November 12, 2014 RSS feed / Living

‘Woman’s Work is Never Done...Just Ask a Honeybee’ wins NC State Fair blue ribbon

Of 97 ribbons earned by Personians at this year’s North Carolina State Fair, six were earned by the Person County Beekeepers Association (PCBA) and individual Person County beekeepers. More...

Free BDEC seminar will share ‘Critical Communication and Leadership Skills for Business Success’

Piedmont Community College’s Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center (BDEC) will hold a free seminar, “Critical Communication and Leadership Skills for Business Success,” on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Free PCC seminar will help grow business through word of mouth

Piedmont Community College’s Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center (BDEC) will hold a free seminar, “Five Steps to Growing Your Business through Word of Mouth,” on Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the BDEC, 105 N. More...

Person Industries issues ‘One Bag Challenge’

To commemorate America Recycles Day on Friday, Nov. 14, Person Industries is issuing the “One Bag Challenge.” Every recycler to come to the Person County Recycling Center on Friday will be given a garbage bag. More...

Microloan cap grows to $50,000

Larger loan amount offers beginning Person County farmers expanded opportunities

North Carolina Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Bob Etheridge reminds Person County farmers and producers that the FSA borrowing limit for microloans increased today from $35,000 to $50,000. More...

Teen Talk

Q: How do you tell a boy you don’t like him while being nice?   More...

Get pumped up

Did you know that a single one-half cup of canned pumpkin provides four grams of fiber, no fat or cholesterol, and only 50 calories?  Pumpkin also has more betacarotene per serving than any other common food. More...