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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 …

COVID-19 cases break weekly high for third straight week, vaccination continues

New cases of COVID-19 reported this week show the county passing its high one-week total with 246 new cases reported between Jan. 6-12.This marks the third straight week that the county has broken …

Commissioners approve new broadband tower

The Person County Board of Commissioners advanced RiverStreet Networks’ broadband internet project Monday night by unanimously issuing a special use permit allowing the company to construct a …

Crime Reports

The following reports were released this week.Roxboro Police DepartmentWednesday, Dec. 2311:23 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of breaking and entering on Durham Road.11:26 p.m. – …

Commissioners approve airport recommendation

The Person County Board of Commissioners went with the county Airport Commission’s recommendation by unanimously awarding the contract for the Raleigh Regional Airport at Person County’s …
Sports
Karoline Cox's 17 kills paced the Rockets' attack in their 25-18, 27-25, 25-22 second round state playoff victory over Clayton High School (12-1) on Thursday Night. Person is hosting J.H. Rose (12-2) at 3 p.m. tomorrow.
Resiliency powers Rockets past Comets
The Person High School volleyball team overcame deficits in each set of Thursday night’s state playoff game at Clayton High …
AIDAN'S ARENA — A somber end to a short season
It feels like volleyball season just began.After walking into the Dog House for the RCS volleyball finale last Wednesday night against …
The Bulldog volleyball squad huddles up before its Tuesday night matchup against East Wake Academy. RCS played for the first time in almost a month because of a sports pause.
Bulldogs fall to Warriors in long-awaited return to the court
Tuesday night felt like a brand new season inside the Dog House.But the result was not what the Roxboro Community School volleyball …
Jacie Kennedy sends the ball over the net in the Rockets' home finale against Rockingham County on Monday night.
Rockets sweep Rockingham in home finale
The Person High School varsity volleyball team coasted to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-8) victory against Rockingham County Monday in its …
Senior guard Jewel Holloway shoots from the charity stripe in tryouts last month. Holloway will miss at least the first six games of the Rockets' season until she is cleared to play from a torn meniscus and partially torn ACL.
Person basketball teams dribbling into 2021
After almost an entire year of waiting, Rocket basketball is back.Both Person varsity basketball teams enjoyed success in the 2020 …
Opinion
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 …
Goodbye 2020, hello 2021
I think it’s safe to say that 2020 has been a year unlike any that we’ve experienced in our lifetime.A year ago at this time, we …
BLIZZARD: The surreal life of COVID volleyball
I guess it didn’t really sink in just how different sports are now until I witnessed it for myself.Our sports editor, Aidan Jensen, …
EDITORIAL — Making a difference in our community
We’re not breaking any news here by sharing with you that 2020 has been a brutally difficult year for many people across the county, …
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