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June 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


‘You guys are all heroes in my eyes’

Straight Ahead

As the scoutmaster for local Boy Scout troop 239, one of Tony Bowes’ responsibilities is to teach survival skills to his young troops and “be prepared” for the unexpected. Sometimes the only person you can rely on is yourself. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Discount offered on Person County nights for ‘Tom Dooley’

Bleu Moon Productions will open the 14th season of Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend in July. More...


Person County’s gas prices remain statewide level

While the average price for a gallon of gasoline in North Carolina inched up slightly in the past week, according to information released Monday by, prices Person County remained steady.  After decreasing for seven consecutive weeks More...


Heverly steps down as Rockets’ volleyball coach

Person yet to name a replacement

The Person High School varsity volleyball team will have a new leader patrolling the sidelines next season.  More...