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Two juveniles were cited by the Person County Sheriff ’s Office after a fight broke out between the two female students outside the Person High School cafeteria on Wednesday. Reports state … more
Person County is among 30 North Carolina counties approved for federal disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Florence the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced last week. FEMA is … more
A photo caption incorrectly identified two people pictured in a photograph of Safe Haven executive director Annette Hampton and her staff. Betty Bell and Geraline Faulkner were misidentified. Hampton … more
News & Observer journalist Rob Christensen will visit the Person County Public Library June 13 to discuss his 2019 nonfiction book The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys. A reception will take … more
Events The Person County Museum of History, will host a tour of the historic Mount Tirzah home of Revolutionary War Gen. Stephen Moore at 5:30 p.m., June 27. Tickets are $5 for museum members and … more
RALEIGH – Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced this week that the first round of checks from the state’s $240 million Agricultural Disaster Relief Program of 2018 have been sent to … more
Roxboro police are investigating a rash of car break-ins reported Wednesday night in the East Rock community. Police say 14 vehicles were broken into and cash, book bags, and a firearm were … more
When people call the Extension office with their food safety questions, one of the things they will hear is “when in doubt, throw it out!” Last week, we had a pretty nasty storm roll through … more
On a rainy night in April, dispatchers at the Person County 911 Communications Center received a call about a Woodsdale resident who was having difficulty breathing. A team of emergency … more
At the Feb. 18 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at La Piazza restaurant in Uptown Roxboro, Tim Bowes, director of My Life Matters and senior pastor at East Rock Community Church, spoke to the club … more
Person County saw a small uptick in its unemployment rate in January, but the county is not alone. According to the North Carolina Department of Commerce, the unemployment rate in January … more
The Best of Person County wasn’t our best. Due to problems with the presses that printed the Best of Person County section that appeared in Wednesday’s edition of The Courier-Times, we’ve made … more
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