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August 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Nothing has stopped him whatsoever’

Michael Roberts handling challenges of EEC and doing ‘whatever he wants to’

Michael Roberts has the rambunctious nature that one might expect to find in a two-year-old boy, according to the way his mother Kara describes him. More...

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News

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo was taken in 1948. The picture was taken at what is now the site of Walmart on Durham Road. Do you know any of the people in the photo? More...

Roxboro man jailed on assault charge following Wednesday incident

Roxboro police arrested Herman Kelly Jackson, 58, of 124 Brookstone Ln. Wednesday after responding to a report of a stabbing incident at a residence on Brookstone Lane. More...

State environmental agency details actions on coal ash in letter to citizens group

The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is addressing all known violations of the Clean Water Act at Duke Energy’s 33 coal ash impoundments and has been acting on the problem aggressively since Gov. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

This week’s question: How will you spend this Labor Day weekend? Kelsey cole “There’s a bunch of us from RCS going down to Carolina Beach for the weekend.” Havan Harris More...

Sports

Panthers even the score with Person in three sets

Person High School volleyball coach Amanda Ramirez hopes her young team with only one senior learned a valuable lesson after Thursday’s matchup with Orange. It’s never wise to underestimate an opponent. More...

Roxboro Community School volleyball stays perfect, sweeps Granville Central

The Roxboro Community School volleyball team stretched its undefeated streak to four and consecutive sets won run to 12 with a pair of victories this week. More...

Bulldogs knock off Kestrel Heights, off to best start in program history

The Roxboro Community School boys’ soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to three to start the season with its 4-2 victory against Kestrel Heights Wednesday at home. More...

Records

Cases Heard in Person County Court

tuesday Aug. 19 Judge Mike Gentry presided over the Tuesday, Aug. 19, session of Person County District Court during which Alicia Black and Hugh Willaford, assistant district attorneys, prosecuted for the state. Marilyn A. More...

PCC’s Career Readiness Certificate Lab can help job applicants

Would you like to have an advantage over other applicants when you’re applying for a job? Piedmont Community College (PCC) can help you do just that. More...

PCC course to teach participants how winterize lawn, garden

Piedmont Community College will offer the course, “Winterizing Your Lawn & Garden,” on Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 5:45 to 8:45 p.m. on the Person County campus, 1715 College Dr., in Building S, Room 100. More...

The Bullhorn  Free Access 

RCS alumni accepts position with Gregory Poole

Former Roxboro Community School (RCS) student Nick Mc- Farland recently accepted a job with Gregory Poole CAT in Mebane. A 2013 RCS graduate, Mc- Farland went on to study at Nashville Auto Diesel College (NADC) in Tennessee. More...

Community fills need for volleyball team

The RCS varsity volleyball team put out a request for donations of volleyballs, and both the RCS and Person County community stepped up and donated over 30 volleyballs to the team. More...

New dogs in the house

Roxboro Community School (RCS) welcomes two of the nine new faculty members and their two sixth-grade students to the RCS family. More...

Police warn of scams from area code 876

Roxboro Police Department (RPD) officials told The Courier-Times this week that some Personians had been the target of a phone scam. “This scam is victimizing elderly residents all over the U.S. More...

Taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Nearly 100 people gathered at the home of ALS patient Marie Dunman Tuesday night to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge — a social media-powered video challenge, where participants pour a bucket of ice water on their heads and dare others More...

Religion

Arrow of Light Award

On Saturday, Aug. 23, Troop 288, sponsoredc by Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, held a Boy Scout advancement ceremony. More...

Lawson Chapel welcomes guest speaker for Sunday worship service

The guest speaker for the 11 a.m. worship service at Lawson Chapel Baptist Church on Sunday, Aug. 31 will be the Rev. Dorothy Clark, associate minister of Mt. Level Baptist Church in Durham. More...

Welcome disturbance

LIGHT STEPS

This night your soul is required of you… (Luke 12:20 ESV) More...

Editorial

Elections workers on notice about social media posts

RALEIGH Employees and appointed members of North Carolina’s 100 county boards of elections should be mindful when they log onto Facebook pages, Twitter and other social media sites. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Candidates at starting line

conservative

RALEIGH Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has been running hard for reelection for more than a year. More...

Features

A very special ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Straight Ahead

To be honest, I have been very skeptical of the recent popularity of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. More...

Pickin' By The Lake

PCC’s Pickin’ by the Lake bluegrass festival to be held Sept. 6

Piedmont Community College’s Alumni Partnership will present its second annual Pickin’ by the Lake bluegrass festival on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 1 to 9 p.m. at the Mayo Park Amphitheater. More...

Education

Challenge accepted

South Elementary School received the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Southern Middle School and rose to the challenge. South Elementary staff participated in the challenge by dumping and donating. More...

Young Democrats of Person County group formed

A group of young Person County citizens have recently formed a new Democratic Party auxiliary group. The Young Democrats of Person County was organized in May of this year. On Sept. More...

Teachers Inspiring Teachers

Person County teachers shared with The Courier-Times who some of their favorite teachers were. We will publish their responses periodically on the education page throughout the summer. More...

Poll

A 9-year-old accidentally killed her firing range instructor as he was showing her how to use an Uzi submachine gun. Do you think it was appropriate for her to be learning how to use the gun, or do you think she was too young?