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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
We are two days removed from Giving Tuesday, a time during the early moments of the holiday season that is singularly devoted to doing something nice for others.Giving Tuesday is described as a … more
As I’m writing this, we are three days away from Thanksgiving.This is a special holiday for so many of us and one in which we all look forward to spending time with friends and family over … more
We’re now a little more than a week removed from the election and there are still several undecided races statewide and nationally. There’s still no clear winner in the North Carolina … more
The convenient thing to do would be to blame the Person County School district.The last couple of weeks have been rough for the district as there were COVID cases found among staff and students at … more
We’re fairly certain that we’re not alone in this — we’re looking forward to this election season coming to an end.We’ve seen enough.We’ve seen enough of the … more
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