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“We don’t have any teacher applicants for our vacancies,” said two superintendents from rural North Carolina public school districts. Think about that.  If they do not find … more
There are several things that define springtime in Person County. The natural beauty of flowers blooming and the hustle of seniors wrapping up their time in high school as they race towards … more
It’s been a long, rough, sometimes brutal primary season, but we’ve finally reached the finish line.  The community had its say and we have decisive winners in all of our local … more
Our community woke up to some sad news Friday morning when we learned of the passing of Angela Jeffress. The 56-year-old mother was fatally shot multiple times after simply falling asleep in the … more
If you spend any time driving the roads of Person County, you know that it’s election time. Frankly, it’s impossible to get away from it. The signs are everywhere — and … more
Uptown Roxboro was a bustling place this weekend as the Step into the Art of Living event took to the streets. The weekend-long event was a collaborative effort among multiple groups, including … more
As we’re sure many of you have seen if you look through your Facebook memories everyday, we have just reached the two year mark when COVID-19 entered our life. For some of us, the … more
The Person County Republican Party held its annual convention Saturday morning, followed by a candidates forum. Those registered Republicans seeking a local elected office were invited to attend and … more
By the time we got to lunchtime last Thursday afternoon, word started trickling out that Gov. Roy Cooper was set to make a big announcement. At around 3 o’clock in the afternoon, the … more
Reasonable people can respectfully disagree with how school districts should proceed when the topic of masking students and staff members is discussed. We saw that Monday night at the Roxboro … more
Greetings from Wildcat Country!  We are in the midst of an exciting time at Bethel Hill Charter School: open enrollment Season.  Through the month of January and February, we accept … more
It was a long time coming. For more than a year, we have seen and heard Person County Republican Party chairman Chris Weaver and others raise concerns about various aspects of economic development … more
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