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Following a two-hour public hearing on a special use permit for a 920-acre solar farm in southeast Person County, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to table the item until its Aug. … more
Local leaders called Wednesday’s ceremonial groundbreaking for a new corporate hangar at the Raleigh Regional Airport at Person County a new point in the county’s history. Elected … more
A decision made by Person High School to alter its band program has created a social media firestorm and has threatened the existence of a long-time staple in the community. Person High School … more
The following reports were released this week. Roxboro Police Department Monday, June 28 9:48 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of aggravated assault on Ridge Road. 6:30 p.m. … more
The Roxboro Community School Board of Directors said goodbye to one member and welcomed another during its annual summer retreat meeting held last Thursday at the school. Chairperson Janet Clayton … more
This week’s spread of COVID-19 in Person County is consistent with last week, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Dashboard. Fifteen new cases this … more
A suspect is in custody and the child is safe after an abduction last Thursday led to a cross-state search. Gregory Wendell Newman, 33, was found in Danville, Va. and taken into custody by U.S. … more
The Person County Board of Commissioners and Roxboro City Council will each hold their regular July meeting next week. Though it normally meets twice each month, the county commissioners will have … more
The Person County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing child. Deputies are on the lookout for one-year-old Gabriel Newman. Newman is described as a black male approximately 30 inches … more
The following reports were released this week. Roxboro Police Department Tuesday, June 22 1:27 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of larceny on West Morehead Street. The total … more
Fifteen new cases highlight Person County’s week, according to data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 dashboard. The new cases take the county’s … more
The Roxboro City Council unanimously approved its 2021-22 budget at its Monday afternoon meeting. The $19.5 million budget includes a two-cent decrease to the city’s property tax rate to … more
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