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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
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
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