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Gov. Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home order, which was issued Friday and took effect on Monday, addresses something most of us probably haven’t thought of. How does a homeless person stay at … more
A short walk through Uptown Roxboro illuminated a pleasant fact Thursday afternoon. Business is still churning in Roxboro. Sure the coronavirus has had an impact. Restaurants can’t seat … more
Now is not the time to take umbrage with our statewide or local political and governmental leadership. Officials at both levels are being faced with a host of bad choices as they try to navigate … more
Regular readers of this space know that we have long endorsed the concept of shopping locally. The benefict has a real trickle-down effect. Taxes stay in Person County when you pay them in Person … more
At a meeting Monday afternoon, Person County School Superintendent Rodney Peterson outlined the steps his staff has taken to prepare for the time students will be out of school. We were thankful … more
Among the greatest aspects of a democracy is that the government selected by the people is responsible to those same people for the actions it takes. Those who are governed make their best decisions … more
We hope that county commissioners will be satisfied that their decision to implement a fire tax is beginning to pay dividends. Last week’s news that the Timberlake Fire and Rescue had improved … more
It’s pretty hard to find something that people can universally agree on, but the Person County Sheriff’s Office found a way to do that Wednesday when they agreed to fulfill a bucket list item for … more
The news last week that searchers had discovered the body of Danny Holt in the Woodsdale community was certainly not the outcome anyone hoped for when hundreds first turned out in the days … more
This Roxboro Housing Authority’s self-sufficiency program is a good way for residents who don’t have a lot of money to learn how to manage the resources they do have. Most importantly, it … more
Election Day is less than one week away. Voters will go to the polls to choose candidates to represent their parties in the general election next November. There is only one truly local race on … more
We regularly hear the chorus of complaints from people who argue that government takes action without taking the issue to the people and asking for feedback. And, so we are regularly attracted to … more
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