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The Community Choir of Person County, will perform its annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at Roxboro Baptist Church. Admission is free. The Rougemont Ruritan Club, and the …

How did you do over Thanksgiving?

In all of the nutrition and diabetes classes that we hold during this time of year, I always ask the program participants how they did during the week of Thanksgiving. It can be very difficult to …

Candidates lining up for campaign runs

Some familiar names will be on the ballot in March, 2020 when Person County residents go to the polls to cast votes in the primary elections. Filing opened Monday for statewide offices, including …

Crime Reports

The following reports were released Thursday. Roxboro Police Department Thursday, Nov. 28 12 p.m. - Officers responded to a report of an assault on Lynn Drive. Monday, Dec. 2 10:29 …
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Payne Garrett (right), the Person Rockets' 113 wrestler, faces off agaisnt Eastern Alamance's Caden Parsons in Wednesday night's meet.
Person opens conference with huge win
On Wednesday night in the Person High School Gymnasium, the Rockets hosted the Eastern Alamance Eagles for their first conference …
Rockets fall behind early, lose to Vikings
Person dropped its fourth game of the season Tuesday night in an 84-68 home loss to South Granville. In the first half, the Vikings …
Lady Rockets continue hot start against Lady Vikings
The Person High School women’s basketball team continued its hot start to the season Tuesday night, whipping the South Granville …
Lady Rockets win Courier-Times Classic
Coming into The Courier-Times Classic, Jay Carmichael, head coach of the Person High School women’s basketball team, was looking to …
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County decision provides resource for VFDs
Person County commissioners made a wise investment in the fire service on Monday when they approved the creation of a fire marshal’s …
Looking forward to Christmas and beyond
My optometrist tells me that 20/20 vision is considered the clarity or sharpness of eyesight as a standard for vision. Fitting that …
Health care improves with government out of the way
While the health care debate has usually focused on questions of insurance coverage and finance, the composition and delivery of …
It’s the time of the year to give
Sure, you know its the time of year we are all thinking about buying gifts to give to people important to us. It’s also a time we …
Taxation spelled the end of popular tap dancing
I write a syndicated column on politics and public policy that often centers on the issue of taxation. I am also a sometime …
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