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PCS adds COVID information to website

Person County Schools Superintendent Rodney Peterson introduced a new way for the community to keep track of current COVID-19 cases inside the district during Monday’s Board of Education …

RCS shows off success stories

An idea that began as a way to raise money has morphed into a product of pride for Roxboro Community School.RCS alumni have created their own Bulldog Success Stories as a way to highlight just how …

RECORD SETTING TOY RUN

The sound of revved up engines permeated through the streets and backroads of Person County Saturday afternoon in an annual tradition that brings smiles to faces of many of our local children. The …

Board of Elections finalizing ballot tally

The Person County Board of Election is on its way to finalizing the General Election vote tally. The Board of Elections met Monday night to process late-arriving mail-in ballots and provisional …

Roxboro man found dead

A Roxboro man was found dead in his home late Saturday night and the circumstances remain a mystery. Macrino Olvera, 37, of 6333 Boston Road, was found dead in his home when a housemate returned …
Sports
On Wednesday afternoon in the Roxboro Community School gymnasium, senior third baseman Zoe Russell signed with UNC-Charlotte to continue her softball career. Pictured here with Russell are mother Deana, right, and younger brother Ian.
Russell signs with 49ers to continue softball career
Zoe Russell knew she wanted to play college softball from a young age. Russell, the star senior third baseman for the Roxboro …
Bulldogs senior Ashton Evans positions herself for a kill in Wednesday's senior night matchup against Henderson Collegiate. RCS won in straight sets – 25-4, 25-8, 25-13.
Bulldogs win big on Senior Night
Take advantage of every opportunity you can get. That is exactly what the Roxboro Community School volleyball team did in its …
Roxboro native takes Martinsville Speedway for Halloweekend
Roxboro is about to get a little bigger this weekend. At 3:30 p.m. on Halloween, Roxboro native Carl Long will be behind the wheel …
Roxboro Community School senior Kole Walker started playing lacrosse in sixth grade at RCS. Walker took on cross country in his freshman year of high school.
Baseball leads Walker to lacrosse and cross country
Roxboro Community School senior Kole Walker has a unique path to high school athletics.Walker grew up playing baseball – he kept …
RCS temporarily halting athletic activities
Due to an increase in COVID-19 activity in the community, Roxboro Community School is shutting down athletic workouts until Monday, …
Opinion
BLIZZARD: Gone the way of Santa Claus
Practically every family has that story or two that gets repeated at reunions or over holidays that never fails to get a laugh.One of …
Time to regroup for local democrats
We’re now a little more than a week removed from the election and there are still several undecided races statewide and …
Lester: Exhausted Americans speak up in ‘record breaking’ numbers
When the first televised presidential debates were held in 1960, the world watched two young candidates, John F. Kennedy and Richard …
Thinking before voting
To the Editor,Without overtly supporting a candidate or a political party, I would like to motivate our readers to think about …
EDITORIAL: No bubble for schools
The convenient thing to do would be to blame the Person County School district.The last couple of weeks have been rough for the …
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