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Events The Healthy Personians, Substance Use Disorder Subcommittee will host the fourth annual Substance Misuse Summit Sept. 18. Events will begin with the Good Morning Coffee Hour from 8-9 a.m at …

Medicaid expansion still on the table

The budget passed the N.C. House in a controversial veto override, but the debate over Medicaid expansion is far from over. House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, promised a vote on Medicaid …

Rotary leader brings tour to Roxboro

Roxboro Rotarians recently hosted a pair of Rotary VIPs District Governor-elect David Hayden and District Gov. Marie Howard were on hand to address members of the club during its weekly …

RHA website earns industry kudos

The Roxboro Housing Authority has a new responsive website – www.RoxboroHA.com – that won the Website of the Year award at the 2019 Carolinas Council for Housing Redevelopment and …
Sports
South Boston Speedway 2019 NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Division champion Peyton Sellers of Danville, Virginia (right) is congratulated by South Boston Speedway General Manager Cathy Rice following Saturday night’s GCR Presents LS Tractor USA NASCAR Late Model Twin 75s at South Boston Speedway.
Sellers captures fifth career South Boston Speedway title
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – Peyton Sellers of Danville, Va. captured his fifth career South Boston Speedway NASCAR Whelen All American …
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Golf tourney raises money for RCS athletes
The inaugural Darrel Long Memorial golf tournament is set to tee off Sept. 27 at Caswell Pines Golf Club in Yanceyville. The event …
Person High School receiver Trey Lunsford (4) makes a leaping catch of a pass from Rockets quarterback Ridge Clayton to score the team’s first touchdown in the second quarter of last Friday’s game against Halifax County High School. The play was good for 20 yards.
Halifax breaks open close contest in second half
There were several positives for Person High School in last Friday’s game against border rival Halifax County High School at South …
Championship qualifier this weekend
Fishermen will flock to nearby Kerr Lake Saturday to take part in the PBC Cashion Fishing Rods End of Year Team Tournament Bass …
Opinion
Show up and support Relay for Life
Few things in this world can truly inspire us. After all, it’s a work-a-day world and we all have our minds focused on one thing or …
Sunday morning came crashing down
On Sunday morning, Becky and I had just settled into our pews at Antioch Baptist Church for Sunday services when my phone started …
Merritt’s photography captured Roxboro life
John Wesley Merritt was born in Roxboro, Aug. 29, 1916 and became interested in photography as a young boy and continued throughout …
The Pharisee, tax collector and racism
Dear Lord, thank goodness I am not a racist like some of our top political leaders. Is this how you open your public prayers? Or do …
Budget vote casts pall over General Assembly
It began with flubs. It ended in fury. And it made North Carolina politics even more rancorous and destructive. I’m referring, of …
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