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More than 1,200 power outages were reported in Person County Thursday afternoon due to remnants of Tropical Storm Zeta. Duke Energy reported about 1,200 outages in the Person County area as of 2 … more
A Person County man has been charged with murder in connection with an Oct. 7 shooting death in Vance County. Wallace Wayne Yarbrough, 44, was being held in Wake County on other charges when he … more
In the early 1800’s, Simeon Cochran operated an Inn at Alexander Gordon’s old place near what is now Bushy Fork. As legend goes, Mr. Cochran would murder his guests in their sleep, and … more
10 years ago – 2010Friday, Oct. 29 – The Rockets picked up their third win of the season with a 35-27 Senior Night victory over Riverside. Quarterback Jonathan Quick accounted for all of … more
Two popular holiday events are the latest victims of COVID-19.The annual Veterans’ Day Parade and the Roxboro Christmas Parade were canceled because of restrictions laid down by the state … more
Person County Schools announced Monday evening that Helena Elementary School will be closed to in-person learning for two weeks after a cluster of COVID-19 cases among staff members was … more
The Republican candidate for governor made a stop in Person County on the last day of what he describes as his “barnstorming campaign across the state.”Lt. Governor Dan Forest spoke to … more
With 14,179 ballots cast as of Wednesday morning, Person County has broken its 2016 record for early voting turnout.When accounting for one-stop and absentee ballots, 13,955 voters cast their ballots … more
For the third straight week, Person County has set county-level highs for new lab-confirmed positive cases.As of Tuesday afternoon, county Health Director Janet Clayton said the county’s … more
Voters who would like to vote absentee by mail will have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to request their ballot. According to the North Carolina State Board of Elections, 778,164 mail-in ballots have been … more
Person County Schools announced Monday evening that Helena Elementary School will be closed to in-person learning for two weeks after a cluster of COVID-19 cases among staff members was … more
For the first time during the coronavirus pandemic, Person County has more than 100 active cases of COVID-19, according to the Thursday, Oct. 22 weekly COVID-19 update from the Person County Health … more
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