Welch, Whitt to be married

Lanny and April Welch of Timberlake are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Leigh Welch, to Taylor Doyle Whitt of Roxboro.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Atha Clayton and the late James Clayton and the late Irving More...

Congressman delivers medals to soldier’s family

When Sidney Hawkins returned from World War II, he wasn’t interested in medals. More...

Engagement and wedding announcements are published in Wednesday editions

Engagements and weddings must be submitted on C-T forms by 5 p.m. Wednesday for publication the following Wednesday. Typed or handwritten manuscripts and clippings or forms from other newspapers are not accepted.  More...

Malishchak, Kirby to be wed

Joey and Lynne Kirby are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Joseph Nelson Kirby III, to Sarah Malishchak.  More...

PCC’s Jody Blackwell selected ACT College and Career Readiness Workforce Champion

Jody Blackwell, Director of Piedmont Community College’s Small Business Center and Customized Training Programs, was selected earlier this year as the ACT College and Career Readiness Workforce Champion in North Carolina.  More...

HONORARY MOTHERS

The 100 Women in White, sponsored by the Honorary Mothers of Compassionate Ministries were recognized in a service held July 29. More...

Sams to participate in Armed Forces Day parade in Poland

Taylor Sams, of Roxboro, was selected to represent the U.S. Army in Warsaw, Poland during its annual Armed Forces Day parade in August.  More...

Malishchak and Kirby exchange vows

Sarah Malishchak and Joseph Nelson Kirby III (Trey) were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. More...

Kellen Mark Williams

Kellen Mark Williams was welcomed into the world Aug. 23, 2018 at WakeMed Women’s Pavillion and Birthplace in Cary.  More...

Roxboro Sertoma Club

The Roxboro Sertoma Club installed club officers for 2018-2020 Aug. 18 at The Homestead Steakhhouse. More...

Autism Society to host Emeralds of Hope second-chance prom

The Person County chapter of the Autism Society of North Carolina is hosting Emeralds of Hope, a second-chance prom, on Sept. 8 from 7-11 p.m. More...

Chamber seeks participants for Leadership Person County program

The Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Leadership Person County class in the coming months, but the application deadline is fast approaching.  More...

Announcements are published in Wednesday editions of The Courier-Times

Engagements and weddings must be submitted on C-T forms by 5 p.m. Wednesday for publication the following Wednesday. Typed or handwritten manuscripts and clippings or forms from other newspapers are not accepted.  More...

VOLUNTEERING

The volunteers for the Food Pantry of Roxboro and Person County are (front row, l-r) Marion Johnson, Nancy Bingman (manager), Hasseline Crowder (assistant manager), Diana Michael, and Annie Torain. More...

Local officers honored by MADD

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) presented local law enforcement officers with appreciation awards Aug. 7 at National Night Out in Timberlake. Pictured are (top photo, l-r) Sgt. Mark Harris, Officer Kenny Fitzsimmons, Ollie C. More...

Food Lion grants funds to Christian Help Center

The Christian Help Center received $2,700 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local residents, as the summer is often the most scarce season of the year for food donations.  The money will be used to purchase More...

Person High School to offer CLT course

Starting in spring 2019, Person High School juniors and seniors will be able to take a Certified Logistics Technician course that will lead to three national, industry-recognized credentials.  More...

Deadline approaches for Conservation Reserve Program

The deadline to sign up for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program is Friday, Aug. 17.  More...

Rogers, Carlton exchange vows

Andi Leigh Rogers of Roxboro became the bride of Patrick Stanley Carlton of Roxboro on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 in Roxboro. The Rev. Herbert Brown performed the 5 p.m. double ring ceremony at Concord United Methodist Church.  More...

Cub Scouts earn Arrow of Light award

Cub Scouts from Pack 223, sponsored by Helena United Methodist Church in Timberlake, recently earned their Arrow of Light Award.  More...

Engagement and wedding announcements are published in Wednesday editions of The C-T.

Engagements and weddings must be submitted on C-T forms by 5 p.m. Wednesday for publication the following Wednesday. Typed or handwritten manuscripts and clippings or forms from other newspapers are not accepted.  More...

Kiwanis Club donates to local Boys Scouts

At the July 23 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at La Piazza restaurant in Uptown Roxboro, Neal Bowes, on behalf of the Old North State Council of Boy Scouts of America, received a check from the club in support of the scouting program.  More...

NC agriculture cost share funds available

The Person Soil and Water Conservation District is now accepting applications for financial assistance provided through the NC Division of Soil & Water Conservation Agriculture Cost-Share Program and Agriculture Water Resources Assistance Program More...

Cambridge Hills dining services director excels

The dining services director at Cambridge Hills Assisted Living Center has excelled at keeping the facility clean and sterile.  Fred Fox has notched up perfect Health Department scores for 24 of the last 62 inspections. More...

Vaughan joins Piedmont Insurance as agent

Blake McSherry, president of Piedmont Security Insurance Agency, has announced that Sonja B. More...

Former Roxboro resident installed as LaSertoma International president

The Rev. Laura Williams, formerly of Roxboro, was installed as LaSertoma International president at this year’s convention, held July 12-14 in St. Louis, Missouri.  More...

Person County native named one of the National Bar Association’s top 40-under-40 attorneys

Person Senior High School alumna and basketball player Beverly Winstead will travel to the National Bar Association’s annual conference in New Orleans at the end of the month, as she is set to receive the NBA’s “40 under 40” a More...

Roxboro City Council makes appointments to boards

The Roxboro City Council made four appointments to boards during their regular meeting earlier this month. Appointed to the planning board were Julie Jeffreys and Benjamin Gault. Jeffreys spends her time homeschooling her son.  More...

Elliott family to hold reunion in September

The James Thomas (Tom) Elliott Family reunion has been set for Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Berea Fire Department at 1213 US Highway 158 in Oxford.  James Thomas Elliott was born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, in 1854. More...

REUNION

Bushy Fork School held its annual reunion on June 30 at Homestead Steakhouse and Restaurant in Timberlake.   More...

Champion chess player decides to retire

Deep in rural Person County, one of the greatest players of chess has decided to call it quits.  Many people have heard of American chess great Bobby Fischer, but not many, except in the chess world, have heard of Jimmy Bowen, who retired recent More...

Roxboro couple celebrates 60 years of marriage

Charles and Traudl Ernst celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 28. The couple was honored with a dinner at 42nd Street Oyster Bar in Raleigh. The occasion was celebrated with their children and grandchildren. More...

Charleigh Kate Loftis

Chase Loftis and Abbey Gentry Loftis, of Roxboro, announce the birth of a daughter, Charleigh Kate Loftis on May 26, 2018 at Duke Regional Hospital. More...

DO YOU KNOW?

Can you identify this well-known local signer and the band members? Send your answers to ctimes@roxboro-courier.com.   More...

EXTENSION NOTES

AGING WITH GUSTO   The Person County Copperative Extension will be hosting the 2018 Aging With Gusto conference on Tuesday, Aug. 28. The registration brochure can be downloaded or picked up at the Extension office. More...

Rimmer family reunion set for July 28

The 2018 reunion for descendants of James and Phoebe Rimmer will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

How to grill safely during the Fourth

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

The Extension Office would like to wish everyone a Happy Fourth of July. We hope that you are safe during your holiday celebrations.  More...

CLASS REUNION

The Person County High School Class of 1963 recently held its 55th reunion at the Homestead Restaurant. More...

PCC offers two defensive and truck driving courses

Piedmont Community College is offering a defensive driving course, as well as a truck driving class next month.   DEFENSIVE DRIVING  More...

Kiwanis Club hears presentation on Guardian ad Litem program

Nancy Wagstaff and Nancy Jeffrey with the Judicial District 9A Guardian ad Litem program addressed the Kiwanis Club at its June 11 meeting about this program which advocates for abused and neglected children in Person and Caswell counties. More...

Reid, Cozart exchange vows

Nicole Austin Cozart of Roxboro became the bride of Craig Marcus Reid on Saturday, April 28, 2018 in Rougemont. The Rev. Miton Hadley performed the 4 p.m. More...

Fox named to fill unexpired term on TDA board

The Roxboro City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Kimberly Fox to fill an unexpired term on the Person County Tourism Development Authority board.  Fox is a business development officer at Fidelity Bank in Roxboro. More...

SLOGAN WINNER

The award for the anti-litter slogan contest sponsored by the Environmental Issues Impact Advisory Committee (EIAC), the Roxboro Garden Club and the Garden Study Club was recently presented at Bethel Hill Charter School. More...

Local sorority holds annual BINGO/Ice Cream Social

Roxboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority held its annual BINGO/Ice Cream Social for the senior citizens of Person County at the local senior center on Thursday, May 17. More...

Navy man from Person County earns masters degree

Chief Intelligence Officer for the United States Navy and 1996 Person High School graduate Quentin L. Boyd earned his Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education from Liberty University on May 3.  With 21 years of service in the U.S. More...

Roxboro Elks hold National Youth Week

Roxboro Elks Lodge #2005 kicked off its annual National Youth Week from May 13-20.  More...

Roots & Wings named local ‘Hometown Hero’

Local family advocacy organization Roots & Wings was recognized as the 2018 Hometown Hero for Person County by Coastal Federal Credit Union Foundation on May 24, receiving a $5,000 grant for their work and impact on the local community.  More...

Woody receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine at fire department

“Dedication, that’s Ruffin Woody,” said Roxboro Fire Chief Kenneth Torain during a ceremony held April 18 to honor Walter Ruffin Woody, Jr. More...

Engagement and wedding announcements are published in Wednesday editions of The Courier-Times

Engagements and weddings must be submitted on C-T forms by 5 p.m. Wednesday for publication the following Wednesday. Typed or handwritten manu- scripts and clippings or forms from other newspapers are not accepted.  More...

Gates honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Renowned North Carolina educator and civic leader Dr. Rosalie Prince Gates, of Roxboro, was honored recently during a 90th birthday party with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, presented to her by N.C. Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall.  More...