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October 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

New edition of ‘Roxboro Hometown Movies’ to debut Sunday

See Roxboro as it was in pre- World War II days when Piedmont Community College (PCC) debuts Roxboro Hometown Movies this Sunday, Oct. 26, at 3 p.m. at the Kirby Theater. More...

Special Sections

 

News

Mayo Park Turkey Trot 5K Trail Race to be held Nov. 8

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department will sponsor its Mayo Park Turkey Trot 5K Trail Run and walk at Mayo Park on Saturday, Nov. 8. The race is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. More...

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo, which was submitted by Margaret Bradsher, was taken in 1984 and features the officers and board members of the Roxboro Exchange Club. Phillip Wade knew one of the people in the photo. More...

Pet of the Week

MEET KYRA — the Person County Animal Services Pet of the Week. Kyra is super sweet and affectionate. She is a two-year-old female shepherd/pit mix who would love a home of her own. More...

Features

Close calls of the past still give me cold shivers

Straight Ahead

If you drive, I know you have had plenty of close calls out on the road. It’s a situation where you are driving along and somehow circumstances and pure chance meet up. More...

ROX 'N ROLL

Uptown Cruise-in

The Roxboro Development Group hosted its final Rox ‘n Roll Uptown Cruise-in of the season this past Friday evening in Uptown Roxboro. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Caswell Youth Series opened Oct. 17

The 34th season of the Caswell Youth Series of live, professional performances for young people, sponsored by the Caswell Council for the Arts at the Caswell County Civic Center in Yanceyville, opened on Friday, Oct. More...

Andee Candy

Scary Movie by Deanne ReamsHalloween Meanness by Deanne Reams More...

Basket class participants to weave ‘Ribbon Design Basket’

Basket class will be held in the back kitchen, level one, at the Person County Office Building on Monday, Nov. 10 starting at 11 a.m. and continuing until completed. More...

Groundbreaking for Person County Veterans’ Park

The Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce (RACC) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the Person County Veterans’ Park Tuesday afternoon. More...

Sunday morning crash claims life of Roxboro man

A Roxboro man died early Sunday morning as a result of injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle accident on Boston Road (U.S. 501 North). The scene of the accident was .4 miles north of Roxboro. More...

‘It’s like a family reunion every third Friday’

Rox ‘n Roll Uptown Cruise-in caps off a banner season

“It’s like a family reunion every third Friday.” Those were the words of Margaret McMann, chairman of the Roxboro Development Group’s (RDG) Promotions Committee, when she spoke of the Rox ‘n Roll Uptown Cruise-in in Upto More...

Editorial

S.P. Gentry: ‘A Person County icon’

“He was a true Person County treasure.” That was one of the many comments we found on Facebook this week referencing Stephen Pleasant Gentry Jr. — better known to nearly everybody in Person County as “S.P.” More...

2014’s most outrageous campaign mailers

RALEIGH Deep inside the bowels of North Carolina politics, a contest is under way (Not really, but play along for fun). More...

Fuzzy math vs. reality in North Carolina

There are more twists to the 2014-2015 North Carolina State Budget than one can imagine. More...

Sports

Rockets looking for first PAC-6 win of the season at East Chapel Hill

The Person High School football team is scheduled to play in its third consecutive Homecoming game and against its fourth consecutive winless opponent. At least that’s the plan right now. More...

Gillie and Russell compete in regionals

The Person High School doubles team of Danielle Russell and Cassidy Gillie dropped a close straight-set match in the opening round of the 4-A Midwest Regionals Friday in Greensboro. More...

Bulldogs survive in five

Roxboro Community School rallies past Alleghany, 3-2 in second round of the 1-A state playoffs

TIMBERLAKE — Roxboro Community School volleyball coach Meagan Tatum had one simple, heartfelt goal for her team as it took the court Tuesday in the second-round of the 1-A state playoffs. More...

Living

Army nurse talks to DAR about experiences during Vietnam War

The Thomas Person Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Person County Museum of History. More...

Caregiver Support Group initial meeting to be held on Oct. 28

The Person County Senior Center will host a Caregiver’s Support Group informational meeting on Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. The group will meet at the Senior Center on 309 Long Ave. More...

Community awareness event about dementia to be held at Kirby Nov. 5

Alzheimers North Carolina will present a free community awareness event for those interested in learning about dementia, will be held Wednesday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kirby Theater, 213 N. Main St. More...

Milestones

Huffines-Evans

Jessica Hope Huffines of Burlington became the bride of Justin Craig Evans of Roxboro on Saturday, June 21, 2014. David and Willis Greene performed the double ring 5:30 p.m. ceremony at Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort in Nassau, Bahamas. More...

Sanes-Allen

James Sanes Jr. and Cindy Sanes of Hillsborough and Tracy and Joe Kozar of Timberlake announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyson Lora Sanes, to Cody Stephen Allen of Roxboro. More...

MARRIAGE LICENSES

The following marriage licenses were issued at the Person County Courthouse: Oct. 2 — Aaron Joseph Price of Roxboro and Harley Blake Wilbourn of Roxboro Oct.. 8 — Raeford Delano Griffin of Durham and Catherine King Horne of Mebane More...

Poll

Who is your top choice to gain one of two seats available this year on the Person Board of County Commissioners?