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The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department is announcing the 42nd Annual Roxboro Invitational Tennis Tournament. The tournament begins Friday, July 31 and runs through Sunday, Aug. … more
Every kid has a dream. For Person High School senior Preston Carr, that dream is playing college football. On Wednesday morning, Carr’s dream became a reality, as he committed to continue his … more
Summer is like the Super Bowl – highly-anticipated, and at the end of it, people are already looking forward to the next one. Summertime is a melting pot for sports – MLB is in the heat of its … more
The sound of basketballs hitting the hardwood floor, the squeaky sneakers at every turn – those are the sounds of summer in Roxboro. On Thursday night, the Roxboro Community School women’s … more
Person High School was the place to be on Friday, June 26. For the sixth time in two weeks, Rocket football players and coaches came together for workouts. “Boy, it’s a lot different when … more
Jeffrey Street is expecting a busy weekend at Mayo Lake Park. Street, the park ranger, is well-prepared for the Fourth of July. “Every weekend now seems like it’s been the Fourth out … more
In a summer without a lot of local sports, Emma Duncan and Kelcey Mangum are playing sand volleyball. The duo participated in the Myrtle Beach Summer Slam AVPA Junior East Coast Championship … more
A tragedy struck Roxboro Saturday, as former Person High School coach Gary Clements died at 70. Clements, originally from Pittsburgh, Pa., played quarterback for North Carolina State University in … more
When a community loses an important figure, it takes a toll on everybody. On Tuesday, June 16, a car wreck took the life of former Person High School quarterback Antonio Williams, who graduated in … more
Baseball is America’s past-time. Though I have only been on this earth since 1997, I know baseball started long before then. Baseball is the first sport I ever played. I started playing when … more
For Person High School’s Emma Duncan and Kelcey Mangum, the wait is finally over. The two Rocket volleyball stars take the sandy shores of Myrtle Beach Sunday, as they will participate in the … more
Since obtaining her masters in Exercise Physiology from UNC-Chapel Hill in May, Amanda Robertson has been on the job hunt. “Entering the job hunt is an interesting challenge in these times,” … more
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