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April 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Features

Rougemont man wins Ruritan barbecue cookoff

Kermit Turrentine of Rougemont won first place at the Bethel Hill Ruritan Club barbecue cookoff on Saturday, taking home $1,000 in prize money, and topping four other competitors.  The event was held at Merritt Commons in Uptown Roxboro. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Celebrate National Children’s Book Week with Rags to Riches and Star Wars

Celebrate National Children’s Book Week, May 1 to May 6 at the Person County Public Library.  The week kicks off with a Teen Monday movie showing of “Doctor Strange,” on May 1 at 4 p.m. More...

News

Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo, which was submitted by Dale Shelton, was taken in the 1960s and features members of a Bugg's Island fishing trip. If you know the fishermen, you can send your guesses via email to lifestyle@roxboro-courier.com. More...

Sports

Rockets blast Knights

The Person High School baseball team knocked off Northern Durham, 5-1, Friday at Rocket Park.  With the win, Person improves to 7-10 and 2-7 in the PAC-6, while the Knights slipped to 5-14 and 3-6 in league play.  The Knights got on the boa More...