Timberlake woman loses $2,000 in phone scam

A Timberlake woman reported Friday that she was scammed out of $2,000 while attempting to buy a tractor for sale on a Mebane Yard Sale page online.  More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

Meetings  Person County Board of Health will meet on Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Health Department classroom. Public comments are welcome. For an agenda go to http://health. personcounty.net or call 597-2204.   More...

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS

The Courier-Times – Closed Wednesday and Thursday; open Friday  Senior Center – Closed Thursday and Friday  Post Office – Closed Thursday  County Offices – Closed Thursday and Friday  City Offices – C More...

Correction

A story in Wednesday’s edition on the Veterans Day Parade, incorrectly stated that the Roxboro Community School band took part in the parade. More...

Local restaurant thanks veterans

The line stretched out the door at the Golden Corral restaurant in Roxboro on Monday night as the restaurant continued a long tradition of providing a free meal to veterans.  More...

Moon is new nursing leader at PMH

Mary Moon has been named Chief Nursing Officer at Person Memorial Hospital, effective Nov. 13. More...

Black Friday blood drive aims to respond to holiday shortages

Black Friday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year but it can be more than that.  In addition to looking for a bargain, consider giving back to the community, the best gift you can give someone, the gift of life.  More...

Garden Study Club celebrates anniversary, 60 years’ worth of accomplishments

The Garden Study Club held its November meeting at the home of Pat Pass to celebrate the club’s 60th anniversary. More...

Library offers ‘Photo Editing for the Holidays’ workshop

The Person County Public Library will offer a free Photo Editing for the Holidays class on Wednesday, Dec. 6.  The class will be held from 3 to 4 p.m at the library.  Students will learn simple techniques for editing digital photos.  More...

PCC to offer Notary Public class

Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Notary Public course covers information necessary to be able to apply for North Carolina Notary Public commissions. More...

Adopt A Park

Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department offers an Adopt a Park program. Pictured is the 4H Helping Hands club that has adopted Olive Hill Park. More...

EXTENSION NOTES

BEEKEEPING CLASS BEGINS JAN. 18   Have you ever thought about keeping bees, but never knew where to begin? Are you a current beekeeper who wants to build general beekeeping skills? More...

Traffic stop leads to four felony charges against Durham man

A traffic stop on Madison Boulevard resulted in four felony charges against a Durham man.  Roxboro police officer J.G. More...

The Latest Agenda

Meetings  A Person County Democratic Party meeting will be held Monday, Nov. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Person County Senior Center, 87 Semora Rd.   More...

SENIOR CENTER ACTIVITIES

Activities at the Person County Senior Center — (SH) Social Hall; (LG RM) Large Group Room; (CLS RM 1) Class Room 1; (PL) Parking Lot; (GYM SG) Gym Small Group Exercise; (GYM CLS RM) Gym Classroom; (CONF. More...

SENIOR CENTER MENU

Menu at the Person County Senior Center; lunch is at 11:30 a.m.   Monday, Nov. 20  Grilled Chicken, Glazed Carrots, Crowder Peas, Cornbread, Chocolate Pudding, Apple Juice tuesday, Nov. More...

‘Explore, Excite, Engage — with Technology’ at the library

Kids and teens can sign up to participant in Person County Public Library’s Saturday technology program series beginning Dec. More...

HYCO LAKE PARK LIVE NATIVITY

Person-Caswell Lake Authority will host a live Nativity scene at the William H. Barker Community Building at the Hyco Lake Park and Campground, 205 Kelly Brewer Rd., Leasburg, on Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

MASONS RECEIVE RECOGNITION

Charles Daniels and Rubin Gillis Jr. received their 50-year Mason Service pins and certificates and Chelves Ashby received his 25-year pin and certificate at the annual Past Masters and Widows night at Person Masonic Lodge held on Nov. 1. More...

Arson reported in Timberlake

There was a report of arson on Thursday, Nov. 9, on Winchester Road in Timberlake when a suspect poured gasoline into a residence and set it on fire.  Damage to the single wide mobile home was estimated at $20,000.  More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

Meetings  The Roxboro Sertoma Club will meet Thursday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. at The Homestead Steakhouse.  NARCOT ICS ANONYMOU S meets Sundays at 7 p.m.; Mondays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Wednesdays at noon at Reformation Christian Center. More...

C-T on vacation

The Greater Cleggs Chapel Baptist Church celebrated its 3rd annual Women’s Retreat in Strawbridge, Virginia. On their way back to Roxboro they enjoyed a lunch cruise on The Spirit of Norfolk in Virginia with The Courier-Times. More...

Parking lot is problematic

Roxboro Community School’s new parking lot is “the sword in the stone,” according to vice chair Walt Rogers during a board meeting at the school Monday night.  Rogers and Managing Executive Director Dave Ebert told board member More...

National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course offered through PCC

Piedmont Community College (PCC) is offering the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving course. Qualified drivers may earn the opportunity to receive a reduction on a traffic infraction by completing this course. More...

North Carolina Guardian ad Litem Programs team up to help Food Banks

District 9A Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program will launch its second annual food drive in Person County to collect plastic jars of peanut butter and jelly.  This is a GAL statewide event to provide peanut butter and jelly to food banks across the More...

Senior Center planning ‘Veterans Christmas Tree’ event on Dec. 4

The Friends of the Person County Senior Center group is heading up a special seasonal project at the Senior Center with a “Veteran’s Christmas Tree Ceremony” to be held on Monday, Dec. 4.  The event will take place at 6 p.m. More...

EXTENSION NOTES

TURKEY FOOD SAFETY  Dr. Ben Chapman  NCSU Food Safety Specialist   Holiday meals have been linked to outbreaks of many pathogens. More...

Roxboro man faces felony charges for theft of tools

A Roxboro man is facing two felony charges for breaking into a storage trailer and stealing tools at a residence on Allensville Road.  Chad Elbert Price, 46, who lives at 1561 Polk Huff Road, Roxboro, was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged w More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

Meetings  The Bethel Hill Charter School Board of Directors will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. at Bethel Hill Charter School. More...

Military Notes

Royster receives promotion   Specialist (P) Tara Royster was recently promoted to Sergeant. Sergeant Royster completed Basic Training in 2011 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. More...

Toy run set for Sunday afternoon

A large group of motorcyclists will be riding through Person County on Sunday, Nov. More...

EXTENSION NOTES

THANK A FARMER  In 2007 when the housing crisis and stock market was failing, agriculture was going strong. Some economists said agriculture saved the economy. It is one of the few exports we still have in the USA.  More...

BB Offers Tips on How to Opt Out of Preapproved Credit Offers

RALEIGH — Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina (BBB) has recently received multiple calls from consumers who want to know how they can stop receiving preapproved credit and insurance offers in the mail.  More...

SENIOR CENTER ACTIVITIES

Activities at the Person County Senior Center — (SH) Social Hall; (LG RM) Large Group Room; (CLS RM 1) Class Room 1; (PL) Parking Lot; (GYM SG) Gym Small Group Exercise; (GYM CLS RM) Gym Classroom; (CONF. More...

SENIOR CENTER MENU

Menu at the Person County Senior Center; lunch is at 11:30 a.m.   Monday, Nov. 13  Baked Chicken, Broccoli in Cheese Sauce, Corn, Roll, Cranberry Juice tuesday, Nov. 14  More...

C-T on vacation

Tim and Tammy O’Briant traveled to Bogue Shore Club beach front in Pine Knoll Shores enjoying their copy of The Courier-Times with a few of their children right before Hurricane Jose brought rain on Sunday. More...

PCC partnering with SpunTech Industries

The next time you drive down U.S. More...

Rotary hosts Business After Hours

The Rotary Club of Roxboro will host a Business After Hours event in conjunction with the Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce.  The event will be held at The Gathering Place at 114 S. Main St., Roxboro from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. More...

Santa’s Helpers set date for families to submit applications

Santa’s Helpers has set the date for families to apply to receive gifts so their youngest members will have a joyous Christmas.  In years past, the community service organization has been able to provide a bag of toys to light up the eyes More...

Canterbury House hosts ‘Family and Friends Day’

The Canterbury House held its annual Family and Friends Day on Saturday, Oct. 7.  Activities began with an opening prayer from the Rev. More...

Troxler encourages horse owners to vaccinate against EEE

RALEIGH – The N.C. More...

Library to host free ‘Simple Divorce’ legal clinc

On Thursday, Nov. 16 from 2:30 to 4 p.m., the Person County Public library will host a free Simple Divorce legal clinic.  More...

Open House events scheduled at PCC

Join Piedmont Community College (PCC) for one of two Open House events and take a student-led tour of either campus.  There are two Open House events. The first will be held on Monday, Nov. 13 on the Person County campus in S-100. More...

Kiwanis Club hosts beverage association representative

At the Sept. 11, meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club held at La Piazza restaurant in Uptown Roxboro, Amy McConkey, the current vice-president of the of the North Carolina Beverage Association (NCBA), addressed the club. More...

New church coming to Uptown Roxboro

The church located at 1701 North Main Street in Uptown Roxboro is now Life Outreach Worship Center.  On Saturday, Nov. More...

Two face drug charges after stops at license checkpoints

Two people are facing drug charges after arrests earlier this week at drivers license checkpoints.  They are Tanya Elizabeth Davis, 19, of Mebane, and Chris Anthony Shinholster of 210 Kerr Drive, Roxboro.  Davis was arrested just after midn More...

Senior Center planning special tribute to veterans on Thursday

The Person County Senior Center is planning a special Veterans Day event “Salute to the Armed Forces” on Thursday, Nov. More...

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS

Holiday Closings for Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11  Person County Senior Center — Closed Friday, Nov. 10  State Employees’ Credit Union - Closed Friday, Nov. 10  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...

Fort Hood shooting victim to speak Sunday

Veterans expect to face danger when they are assigned to duty in a war zone.  Enduring gunfire and attacks on home soil is a different matter.  But that’s exactly what happened to Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford on Nov. More...