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This week’s photo, which was submitted by Kenny Rickman, was taken in 2010 and features Toufielk Ameen, the former owner and operator of Eatwell Café on Court Street in Uptown Roxboro. Ameen is pictured with Jacob Rickman. More...

PCC to present two free seminars on the business use of eBay

You can learn how to use eBay to build your business in two free seminars to be offered next week by Piedmont Community College’s Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center (BDEC). More...

Kiwanis Club learns about Head Start program

At the Oct. More...


Is there such a thing as global warming?

straight ahead

Is there such a thing as global warming/climate change or whatever? It depends on who you ask, what source you consult or your own empirical knowledge. More...


Class of 1974 holds 40th Year Reunion

The Person Senior High School Class of 1974 held its 40th year reunion at the Timberlake Suite at the Homestead Restaurant on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Eighty classmates and their spouses attended. More...

Be safe this holiday

food for thought

One of the most tried and true dishes for the Thanksgiving holiday is the stuffing or dressing, as some call it. No matter what you call it, we want to make sure it does not cause any foodborne illness. More...

Teen Talk

Q: I really want to go to a movie with my friends, but I have tons of homework to do! What should I do? A: You should always do your homework before anything. My suggestion is try to knock out your homework as fast as you can. More...

Insects in Dan River downstream of coal ash spill appear to be thriving

Aquatic insect communities in an area downstream from the Feb. 2 Duke Energy coal ash spill appear to be thriving, according to the results of testing conducted by state environmental officials. The Feb. More...

County to host workshop on fiscal, economic health

Personians invited to attend Dec. 2 session at Piedmont Community College

Person County officials and community members will meet with representatives from Smart Growth America Dec. 2-3 as part of a free, grant-funded technical assistance program. More...

‘All she really wants is love’

APS hopes to find ‘forever’ homes for Einette, other rescued dogs

Thanksgiving. Giving thanks. Showing gratitude. Anyone who has adopted a homeless dog has seen gratitude at its deepest and most heartfelt. More...


Full facts on Ferguson required in wake of grand jury decision

The grand jury’s refusal to indict the white Missouri police officer who shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown demands preliminary acceptance as the considered judgment of a citizens’ panel. More...

Politicians are thankful people, too

RALEIGH Politicians and others involved in government in North Carolina have plenty to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. More...

Political Cartoon

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Rockets looking to defend tourney title

Person to face Bartlett Yancey at 7 p.m. Friday

The Person High School boys’ basketball team will be looking to add another piece of hardware to the trophy case this weekend when it hosts The Courier-Times Thanksgiving Classic. More...

Person hosts Bucs in C-T Classic opener

The Person High School girls’ basketball team will begin play in its host tournament Friday. The Rockets will face Bartlett Yancey in the second game of Friday’s quadrupleheader. Tip off is scheduled for 4 p.m. More...

Long named honorable mention All-American

LEXINGTON, Ky. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Andee Candy

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Country ClubBridge ResultsNov. 121st Doris Powell2nd Judy Long3rd Martha O’Hara More...


Wednesday, Nov. 196 tablesNorth-South Winners1. Keith Starr-Susan Korn2. Linda Bridges-FrancesWilkins More...


Four year celebration

The local Disabled American Veterans Transportation Network team recently celebrated over four years of transporting veterans to appointments at the VA Medical Center and clinics. More...

Meares- Cockerham

Taylor Renee Meares became the bride of Eric Dale Cockerham of Mount Airy on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 in a barefoot beach double-ring 4 p.m. ceremony at Ocean Isle Beach. The officiant was Ronnie Bass. More...

Couple celebrates golden wedding anniversary

Wilton and Linda Dickerson of Timberlake celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary two weeks ago with a cruise to Belize, Cozumel, Grand Cayman and Roatan. The actual 50th wedding anniversary was July 18. More...


Beginning next month, the Person Area Transportation System (PATS) will offer shuttle service in Roxboro from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. each Monday through Friday. Do you plan to use the shuttle service?