Bullets fired into occupied dwelling in Timberlake

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C-T ON VACATION

Laura Bowen and her children, River and Reese, took along their hometown paper on a recent trip to Morehead 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...

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PCC to offer drone program

Piedmont Community College is unveiling an online Federal Aviation Administration drone certification program next month, which will lead to a national credential.  More...

City sets groundbreaking for major upgrade to wastewater treatment plant

The City of Roxboro has set the official groundbreaking for a major project to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant.  The event is scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the plant, which is located at 902 Cavel-Chub Lake Road.  More...

Work skills program offers inmates useful training after prison

Piedmont Community College’s Continuing Education Department recently held two graduation ceremonies for its prison programs, with various national credentials earned in several professional fields.  More...

Money raised for charity not turned over

Person County Sheriff ’s deputies are investigating a report Aug. 7 that money raised for a charity was not turned over to the recipient.  More...

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C-T ON VACATION

Barbara and H.L. Newton of Roxboro recently enjoyed a special dinner and theater performance at the Deadwood Restaurant in the Bear Grass area in Martin County and brought along their hometown paper. More...

County officials figuring out fire tax levies

“This was a nightmare of a task.”  That is how Person County Tax Administrator Russell Jones described the process of implementing the one-penny fire tax for all county residents outside the city limits to increase funding for volunt More...

Schools join EDC

Person County commissioners voted Monday night to add a representative from Person County Schools to the Economic Development Commission.  County commissioners vice chairman Gordon Powell said the EDC board has evolved.  More...

Person Family Medical and Dental Center honored

In honor of National Health Center Week, NC Get Covered is recognizing Person Family Medical and Dental Center for its commitment to serving the area’s medically underserved.  This weeklong celebration, taking place Aug. More...

Practice offered for Special Olympics athletes

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department and Special Olympics Person County will begin holding practice for Special Olympic athletes in August.  Bocce practice will begin 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 13 and continue through Nov. More...

Rec Department holding Tae Kwon Do classes

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department is inviting anyone interested to participate in Tae Kwon Do classes being held in the Huck Sansbury gym on Tuesday afternoon beginning at 4:15 p.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. More...

Museum elects new officers

The board of directors of the Person County Museum of History recently installed new officers at their meeting on July 12th. Pictured are Michael E. More...

Friday morning shooting sends woman to the hospital

Roxboro police are investigating a shooting Friday morning on Cleveland Land in the Weatherly Heights apartment complex. The female victim, in her 40s, had one nonlife threatening wound to the back of the shoulder. More...

Yarborough updates Kiwanians on legislative affairs

N.C. State Representative Larry Yarborough addressed the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at its July 30 meeting at La Piazza restaurant in Uptown Roxboro.  More...

Rollins completes career development program

Piedmont Community College Coordinator for College High School Programs Leia Gaskin-Sadiku Rollins has completed the facilitating career development training program through the National Career Development Association.  More...

Georgia man arrested in Person County

Rickey Vang, 24, of Buford, Georgia, was arrested Aug. More...

Library to offer classes, activities and programs

The Person County Public Library is offering several classes, activities and workshops in August and September. During both months, Person County Public Library invites the community to read and discuss one particular book. 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...

C-T ON VACATION

Paulette Wilborn of Semora took The Courier-Times along on a recent trip to the D-Day beaches in Normandy and the famous Tapisserie de Bayeux in France. She is pictured at the American Cemetary at Omaha Beach . More...

PCC sets extended hours for registration

Piedmont Community College has scheduled extended registration hours for two days in August.  In addition to PCC’s regular hours, the staff will be available to assist registering students until 6:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. More...

Depot Street parking lot repairs complete

Concrete replacement repairs have been completed for the Depot Street parking lot.  Assistant City Manager Tommy Warren reported to the city council earlier this month that concrete replacement has been completed for the funds that were allocate More...

Thief uses baseball bat to break windows

Person County Sheriff ’s deputies are investigating a report of felony breaking and entering and larceny after a thief apparently used a baseball bat to smash the windows of eight vehicles at a residence at 110 Turkey Feather Drive east of Roxb More...

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C-T WITH LADY LIBERTY

Butch, Tracey, James and Alison O’Briant took along their hometown newspaper on a recent visit to New York 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...

The value of secret fertilizer

Randal Currin stopped by The Courier-Times recently to share his success with beefmaster tomatoes using raised beds and a fertilizer concoction he preferred to keep secret. More...

PCC releases summer honor roll

Piedmont Community College has released the names of students who were placed on various honor rolls for the Summer 2018 semester.  Named to the President’s List were students who completed a minimum course load of 12 credit hours and main More...

Housing inventory increases across Person County

Residential real estate inventory remains limited in the county and it is still a seller’s market, although there are more houses for sale now than there were six months ago.  That is the take of Gay Poindexter, a real estate agent with Re More...

Roadside spraying concerns organic farmer

The battle between Mother Nature and people has taken another turn.  Russell Clayton is part owner of Wild Scallions Farm on Moores Mill Road in Person County. More...

Night Out is Tuesday

Local law enforcement is teaming up with Person County residents for National Night Out – an event promoting unity in the community. It will be held from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

EXTENSION NOTES

MASTER GARDENER TRAINING   A master gardener training course will begin on August 16, 2018. Classes will meet every Thursday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and will go through November. More...

Police search for suspect in attempted murder

Roxboro police are searching for a suspect in an attempted murder. Terrell Devon Wiley, 29, of 423 Monroe St., Roxboro, is wanted for shooting Daquan Harris, 23, in the neck on Owens Street just before midnight on July 28. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

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...

C-T ON VACATION

(right) Jamie Mundy and Pete von Jess brought along a copy of The Courier-Times on a recent trip to the Nushagak River Adventure Lodge in Alaska. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

Loophole allows tower work to go on

An osprey nest on the Woodland communications tower has held up the hanging of wireless broadband equipment this summer but it turns out a relevant federal law was changed in recent years to allow the installation.  An osprey originally built a More...

Law enforcement to step up speeding enforcement

Law enforcement agencies in Person County will begin “Operation Slow Down” in the City of Roxboro this month.  The Roxboro Police Department is leading the initiative, which also includes the participation of the North Carolina Highw More...

Share the Road event set

Ford Brothers Auto Repair is inviting the community to “Ask a Mechanic a Question” on Aug. More...

Local pastor publishes book on climate change

A Roxboro man has authored a new book that looks at climate change from the standpoint of biblical scripture.  Marshall Clayton worked for 48 years as an electrician for Tommy Lawrence Electrical Contractors. More...

Woman assaulted after running out of gas

Person County Sheriff ’s deputies are investigating a report from a woman who was assaulted after her car ran out of gas and she accepted a ride from strangers to take her home.  More...

C-T ON VACATION

Tammy Pettiford, Angela King, Shavon Royster and their family took along their hometown newspaper on a recent trip to Sea World in Orlando, Florida.. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

MEETINGS  The SEMORA RURITAN CLUB is having a breakfast 7-10 a.m., Saturday, July 28. The proceeds from this benefit will go to the Howerton family. More...

Old Durham Road work comes in under budget

Roxboro’s city council received some good news at its meeting earlier this month. More...

Auditions open for Willy Wonka

Auditions for the Roxboro Little Theater Youth production “Willy Wonka” will be held at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex on Aug. 6-7 from 7-9 p.m. All levels of experience for ages six and up are welcome to try out for the cast.  More...

Emergency responders recognized for saving a life

On a rainy night in April, dispatchers at the Person County 911 Communications Center received a call about a Woodsdale resident who was having difficulty breathing.  More...

Do You Know?

Connie Slaughter correctly recognized the people in this picture from 1956 as members of a local band. They are: E.J. Harris, Milo Bowes, Margaret Solomon, Mary Frances Slaughter and Carlton Carver.   More...

Honoring academic excellence

New Ephesus Baptist Church recognized several students during Revival and Youth Day Services for their academic excellence. Pictured at right, is Sydnee Dennis. More...

Roxboro area woman reports financial scam

A Roxboro area woman reported July 19 that she was the victim of identity theft and obtaining property by false pretenses.  More...

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MEETINGS  The PERSON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY Combined Meeting (Person County Democratic Party, Democratic Women, Young Dems) will be held 6:30 p.m., Monday, July 23, at the Person County Senior Center, 87 Semora Road, Roxboro.   More...