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Good stretching habits increase flexibility

No matter your age, stretching is an extremely important part of physical activity, helping you become more flexible, and increasing your range of motion. This will help with many daily activities. …

Crime Reports

The following reports were released Monday. Roxboro Police Department Thursday, Aug. 15 1:12 a.m. - Officers responded to a report of possession of marijuana paraphernalia on Yarborough …

Volunteer fire department faces decertification

The Woodsdale Fire Department is facing decertification from the Office of the State Fire Marshal effective Oct. 8. Notice of the decertification was delivered to the department Aug. 9 and will go …

THE LATEST AGENDA

Events The Person County Museum of History, will host a seminar from 5:30 - 7 p.m., Aug. 22 upstairs at the Kirby Theater. The seminar by Dr. Norman Pendergraft, Professor Emeritus at North …
Sports
Kelly Snow | The Courier-Times.Person's Aaliyah Jones hammers a quick set past RCS's Grier Briggs while teammates Lillie Davis and Abby Gentry look on..
Rockets take round one in the Battle of Volleytown
Person High School volleyball coach Amanda Ramirez returned to the court after a one-year hiatus and brought a deep, experienced, …
Kelly Snow | The Courier-Times.Person football player Kentrayle Holloway tries to work his way through traffic during the team's scrimmage against Orange. The Rockets will open the season Friday at home against Jordan.
Rockets open season with former PAC-6 foe
The Person High School football team will open up a new season with a familiar opponent. The Rockets will welcome former PAC-6 …
Kelly Snow | The Courier-Times.Person's Julie Taylor takes a swing at a backhand during Monday's season-opening match against Roxboro Community School.
‘Dogs rout Person in tennis opener
The Roxboro Community School tennis team opened up the season in a huge way by blanking cross-town rival Person, 9-0 Monday. It was …
Adult men’s basketball league registration continues
The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department will hold team registration for its adult men’s basketball league through …
Photo courtesy of South Boston Speedway .Young Landon Pembelton has made a big splash in the Limited Sportsman Division at South Boston Speedway this season...
High school freshman Pembelton having surprising rookie season at SoBo
SOUTH BOSTON, Va — When Brian Pembelton retired from racing a few years back, his wife April probably sighed a sigh of relief with …
Opinion
Make exceptions for school traffic
Children attending the county’s two charter schools, and PCS’ early college, have already started classes. On Monday, the rest …
Cleaning up N.C.’s hodgepodge of laws
Because Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-led North Carolina General Assembly have remained deadlocked for weeks over …
Discover a taste of our Personality
Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce director Lisa Busjahn gave me a good belly laugh Monday when we were talking about the upcoming …
Looking forward to Petty’s service
Roxboro City Councilman Reggie Horton hit the nail on the head Tuesday night when he told the crowd in the audience at the city …
Trade wars hurt Carolina workers
The political temptation to protect “domestic” industries from “foreign” competition is strong, persistent and understandable. …
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