April 19, 2017 RSS feed / News

Inmate assaults jailers

A Person County Sheriff ’s deputy was called to the jail to investigate a combative inmate Saturday.  More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

Meetings  The Roxboro Community School Board of Directors will meet Monday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the school conference room.   More...

Union Banc Corp. posts profits for fourth quarter

OXFORD — Union Banc Corp. (“UBC”), the holding company for Union Bank & Trust (“Union Bank”), reported consolidated net income of $1.1 million for the year compared to $1.2 million in 2015.  More...

Addresses will remain

Person County residents on Gray Road won’t be required to change their addresses after all, following a decision by county commissioners not to give addresses to the driveway that serves their homes.  The unusual request came about after P More...

‘Festival for the Eno’ to be held July 1 and 4

Live music, crafts, food and drink, and fun on the river headline the Independence Day weekend celebration

Durham — The Eno River Association recently announced that the 38th annual Festival for the Eno will be held on July 1 and 4 at West Point on the Eno City Park. More...

City sets Earth Day project

The city of Roxboro is reaching out to members of the community to mark Earth Day by cleaning an area of of their choice in Roxboro. More...

Roxboro Police Dept. spokesperson addresses Kiwanis Club members

At the Feb. 27 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club held at Clarksville Station restaurant, Tony Kirby with the Roxboro Police Department addressed the club on changing demographics within the city of Roxboro.  More...

Milton Earth Day Celebration to be held April 22

Identifying Thomas Day furniture workshop to be held May 8

Milton’s Preservation and Beautification Society, Inc. will host Milton’s Earth Day Celebration 2017, on Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Heartsaver CPR, First-Aid, and AED training available at PCC

The American Heart Association course on Basic First Aid, CPR, and AED for non-healthcare providers will be available through Piedmont Community College on Friday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

BB offers tips for hiring lawn care companies

Whether consumers are looking for a little touchup or complete makeover for their lawn, it’s important to find the right helping hands. More...

BRIDGE RESULTS

ROXBORO ACBL DUPLICATE BRIDGE RESULTS  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12  1 Judy Long - Barbara Smith  2/3 Darcas Woody - Helen Hobgood  More...

Celebrate National Arbor Day with 10 free shade trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation

National Arbor Day is Friday, April 28, this year, and the Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for anyone to celebrate the annual tree-planting holiday. Join the Foundation in April and receive 10 free shade trees.  More...

EXTENSION NOTES

MALT BARLEY/WHEAT FIELD TOUR   The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service will be holding a Malt Barley/Wheat Field Tour on Friday, April 21 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. More...

Cute story illustrates why dogs make the best pets

In the springtime as the county animal shelter begins to fill with unwanted animals, I like to talk to young children about the joys and responsibilities of having a pet.  More...

‘RACE: ARE WE SO DIFFERENT?’ EXPLORES REALITY AND UNREALITY OF RACE

RALEIGH — It’s a simple truth. People are different. Throughout history, these differences have been a source of community strength and personal identity. They have also been the basis for discrimination and oppression. More...

BioWork Job training offered at PCC

Biowork Orientation begins May 1 at Piedmont Community College (PCC). More...

OSHA Forklift training offered at PC

Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer an OSHA Forklift training on April 21 and April 28. This class will meet on the Person County campus in Building S, Room 130 on Fridays from 8 a.m. More...