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Two fatal wrecks have been reported in Person County in the past few days. A mother and her child have died as a result of a Sunday car accident on Oxford Road near Houston Blalock … more
The Person County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a special-use permit for a 300-foot communications tower on Guess Road Monday night. The tower will hold Verizon equipment, Vertical … more
Gene Helbig brought a big smile with him from his home in western Maryland as he rolled through Roxboro Tuesday afternoon. The 69-year-old grandfather and several hundred other cyclist from all … more
The following reports were released this week. Roxboro Police Department Tuesday, Sept. 28 12:15 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of identity theft on School Street. 7:40 p.m. … more
A social media trend that has occurred in schools across the country has made its way locally during the past couple of weeks. Three Person County Schools and Roxboro Community School have … more
Uptown Roxboro looked to have that pre-COVID swagger last Saturday as the streets were bustling during the 2021 Personality Festival. The annual event that routinely draws hundreds into the city … more
As part of the 2021 Cycle North Carolina Mountains to the Coast Ride, several hundred bikers made Huck Sansbury Park and Person County home for the night Tuesday. The riders began the trek across … more
Person County’s two-week decline of new COVID-19 cases has been extended to three as 83 new cases were reported to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Dashboard … more
Roxboro’s Tuesday municipal election brought a slightly increased turnout from 2017 and voters elected the city’s first two Black women to City Council and the city’s first majority … more
The Person County Board of Commissioners will hold its first meeting of October Monday night. The commissioners will convene at 7 p.m. in the room 215 of the Person County Office Building. The … more
The following reports were released this week. Roxboro Police Department Sunday, Sept. 19 1:52 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of vandalism and unauthorized use of a motor … more
After becoming a point of emphasis earlier this year, staff has noted an improvement in the Person County’s permitting timeline. At the Person County Board of Commissioners’ Sept. 20 … more
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