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I hope you read the editorial in last week’s paper where I walked you all through the process that led to my return to the C-T as its new editor and publisher. Here is the Cliff’s Notes … more
I was nursing my second cup of coffee and making breakfast for my kids last Tuesday morning when my phone buzzed. I had a text. I got as far as reading “answer your phone”, when the Alan … more
The staff of The Courier-Times stands with protesters calling for nationwide change following the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and others. Their deaths were wrong … more
The Person County Economic Development Commission has taken an interesting tack in its effort to win grant funding for the construction of a sewer system to serve the large Mega Park. The federal … more
Readers of this space know that we generally support the efforts of our local fire departments. They are volunteers doing dangerous work. With our out-sized sense of entitlement, we have come to … more
The coronavirus pandemic has starkly revealed the shortcomings of one of our most valuable pieces of infrastructure. Internet access, especially in rural areas, lags far behind that available to … more
Many traditional Memorial Day celebrations will go on hiatus this year, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. But that gives us no excuse for failing to recognize the sacrifices our men and women in … more
With everyone’s attention in recent weeks uber-focused on the coronavirus it’s important to remember what time of year this is. On Tuesday night, the Roxboro city council adopted its annual … more
Gov. Roy Cooper’s announcement about commencing the first phase of the “reopening” of North Carolina was welcome news indeed, though we realize it won’t leave everyone happy. Restaurants … more
Roxboro residents should expect to see a less robust level of services from the city as it deals with the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. City manager Brooks Lockhart told members of … more
Readers of this space have seen our admiration at the unusual alacrity government has shown in responding to the economic impact of the coronavirus. But our admiration doesn’t stop … more
Readers of this space have seen our admiration at the unusual alacrity government has shown in responding to the economic impact of the coronavirus. But our admiration doesn’t stop there.The … more
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