June 23, 2018 RSS feed / News

Stolen firearm nets felony charge for Roxboro man

A Roxboro man was arrested June 18 on a felony count for possession of a stolen firearm.  Lorenzo Thorpe Jr., 26, of 217 Shale Circle, Roxboro, was arrested by Person County Sheriff ’s Deputy Coy Hunt with assistance from Sgt. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  PERSON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 26, in the parsonage of the Person County Museum of History. Anyone interested in preserving the history of Person County is invited to attend.   More...

C-T ON VACATION

Freddie Henderson took The Courier-Times with her on a recent vacation to Hilton Head Island. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

City to enact new policy for high grass and weed violations

The City of Roxboro will start enacting new procedures to address high grass violations effective July 1, including putting signs on property in violation of the city’s high grass ordinance, and charging a $100 administrative fee on top of the More...

Gilbert leaves EDC director’s post

A search is underway to find a new economic development director for Person County after the departure June 4 of Stuart Gilbert, who had served just under six years in the position.  Gilbert left to take the position of City of Kings Mountain pl More...

Independence Day trash pick up altered

The City of Roxboro Sanitation Department will observe the Fourth of July holiday and not collect garbage on Wednesday,   July 4.  Customers along the Wednesday and Thursday garbage routes will see their garbage collected on Thursday, July More...

Board makes slew of new appointments

The Person Board of County Commissioners, at their June 18 meeting, made a number of appointments to boards, commissions, authorities and committees.  Dr. John R. More...

Henderson attorney joins race for Superior Court judge

Henderson lawyer Paul Ross announced June 18 he is joining the field in the 2018 election for Superior Court judge in the 9th Judicial District that includes Person, Granville, Franklin, Vance and Warren counties.  The open seat is being created More...

Two homeschoolers win awards at Raleigh convention

Two Person County homeschool students won awards at the 2018 Tar Heel Junior Association Annual Convention on April 27 in Raleigh. Members of The Time Travelers club at the Home Educators’ Association of Roxboro won individual awards. More...

Registration open for free diabetes self-management program

Registration is now open for a free six-week Living Healthy with Diabetes self-management program put on by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, the Person County Health Department, Cambridge Hills Assisted Living and the Kerr-Tar Region More...

Local amateur radio club to hold field day

Cell phones and the Internet have become staples of modern life, popularized by their accessibility and ease of use. But what happens if an emergency situation renders these tools unusable?  More...