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County schools plan for 50-percent capacity

By George Willoughby Staff Writer gwilloughby@roxboro-courier.com Person County Schools is planning for a return to class at 50 percent capacity as no guidance has come from Gov. Roy …

Health Dept. announces 12 new COVID cases since Wednesday

The Person County Health Department reported its largest single jump in cases Monday with 12 new individuals testing positive for COVID-19 since the department’s last update. The new cases …

COVID cancels beach music festival

One of the most anxiously anticipated events of the summer is now the latest thing to be erased from the calendar due to COVID-19. The Roxboro Jaycees announced early this week that the 18th …

The latest Agenda 07-02-20

The Animal Protection Society of Person County, is offering a pet pantry to provide food and litter for the pets of people who have lost their jobs or wages. To apply, visit www.apsofpc.org. Those …

Learn more about raising your own food

Want to learn more about raising your own food? Or about taking care of your small farm? Our Backyard Ag 101 sessions were so successful, that we are offering seven more sessions dealing with small …
Sports
Emma Duncan and Kelcey Mangum are all smiles in Myrtle Beach.
Duncan and Mangum bring home bronze
In a summer without a lot of local sports, Emma Duncan and Kelcey Mangum are playing sand volleyball. The duo participated in the …
Boating is one activity that park ranger Jeffrey Street expects to be popular over the Fourth at Mayo Lake.
Fourth brings fireworks to Mayo Lake Park
Jeffrey Street is expecting a busy weekend at Mayo Lake Park. Street, the park ranger, is well-prepared for the Fourth of …
Noah Sullivan tests his vertical during Friday's workouts.
Person football experiences heat of competition
Person High School was the place to be on Friday, June 26. For the sixth time in two weeks, Rocket football players and coaches …
Marissa Merritt goes up for two in a shooting drill in Thursday's workouts.
Bulldog basketball takes court by storm
The sound of basketballs hitting the hardwood floor, the squeaky sneakers at every turn – those are the sounds of summer in …
What the Fourth means to me
Summer is like the Super Bowl – highly-anticipated, and at the end of it, people are already looking forward to the next …
Opinion
We’re going to be better
I hope you read the editorial in last week’s paper where I walked you all through the process that led to my return to the C-T as …
Working together to make it ‘Better in Person’
In two days, our nation will celebrate 244 years of sovereign independence. History serves as a reminder of the failures and successes …
Equal justice under the law
The phrase “Equal Justice Under Law” is engraved on the front of the United States Supreme Court building. The highest court in …
It’s good to be home
I was nursing my second cup of coffee and making breakfast for my kids last Tuesday morning when my phone buzzed. I had a …
Thank you, hard workers
To the editor: As we begin to come out of this worldwide pandemic and take our first tentative steps into this brave new world, …
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