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A sad day in Roxboro

Our community woke up to some sad news Friday morning when we learned of the passing of Angela Jeffress. The 56-year-old mother was fatally shot multiple times after simply falling asleep in the …

Unaffiliated voters will decide this primary

If you spend any time driving the roads of Person County, you know that it’s election time. Frankly, it’s impossible to get away from it. The signs are everywhere — and …
Columns

Let’s try grownups this time

With only a few days left to cast ballots in the 2022 primaries, most North Carolinians are worried and frustrated. Many are furious. Some 62% of voters responding to a recent High Point University …

Keep it short

The next few weeks I bet you will be attending a graduation ceremony--yours or a friend’s or a family member’s. In an earlier column I shared my thoughts about the speeches given at those …

Freedom is a tool for progress

I’m a conservative without a conversion story. Plenty of others have such a tale — they read a certain book, had a certain teacher, or somehow became disenchanted with their previous, …

Books that Bookwatch might have featured

What books are you featuring on PBS-NC’s North Carolina Bookwatch this season? When I get this question from fans of that television program, I have to explain that the program was recently …

Inflation hands activists a reality check

Climate change is real.  Emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities such as power generation and transportation are a causal factor. Because the net effects of climate change are …
Letters to the Editor

Grand Old Party

To the editor: I’m embarrassed by the way the Person County GOP is behaving. Hailing from the western part of the state, at 21, I registered as a Republican and have remained a registered …

Many thanks

To the editor: I would like to thank GKN, Roxboro Police Department, Person County Sheriff’s Department, Brandon Vernon, SECU, Sportsman Club, Hester Whitted and Day Funeral Home, and …

Age My Way

To the editor: Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities — as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every …

A goodbye to Person County

To the Roxboro and Greater Person County Family: After six years, it is with true sadness to announce that I am stepping down from my role as Chief Executive Officer at Person Memorial Hospital. I …

Letter to the Editor:

Letter to the Editor: In answer to the question posed by Mr. Galloway’s letter to the C-T editor on April 7, the actions and events of Jan. 6, 2021, are generally interpreted from one of two …
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