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The latest Agenda 1-18-20

The 2020 Martin Luther King Day Parade and Birthday Bash, hosted by SPEEED and the Aviyon Foundation, is set for 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 18. Line up at 12:30 p.m. at Long Memorial United Methodist …

PCC offers variety of courses this month

Although the spring semester is underway at Piedmont Community College, those interested can still register for classes that are condensed into 13 and 8-weeks. 13-week classes begin January 30 and …

Crime Reports 1-18-20

The following reports were released Thursday. Roxboro Police Department Monday, Jan. 13 3:55 p.m. - Kenyart Eugene Boyd, 45, of 1725 Sunset St., Roxboro, was charged with felony possession …

City to address Merritt Commons landscaping

The Roxboro City Council formulated its plans for the future of Merritt Commons and the request of a flagpole in honor of Bruce Wrenn. David Penninger initially made the request and addressed the …
Sports
Zackery Lieske, the Person Rockets' 195-lb. wrestler, faces off against Northern Guilford's Wade Cash. Lieske won his match by an 11-1 major decision.
Rockets wrestle hard but fall short
Even though Person snagged an early match victory on Tuesday night against Northern Guilford, the Nighthawks pulled away to deal the …
Firebirds hold off Bulldogs in final minutes
Even though RCS came back from down 77-59 in the fourth quarter and closed the deficit to 77-70 on a Jalen Bailey and-one with 37.3 …
person county bowling league
Powered by FitzLaw Week 20 Standings Team W L Tee Birds Driving Range 50 22 Cole’s …
Race off to a fast start in 2020
The Person County Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the start of the 2020 running program entitled “Couch to …
Firebirds overwhelm Lady Bulldogs, 69-33
On Wednesday night, Falls Lake Academy beat RCS by a final score of 69-33. The Firebirds jumped out to a 28-8 lead in the first …
Opinion
Clinical program a win for nurses and patients
The low man on the totem pole always needs an ace up his sleeve to get ahead. Person Memorial Hospital, like other small rural …
Voter ID is the wrong fight to pick
In a recent last-minute effort, Democrats used a liberal judge to put a halt to North Carolina’s Voter ID law. An NAACP lawsuit was …
Foreign assassinations have unintended consequences
“I don’t think the U.S. should be in the business of assassinating foreign leaders.” This was not me talking about last …
Looking back at Person County a century ago
Person County boasts a long and varied history, and for a newcomer like me it can be overwhelming to process all that has happened …
RHA efforts will lift community
We are excited to see the aggressive effort coming out of the Roxboro Housing Authority. Over the past year or so, the RHA leadership …
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