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At the time of this writing, early Wednesday morning, most students in Person County are about to begin their third day of school. During the past two days, we’ve heard the usual stories … more
It was a little after 9:30 last Wednesday evening when seemingly every cell phone in Person County started buzzing with news that the Person High School Drill Team would be no more. Drill Team … more
It’s election time, once again. Citizens who reside inside the City of Roxboro will go to the polls in October to select the mayor and all five seats of the City Council. The filing … more
The emails were nothing short of disturbing. Early last week, The Courier-Times put in a records request for the emails of Person County commissioners in which Piedmont Community College was … more
It’s so easy nowadays to get overwhelmed by the negative.Oftentimes, our social media is flooded with people airing grievances about one issue or another, like how the local fast food … more
The end of Monday night’s Person County Board of Commissioners meeting was simply jaw-dropping.In a move that seemingly came out of nowhere, Commissioner Derrick Sims made a motion to remove … more
I guess it’s never too early to start looking forward to the next election.That’s exactly what we did in our office earlier this week as we began the process of formulating a plan for … more
A little after 8 a.m. last Wednesday morning, we got a text from the Person County Sheriff’s Department letting us know it had a pretty good story to share with us.The story lineup for the next … more
As I write this, we are roughly three hours away from the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States. By the time this newspaper reaches you either in its print form or the … more
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 and videos of the angry mob that stormed the Capitol and caused … more
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 were entering a new decade and looking forward to all that … more
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, including Person County.The COVID-19 pandemic that has … more
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