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Shooting victim dies, more details emerge from Thursday courthouse shooting

The shooting victim has died and more details on Thursday's shooting inside the Person County Courthouse have been disclosed by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. In a Friday …

C-T City Council candidates’ forum to be held Thursday night

As municipal elections approach, The Courier-Times’ forum for the candidates vying for the five Roxboro City Council seats will be held this Thursday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. The event will be …

Courthouse closed following shooting

A shooting during a trial at the Person County Courthouse has left one person in critical condition, according to a joint release this afternoon from the Person County Sheriff's Office and Roxboro …

Crime Reports — Aug. 22-30

The following reports were released this week. Roxboro Police Department Sunday, Aug. 22 7:23 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of larceny from a vehicle on North Madison …

Bethel Hill Charter bus involved in accident

There were more than a few anxious moments for local families in Person County late Tuesday afternoon. A bus carrying Bethel Hill Charter School students home for the day was involved in a wreck …
Sports
Daveon Marner is swarmed by Halifax County (Va.) defenders in last Friday's game. He and his Rocket teammates are looking for win number one tomorrow.
Person looking to right ship against Granville Central
The Person High School football team will be making the quick trip to Stem to challenge a squad in a similar situation — in …
Jerry Oakley sprints toward the end zone on the Rockets' lone touchdown of the night. Halifax County (Va.) beat Person High School by a 42-8 margin.
Comets run past Person in border clash
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – Person High School had momentum and the football with 40 seconds to go in the first half Friday …
The play of the Person High School volleyball team's back row kept it in sets one and two against a powerful, Cedar Ridge squad.
Red Wolves edge Person in early-season showdown
HILLSBOROUGH – The Person High School volleyball team faced 5-point deficits in the first and second sets Tuesday Night at Cedar …
Lillie Davis kept Person's attack rolling by finding her outside hitters.
Rockets rally over Bulldogs in third set for sweep
The Person High School varsity volleyball team kept its perfect record intact. But it came with adversity. The Rockets staved …
Bulldogs move to .500 with sweep of Raptors
The Roxboro Community School volleyball team got back in the win column in convincing fashion Tuesday by blasting Research Triangle …
Opinion
September 11: What do we say now?
What should we say to each other about Sept. 11, 2001, now that 20 years have gone by since the awful day and our troops are leaving …
Professional standards
The May C-T column, laid out several police reforms our agency initiated the past several years without legislative mandates, because …
Not a fair and unbiased hearing
To the editor: I really have some fond memories of Roxboro when I was a child. My grandparents lived there, and I had some great …
Devastating effects of WEP
Dear Editor, I am a retired federal employee in Person County writing to raise awareness of the devastating effects of the Windfall …
Good call by the PCS school board
At the time of this writing, early Wednesday morning, most students in Person County are about to begin their third day of …