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Bethel Hill Charter School has enjoyed the luxury of stability in recent years under the leadership of Stephen Hester. But change is inevitable and earlier this month, Hester closed the books on a … more
We talk often in this space about the value of community service. The work of Person County residents who give of their time and talents makes this a better community all the way around. In … more
Roxboro’s city council is to be commended for its openness in the selection process if will use to fill the vacant seat of the late Byrd Blackwell. At a public meeting on Tuesday, Mayor Merilyn … more
We are pleased to see the aggressive efforts of Glen LaBar, the new director of Person Area Transportation Services, as he works to make the PATS system a vital community service. LaBar has … more
On Tuesday night, the Roxboro city council will begin the process of choosing a new member of their own body to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Byrd Blackwell. Council members have wide … more
Thursday is an exciting day. With most people having the day off from work and school, and plenty of community and recreational opportunities available, there will be lots of fun to be had. And, … more
It would be nice to believe there is enough support throughout Person County to make a YMCA facility feasible and sustainable. We just don’t see it. Many – though not all – the services … more
Roxboro police say they’ve seen a rash of car break-ins recently. They report 40 such incidents over the last two months. Most of the victims left their cars unlocked. Now, we realize that’s a … more
For a government department, the work of the Health Department is largely invisible to the public. With the exception of community education classes, much of the work of the health department is … more
Person County commissioners have stepped out of line with their predecessors. For the first time in 12 years, commissioners approved an operating budget that called for a tax increase. It was a … more
We realize that many teachers look forward to summer vacation almost as much as their students. But for many teachers, summer is still a time of work. Maybe they aren’t directing a class full of … more
Graduation season is behind us now. Summer vacations are in full swing. That means more people will be out and about. Sometimes, that can spell danger. Motorists should be careful to keep an … more
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