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August 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sports

Big numbers for Rockets in first week

More than 100 players come out as Person football begins fall practice

It became apparent very early on to Person High School football coach Dave Kleine that this was a different kind of first week to fall practice season.  The players just kept coming, and coming and by the time they were ready to start the openin More...

Features

After disastrous NASCAR turn, McCrumb’s getting mojo back

Years ago, when I was a fulltime staff writer for The Courier-Times, I reviewed a few books by North Carolina native Sharyn McCrumb, and highly praised and recommended them.  McCrumb visited the Person County Public Library to tout one of her bo More...

Education

Getting ready

August is here and that means it is the time of year when students, teachers and staff and parents begin to start thinking about “back to school.” Teachers and staff have already started making preparations for the new school year.  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...