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Here’s a challenge for you. Take some of your upcoming time off and spend it expressing your thanks to someone. Memorial Day offers you a wonderful chance to do that, even if the person you are … more
Roxboro residents are gearing up for graduation season. Piedmont Community College sent the members of its Class of 2019 out into the world last night. Roxboro Community School will hold graduation … more
If ever there was a reason to celebrate athletic conquest, it was there for the taking Wednesday at Rocket Stadium. Nearly 50 Special Olympics athletes from across Person County took part in the … more
There’s something for everyone to like in the recently approved strategic plan adopted by county commissioners. For conservatives, there’s a plan for future spending that will allow the county … more
We welcome the county’s decision to name Sherry Wilborn as Person County’s permanent economic development director. Wilborn has been running the county’s economic development office by … more
Legislators are queing up for a battle in Raleigh this summer over whether the state of North Carolina should expand Medicaid coverage. In the meantime, more than 40 percent of new mothers in Person … more
We are pleased to learn that the county is finally moving forward in its effort to hire an economic development director. As we’ve said in this space before, the absence of a permanent economic … more
Most people get it when you invest your time or resources in them. The understand the responsibility that brings and they appreciate the vote of confidence that it brings. The Roxboro Housing … more
Person County commissioners made a good decision earlier this month when they agreed to pursue a new mobile device policy. The policy provides county-owned cell phones and, in some cases, mobile … more
We were surprised at Commissioner Ray Jeffers’ opposition to a study that would consider the feasibility of establishing a STEM center on the campus of Piedmont Community College. That … more
There’s about as much rhetoric being tossed around regarding the coal ash issue as there is coal ash in Duke Energy’s coal ash pits themselves. Environmentalists accuse the utility of shirking … more
It may seem like a relatively small thing. Fire departments got together last weekend and practiced putting out a house fire together. Called “live burns” or “controlled burns” these … more
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