June 10, 2017 RSS feed / News

Funny money passed at store

A storekeeper told deputies that someone managed to pass off a fake $100 bill at his store.  Frankie Gentry of S.P. More...

DO YOU KNOW THESE PEOPLE?

This week’s photo, which was submitted by Estelle Gentry, was taken in 1974-75 and features pool players at Frank’s Place on 501 North. Pictured are Jimmy Yellock, John Link, Sanford Reed and Lawrence Claiborne. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

Meetings  A caregi ver support gro up meeting will be held Tuesday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Cambridge Hills, 5660 Durham Rd.   More...

Students help beautify Uptown

If you find yourself admiring the new hanging baskets in the Uptown District, you can thank local students who worked with city workers.  This year, the City of Roxboro worked with Northern Middle School and Person High School Agricultural/FFA s More...

School board streamlines request

Person County school board members approved a revised local budget request for the 2017-18 school year during a budget workshop on Tuesday.  More...

Relay supporters kick off season

Relay for Life officially kicked off its 2017 fundraising activities last month at Roxboro Savings Bank with the planting of colorful flower pinwheels in a “Garden of Hope,” each in memory or prayer for a loved one with cancer.  More...

Church members honored

On May 14 St. James Baptist Church in Leasburg recognized three ladies for their many years of faithful and dedicated service to the church. More...

Lake rentals must pay tourism tax

More and more, homeowners on the shores of Mayo and Hyco Lake are renting out their houses short-term during the warm months, but not all may be aware that they are subject to the N.C. Occupancy Tax.  More...

Hunting, fishing, outdoor groups call on NC delegation to protect public lands on heels of 111th anniversary of Act to Protect Lands

RALEIGH — More than 35 North Carolina hunting, fishing and outdoor groups have sent a letter to the Congressional members of the state delegation calling for a strong defense of America’s public lands and efforts to oppose any legislative More...