October 25, 2017 RSS feed / News

Men charged in break-in

Roxboro police arrested three men Sunday afternoon in connection with a break-in at an unoccupied home.  Police reports don’t indicate where the home is, but officers responded to the scene where they found David Marshall Wilson, 50; Kelvi More...

Stories Creek Elementary wins Top School Team Relay for Life award

Stories Creek Elementary School raised awareness and about $1,800 for the American Cancer Society, winning them first place in this year’s Relay for Life of Person County. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

Meetings  NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets Sundays at 7 p.m.; Mondays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Wednesdays at noon at Reformation Christian Center.   More...

Medicine drop open Sat.

The Person County Sheriff ’s Office will participate in a national effort to get rid of unwanted pills and prescription drugs.  Operation Medicine Drop will take place Oct. 28. More...

Corr ection

A story in the Saturday edition of The Courier- Times incorrectly listed the start time for Halloween Family Fun Night at Mayo Lake Park on Oct. 28. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. More...

Roxboro officers earn promotions

Roxboro Chief of Police David Hess promoted four of the department’s officers during a ceremony on Tuesday night during the city council meeting.  More...

Water shutdown Monday

Roxboro public works crews will again shut off water service to homes as they perform maintenance on fire hydrants in the area. More...

Library awarded grant to ‘Explore, Excite, Engage with Technology’

The Person County Public Library has announced that the library has received a Makers Kit grant from the North Carolina Library Association: Youth Services Section.  The library has been awarded this grant to host a series of programs entitled, More...

EXTENSION NOTES

AG FIELD DAY   North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Person County Center is planning the annual Agricultural Field Day for fifth-grade classes to educate students on the importance of agriculture in our community.  This event is scheduled More...

Cooperative Extension seeks volunteers for Extension Master Food Volunteer pilot program

The Person County Cooperative Extension Service is seeking interested community members to volunteer to participate in the Extension Master Food Volunteer (MFV) program. More...

Kiwanians receive status update on Connect NC

At the Aug. More...

Pumpkin carving, apple pie backing contest hosted by FFA, Art Club

Roxboro Community School (RCS) FFA advisor Gina Lunsford sent a special “thank you” to all students who participated in the Apple Pie Baking Competition and the Pumpkin Carving Competition this year.  Apple Pie winners were, first pl More...

Learn to play pickleball at Oct. 28 clinics

The Person County Parks and Recreation Department will offer clinics to learn to play pickleball.  Mark Siewers and Jennifer Teasley will teach clinics on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. More...

RCS English Department announces new addition

At the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year, Roxboro Community School (RCS) recruited a new 11th grade AP English teacher, Elizabeth Carson. More...