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Northern Middle School will be closed for face-to-face instruction until Friday, Dec. 4 due to a COVID-19 cluster at the school, Person County Schools announced late Friday afternoon.According to the … more
At its Monday morning meeting, the Person County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an eighth amendment to its contract with Republic Services, but also pushed back on changing language in … more
Person County Schools Superintendent Rodney Peterson introduced a new way for the community to keep track of current COVID-19 cases inside the district during Monday’s Board of Education … more
An idea that began as a way to raise money has morphed into a product of pride for Roxboro Community School.RCS alumni have created their own Bulldog Success Stories as a way to highlight just how … more
The sound of revved up engines permeated through the streets and backroads of Person County Saturday afternoon in an annual tradition that brings smiles to faces of many of our local children. The … more
The Person County Board of Election is on its way to finalizing the General Election vote tally. The Board of Elections met Monday night to process late-arriving mail-in ballots and provisional … more
A Roxboro man was found dead in his home late Saturday night and the circumstances remain a mystery. Macrino Olvera, 37, of 6333 Boston Road, was found dead in his home when a housemate returned … more
A 70-year-old Roxboro resident killed his grandson Saturday night after a fight between the two, according to a report from the Person County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were dispatched to a … more
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 72 Commander Ronald Epps, left, and American Legion Post 138 Commander Tim Carter salute a memorial wreath. While the two placed the wreath, Person County Veteran's … more
A 70-year-old Roxboro resident killed his grandson Saturday night after a fight between the two, according to a report from the Person County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were dispatched to a home … more
In Thursday's weekly COVID-19 update, the Person County Health Department announced the most new people released from home isolation and the most tests in a week. Since the last update, the county … more
There will be familiar faces serving on the Person County Board of Education for the next four years.Incumbents Margaret Bradsher, Phillip Gillis, Freda Tillman and Harriett Tillett all handily won … more
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