May 17, 2017 RSS feed / News

Thief has TV viewing to catch up on

A thief broke into a home outside of Roxboro on Sunday and cleaned out all the televisions in the house.  Robert McCorkle told deputies his family had been away visiting on Mother’s Day. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

Meetings  The Roxboro Sertoma Club will meet Thursday, May 18 at 6 p.m. at the Homestead Steakhouse.  Pers on County Board of Health will meet Monday, May 22 at 7 p.m. in the Health Department classroom. Public comments are welcome. More...

BBB receives influx of complaints against online retailer

RALEIGH — A Raleigh based online retailer, The Results Experts LLC, doing business as eRummagers.com, has earned an “F” rating with Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina (BBB). More...

Local officers complete education programs

Roxboro Police Sgt. Dan Walker graduated from the Methodist University West Point Leadership Academy last month. More...

Renaissance Festival Auditions Underway

Your chance to act and play

The Carolina Renaissance Festival, a combination of outdoor theater, circus, arts and crafts fair, jousting tournament and feast, will hold open auditions on Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. More...

Students reflect enslaved entrepreneurs’ experiences at N.C. Museum of History

RALEIGH — Not just words on a page or photos in a book, enslaved entrepreneurs come to life through the 21st century students of the Sallie B. More...

City council approves new land use ordinance in Roxboro

After three years of work, the City of Roxboro passed a new Unified Development Ordinance last week during the regular city council meeting. More...

Summit aims to build girls’ self-esteem

After noticing a lack of unity and confidence among the female students at Person High School, media specialist and Adorabella Club adviser Cortney Barnes decided to do something. More...

Kiwanians informed about drag racing

At the March 13, meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club held at Clarksville Station restaurant, Chip King and his daughter Bella shared with the club his passion for drag racing.  More...

NC State, A&T launch rebranding effort for N.C. Cooperative Extension partnership

RALEIGH — NC State Extension and The Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University have launched a rebranding effort for their strategic partnership known as N.C. Cooperative Extension.  More...

EXTENSION NOTES

COPING WITH MOSQUITOS   With all the rainfall over the last two or three weeks, the mosquito population has grown. It is pretty much a guarantee that anyone spending time outdoors will get a visit from one or more of these pests. More...

PCC’s Small Business Center celebrates Small Business Week

Every year since 1963, the Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from across the nation through National Small Business Week, April 30 – May 6 More...

Cambridge Hills to host ‘Sentimental Journey Show – Music that Matters’

The Sentimental Journey Show, a professional music show that is both entertaining and therapeutic, will be held at Cambridge Hills, 5660 Durham Rd., on Thursday, May 18 at 2 p.m. More...

‘GET MORE WITH MILK’ LUNCH N’ LEARN to be held June 22

The monthly lunch n’ learn session will be Thursday, June 22 from noon until 1 p.m. in the auditorium of the Person County Office Building located at 304 S. More...