June 13, 2018 RSS feed / News

Roxboro area man arrested for attempted first-degree murder

A Roxboro area man was arrested June 10 for attempted first degree murder.  Anthony William Billings, 41, of 940 Virgilina Road, was also charged with felony conspiracy.  According to the incident report, Person County Sheriff ’s Sgt More...

Local service agencies to receive FEMA grant money

Person County has been selected to receive a $17,622 Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area.  The selection was made by a national board chaired by FEMA and consists of representat More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  The PERSON COUNTY AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY BOARD will hold its next meeting 12:30 p.m., Friday, June 15, in Room 165 in the Person County Office Building. More...

FOR THE RECORD

In the Graduation section published in Saturday’s edition of The Courier-Times the names of Autumn Torain and Sherron Torain were switched under their senior portraits.   More...

C-T DOWN UNDER

Mandy Clayton brought her daughter, Brooke, a copy of her hometown newspaper when she went to visit her recently in Australia. Brooke is attending UNC-Wilmington and studying abroad in Australia. More...

Senior Center announces availability of ‘Operation Fan Heat Relief’

The Person County Senior Center will give away a limited number of box fans to eligible seniors beginning Thursday, June 14, as part of its Operation Fan Relief program.  More...

Cruise-in slated for this Friday in Uptown

After being rained out last month, the Rox N’ Roll Cruise-In is expected to benefit from a favorable weather forecast and take place as scheduled this Friday night, bringing a wide assortment of antique vehicles to line the courthouse square of More...

State Bar president visits with Roxboro Kiwanians

John Silverstein, president of the North Carolina State Bar, addressed the Kiwanis Club on April 30 at the club’s meeting at La Piazza Restaurant in Uptown Roxboro.  More...

Preschool nutrition needs good planning

Nutrition for Preschoolers There are a lot of parents in this community trying to raise a preschooler who often have questions about good nutrition for youth this age, especially since they can be picky eaters. More...