February 15, 2017 RSS feed / News

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  This week’s photo, which was submitted by Frank Shotwell, was taken in 1982 and features the Division III winners of the county Tee Baseball League tournament. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

Meetings The Bethel Hill Charter School Board of Directors will hold the February board meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Bethel Hill Charter School beginning at 7 p.m. The Roxboro Sertoma Club will meet Thursday, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. More...

Man charged with breaking into wife’s home

A Person County man was charged with a handful of crimes after he broke into the house where his wife and her boyfriend live.  James Forrester Cousin, 48, whose address is listed as 86 Trotter Clay Road, Roxboro, was charged with burglary, simpl More...

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS

Holiday Closings for President’s Day Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 Courier-Times: Open Regular Hours – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Roxboro Senior Center: Closed Monday, Feb. 20 Post Office: Closed Monday, Feb. 20 More...

County trends are revealing for Person board

Talk about your oddball statistics. There has been a substantial rise in building permits in Person County but also a jump in sexually transmitted infection. More...

Sorority sponsors heart health event to honor member

The ladies of Sigma Nu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc hosted a Pink Goes Red Zumbathon for Heart Health at the Southern Middle School gymnasium Friday, Feb. 3. More...

Fire causes heavy damage

Firefighters responded to a blaze at the McKee Insurance Building on Madison Boulevard late Friday afternoon.  Firefighters were able to contain the fire before it reached the outside of the structure, but there was significant damage inside the More...

Tourism revenues down in 2016-17

It is expected to be only temporary but a drop in tourism in Person County combined with renovation work at the Hampton Inn has resulted in a $30,000 drop in revenues for the Tourism Development Authority, which provides grants for many festivals and More...