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One week after a small crowd gathered for the public hearing and question-and-answer session on the coal ash basin closure plan for the Duke Energy Mayo Plant, a much larger gathering came to the … more
The Person County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution declaring the county a “Constitutional Rights Protected County for Second Amendment rights” at its meeting Tuesday morning. The … more
Winter weather made its way into Person County on Thursday afternoon, dropping around 2 inches of snow on the ground. Around 3 p.m., snowflakes started falling out of the sky, though accumulation … more
Elijah Grove Baptist Church The Elijah Grove Baptist Church Healthcare Ministry will host an intergenerational workshop focusing on adults and youths working together to create fidget blankets or … more
Whoever mocks the poor insults his maker; he who is glad at calamity will not go unpunished. … Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors him. … … more
Today, seven in 10 Americans are obese or overweight. The more overweight you are, the greater your risk for heart disease and cancers of the breast, colon and prostate. Maintaining a healthy weight … more
The American Red Cross, has scheduled the following blood drives in Person County in February: – From 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Feb. 25 at Roxboro Community School, 115 Lake Drive, Roxboro. – From 11 … more
The Person County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a salary raise and experience pay for EMS employees at its meeting Tuesday. With the raise, paramedics will earn $18.62 per hour, … more
It’s no secret that succulent plants are successful growers. More than 10,000 succulent varieties can be found around the world, in such difficult habitats as mountaintops, desert expanses, … more
Tractor Supply Co. continues its efforts to support youth across the country by kicking off the year with its annual Grants for Growing campaign. The fundraiser, which will coincide with National FFA … more
The following reports were released Thursday. Roxboro Police Department Tuesday, Feb. 18 11:52 a.m. - Officers responded to a report of obtaining property by false pretenses at Quality Mart, … more
Due to the threat of inclement weather, and with the safety of staff and students in mind, Roxboro Community School will be closed to students and staff today..   Due to inclement … more
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