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Two additional deaths and several metric highs highlighted Thursday's weekly COVID-19 update released by the Person County Health Department. The deaths take the county's total to 14 since the … more
As it awaits the start of its re-certification process, the Woodsdale Volunteer Fire Department will have a new name.At the department’s membership meeting Thursday, Nov. 19, the citizens of … more
Citing increasing COVID-19 metrics, Gov. Roy Cooper signed an Executive Order Monday tightening the state’s mask mandate ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The order will go into effect … more
The Roxboro Police Department has made two arrests stemming from a Sunday, Nov. 15 attempted murder, while another, similar incident hours earlier remains under investigation.Around 10 p.m. Sunday … more
The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is trying to add a little joy to the Christmas season in a time where much is needed.The department will “Light Up Person County” … more
Northern Middle School will be closed for face-to-face instruction until Friday, Dec. 4 due to a COVID-19 cluster at the school, Person County Schools announced late Friday afternoon.According to the … more
At its Monday morning meeting, the Person County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an eighth amendment to its contract with Republic Services, but also pushed back on changing language in … more
Person County Schools Superintendent Rodney Peterson introduced a new way for the community to keep track of current COVID-19 cases inside the district during Monday’s Board of Education … more
An idea that began as a way to raise money has morphed into a product of pride for Roxboro Community School.RCS alumni have created their own Bulldog Success Stories as a way to highlight just how … more
The sound of revved up engines permeated through the streets and backroads of Person County Saturday afternoon in an annual tradition that brings smiles to faces of many of our local children. The … more
The Person County Board of Election is on its way to finalizing the General Election vote tally. The Board of Elections met Monday night to process late-arriving mail-in ballots and provisional … more
A Roxboro man was found dead in his home late Saturday night and the circumstances remain a mystery. Macrino Olvera, 37, of 6333 Boston Road, was found dead in his home when a housemate returned … more
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