February 22, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

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A good way to build relationships

We were pleased to learn that the Roxboro Police Department is establishing a Police Activities League. The program is a community outreach effort aimed at young people in the community.  More...

Signs of the times

The town of Roxboro’s recent discussion concerning Children at Play signs reminds us of the ditzy radio caller who complained to the DJs that the state DOT ought not to put deer crossing signs along major highways because the deer shouldn&rsquo More...

The smartest people around

Here’s a secret you may not know: The smartest business people in any community are farmers.  That’s true in Person County. It was true in eastern Wake County where I grew up.  More...

Library volunteer lauds agency’s service

To the editor:   In the recent front page story concerning a possible county property tax increase to aid the volunteer fire departments, and comments by some county commissioners that they are against such an increase, the article notes that co More...

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Barbecue preceded the Tea Party

How about a new holiday that would support North Carolina’s “First in Freedom” slogan and, at the same time, call attention to our pride in our distinctive favorite food: barbecue?  Got your attention?  More...