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August 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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News

Person Soil and Water NC agriculture cost-share funds now available

The Person Soil and Water Conservation District has received its state-funded Ag Cost- Share allocation. More...

Take me out to the ballgame

The Rotary Club of Roxboro, along with Rotary Clubs from through District 7710, participated in the Rotary Club’s Take a Kid to the Ballgame activities on Sunday, Aug. 10 at a Durham Bulls baseball game. More...

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo was taken in May of 1973 and features a group of Person County doctors who participated in a sports medicine clinic. The doctors pictured include, left to right, Dr. George W. Gentry Jr., Dr. Donald Vaughn, Dr. More...

Sports

Person holds off Comets in home volleyball opener, 3-1

The Halifax County High School volleyball team wouldn’t go away quietly and accept a 3-0 loss to border rival Person Tuesday night. More...

Twin races galore scheduled Saturday night at South Boston Speedway

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Three sets of twin races will be featured Saturday night when South Boston Speedway returns to action for the running of the GCR presents Spaulding Equipment NASCAR Late Model Twin 75s racing program. More...

Another tall task for Rockets

Person High School football coach Dave Kleine didn’t exactly mince words when describing his first impressions of the George Washington (Va.) football team. “Fast, fast and fast,” Kleine said. More...

Living

PCC to offer classes in basic cooking techniques, baking and pastries

Piedmont Community Col- lege (PCC) will offer two cooking classes beginning in September. “The Art of Cooking: Basic Techniques, Part 1, will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 2 through Oct. 9, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. More...

Teen Talk

Editor’s note: As part of a Silver Award project, members of Girl Scout Troop 172 at Helena United Methodist Church will publish The Courier-Times’ newest feature, Teen Talk, each week. More...

Cheerleading Classes to begin Sept. 6

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks has announced the start of a cheerleading program under the instruction of Tabitha Smith, former Person High School cheerleader. More...

Milestones

Wall-Norris

Noah Kelce Wall and William Thomas (Tommy) Norris were united in marriage on Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Johnson City, Tenn., at the home of Brian and Melanie Abbott. More...

Cali Brielle Lileton

Amber Stone and Jonathan Lileton of Roxboro announce the birth of their daughter, Cali Brielle Lileton. Cali was born on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham. She weighed six pounds and four ounces. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following marriage licenses were issued at the Person County Courthouse: More...

Person Memorial names new chief financial officer

Person Memorial Hospital (PMH) announced Monday the appointment of a new chief financial officer (CFO). More...

Utilities commission approves area code relief for 336 Numbering Plan

The North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC), by order dated Aug. More...

PCS adds new career & technical education opportunities

Person County Schools (PCS) has added some new career and technical education (CTE) opportunities to its already extensive list this year. More...

Editorial

Keep safety in mind Labor Day weekend

The time has come to bid farewell to summer. Gas tanks will be filled and trunks will be packed for one last excursion to the beach. More...

Political Cartoon

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Incumbents squash challengers in fundraising

RALEIGH Chalk it up as another way that incumbent legislators in general have a distinct advantage over challengers in N.C. General Assembly races this and every other election year. More...

Features

Bring back memories of my days in the classroom

Straight Ahead

The first day of school began Monday for most of the students in Person County. Yes, they’re rites of passage for all of us, whether it was when you were a child, a student or a parent, it is always a big day in your life. It is a special moment. More...

PERSONALITY 2014

Scenes from last weekend’s 35th annual event in Uptown Roxboro
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Arts and Entertainment

Singers wanted for the upcoming ‘Concert for the Christmas Season’

The Community Choir of Person will begin rehearsals on Monday, Sept. 8 to prepare for the annual “Concert for the Christmas Season.” Rehearsals will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Roxboro Baptist Church. More...

Basket class participants to weave ‘Fall Illusions Basket’

Basket class will be held in the back kitchen, level one, at the Person County Office Building on Tuesday, Sept. 9 starting at 11 a.m. More...

BRIDGE RESULTS

Results for Senior Center Bridge Games for the Week of Aug. 18 Senior Center Duplicat e Bridge Results North / South First-Kenneth Montgomery / Jean Waldo More...

Poll

Nearly a third of all Americans have not saved any money for retirement, according to a new Bankrate.com report. That's 69 percent of 18-29 year olds, 33 percent of 30-49 year olds, and 26 percent of 50-65 year olds. Have you started saving?