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Kirby to host ‘Oklahoma!’ auditions

Auditions for the upcoming Roxboro Little Theater production of “Oklahoma!” will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 24, and Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex. This …

The latest Agenda 02-19-20

The American Red Cross, has scheduled the following blood drives in Person County in February: – From 1:30 - 6 p.m. Feb. 19 at Person Family Medical and Dental Center, 702 N. Main St., Roxboro – …

Crime Reports 02-19-20

The following reports were released Tuesday. Roxboro Police Department Tuesday, Feb. 11 5:35 p.m. - Officers responded to a report of conversion of property at Rent A Center at 744 N. …

County to pursue solar farm moratorium

The Person County Board of Commissioners will pursue a moratorium on solar farms following an update at its meeting Tuesday morning. Commissioners will hold the required public hearing at their …
Sports
Bulldog basketball advances to semifinals
Third time’s a charm. On Monday night, the RCS men’s basketball team matched up with Franklin Academy for the third time this …
Lady Rockets hold off furious senior night rally
When Person High School basketball player Alexzia Thompson hit a three-pointer with 5:13 remaining in Friday night’s game against …
Newman’s free throws help Rockets ice game
Person High men’s basketball senior Dre Newman took care of business on Friday night. Newman, who sat out for a portion of the …
Person's Karson Evans (top) wrestles against Eastern Alamance's Bricy Chaviz-Munoz in Saturday's individual regionals. In addition to Saturday's head-to-head victory. Evans beat Chavis-Munoz at the conference tournament on Feb. 1.
Rocket wrestling sends four to states
Ten individuals from the Person High School wrestling team traveled to Cape Fear High School this past weekend for the 3A Mideast …
Bulldog and Rocket boys advance in conference tournaments
Last night was a good night for the RCS and Person High School men's basketball teams. In the first round of the NCAC tournament, …
Opinion
A really cool volunteer opportunity for you
We hope you saw the story in Saturday’s edition of The Courier-Times regarding the need for volunteers at the American Red …
Fracking has reduced carbon emissions
In 2018, Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order on climate change that, among other things, established a goal of reducing …
Mixing books and politics
“Politics and books don’t mix well. You need to decide which one you’re going to write about and stick to it.” That is what …
Putting off expenses never pays off
Person County residents are about to feel the pain of years of a “kick-the-can-down-the-road” approach to funding local …
Successful budgets require realistic expectations
President Donald Trump’s latest budget contains some conservative proposals to save the taxpayers’ money. But it relies on an …
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