November 8, 2017 RSS feed / News

Two face drug charges after stops at license checkpoints

Two people are facing drug charges after arrests earlier this week at drivers license checkpoints.  They are Tanya Elizabeth Davis, 19, of Mebane, and Chris Anthony Shinholster of 210 Kerr Drive, Roxboro.  Davis was arrested just after midn More...

Senior Center planning special tribute to veterans on Thursday

The Person County Senior Center is planning a special Veterans Day event “Salute to the Armed Forces” on Thursday, Nov. More...

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS

Holiday Closings for Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11  Person County Senior Center — Closed Friday, Nov. 10  State Employees’ Credit Union - Closed Friday, Nov. 10  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...

Fort Hood shooting victim to speak Sunday

Veterans expect to face danger when they are assigned to duty in a war zone.  Enduring gunfire and attacks on home soil is a different matter.  But that’s exactly what happened to Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford on Nov. More...

Rotary hosts business event

The Rotary Club of Roxboro will host a Business After Hours event in conjunction with the Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce.  The event will be held at The Gathering Place at 114 S. Main St., Roxboro from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. More...

Library, PCC partner to offer ‘Job Search Club’ for individuals looking for work

This fall, the Person County Public Library and Piedmont Community College Workforce Development are partnering to provide learning opportunities for jobseekers in Person County.  More...

Library card holders enjoy access to 35,000 digital titles

Participating in ‘Digital Dash’ contest

The Person County Public Library is on a mission — get more people to try digital reading. More...

Photo project recognizes veterans’ service

Local photographer Jamie Harris was busy Thursday afternoon taking pictures of local veterans for a special project at the Brookland Eats Restaurant in Roxboro.  He called the photography session, which lasted all day Wednesday and Thursday, &ld More...

A little touch up

Painter Michael Brown, the original artist of the Uptown mural, touches up the handiwork that he did nearly 16 years ago. Cold weather causes the front pieces of the old bricks to break off, he says, exposing the unpainted wall underneath. More...

PCC offers free Orientation to Healthcare Careers course

A free, one week Orientation to Healthcare Careers course will be held at Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Caswell County campus on Dec. 4-8, from 8:30 a.m. More...

COLLECTION DRIVE HELD AT LIBRARY

Person County Public Library will be collecting food items throughout the month of November for the Christian Help Center to help local individuals in need.  A donation box will be in the foyer of the library located at 319 S. Main St. More...

Worship in pink

New Mount Zion Baptist Church’s pastor, the Rev. LaTonya Penny and the congregation observed Breast Cancer Awareness Month with “Worship in Pink” on Sunday, Oct. 22 with breast cancer awareness education. More...

Registration open for spring classes at Piedmont Community College

Interested in taking college classes this spring? The staff at Piedmont Community College is available Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to help with advising and registrating.  More...