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October 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Roxboro Community School receives 5-year reaccreditation

Roxboro Community School (RCS) staff learned Friday that the school has been recommended for reaccreditation by AdvancED, formerly the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. More...

Former farmers market manager joins C-T’s ad staff

The Courier-Times has named Roxboro native Lea Russell to its advertising staff as an advertising specialist. More...

Special Sections

 

News

Do You Know These People?

This week’s picture was taken in 1982 and features the owner of a uniform rental business and his staff. The people pictured include, left to right, Milton Smith, Betty Paylor, Lois Huff and Keith Smith. More...

State’s unemployment rate dips slightly to 6.7% in September

After inching up slightly for two consecutive months, North Carolina’s unemployment rate decreased slightly in September, according to information released last week by the state’s Employment Security Commission (ESC). More...

The Latest Agenda

Meetings The Roxboro Community School Board of Directors will meet Monday, Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Guidance Conference Room. There will be a special called meeting at 5 p.m. to discuss the Convergent Nonprofit feasibility study. More...

Sports

Denny wins final Late Model race, rallies to win division title at Orange County Speedway

ROUGEMONT — Person County native Chris Denny finished off the 2014 season at Orange County Speedway in victory lane with a double celebration. More...

Pirates invading Person

Rockets need to win to keep playoff hopes alive

For the first time in the past four games, the Person High School football team will be taking on a team on team with a victory. More...

NCAC champion Bulldogs net All-Conference honors

The North Central Athletic Conference champion Roxboro Community School volleyball team recently racked up a number of individual honors from the league’s coaches. More...

Living

Lauren Davis doing what she enjoys — and winning at competitions, too

Lauren Davis of Roxboro presented her Southern Elegance Dessert Buffet at the Chef ’s Academy pastry competition and came out on top in two out of the three categories. More...

Teen Talk

Q) What do you do when your best friend wants you to do something you know your parent’s wouldn’t approve of? More...

Learn how to develop core marketing message seminar offered

Piedmont Community College’s Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center (BDEC) will hold a free seminar, “Developing Your Core Marketing Message,” on Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the BDEC, 105 N. Main St., Roxboro. More...

Milestones

Bethel Hill Class of 1957 holds reunion

The Bethel Hill Class of 1957 held its class reunion on Oct. 18. More...

Roxboro LaSertoma gearing up for another year

The Roxboro LaSertoma Club is gearing up for another year of service to the Roxboro community. More...

Class of 1954 anniversary

The Helena High School graduating class of 1954 celebrated their 60th anniversary in September at the Homestead Restaurant. More...

Halloween-esque

The cold air over the warm water of City Lake made for a Halloween-like scene Monday morning. Children throughout Roxboro and Person County will be hitting the streets Friday, Oct. 31 to take part in the annual Halloween trick-or-treat festivities. More...

Nearly 10.5% of voters have cast ballots

Nearly 10.5 percent of Person County’s registered voters have taken advantage of one stop voting in Person County. As of 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, 2,704 early voting ballots had been cast in the county. More...

Bradsher ‘urges everyone to vote against’ Constitutional Amendment

“I am opposed to this amendment as it is currently worded and would urge all voters heading to the polls to vote against the proposed amendment.” Wallace Bradsher, district attorney for District 9A, which includes Person and Caswell count More...

Editorial

Hard to fathom how scandal lasted so long

RALEIGH The most shocking aspect of the academic and athletics scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has nothing to do with cheating and nothing to do with sports. It’s that it wasn’t quashed sooner. More...

Political Cartoon

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Duke Energy reinforces commitment to responsibly providing clean, reliable energy

Duke Energy has called the Carolinas home for more than a century. Throughout that time, we’ve been honored to serve our customers and communities by delivering reliable, low-cost electricity. More...

Features

‘It’ll be interesting to see if he wises up tonight’

Straight Ahead

I’m a little burned-out on college and pro football about now and not doing very well in my weekly football picks that are published in this paper. I don’t like to lose or look stupid or guess wrong. More...

‘There is always time for Service Above Self’

Rotary Club of Roxboro celebrates 90th anniversary, dedicates tower clock at Merritt Commons

“The occasion for which we are gathered is so typical of the good stuff that goes on in Person County.” Those were among the words spoken by Rotary Club of Roxboro past president Bayard Crumpton Saturday morning at Merritt Commons. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Andee Candy

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ARTS BRIEFS

Southern Middle School will host a FAL FESTIVAL on Thursday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

BRIDGE RESULTS

Oct. 8Country Club 1st Judy Long2nd Martha Bradsher3rd Margaret Rogers More...

Poll

Who do you prefer to be your District 6 representative in the U.S. House of Representatives?