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October 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Harris named 2015 Distinguished Young Woman of Roxboro

Editor’s note: Additional information and pictures of the Distinguished Young Women of Roxboro program will be published in the Saturday edition of The Courier- Times. More...

Special Sections

 

News

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo, which was submitted by Terry Foushee, was taken in 1966 and features the 1966-67 officers for the Roxboro Jaycettes. The people pictured include, front row, left to right, Mrs. Jack Whitt, first vice president; and Mrs. More...

Pet of the Week

MEET KYRA — the Person County Animal Control Pet of the Week. Kyra is a two-year-old female shepherd/pit mix. She is sweet and loves everyone. The adoption fee is $100. More...

The Latest Agenda

Meetings More...

Sports

Chambers takes lead in Late Model points standings with strong showings

Mike Chambers didn’t win either of the twin Late Model Stock races at Orange County Speedway Saturday, but it was still one of the best nights of his racing career. More...

Rockets sweep Knights in key PAC-6 matchup

Playoff future on the line Thursday when Person hosts Jordan

DURHAM — The Person High School volleyball team was in desperate need of a little momentum heading into a seasondefining three-game stretch. More...

Person’s playoff hopes take a hit with narrow loss at Riverside

DURHAM — The Person High School girls’ tennis team’s hopes of playing in a one-match, winner take-all for an automatic bid into the state playoffs hit a huge snag. More...

Living

Seminar to help write business plan

Piedmont Community College’s Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center (BDEC) will hold a free seminar, “How to Write an Effective Business Plan,” on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the BDEC, 105 N. Main St. More...

Combined classes reunion

Hurdle Mills High School graduates from 1935 to 1952 gathered for a reunion on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Berry’s Grove Baptist Church in Timberlake. More...

Person County youth celebrate National 4-H Week – Oct. 5-11

More than six million young people across the country will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October. More...

Milestones

Roberson- Cole

Ashley Brooke Roberson of Roxboro and Matthew Tyler Cole of Timberlake announce their forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of William and Angela Dunkley of Roxboro and Mark and Renee Roberson of Roxboro. More...

Jaxsyn Maddox Thurman

Brittany Thurman and Stanley Auclaire of South Carolina announce the birth of their son, Jaxsyn Maddox Thurman. Jaxsyn was born on Aug. 31, 2014 at Palmetto Health in South Carolina. He weighed seven pounds and two ounces. More...

Roxboro young lady to compete for Miss Teen Raleigh title

Nicole Vetti of Roxboro was recently selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Teen Raleigh pageant competition that will take place on Saturday, Oct. 4. More...

Roxboro man dies in Saturday morning fire

A Roxboro man died in a Saturday morning fire at a Pine Ridge Court apartment. According to a Roxboro Police Department incident report, William Dion Stewart, 33, of 1528 Pine Ridge Ct. More...

Duke Energy, PEMC officials warn of ongoing scam

Officials with Duke Energy Progress and Piedmont Electric Membership Corp. (EMC) are warning customers that thieves posing as Duke Energy employees are attempting to steal money and personal information from their customers . More...

Editorial

Lenzie Earl Blackwell Sr.

We were saddened to learn this week of the death of Lenzie Earl Blackwell Sr. Blackwell died last Wednesday at his Old Durham Road residence surrounded by his family, including his wife of 63 years, Elizabeth House Blackwell. More...

Unsettled issues abound in state government

RALEIGH Asked last week for thoughts on the “state of the state,” the answer I came up with was “unsettled.” It’s unsettled for various political and economic reasons. For one, it’s election season. More...

Political Cartoon

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Features

Things that make me glad I live here

I have lived and worked in Roxboro for almost three years now and I am so glad that I moved here. Working for The Courier- Times has put me in a position to write articles on a lot of interesting people. Plenty of them found me or were referred. More...

PCC to present Greek Festival at StepN2theArtZ

Greek arts, culture, and cuisine will highlight Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) eighth annual arts festival, StepN2theArtZ, to be held Thursday, Oct. 2, on PCC’s Person County campus in Roxboro. Events begin at 8:30 a.m. More...

Arts and Entertainment

An evening of ‘Electric + Eclectic’ at the Kirby on Friday, Oct. 17

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department, Person County Arts Council and Piedmont Community College have announced that the “Martha Connerton/ Kinetic Works” will be held on Friday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Entries sought for Caswell’s juried art show

The Caswell Council for the Arts is now seeking entries for the 36th Annual Juried Art Show to be held at the Caswell County Civic Center in Yanceyville from Oct. 12 through Nov. 5. More...

ARTS BRIEFS

Downtown Mebane’s third annual CHILI COK-OFF is set for Thursday, Oct. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. Come, taste and vote for the winner. Sixteen downtown Mebane businesses will battle it out to see whose chili will win the the annual contest. More...

Poll

Which candidate for the District 2 seat in the North Carolina House of Representatives do you plan on voting for in the November general election?