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May 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Berryhill named ex-officio member of EDC board

The Person Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously last week to approve a new ex-officio member for appointment to the Person County Eco- nomic Development Commission (EDC). More...

Special Sections

 

Editorial

Don’t be fooled by the N.C. General Assembly

Lawmakers in the North Carolina General Assembly are working on the state budget. Many may think our state is on solid ground, but the truth is, North Carolina is trending in the wrong direction. More...

Citizens have chance to voice opinion on budget

The Person Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing regarding County Manager Heidi York’s proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins July 1, on Monday, June 1 at 7 p.m. More...

More than 8 hours of mostly meaningless debate

RALEIGH When the House finished more than eight hours of debate on its $22 billion budget late last week, many listeners had to wonder what of any consequence had been accomplished with all the talk. More...

Features

‘Another great day to live in Roxboro’

I’m sitting in my sunny office at home listening to Dvorak’s New World Symphony and feeling at peace with the world. More...

‘Honoring Their Service & Sacrifice’

Person County Museum of History hosts annual Memorial Day Service
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Arts and Entertainment

Country recording artist Ray Scott partners with Team Cocktail

Launches signature apparel, glassware, more

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

Andee Candy

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ARTS BRIEFS

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department will sponsor a Star Gazing Presentation at the Mayo Park fishing pier and activities area on May 30 from 9 to 10 p.m. More...

CTE credit requirements changing for PCS students

The prerequisite requirements for Person County Schools (PCS) students interested in taking the career and technical education (CTE) advanced studies course or CTE internship course at Person High School are being decreased by one technical credit, b More...

Paperless flyer distribution implemented for schools

Person County Schools (PCS) will begin implementing a system for distributing school flyers electronically Thursday . More...

News

Grant awarded to Timberlake Volunteer Fire and Rescue

RALEIGH — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin announced that the Timberlake Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Inc. More...

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo was taken in July of 2000 and features participants in the Children’s Summer Theater production of Mother Goose, Inc. at the Kirby Theater. More...

Roxboro man arrested on drug-related charges at license checkpoint

Deputies with the Person County Sheriff ’s Office assisted North Carolina State Highway Patrol troopers in the drug-related arrest of a Roxboro man Sunday at a license checkpoint on the Burlington Road. More...

Sports

Rockets firing up in the spring

Person got a little taste of spring football as the 2014-15 school year winds down. More...

Pulliam cruises to victory lane at SoBo

South Boston, Va — It was Lee Pulliam’s night at South Boston Speedway. The Alton, Virginia resident started on the pole and led every lap enroute to winning Saturday night’s NA SCAR Whelen Late Model 100 at South Boston Speedway. More...

Oakley takes LMS checkered at OCS

Rougemont — Josh Oakley passed Chuck Lawson on a late restart and took his first 2015 victory in the 75-lap Late model Stock race at Orange County Speedway on Saturday night. More...

Living

Extension Notes

ROSE ROSETE VIRUS DISEASE NOW AFFECTING ROSES More...

Roxboro youth to compete in Miss North Carolina pageant in June

Sometime back, sevenyear old Reese Bowen saw young ladies competing on pageants on television and mentioned to her mother, Laura, that she would like to participate in a pageant someday. More...

Nurse Aide I course completed

Pictured are graduates of the Nurse Aide I course offered at Piedmont Community College. Students received their certificate of completion on May 26 and will take their North Carolina State Board exam on June 10. More...

Milestones

Sworn in

Pictured, from left, are Patrick Jacques, Susan Jacques, Judge Mike Gentry, Kay Allen and Jayne Bremer; Judicial District 9 A’s newest Guardian ad Litem volunteers. More...

Little Lunkers Fishing Camp to be held in June

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department has announced that Mayo Park will host the Little Lunkers Fishing Camp on Wednesday, June 17 and Thursday June 18 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. More...

Hardy Whitfield Moore

Kyle and Sutton Moore of Raleigh announce the birth of their son Hardy Whitfield Moore. Hardy was born on May 14, 2014 at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh. He weighed seven pounds. More...

Poll

Duke Energy pleaded guilty last week in federal court to environmental crimes and agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution due to illegal pollution leaking from coal ash dumps at five power plants. What do you think about the punishment?