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As part of human trafficking awareness month in January, the Person County Human Trafficking Committee and the Guardian ad Litem held an information session and panel discussion human trafficking … more
The pews inside Shady Hill Baptist Church were packed Monday as several hundred people turned out to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The event was one of several hosted over the long holiday … more
Roxboro Chief of Police David Hess was named President of the North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police at its annual conference last Tuesday. Becoming president of the association was only a … more
With tax season beginning soon, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that choosing to have their tax refund directly deposited into their checking or savings account is the fastest way to … more
A media company formed by North Carolina’s last two independent daily newspapers has been hired to manage a pair of family-owned publications in eastern Illinois. Kathleen Lewis, publisher of … more
Every 10 years, the U.S. Census counts everyone, once and only once, and in the right place. An accurate count of the population is fundamental goal of the United States Constitution and drives the … more
Jon Wrenn, co-owner of J&B Herbs, was the guest speaker at Roxboro Garden Club’s Jan. 7 monthly meeting. He shared the history and multiple uses of many herbs. Herbs originated from the … more
The Roxboro ACBL reported the follow results from play last week. Jan. 15 First place – Helen Hobgood / Darcus Woody Second place – Judy Long / Ted Michie Third place – Frances … more
On Jan. 18, SPEEED and the Aviyon Foundation hosted a parade in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. While other parades may be more for spectators and entertainment, this parade represented a passing of … more
The Kirby Cultural Arts Complex has two exhibitions currently underway for the month of January. In the Kirby Gallery, Kate Lagaly is showing a collection of new drawings and paintings in an … more
The Roxboro Police Department arrested a Roxboro man after a Thursday morning Facebook post alleges he sent unsolicited messages and pictures to over 120 women. Thierry Randall Painter, 23, of 310 … more
The Kirby Theater, will host Mike Wiley’s “One Noble Journey” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24. Tickets are available through the Kirby Theater Box Office, 336-597-1709. The Person County Habitat … more
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