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The Roxboro City council unanimously approved a contract for the city’s Independence Day fireworks and agreed to move forward with the celebrations.City Manager Brooks Lockhart said the … more
About 15 people gathered in a circle Tuesday morning, standing outside a Person High School activity bus.After a short prayer, they bounded onto the bus or into a couple other waiting cars and took … more
The Person County Health Department announced another COVID-19 case in the county Wednesday afternoon.The most recent announcement takes the county’s total to 32 since the disease first … more
The parking lot in front of the S Building at Piedmont Community College was completely empty until about 3 p.m. Tuesday. Slowly, one car came around the curve at the top of the hill and made its way … more
he economic impact of the coronavirus is coming home to roost.Stage Stores Inc., which operates a handful of chain stores across the country, including Gordmans, which has a location in Roxboro, … more
David Burch was about a week away from closing his doors for good.The owner of Smokey Dave’s BBQ got some welcome relief and, in the process, turned his attention to helping others.Burch is … more
Graduation at Roxboro Community School was certain not to look like a normal ceremony this year. The coronavirus epidemic assured that, at a minimum, any in-person ceremony would be pushed into the … more
10 years ago - 2010Friday, May 14 - The Person High School baseball team fell 4-0 in the first round of the 4A state playoffs to the Holly Springs Golden Hawks. The defeat marked the fourth year in a … more
The Person County Board of Commissioners will receive County Manager Heidi York’s recommended budget at its meeting at 9 a.m. Monday through Zoom.The meeting will be the commissioners’ … more
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released its first estimate of the number of individuals presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.As of Monday, that number is 9,115.Dr. … more
The following reports were released Monday.Roxboro Police DepartmentThursday, May 710:59 a.m. - Kendra Pearson Hughes, 37, of 115 Kermit Duncan Road, Timberlake, was charged with misdemeanor simple … more
The Roxboro City Council will continue to meet through Zoom for its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night when it receives public input on the 2020-2021 budget among other items on the agenda.To … more
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