C-T ON VACATION

Richard and Deborah Vining took The Courier-Times to the Craftsmen’s Fair in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

Manager’s memo reviews fire options

County Manager Heidi York on Monday sent a memo to commissioners outlining the two options for increasing volunteer fire department funding currently under consideration. More...

Informational event on business development at the Kirby

Tourism-related businesses have the opportunity to engage more fully in both Visit North Carolina and its partners’ programs through the Tourism Resource Assistance Center program, which will be held on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

City schedules public hearing as it considers roundabout

The Roxboro City Council on Tuesday set March 8 as the date for a public hearing on proposed improvements to the intersection of South Morgan Street and Long Avenue, with a roundabout being the preferred solution.  The public hearing will take p More...

Sims joins Petty on commissioners’ ballot

On Friday afternoon, Derrick Sims, a past president of the Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce, filed to run as a Republican for county commissioner.  Two seats are up for grabs, held by Kyle Puryear and Tracey Kendrick, neither of who has said if More...

Kafer addresses Kiwanis club

Jennifer Kafer, Director of Person County Education Foundation, updated the Roxboro Kiwanis Club on the education foundation’s activities during the club’s Dec. 11, 2017 meeting. More...

Roxboro Garden Club celebrates 65 years of service

The Roxboro Garden Club celebrated its 65th anniversary on Tuesday, Feb. More...

PCC offering an orientation session for those interested in healthcare careers

Piedmont Community College is offering a free orientation session to healthcare careers training that will run from February 21 to March 5. More...

C-T ON VACATION

Local Bluegrass band GrassStreet brought The Courier-Times along for a show at the North Carolina State Fair in October. The band played five shows at the fair on the Heritage Circle stage. More...

Rougemont man faces felony assault charge

A Rougemont man is facing a felony charge of assault inflicting serious bodily injury, and a misdemeanor charge of assault inflicting serious injury following an altercation on Feb. More...

LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  THE BETHEL HILL CHARTER SCHOOL Board of Directors will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 20 at 7 p.m. at Bethel Hill Charter School.  The ROXBORO SERTOMA CLUB will meet on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m. More...

Candidate filing gets underway

There was a flurry of activity on Monday around noon at the Person County Board of Elections office as several candidates filed for open seats in the 2018 election.  The filing period opened at noon Monday and will end at noon on Wednesday, Feb. More...

Correction

A story about the Paylor family of Person County in the Feb. 7 edition of The Courier- Times inadvertently left out the name of one of Charlie and Maude Moore Paylor. Doll Paylor Rogers was one of seven children born to the couple.   More...

Powell begins work with Cardinal

Person County commissioner Gordon Powell and 20 other newly-appointed members of the Cardinal Innovations Healthcare board were officially sworn in on Saturday morning, as the N.C. More...

Healthcare classes are set

Piedmont Community College is offering a free orientation session to healthcare careers training that will run from Feb. More...

Seminar series offers guidance for entrepreneurs

Piedmont Community College is offering a free small-business entrepreneurship seminar series and a $75 cardiopulmonary resuscitation training course at its Caswell County campus, and its Person and Caswell counties campuses. More...

100 and counting

Bethel Hill Charter School first-graders in Kristy Horner’s and Joyce Hall’s classes dressed ‘old’ to celebrate the 100th day of school on Feb. 4.   More...

Hospice operation seeking local volunteers

Volunteer opportunities are available through a local hospice program.  Amedisys Hospice is seeking people willing to share their time, compassion and talents with people dealing with terminal illnesses and their families.  To learn more ab More...

Local man faces seven drug charges after arrest

A Roxboro man is facing multiple felony drug charges after his arrest Feb. 5.  More...

C-T ON VACATION

Becky and Ken Dalton recently brought their hometown newspaper along for a trip to the Jamestown Settlement museum in Williamsburg, Virginia. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

KIDNEY SMART CLASS is open to anyone who wants to learn more about kidney disease and its treatments. The next class is Tuesday, February 13, at 4 p.m. at Da- Vita Roxboro Dialysis at 1005 Ridge Road. Phone 598-5196 for questions.   More...

Play highlights Underground RR

Celebrate Black History Month at the Person County Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. More...

Extension Service will host pruning seminar Feb. 24

North Carolina Cooperative Extension is holding a pruning seminar in Person County on Feb. 24. More...

C-T ON VACATION

(left-to-right) Terri Palmer, Lorene Gentry, Bristol Teague, Elizabeth Gentry and Robbie Gentry brought their hometown newspaper with them on a recent trip to Epcot Center. More...

Roxboro man arrested after assault with a metal pipe

A Roxboro man is facing a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon due to an alleged dispute over purchase of crack cocaine.  More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  THE PERSON COUNTY TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY will meet at noon on Wednesday, February 7 in the conference room of their building at 29 Reams Ave. Please call 336-597-2689 if you have questions. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS   More...

Seminar set for Saturday

The Caswell County Center of the North Carolina Extension Service will host the seventh annual Forestry Day and tour on Feb. 10 in conjunction with the N.C. Tree Farm program, the N.C. Forest Service and the USDA Conservation Service.  More...

New RCS parking lot opens... finally

The long-awaited Woody Parking Lot at Roxboro Community School, named in memory of Walter Ruffin Woody Sr. and his wife, Annie Laurie B., has been completed and opened for use Feb. 1. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Tuesday.  More...

Correc tion

A story in the Feb. 3 edition of The Courier-Times incorrectly reported that a stolen car had been left running unattended. The car was not running.   More...

Person County vulnerable for human trafficking, advocates say

During a free community awareness training session on human trafficking at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex last week, the executive director of the outreach program Alamance for Freedom asked attendees what mainstream images come to mind when they th More...

Chamber welcomes Happy Endings Publications

The Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new member on Friday at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held in the Hyco Lake Marina Store on Semora Road.  More...

C-T ON VACATION

North Carolina state senator Mike Woodard and his wife Sarah brought the C-T along on a recent visit to Washington, D.C. Woodard represents Person County in the North Carolina General Assembly. More...

Car stolen after it was left running at bank

A 44-year-old man went into a local financial institution leaving his vehicle running unattended, but when he returned the vehicle was missing and he has reported it as stolen.  More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets Sundays at 7 p.m.; Mondays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Wednesdays at noon at Reformation Christian Center.   More...

Economic expert offers opinion on county’s requirements to join innovation economy

The Person County Economic Development Commission has recently been exploring what exactly the county needs to put in place in order to attract innovation-based companies to the county, companies with high growth rates and highpaying jobs. More...

N.C. Cooperative Extension to host local pruning seminar

North Carolina Cooperative Extension is holding a pruning seminar in Person County on Feb. 24. More...

Rougemont man faces felony cocaine charge

Adrian Jerome Winstead, 21, of 7632 Range Road, Rougemont, was arrested Jan. 25 for felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was confined to Person County jail under a $7,500 secured bond.  More...

C-T ON VACATION

Valencia Martin took the C-T along with her on a recent trip to Las Vegas. She and the paper were visiting the Garden Court Buffet at the Main Street Station Hotel and Casino. More...

Introduction to Ch’i Kung and T’ai Chi Ch’uan to be offered at Hyco Lake Park

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department will host a class called “Introduction to Ch’i Kung and T’ai Chi Ch’uan” to be held at the William H. Barker Community Building at the Hyco Lake Park. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets Sundays at 7 p.m.; Mondays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Wednesdays at noon at Reformation Christian Center.   More...

Roxboro man faces charges of forcible rape and crime against nature

A 17-year-old Roxboro man is facing felony charg- es stemming from an al- leged rape last month. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets Sundays at 7 p.m.; Mondays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Wednesdays at noon at Reformation Christian Center.  AA CHAMPIONS GROUP meets at New Brook United  Methodist Church, 267 Old  More...

C-T ON VACATION

Carl and Cathern Lawrence of Hurdle Mills traveled to Harrisburg, Pa. for three days in September to attend a 5th Calvary Reunion of the 1st Calvary Division. More...

REALTY TRANSFERS

In recording the real estate transfers, the law does not require that the amount paid for property be stated in deed. More...

Government shutdown shutters two agencies in Roxboro

Two federal agencies in Roxboro were closed Monday due to the Congress’ inability to pass a budget measure that would have kept the agencies operating.  The USDA Farm Service Agency, located downstairs in the Person County office Building More...

Updated 2018 withholding tables now available

Taxpayers could see paycheck changes by February

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today released Notice 1036, which updates the income tax withholding tables for 2018 reflecting changes made by the tax reform legislation enacted last month. More...

Tips for choosing a tax preparer

Check the Preparer’s Qualifications. Use the IRS Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers with Credentials and Select Qualifications. This tool helps taxpayers find a tax return preparer with specific qualifications. More...

Car stolen from back of carryout restaurant

A Domino’s Pizza employee reported that his car was stolen while he was at work. Jimmy Garland Thaxton, 36, reported that sometime in the evening hours of Jan. 19 someone had taken his vehicle. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  THE ROXBORO SERTOMA CLUB will meet Thursday, January 25 at 6 p.m. at the Homestead Steakhouse. This is a make-up meeting due to the recent inclement weather. More...

C-T ON VACATION

Ken Shelton and Joan G. Davis took along The Courier-Times on a recent trip to Bryson City. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...