County matches grant to extend airport runway

County commissioners have voted unanimously to commit $1.1 million as a 10 percent match for a potential $11.2 million project to extend the runway at the Person County Airport.  The action came during a county commissioners meeting last month More...

Third person charged

Person County Sheriff ’s investigators have arrested a third person in connection with the May 5 murder of Leonard Pettiford.  On Friday night, deput ies charged Dudley Wayne Pruitt Jr., 50, of 329 Hassell Clayton Road, Roxboro, with murde More...

The Latest Agenda

Meetings PERSON COUNTY AL-ANON meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. at Long Memorial United Methodist Church in Roxboro. Celebrate Recovery (physical and psychological addiction) meets each Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Westwood Baptist Church in Roxboro. More...