life. And, many times, we have no idea what we’re getting ourselves into when we make a decision. More...

A ‘difficult’ time for Duke Energy

“This is a challenging day for our company, a difficult day.” Those were among the words spoken by Duke Energy CEO last Friday after the company agreed to pay a $68 million fine and an additional $34 million for community service and miti More...

Tough times for UNC system

“Anybody got any complaints?” That was the question one member of the University of North Carolina system’s board of governors jokingly asked Thursday as he looked out over the audience before a committee meeting cranked up. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Billy James Bowes Sr.

Full Story

Nancy Karen Pruitt O’Briant

Full Story

Lonnie Thomas Stewart

Lonnie Thomas Stewart of Rougemont died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 at Person Memorial Hospital.Arrangements are incomplete at this time and are being handled by Brooks and White Funeral Home. More...

Records

Cases heard in Person County Court

tuesday feb. 19 Judge Mark E. Galloway presided over the Tuesday, Feb. 19, session of Person County District Court during which A. Black and L. Martin, assistant district attorneys, prosecuted for the state. More...

REALTY TRANSFERS

In recording the real estate transfers, the law does not require that the amount paid for property be stated in deed. More...

Poll

The Justice Department says George Zimmerman will not face federal civil rights charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, saying there was not proof the killing was motivated by racial animosity. Do you agree with the decision?