December 6, 2017 RSS feed / News

Person man faces felony drug charge

William Travis Craven, 38, who lives at 5808 Burlington Road in Person County, was arrested Dec. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

Meetings  The Roxboro Community School Board of Directors will meet Monday, Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the library - note change in location of meetings. The board will no longer meet in the conference room.   More...

NCDA&CS announces Healthy Food Small Retailer funding

Priority application deadline is Jan. 31

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will offer grant assistance to convenience stores interested in offering healthier food options to those living in food deserts in North Carolina.  “There a More...

Boating safety course set Dec. 16 at Mayo Lake

Learn how to keep America’s waterways safe with a free Safe Boating Course at the Lake Mayo Park Environmental Education and Community Center on Dec. 16.  The course will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Toy time

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 74 donated toys to the Person County Sheriff’s Office and the Roxboro Police Department for them to use in their Shop with the Sheriff and Shop with a Cop programs. More...

Schools rely on data for improvement

Person County teachers and administrators are implementing new strategies to improve student academic growth, particularly in career-technical education and North Carolina Final Exam scores.  More...

A thankful Patrol

Person County resident Bobby Clayton was recently recognized by Retired State Highway Patrol Lt. Robert Pearson, who presented Clayton with a plaque that included Pearson’s First Sergeant stripes. More...

Be safe when shopping

The holiday season is upon us and shoppers are crowding stores to buy the latest gadgets and find the best deals.  But shoppers should not be neglecting their safety.  More...

Kiwanis Club learns state of auto dealerships in N.C.

At the Sept. 25, meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club held at La Piazza restaurant in uptown Roxboro, former Lt. Gov. More...

Yoga classes to begin in January

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department has announced that an eight-week session of yoga classes will begin Jan. 9 and end Feb. 27.  Classes will be held each Tuesday evening from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. More...

Director of Kirby Complex speaks at Kiwanis meeting

At the Oct. More...

EXTENSION NOTES

BEGINNING FARMER WORKSHOP   Person County Cooperative Extension along with Granville County Cooperative Extension will host a Beginning Farmer Workshop on Feb. More...

Student wins scholarship to travel abroad with PCC; trip to Canada open to public

Piedmont Community College (PCC) is hosting an educational travel experience to Canada March 31 through April 4, 2018 and Mikala Robertson, a student in PCC’s business administration program, will be joining the group thanks to an International More...

Beekeepers Awa rd Honey Raffle Winner

The Person County Beekeeper Association (PCBA) awarded the annual raffle prize of 12 pounds of honey in November. The winner was Ashley Marcoux of Roxboro. Marcoux purchased her winning ticket at this year’s Personality Festival. More...