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The Roxboro Police Department reported a 2020 crime rate of 43.47 crimes per 1,000 residents, its lowest since 2004, according to the its 2020 annual report, released Feb. 1.The rate is a drop of … more
By George Willoughbygwilloughby@roxboro-courier.comFor the second time in less than a week, Person County was faced with an impending ice storm Thursday.However, the storm’s ice accumulation … more
By George Willoughbygwilloughby@roxboro-courier.comThe proposed North Carolina Department of Transportation project on Madison Boulevard is in the pipeline, though there have been some recent delays … more
In a Wednesday briefing, Gov. Roy Cooper announced that he is signing an Executive Order easing the state’s COVID-19 restrictions starting FridayThe only restriction fully lifted is the … more
The suspect in a Dec. 5 drive-by shooting has been arrested in Michigan, the Roxboro Police Department announced last Wednesday.Zaevien Newman, 20, was named a suspect in the Dec. 5 shooting death of … more
The Person County Board of Education met last Thursday evening for a work session in which PCS staff made presentations to the board on various topics. No actions were taken by the board during the … more
  Less than a week after it was hit by an ice storm, projections place a similar storm on the horizon for Person … more
    The Roxboro Police Department has named a suspect in the December drive-by shooting that killed … more
Piedmont Community College is doing its part to help improve how local people discuss difficult issues.The college held its first Pacers’ Perspectives workshop Tuesday on Zoom with the goal of … more
The following reports were released this week.Roxboro Police DepartmentTuesday, Feb. 25:35 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of an overdose on Old Durham Road.3:53 p.m. – Quamine … more
A Roxboro man is in custody after a three-hour standoff with law enforcement Thursday night.Jeremy Martin, of Pulliam-Tingen Mine Road was taken into custody shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday without … more
In the special recognitions portion of Tuesday’s Roxboro City Council meeting, Police Chief David Hess recognized the retirements of Deputy Chief Jimmy Hawkins and Sgt. Ken Horton.Hawkins is a … more
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