Raleigh man charged with kidnapping

Raleigh man charged with kidnapping  Person County Sheriff ’s deputies served an arrest warrant from the Grand Jury on Wednesday charging him with kidnapping. More...

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MEETINGS  THE PERSON COUNTY UNIT - NAACP will have a membership meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 at City Hall. Agenda: “Meet the Candidates Forum” for the November general election.   More...

Winstead honored

Roxboro native Beverly Winstead is now the recipient of her second award in 2018. She was recognized by Bowie State University with its prestigious Philanthropic Award. Winstead received the award Oct. More...

Spiders love early October weather

Monday morning’s fog and dew helped to highlight the intricacy of this web located at 1198 Denny’s Store Road in Allensville. Not only does it show the beauty of each thread, but the water provides the spider with essential drinking. More...

Man charged in assault

A Roxboro man was arrested Saturday night and charged with assault on a female after a witness saw him beating a woman in the middle of Tingen Mine Road.  Kalab Lee Pleasant, 19, of 460 Tingen Mine Road, was also charged with interfering with em More...

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MEETINGS  CHI CHAPTER OF ALPHA DELTA KAPPA will meet Tuesday, at 6 p.m., Oct. 9 at La Piazza on Abbitt Street. Refreshments for the Mayor’s Tea will be discussed.   More...

C-T ON VACATION

Roxboro natives and siblings Kate Winstead Hodge and Barden Winstead Jr. (middle two) took their hometown newspaper along on a recent trip to Europe. More...

Cruise-in supports firefighters

Roxboro’s Memory Lane Cruisers Car Club will host its last cruise-in of the season on Saturday as the club members work to support local firefighters .  More...

PERSON COUNTY EXTENSION NOTES

LUNCH ’N LEARN   Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy and about 40 percent of our food should come from carbohydrates. So why is everyone on a low carbohydrate diet?  More...

Timberlake man charged

Person County Sheriff ’s deputies arrested a Timberlake man Wednesday afternoon after they had been called to the home he shared with his girlfriend.  She told deputies they had argued and that he grabbed her by the hair through the house More...

C-T ON VACATION

(left-to-right) Linda Suitt, Teresa Walker, Gladys Taylor, Christine Speed and Nannie Roberts brought along their hometown newspaper on a recent vacation. More...

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Sleepy Hollow draws enthusiastic crowd

On Oct. 2, actors Rebecca Krumenacker and Stephen Gebhardt with Bright Star Children’s Theatre group presented a stellar show of Washington Irving’s classic tale The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. More...

Race Unity Week fills its calendar

Three years after its inception, BASICs (Brothers and Sisters in Conversation) continues to grow and will hold its annual Race Unity Week this week.  More...

Kirby Cultural Arts Complex will host free movie

The Kirby Cultural Arts Complex will host a free movie showing to the public as a part of the 2018-19 Person County Tourism Development Authority Movie Series that are held once a month on Fridays.  “Hotel Transylvania” is this Frida More...

Roxboro PD takes part in review process

The Roxboro Police Department is currently participating in the Law Enforcement Risk Review Process performed by the N.C. League of Municipalities.  More...

Hughes’ figurative art adorns Kirby

The Kirby Gallery of the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in Roxboro is featuring the art paintings of Laura Hughes this month with “On the Bit. More...

Unique artwork on display at Kirby Gallery

The Upper Gallery of the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in Roxboro is featuring “Colored Pencil Creations” by the 114th District Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America.  More...

Routine patrol leads to drug arrest

Members of the Person County Sheriff ’s narcotics were on patrol in the Mt. Bethel Church Street area Friday afternoon when they saw a man they knew had outstanding warrants out against him.  More...

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MEETINGS  PERSON COUNTY TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY will have their monthy meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at Noon in the Conference Room of their office at 29 Reams Ave. All TDA meetings are open to the public.   More...

Four more arrested in drug roundup

Person County Sheriff ’s deputies arrested for more people on warrants issued by a grand jury as part after a months-long undercover operation. More...

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C-T ON VACATION

Ben Durand and his son, Joshua, brought along The Courier-Times on a visit to Israel. This picture was taken in the Dead Sea.. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

GAL Attorney Advocate receives Longevity Award

Chief Justice Mark Martin recently addressed a group of over 100 Guardian ad Litem staff from across the state at a meeting in Raleigh. The North Carolina Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program is celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2018. More...

Photography club starts up

A new photography club is getting its start in Roxboro.  This club will be for anyone with an interest and passion for photography. More...

Sleepy Hollow returns

Bright Star Children’s Theatre will return to the Person County Public Library to perform Washington Irving’s classic tale The Legend of Sleepy Hollow on Tuesday, October 2 at 4 p.m.  More...

Program remembers Person County ambassador

When American President Andrew Jackson wanted to open relations with South America, he turned to a Person County native to lead the effort.  More...

PERSON COUNTY COURT

TUESDAY AUGUST 14   Judge M. E. Galloway presided over the Tuesday, August 14, 2018, session of Person County District Court during which, A. M. Black & N. Holloman assistant district attorneys prosecuted for the state.  Ryan C. More...

Drug roundup arrests continue

Person County Sheriff ’s deputies arrested two more people in connection with a host of drug sales warrants taken out earlier this month.  More...

C-T ON VACATION

Allie Morris took along her hometown newspaper on recent trip to Trinidad. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

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Relay for Life set to take off at Rocket Stadium Friday

Relay for Life organizers – like the cancer patients they serve – are a resilient bunch.  After Hurricane Florence forced them to scrap their plans for the annual event on Sept. More...

Correction

A story in Wednesday’s edition of The Courier Times about the Distinguished Young Women participants contained some inaccuracies. The last name of Camryn Tuck’s step-father was wrong. His name is Brian McIntyre. More...

Class offers parenting advice for grandparents

More often than ever grandparents are finding themselves thrust into the role of parent, as they take on the responsibility of raising their children’s children.  The Person County Senior Center, in conjunction with the Kerr-Tar Area Agenc More...

Photo

Chi sisters, Sergeant-at-Arms Barbara Burton, Corresponding Secretary Judy Bradsher, and Co- President Faye Daniel, share stories and selfies during the dinner part of their meeting at La Piazza on Sept. 11. More...

PC Recreation, Arts & Parks Department plans a Trail Ride

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Depart. will host a horseback ride Saturday, Oct. 6 at Reba Farm Saddle Soar Stable located in Bedford, Va. in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  More...

Roxboro native leads North Carolina’s chiropractic trade association

Executive Director and CEO of the North Carolina Chiropractic Association Heather Wrenn applies the same values in her job that were instilled in her growing up in Roxboro.  “Rural communities are based on the strength of family and collab More...

Inmate suspected of welfare fraud

A jailhouse phone call from an inmate to her mother could bring criminal charges.  More...

C-T ON VACATION

Esther Spencer, Bryson Poindexter, Kourtnee Young- Newman and Rosalyn Spencer (not pictured) took their hometown paper on vacation to the Outer Banks. More...

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

Woman charged with child abuse

Details are sketchy, but Roxboro police arrested a woman on charges of misdemeanor child abuse on Friday.  Kaitlyn Anne Shepherd, 24, of 1115 Cedar Grove Church Road, Roxboro, was charged in the incident, but police have not yet released the inv More...

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MEETINGS  THE ROXBORO SERTOMA CLUB will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 at The Homestead Steakhouse.  NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets at 7 p.m. Sundays; at 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and at noon on Wednesdays at Reformation Christian Center. More...

C-T ON VACATION

Robert Parker and his family brought along their hometown newspaper on a recent visit to Myrtle Beach, S.C. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

County OKs cars for new SROs

Person County commissioners bristled a bit Monday, but they ultimately approved a $63,000 expenditure to provide vehicles for two new school resource officers.  More...

Local bank chats up congressman

Officials with Roxboro Savings Bank got some unique face time with U.S. Rep. Mark Walker recently.  Walker met with board members and executives of the bank during a lunch Aug. More...

Seminars help second-time parents

More often than ever grandparents are finding themselves thrust into the role of parent, as they take on the responsibility of raising their children’s children.  The Person County Senior Center, in conjunction with the Kerr-Tar Area Agenc More...

Cla rifica tion

A police report in the Sept. 15 edition of The Courier Times identified Brandon Dunn as being charged with assault on a female. The person charged is Brandon Clayton Dunn, not Brandon Ray Dunn.   More...

Lingering Florence leaves county waterlogged

Rain water runs off the side of Somerset Church Road in Roxboro shortly after heavy rains fell in the area Monday. KELLY SNOW | COURIER-TIMES More...

Stay food safe

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Hopefully everyone fared as well as they could through Hurricane Florence. More care is needed with your food during the summer and the holidays, but that’s especially true during natural disasters where resources may be limited. More...

PCC offering truck driver training class

In partnership with TransTech, Inc., Piedmont Community College will offer Truck Driver Training - CDL Class A on Sept. 26 – Oct. 23. More...