June 21, 2017 RSS feed / News

Man charged with stealing from boss

Person County Sheriff ’s deputies have arrested a Roxboro-area man and charged him with stealing tools from his boss.  More...

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo, which was submitted by Vickie Oakley, was taken in 1962 and features the Helena baseball team after having just won the county recreation league championship. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

Meetings  NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets Sundays at 7 p.m.; Mondays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Wednesdays at noon at Reformation Christian Center, 134 Weeks Drive, (beside Golden Corral) in Roxboro.   More...

FSA offers local farmers new text alert service

Farmers and ranchers in Person County now can receive notifications from their FSA county office through text messages on their cell phone.  “In addition to the free FSA GovDelivery email news, customers now can choose to receive text mess More...

Trail run set for Saturday

At least 200 walkers and runners are expected to converge on Mayo Lake Park on Saturday for the annual Sappony 5K Trail Run and one-mile fun run.  Now in its sixth year, the event has quickly grown to become the most popular running event in Per More...

Down and dirty

Runners and outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds gathered Saturday at Jibtopia Wake Park to participate in a mud run. The event featured a competitive race and a non-competitive event, but all the participants got a little dirty. More...

Oakley wins LifePoint’s Mercy Award

Vicky Oakley has been recognized as the Person Memorial Hospital’s 2017 Mercy Award winner. More...

Canoe/ kayak tour of Mayo Lake planned

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department will offer a Canoe and Kayak Tour of Mayo Lake on Saturday, July 1.  This tour of the Mayo Lake shoreline will begin at the Mayo Park boat landing, and will follow a planned route to &ldquo More...

Annual Canoe, Kayak Race set for July 8

The Person County Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the 14th annual Mayo Lake Canoe and Kayak Race will be held Saturday, July 8.  Participants will begin at the Mayo Park boat landing fishing bank, and will race to the Bowmanto More...

Person teacher heads to Bahamas for training

Catherine Hickey will have an interesting story to tell about her summer vacation this year.  More...

NATURE JOURNALING CLAS TO BE OFFERED

In an upcoming class on nature journaling, the focus will be on plants and pollinators.  The class is offered by the Person County Beekeepers Association and will be held at the Person County Office Building, Room 166, on Wednesday, Aug. More...

Summer Games conclude – ‘Over the Edge’ and ‘World’s Largest Truck Convoy’ up next for Special Olympics

RALEIGH — With the conclusion of 2017’s inspiring and record-breaking Summer Games, Special Olympics North Carolina turns its attention to two of its largest fundraisers of the year, Over the Edge in Raleigh in September, and the World&rs More...

EXTENSION NOTES

COOK SMART EAT SMART   More...

PCC students place third and sixth in SkillsUSA competition

SkillsUSA, an organization that enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors, and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work, recently hosted its yearly competition.  More...

Van Doorn graduates basic training

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‘Smell the salt air’ while reading this one with youngsters

On the Way to the Beach takes me away each time I read it. Written and illustrated by Henry Cole, this little book draws me down the path introducing a walk of discovery. More...