The Latest Agenda

MEETINGS  The PERSON COUNTY AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY BOARD will hold its next meeting at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, June 15 in Room 165 of the Person County Office Building. Call Person County Cooperative Extension at 336-599-1195 for more information. More...

Man shot in Roxboro

A Roxboro man was shot around 9:30 p.m. More...

C-T ON VACATION

Wayne and Linda Lamberth brought along their hometown newspaper on a recent visit to Hollywood. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

Pinewood Derby winners

The Cherokee District Pinewood Derby was held April 28 at Pack 320 in Reidsville. Cubmaster Chris Murphy served as the race official. The winners of the packs in the Cherokee District that includes Rockingham, Caswell and Person counties competed. More...

Roxboro woman killed in collision with church van

A Roxboro woman died in a head-on collision late Sunday afternoon, May 20, northeast of Raleigh.  Highway patrol spokesman Sgt. Michael Baker, said troopers were called at approximately 5:30 p.m. Sunday to investigate a fatal collision on N.C. More...

Roxboro Elks hold National Youth Week

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

EXTENSION NOTES

CUTTING HAY. HOW SHORT IS TOO SHORT?   More...

Person High bands stage ambitious spring concert

The Person High School Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble presented “A Year in Reflection” on Thursday night, as they played their annual spring concert at Kirby Theater.  More...

Summer library programs are set

Have you and your children been dreaming about summer? More...

Roxboro teen faces eight felony charges

A Roxboro teenager was arrested May 20 and charged with eight felonies.  Alexander Joseph Fullenwider, 16, of 3787 Pixley Pritchard Road, Timberlake, was charged with six counts of breaking and entering a motor vehicle, one count of larceny fro More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  AA CHAMPIONS GROUP meets at New Brook United Methodist Church, 267 Old Durham Rd., at noon Tuesdays and Fridays; at 8 p.m. Wednesday; and at 1 p.m. Saturdays.  PERSON COUNTY AL-ANON meets at 7 p.m. More...

C-T ON VACATION

Larry Gentry and his friend Bonnie, along with Smokey and Rocky take The Courier- Times with them while riding trails in the Appalachian Mountains. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

FOR THE RECORD

An article in Saturday’s edition of The Courier-Times about tall grass complaints incorrectly reported the city ordinance prohibited grass and weeds in excess of 24 inches, but the ordinance was changed last year to prohibit heights in excess o More...

Greensboro man arrested after firing weapon and leading deputies on chase

A Greensboro man was arrested May 14 and charged with felonies and misdemeanors after discharging his weapon in an apartment complex and attempting to elude arrest by running into a wooded area.  More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  PERSON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 22 in the parsonage of the Person County Museum of History. All members are urged to attend. New members welcome.   More...

C-T AT THE OUTER BANKS

Roxboro Community School students (left-to-right) Georgia Carver, Carly Grinstead, Luke Montgomery and Mackenzie Oliver took their hometown newspaper to the Manteo for the second round of the soccer state playoffs. More...

City staff face more complaints about tall grass, minimum housing

Roxboro staff members have been fielding a significant increase in complaints about high grass and minimum housing cases compared to the same period a year ago. More...

Honor society inducts new student members

Thirty-four Piedmont Community College students were inducted to the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society’s Alpha Upsilon Theta chapter for the 2017-18 academic year in a ceremony held at the college on April 27.  The new members are as More...

Registration underway for Recreation Department summer day camp

Registration is currently underway for the Person County Recreation Department’s summer day camp.  The summer day camp program is intended to provide a healthy and enjoyable summer experience for children ages 6-11. More...

County Library offers free classes in June

The Person County Library will be offering three free classes in June.  The first class on June 13 is designed for gardeners .  Family Consumer Extension Agent Jennifer Grable will present a class titled “More Flavor, Less Salt&rdquo More...

May is Older Americans Month

Engage at Every Age

HENDERSON — May is Older Americans Month (OAM). Throughout the Kerr-Tar region, service providers and older adults will participate in wellness, awareness and social engagement events. More...

Sheetz honors Sheriff & Police Departments for their service

Sheetz in Roxboro for provided ice cream with toppings for the Person County Sheriff’s Department, Roxboro Police Department and the North Carolina State Highway Patrol to express appreciation for their efforts to keep the community safe during More...

Storyteller coming to Milton

Professional storyteller ReVonda Crow will provide an entertaining afternoon at Milton Renaissance Foundation Museum and Visitors Center, at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20. More...

C-T IN PARADISE

(left-to-right) Kristy Long, Camryn Black, Jimmy Ray Long and Baylee Rae Long took their hometown newspaper along for a trip to the Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. More...

Police seek suspect captured on videotape

The Roxboro Police Department is seeking the community’s help in identifying a suspect captured on videotape in the process of robbing a local convenience store.  The incident happened Thursday night, May 10, The suspect smashed the window More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  PERSON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 22 in the parsonage of the Person County Museum of History. All members are urged to attend. New members welcome. More...

Voting was light for last week’s primary election

Voting was relatively light for the primary election on May 8, with only 3,924 of the 26,617 registered voters casting ballots.  That translates to 14.74 percent total voter turnout, compared to four years ago when 18.11 percent of voters cast b More...

Subject steals wallet from purse

Person County Sheriff ’s deputy Rick Biever is investigating an incident of an individual entering the house of his 80-year-old grandmother, stealing her purse and running up over $300 in fraudulent transactions using her credit and debit cards More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  AMERICAN LEGION POST 138 and the Person County Veterans Service Office will host a question and answer session for the spouses of veterans at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 12, at the Post Home, 218 Chub Lake St., Roxboro, to inform spouses More...

C-T IN THE BLUEGRASS

A group of local students from My Life Matters, along with Tim Bowes, brought along their hometown newspaper on service trip in eastern Kentucky. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

Partnership for Children and Parents as Teachers received contribution from Kiwanis Club

At the Feb. More...

Tonya Wilson selected as ‘Woman of Distinction’

Person County Register of Deeds Tonya Wilson has been selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Trademark Women of Distinction Honors Edition.  Trademark Women of Distinction is a biographical reference publication that consists of professional More...

Community garden seeks to expand in Rougemont

A community garden is currently being developed in Rougemont.  More...

Timberlake man arrested for cocaine possession

Person County Sheriff ’s Sgt. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  AMERICAN LEGION POST 138 and the Person County Veterans Service Office will host a question and answer session for the spouses of veterans at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 12, at the Post Home, 218 Chub Lake St., Roxboro, to inform spouses More...

C-T ON VACATION

Ronnie and Kathy Pulliam take their hometown newspaper with them on a recent tour of the Holy Land. They’re reading the C-T at a Syrian military outpost. More...

County dedicates new IT facility

The county’s Information Technology department has a new home.  There was an open house April 30, for the new location on Barden Street. More...

Corec tion

An elections story in Saturday’s edition of The Courier-Times misstated the number of registered Democrats and Republicans in the county. There are currently 12,003 Democrats and 6,603 Republicans.   More...

Two PCC trustees step down

Two longtime members of the Piedmont Community College Board of Trustees have decided not to seek reappointment to the board for the upcoming 2018-19 school year. More...

Bocce competition closes out Sr. Games

Competition was fierce at the Senior Games Bocce event on Tuesday, which was held at Huck Sansbury Park and kicked off the final month of the 35th annual North Carolina Senior Games.  Three lanes of groomed, white sand were open for the bocce pl More...

Piedmont Community College honors graduates

Piedmont Community College graduating students were recognized for their community and academic efforts at the college’s 2018 Honors Convocation ceremony, held on April 19 on the Person County campus.  More...

Disaster relief rules relaxed for farmers

Agricultural producers who have lost livestock to disease, resulting from a weather disaster, have an additional way to become eligible for a key U.S. More...

Backpack Pals program receives donation from Kiwanis Club

At the February 19, 2018 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at La Piazza restaurant in Uptown Roxboro, Susan Hester Dubois received a contribution from the club for the Backpack Pals program.  More...

EXTENSION NOTES

A farm pond workshop will be held at the Oxford Research Station from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, May 24. It will take place in the Currin Farm Unit, located at 2503 U.S. 158 West, Oxford.  More...

Durham man arrested on multiple felony charges

A Durham man was arrested May 1 in Roxboro on a number of felony and misdemeanor counts.  More...

LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  AMERICAN LEGION POST 138 and the Person County Veterans Service Office will host a question and answer session for the spouses of veterans at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 12, at the Post Home, 218 Chub Lake St., Roxboro, to inform spouses More...

C-T ON VACATION

Shannon Walker , Bethany O’Brien and Mac Simpson brought their hometown newspaper along for a vacation in Rincon, Puerto Rico. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

Thompson named to judgeship

Gov. More...

Local Cub Scouts win big at derby

Three local Cub Scouts earned first-place titles in their respective grades at the Cherokee District Pinewood Derby race held in Reidsville April 28.  More...

ADA Alisa Mitchell Black addresses New Ephesus congregation

New Ephesus Baptist Church in Semora celebrated History Day recently. More...