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July 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Sports

Getting ready for blastoff

Rockets participate in summer 7-on-7 games

The Person High School football team got a chance to get an early peek at its week two opponent and will do so again next week. The Rockets participated in a 7-on-7 scrimmage Tuesday evening at Granville Central. More...

Features

‘We all better start paying more attention’

“Just once, how I’d like to see the headline say,  Not much to print today, can’t find nothing bad to say,  Sure could use, a little good news today.”  A Little Good News, Anne Murray, 1983   That song popp More...

Education

Piedmont EMC awards college scholarships

Hillsborough — Piedmont EMC awarded two local graduates from Person County with $1,500 scholarships for the 2015-2016 school year.  From Person County, Roxboro Community School graduate Alexander Jacob Shaw, son of Bridget and Kendall Shaw More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

This week’s question: What is your favorite vegetable that you buy at the farmer’s market? christy epps “I like tomatoes — slice one up and put it on two slices of fresh bread with just mayonnaise and have that and nothing else.” More...