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January 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page


Pirates’ second-half rally sinks Rockets

The Person High School boys’ basketball team was flying around the basketball, forcing turnovers, getting layups and thoroughly frustrating a strong Riverside squad for about two and a half quarters.  And then all of a sudden, the momentum More...


Potential issues for those with mental health problems

I recently had a call from Benita Purcell, the local Cardinal Innovations Chair in town, about a potential condition that might affect those with mental health issues. More...



Menu for the week of Jan. 26 through Jan. 30 held at the Person County Senior Center; Lunch is at 11:30 a.m   Monday, Jan. More...

The Rock  Free Access 


Jarrett Weaver is Person High School’s (PHS) Rock Star Teacher of the Month. Weaver is an exceptional children’s teacher in the PHS Occupational Course of Study program and also Southern Middle School’s head wrestling coach.  More...


Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo was taken in either 1966 or 1967 and features trophy winners at the annual Bushy Fork Athletic Club midget banquet, which was held at the National Guard Armory. Do you know any of the people in the photo? More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

Editor’s note: Each week, we are venturing out onto the streets of Roxboro looking for Personians to feature and to answer our question of the week for one of our regular features, Word on the Street. More...