Christmas Grinch makes off with delivery

The Person County Sheriff ’s Department responded to a call about a stolen package on Hunters Circle in Rougemont Wednesday night.  Someone stole the package containing a set of rose gold earrings worth $100 from the resident’s mailb More...

C-T on vacation

The Anderson family traveled to Europe in August to visit Berlin and the home of their German exchange student, Greta Klotzki. More...

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Meetings  The Person County NAACP meeting for December scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 18 has been cancelled   More...

Lifelong friendship draws to a close with passing

There are few men who can say there were for the birth and passing of their best friend.  More...

PCC class graduates first students

Piedmont Community College’s HVAC training began in 2018 with two individual courses: Heating and Air Conditioning.  Students are able to take one or both classes to learn the trade and prepare for the certification exam offered to student More...

RCS receives an ExxonMobil grant

Roxboro Community School recently received a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program. More...

HOLIDAY GARBAGE SCHEDULE

THE CITY OF ROXXBORO Sanitation Department will be off Dec. 24-25 for the Christmas holiday. Employees will Dec. 26 and pickup from routes normally collected on Mondays and Tuesdays. Collection for 26-27 will be picked up Dec. 27. More...

Christmas gifts

Bayada owner Mark Bayada plans to take his company to non-profit status in January and as part of the change in corporate structure he offered Christmas gifts to all the company’s 26,000 employees, including the 22 who work in Roxboro. More...

Class of 1958

Bethel Hill High School Class of 1958 celebrated its 60th year reunion at Homestead Steak House Saturday, Sept. 22. Sixteen members of the class attended. There were 41 members in this class. More...

Public meetings set to take comment on coal ash closures

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality will hold a series of public information sessions near six coal ash facilities across North Carolina where communities can learn about options for closing coal ash impoundments.  More...

Former student becomes PCC’s Academic Success Center Coordinator

Ryan Holloway joined the Piedmont Community College team earlier this year. More...

County honors work longevity

Big changes were made for the annual Person County Government Services Awards luncheon last month. However what did not change was the opportunity to honor the county’s workforce.  More...

C-T on vacation

Roger McCarter, right, his wife Brenda, their daughter Brianna and L.T. Barber traveled to Dollywood recently and they brought along their copy of The Courier-Times. If you travel, take your copy of the C-T and have your photo taken with it. More...

Restaurant manager charged

Saturday night Roxboro police officers responded to a report that a Dominos manager, Jimmy Thaxton, 37, 1068 Lawson Farm Road, Roxboro, was smoking marijuana behind the store. More...

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Meetings  The PERSON AREA TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM ADVISORY BOARD (TBA) meetings for the 2019 calendar year will be held the following months: March 6; June 5; Sept. 4; and Dec. 4. More...

Schools have built in a cushion for weather

To no one’s surprise, Person County Schools have been closed all week due to inclement weather conditions. More...

EXTENSION NOTES

2019 REGIONAL TOBACCO PRODUCTION MEETING & GAP RECERTIFICATION TRAINING   More...

Local gym sponsors 5K run to support local charities

Local gym Bullpen Fitness sponsored its first 5K race donating all proceeds to the Firefighters Burned Children Fund of Person County and Friends of Person County Animal Services.  The 5K was a public event held last month that began at Huck San More...

Person County educator joins ECU education Hall of Fame

A Person County local has been chosen to represent the twentieth-annual anniversary celebration inductee ceremony of the East Carolina University College of Education’s Educators Hall of Fame.  Delores Ali was one of 35 inductees that rais More...

Correction

A story in the Dec. 5 edition of The Courier-Times incorrectly reported that two Little Caesars employees were charged in a robbery at the pizza place.  Only one employee who was charged. More...

Christmas play will leave you laughing and thinking

Christmas Belles, this season’s holiday production at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex, will hit the stage Dec. 14-15 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 16 at 3 p.m.  More...

Thousands of dollars stolen

Monday a burglar stole $32,000 in cash and an old iPhone near Chloe Marie Lane in Hurdle Mills according to reports from the Person County Sheriff ’s Department.  Monday morning the victim put the bag containing the cash and phone under hi More...

C-T on vacation

Amy Bayliff of Roxboro took her hometown newspaper on her Rim to Rim backpacking trip of the Grand Canyon in October. It literally went Rim to Rim- what you take in with you must come out. More...

Nunsense auditions set

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department, Person County Arts Council and Piedmont Community College would like to announce the dates for the auditions for the Roxboro Little Theater’s production of Nunsense. More...

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MEETINGS  The BETHEL HILL CHARTER SCHOOL board of directors will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11 at Bethel Hill Charter School.  NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets at 7 p.m. Sundays; at 8 p.m. More...

Sheriff again!

Person County Sheriff Dewey Jones, right, shakes hands with Superior Court Judge Osmond Smith after Smith swore Jones in for a fourth term in office. More...

Holiday challenge — maintain weight

Getting through the holidays can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be that way. You really can have your cake and eat it. We recommend you focus on the goal of maintaining your weight, instead of struggling to lose weight. More...

Guardian ad Litem collecting PB&J

The District 9A Guardian ad Litem program has launched its third annual food drive in Person County to collect plastic jars of peanut butter and jelly through January 2019.  This is a GAL statewide event to provide peanut butter and jelly to foo More...

Shots fired into occupied home

A Person County Sheriff ’s deputy responded to a call of shots fired into a house about 10 p.m. More...

C-T on vacation

Tim and Rachel Warren took their copy of The Courier-Times with them when they visited three islands as part of a recent Carribean cruise including a stop in Freeport in the Bahamas. More...

Trip takes in Creation Museum

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department is sponsoring a trip to the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum in Kentucky. The group will depart the Huck Sansbury parking lot at 8 a.m., April 29, 2019 and return May 4..  More...

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Meetings  The Bethel Hill Charter School board of directors will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11 at Bethel Hill Charter School.  NAR COTI CS ANONYMOUS meets at 7 p.m. Sundays; at 8 p.m. More...

Speaker highlights value of Key Club

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Cotillion students complete program

Several students recently completed the fall Pre- Cotillion program and received certificates. More...

Traffic stop leads to arrest

A Person County’s Sheriff deputy stopped John Edwards Walker Jr., 32, 165 Christy’s Way, at the intersection of Molley Mooney Road and Christy’s Way for driving with fictitious tags Tuesday morning. More...

C-T on vacation

Tammy O’Briant and took her copy of The Courier-Times with her on the Carnival Ecstasy cruise to Nassau and the Bahamas, where she also enjoyed snorkeling with turtles and other marine life. More...

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Retired patrolman honored

Lacy Morris, second from left,recently retired from the North Carolina Highway Patrol. He was honored for his service by his friends, family, and the congregation of Florence Avenue Baptist Church. More...

Churches pack 70,000 meals

Volunteers from nearly 20 Person County churches gathered at Theresa Baptist Church last month to pack more than 70,000 meals for people in Haiti.  Working with Raleighbased non-profit Rise Against Hunger, volunteers bagged the dehydrated ingred More...

Fight leads to charges against both parties

Person County Sheriff ’s deputies responded to a complaint of assault on a female Thursday afternoon in Timberlake. More...

C-T on vacation

Marshall and Leigh Humphries and their son Thomas toured Wyoming and South Dakota this summer with their copy of The Courier-Times. They spent five days sightseeing at Crazy Horse, Mount Rushmore, The Medicine Wheel and Little Big Horn. More...

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Meetings  The Bethel Hill Charter School board of directors will hold its monthly meetingat 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11 at Bethel Hill Charter School.  NAR COTI CS ANONYMOUS meets at 7 p.m. Sundays; at 8 p.m. More...

Library show celebrates the season

The Person County Public Library is inviting the public to its annual holiday show with Rags to Riches, Theatre for Young Audiences, performing the children’s classic The Gingerbread Boy at 4 p.m. Dec. 6.  More...

Sen. Woodard speaks at Kiwanis meeting

At the Oct. 29 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at La Piazza restaurant in uptown Roxboro, state Sen. Mike Woodard spoke to the club about activity in the Legislature. More...

Second suspect charged in armed robbery at convenience store

Roxboro police on Monday evening arrested a teenager in connection with an armed robbery that took place at the Cash Store on Chub Lake Street.  Derrick Marrell King, 16, 1202 Dover St. More...

C-T on vacation

Several Roxboro residents recently attended a bluegrass festival at the beautiful “Bluegrass Island” in Old Manteo. They represented Roxboro well and, of course, they brought along their copy of The Courier-Times. More...

Canterbury House welcomes friends

The Canterbury House held its annual Family and Friends Day Nov. 3.  Mistress of Ceremonies Brender Williams and former resident council president Linda Crow welcomed about 150 guests to the event.  More...

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Mee tings Person county board of health meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26 in the Health Department classroom. Public comments welcomed. For agenda go to http:// health.personcounty.net or call 336-597-2204. More...

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Traffic stop leads to minor drug charge

A simple traffic stop led a Person County Sheriff ’s deputy to find marijuana in the trunk of a car.  The deputy pulled the car over at the intersection of Hurdle Mills Road and Charlie Monk Road Friday afternoon after running the car&rsqu More...