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March 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Supt. Holloman recommends hike in local funding

Person County Schools (PCS) Supt. More...

Roxboro Jaycees’ DSA honorees

Pictured are award recipients who were honored at the Roxboro Jaycees’ Distinguished Service Awards banquet Thursday evening. They are, left to right, Shirley Meadows – Outstanding Senior Citizen; Roxboro Police Cpl. More...

Special Sections

 

Religion

St. Mark's plans Holy Week services

Join St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Sunday for Liturgy of the Palms service that will begin at 9:30 a.m. making palm crosses and fellowship in the Parish Hall. The Liturgy will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall and continue in the church. More...

Church Activities

Upcoming events in area churches More...

The main, main point

Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you. More...

Editorial

S. Edwin Knott

“He really loved the kids.” That perhaps is the best and most accurate comment we have seen or read all week regarding Stephen Edwin Knott, who passed away earlier this week. More...

North Carolina high school sports pioneer dies

Willie Bradshaw, one of the leading high school athletic administrators in the country for many years, died Monday. Bradshaw spent much of his career as a coach and administrator at Durham Hillside High. More...

Pulse Poll

THE QUESTION: The five construction options for the new Person County Senior Center that were presented to the Person Board of County Commissioners on Monday, March 16 were published in the Wednesday, March 18 edition of The Courier-Times. More...

Features

Pulling for the Wildcats to win it all

I’m sitting in my office with my official University of Arizona Wildcat ball cap on and anticipating a great game between my alma mater and Wisconsin tonight. More...

Bliss and Bubbles

New business offers spa-themed parties for girls

The spa-themed parties now being offered by Roxboro’s Bliss and Bubbles Events and Parties gives young girls a new way to celebrate with friends. More...

Education

HEAR students participate in Job Shadow program

Home Educators Association of Roxboro (HEAR) teen members recently participated in the HEAR Job Shadow program, which pairs students with host professionals in our local community. More...

W.O. Humphries Scholarship open until April 24

The Person County Education Foundation this week announced its annual $1,000 scholarship, available through an endowment from the W. O. Humphries family. Mrs. More...

P.C. Education Foundation announces Solomon scholarships

The Person County Education Foundation this week announced merit scholarships available through the Merle S. and Jean H. Solomon Endowment. More...

7 remain in running to replace Boycher

Field of nearly 60 Roxboro police chief hopefuls trimmed prior to assessment round

Between 55 and 60 people have applied to replace Roxboro Police Chief Todd Boycher, who announced late last year he would be retiring from his position with RPD on April 1. Boycher announced his retirement during a meeting of Roxboro City Council. More...

BOE approves reduction in force of 8.5 PCS positions

The Person County Board of Education approved a reduction in force (RIF) of 8.5 positions for Person County Schools (PCS) in the 2015-16 school year as recommended by Schools Supt. Dan Holloman Thursday. More...

State’s unemployment rate remains at 5.3% during February

North Carolina’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in February after decreasing for five consecutive months prior to that, according to information released Friday by the state’s Employment Security Commission (ESC). More...

News

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo was taken in 1953 and features the officers of the Roxboro Exchange Club. Do you know any of the people in the photo? More...

What's Going On?

What was going on Thursday evening at Roxboro Country Club (RCC )? The Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting commemorating new ownership at RCC in conjunction with a Business After Hours event. More...

Registration opens for Nurse Aide I Refresher course

Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer a Nurse Aide I (NA1) Refresher course on the Person County campus. The class will meet on the following dates: April 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30; May 4, 7, 11, and 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

This week’s question: How will you celebrate Easter this year? Eldridge Coates “We will be attending the sunrise service at Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Durham and then out to a nice dinner at C&H Cafeteria.” More...

Sports

Bulldogs blank Enloe in first game of Webb tourney

Roxboro Community School pitcher Samuel Whitt tossed a two-hit shutout in the Bulldogs’ 10-0 victory against Raleigh Enloe Thursday in the Oxford Webb Spring Break Tournament. More...

Person baseball shutout by Voyager Academy, lose fourth in a row

The Person High School baseball team fell behind early and never recovered in a 10-0 loss against 1-A power Voyager Academy Wednesday at home. More...

Wildcats run past Rocket boys and girls

The Person High School boys’ track team dropped to 0-3 on the season with an 87-49 loss Wednesday at East Chapel Hill. The Rockets outscored East in the sprints and hurdle events, but the Wildcats were dominate in field and distance races. More...

Records

Person County Court

Tuesday March 17 Judge Mark E. Galloway presided over the Tuesday, March 17, session of Person County District Court during which A. Black and L. Martin, assistant district attorneys, 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...

The Bullhorn  Free Access 

First ever RCS student accepted to Governor’s School

Roxboro Community School (RCS) junior Alycia Parker made history this week by being the first RCS student to be accepted into The Governor’s School of North Carolina. More...

Educate girls and change the world

'Girl Rising' fundraiser to be held at Kirby Theatre

On Friday, April 10, I will be hosting a showing of a documentary called Girl Rising at the Kirby Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5, and all of the proceeds benefit Girl Rising. More...

RCS Beta Club gives back

On Friday, March 20, the Roxboro Community School (RCS) Beta Club sponsored Freedom Friday for its monthly service project. More...

Poll

Former Cincinnati Reds player and manager Pete Rose has applied to have his lifetime ban from baseball lifted. It was imposed in 1989 because he bet on baseball. Do you think he should be reinstated?