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Person County residents are about to feel the pain of years of a “kick-the-can-down-the-road” approach to funding local needs. The county’s economic development agency has identified more … more
Just as we get the kind of government we deserve when we don’t take the time to go to the polls on Election Day, so, too, should we expect to get the kind of environmental regulation we deserve … more
Not that we needed any more evidence, but if anyone questioned the wisdom of hiring Dr. Pamela Senegal as Piedmont Community College’s president, those questions should certainly be answered by … more
The news that Person County Commissioner David Newell has been working to create his own private nonprofit that would, in essence, compete with the county’s Economic Development Commission came as … more
We were pleased to see the Roxboro City Council’s interest in pursuing additional sewer infrastructure. Call the Western Interceptor – which sounds much nicer than “sewer line” – the … more
The Person County Board of Education faces a vexing question when its members gather the next time. At issue is the question of how much access to give outside groups and organizations to the … more
Two public meetings in February deserve your participation. The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality will hold two public hearings in Person County to take comments on Duke Energy’s coal-ash … more
Voters in Person County and across North Carolina will go to the polls in just a few short weeks to cast ballots in the primary elections. In many of the state and national races, the ultimate … more
The low man on the totem pole always needs an ace up his sleeve to get ahead. Person Memorial Hospital, like other small rural hospitals, is the low man on the totem pole as it relates the … more
We are excited to see the aggressive effort coming out of the Roxboro Housing Authority. Over the past year or so, the RHA leadership has worked to make their communities safer and more pleasing … more
Roxboro Chief of Police David Hess has the proper perspective when it comes to assessing recently-released crime rates for the city. Those numbers show a slight uptick in the crime rate in … more
It’s hard to say this in a state whose history is so closely tied to tobacco, but the recent decision by the federal government to raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco was a good one. Some … more
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