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Crime reports

The following reports were released Monday. Roxboro Police Department Tuesday, Nov. 12 8:30 a.m. - Officers responded to a report of breaking and entering on Fifth Avenue. Wednesday, Nov. …

The latest Agenda

The Hall Sisters, will appear at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23., at the Kirby Theater. Small Business Saturday, will be held throughout Person County on Saturday, Nov. 30, featuring shopping …

Hall Sisters set the tone for the season

Ring in the holiday season with the magnificent Hall Sisters live on the Kirby stage at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23. Through earthy harmonies and soulful instrumentation, the Hall Sisters will guide …

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Wreath-making fundraiser Hanging a fresh wreath kicks off the holiday season and fills the home with festive fragrance. Let us supply you with the materials to make your own traditional, …
Sports
Tori Bailey (33) goes up for a shot in an RCS game earlier in November.
Lady Bulldogs look to halt losing streak against Grizzlies
The 2019-20 season for the Roxboro Community School women’s basketball team (1-2, 0-0) has been one of ups-and-downs. While the …
Davis wins weekly football contest
A ranked SEC matchup with major College Football Playoff implications, a dual between a Heisman Trophy winner and a National …
The Person High School men's basketball team poses for a team picture before practice.
Rockets expect to pick up the pace on the hardcourt
The Person High School men’s basketball time is coming off a season that saw them finish second in the Mid-State 3A conference, and …
Patrick Anderson (top) and Fabian Rivera (bottom) wrestle during a Rockets wrestling practice.
Rockets bring back talented wrestlers for upcoming season
The Person Rockets’ wrestling team begins its season at 6 p.m. tonight, as they take on the Bartlett-Yancey Buccaneers, who make the …
Members of the Person Rockets women's basketball team pose for a team photo before practice at the PHS gynasium.
Lady Rockets prep for another successful season
Good coaches are able to take their team from the rebuilding stage to a conference contender. Person High School head women’s …
Opinion
What were you doing at 22?
Person County commissioner Gordon Powell asked a thought-provoking question on Monday during the dedication of a roadway in honor of …
One holiday at a time if you please
It’s about to be the time of year when I get just a little bit excited. The big three are nearly upon us. Next week we celebrate …
We can all disagree on the role of government
Very few conservatives are “anti-government.” We believe government should be limited in scope, in order to maximize the freedom …
Who has been brainwashed?
To the editor: The ardent detractor of President Donald Trump and all things Republican or conservative is at it again. This …
SunTrust sale will be good for the community
There is good news on the merger front. Officials with SunTrust and First Horizon Bank announced plans last week for First Horizon to …
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