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Crime reports

The following reports were released this week.Roxboro Police DepartmentMonday, Jan. 118:03 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of financial transaction card fraud on Long Avenue.10:57 a.m. …

Gentry outlines EDC taskforce, item to return in Feb.

Commissioner P.J. Gentry outlined her requests for the future of the Person County Economic Development Commission at the Board of County Commissioners’ Tuesday morning meeting.Gentry called …

Biden sworn in as 46th President

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. of Delaware was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States during Wednesday’s inauguration at the U.S. Capitol. The former Vice President accepted the oath …

Crime Reports

The following reports were released this week.Roxboro Police DepartmentMonday Jan. 46:13 a.m. – Officers conducted a death investigation on Allensville Road.9:30 a.m. – Gregory Wendell …

MLK holiday events scheduled for this weekend

Virtual events celebrating the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will take place Saturday and Sunday in Person County.Local sorority to celebrate Dr. King taking place SaturdayThe …
Sports
Jasiel Bumphus only dropped five points in Person's 95-53 loss to Northern Guilford Monday night. "Northern Guilford, they put more pressure on you as a team than any team we've played," Rockets head coach Charles Dacus said.
Second-half turnovers, perimeter shooting doom Person in loss to Northern Guilford
Northern Guilford overwhelmed Person in Tuesday night’s men’s basketball tilt, 95-53.Northern Guilford (5-0) buried 15 threes and …
Jewel Hollowayled the Rocketes with 15 points in her return to the court. Holloway spent significant time recovering from a torn meniscus and partially torn ACL.
Rockets outshot by Nighthawks in loss
Jay Carmichael tells his team time and time again – free throws win and lose games.The Person High School women’s basketball team …
Madison Dunkley attempts to kill the ball in Person High School's second round state playoff victory at Clayton High School on Thursday night. Dunkley ended the match, a 25-18, 27-25, 25-22 Rocket sweep, with a third set kill.
Person’s season ends in four-set loss to Rose
By Aidan jensenajensen@roxboro-courier.comEven though the Person High School volleyball team found itself a point away from pushing …
Bulldogs ride strong first half to victory
The Roxboro Community School women’s basketball team traveled to Zebulon and outscored East Wake Academy 30-13 in the first half …
Bulldog runners finish season with 1A Mideast Regional
The Roxboro Community School women’s cross country team scored 102 points at Friday’s 1A Mideast Regional, held at WakeMed …
Opinion
It’s time to take action
To the editor:During the Commissioner’s Board meeting this Tuesday, Commissioner (P.J.) Gentry gave an excellent presentation on the …
PCHD are our hometown heroes
To the editor:We are 10 months into a global pandemic and our very rural community’s hard working health department is literally …
A transition of power
As I write this, we are roughly three hours away from the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States. By the …
Takeaways from the election
To the editor:We Americans research our news from a variety of sources, from QAnon to Fox to PBS to the Wall Street Journal. I would …
No freedom from consequence
This may be the understatement of the new year, but last Wednesday was simply a horrible day.By now, you’ve all seen the images …
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