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January 31, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

‘I’ve just worked with such wonderful people’

PCS Child Nutrition Director Lyn Holt retiring

“I’m not leaving because I feel like I’m burned out or don’t have more to give. More...

Special Sections

 

Religion

New Brook's Community Dinner breaks attendance record this past Tuesday

“They give and they give and this time they give again,” is how Tim Bowes, executive director of Youth For Christ Roxboro, described the actions of New Brook United Methodist Church last Tuesday evening. More...

Piece for uniting peace

… we preach Christ crucified… (1 Corinthians 1:23 ESV) I’ve noticed in America most general talk about “God” is acceptable. Some famous speakers have thousands listening to them each week talk about God. More...

CHURCH ACTIVITIES

Service times will change as of Feb. 1 for Somerset Baptist Church. Sunday school will be at 9:45 a.m. and the worship service will be at 11 a.m. The new hours for AWANA, as of Feb. 8, are 5:15 to 7 p.m. More...

Editorial

Enjoy the Super Bowl, but also be safe

The biggest sporting event of the year will kick off Sunday evening just after 6:30 p.m. Millions of people across the world will be tuned in to Super Bowl XLIX. More...

Move our state forward

Republicans start the 2015 General Assembly session in the same position they held two years ago: They can enact any legislation they want. Democrats aren’t strong enough to influence decision-making in Raleigh, unless Republicans are divided. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Records

Cases heard in Person County Court

Thursday Jan. 8 Judge Mike Gentry presided over the Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, session of Person County District Court during which H. McAdams and W. Bradsher, district attorney, prosecuted for the state. More...

REALTY TRANSFERS

In recording the real estate transfers, the law does not require that the amount paid for property be stated in deed. More...

Education

EPA and CEQ open application period for national environmental educator award

WASHINGTON- The U.S. More...

Kohl’s Cares program now accepting applications

Kohl’s Department Stores is now accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers for the 2015 Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program. More...

Free UNCG event for prospective adult, transfer students

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will hold a free information session the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 10 for adult and transfer students who want to learn more about pursuing an undergraduate degree at UNCG. More...

County, BHCS officials settle on terms for tower site compensation

Update on public safety communication system project scheduled Monday

The Person Board of County Commissioners will receive an update regarding the construction of four towers as part of a public safety communication system project Monday. More...

Tribute to a captain

Person County emergency personnel joined together Friday afternoon to bring a fellow comrade back to Roxboro from Duke University Medical Center. Person County Emergency Services Capt. Gary Davis, 45, passed away Friday following a brief illness. More...

Garrard chosen for state leadership program

Person County Smart Start director chosen as one of 12 early childhood leaders

The North Carolina Partnership for Children (NCPC) announced this week that Ann Garrard, executive director of the Person County Partnership for Children, has been selected to participate in a statewide early childhood leadership program. More...

News

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo, which was taken in the early 1980s, features the owner and employees of an insurance agency and finance company. Do you know the people in the photo? More...

PCC’s Medication Tech Training to begin in March

Piedmont Community College will offer Medication Tech Exam Prep (Med Tech) training on the Caswell County campus. The course will be held March 18 through March 25, Monday - Thursday from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More...

The Latest Agenda

Meetings The National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet Monday, Feb. 2 at 11 a.m. at the Golden Corral. All active and retired Federal employees are encouraged to attend. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

This week’s question: What kind of food will you be enjoying during the Super Bowl on Sunday? Payton Gentry “Plenty of chicken wings, delicious potato skins and deer hamburgers.” More...

Sports

ND’s late free throw nips Rockets, 58-57

The Person High School boys’ basketball team held the reigning PAC-6 Player of the Year in check for more than 31 minutes and were poised to pull off one of the biggest upsets in the state this season Friday at Northern Durham. More...

Bulldog girls rout Voyager Academy, improve to 18-3

The Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball team wasted little time in its domination of Voyager Academy Wednesday. More...

Person wrestlers celebrate Senior night with win

The Person High School wrestling team wrapped up its dual season Wednesday with a 54-20 victory against Hillside at home. The Rockets picked up six forfeit victories and won three of the six matches on the mat. More...

Features

‘Good grief! When is enough, enough?’

Good grief ! When is enough, enough? I am so totally exhausted about this Deflate-gate I could scream. If you’ve been on another planet and don’t know what I’m talking about, I guess I better clue you in. More...

BABY GALLERY

Future Courier=Times readers fifirst introduced to the community by the C-T in the past year Pictured are the newborns whose birth announcements and pictures were published in The Courier-Times in 2014 and requested by parents to appear in the C-T an More...

Living

SENIOR CENTER MENU

Menu for the week of Feb. 2 through Feb. 6 held at the Person County Senior Center; Lunch is at 11:30 a.m Monday, Feb. 2 Chicken Pot Pie, Green Beans, Roll, Peaches Tuesday, Feb. 3 More...

LIFE ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Activities for the week of Monday, Feb. 2 through Friday, Feb. 6 at the Person County Senior Center — (SC) Senior Center; Parks-n-Rec Annex; (PCOB) Person County Office Building Monday, Feb. 2 9:30 a.m. — Gerofit (GYM) 10 a.m. More...

Trip planned to Washington, D.C. in June

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department in partnership with the Person County Senior Center invite you to join in on a trip to Washington, D.C. scheduled in June. The departure date is Friday, June 19 at 8 a.m. More...

The Bullhorn  Free Access 

National School Choice Week

From its previous cotton mill status, it is quite obvious Roxboro Community School (RCS) is unlike any other charter school. More...

Students cautioned about tobacco, healthy eating

LeighAnn Creson, health educator with the Person County Health Department, visited eighth-grade Academic Success classes at RCS on Thursday, Jan. 29. More...

Eighth-grade student ‘moved by experience’ of helping others

The Roxboro Community School (RCS) eighth-grade class recently completed a community service project for Duke Children’s Hospital by making donations of toys, gift cards, and hand-made greeting cards. More...

Poll

Are you less likely to want the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl this year because of "deflate-gate?"