The latest agenda



  • The Person County Senior Center, is hosting a trip to Goldsboro to see the Wings over Wayne air show, featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro. Departing from the parking lot at Just Save Foods at 7:30 a.m., April 27, the trip costs $32 per person. The group will return at about 9 p.m. The trip includes a dinner stop at McCall’s BBQ & Seafood in Goldsboro. The cost of dinner is not included in the trip cost.
  • Freedom House Recovery Center, will host a Town Hall meeting from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. April 23 at Roxoro City Hall. Speakers include Trey Sutton, CEO of Cardinal Innovations; Sen. Mike Woodard and Debra Farrington, Chief of Staff of the N.C. Medicaid Division of Health Benefits with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Lake Country Quilters, is hosting its fifth biennial quilt show from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, April 13 at the Clarksville Presbyterian Church, 502 Virginia Ave., Clarksville, Va. Admission is $3. The 2019 raffle quilt drawing will be held that day. This year’s quilt is named “Starry Night” and was designed by one of the members of the guild. Lake Country Quilters welcomes anyone interested in joining. No experience is necessary.
  • Allensville Fire Department, will host its semi-annual yard sale and vendor market from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, April 13, rain or shine at the fire department, 1344 Denny’s Store Road, Roxboro. Limited vendor spaces are still available for $20. Breakfast will be served from 7 - 11 a.m. and barbecue chicken lunch plates will be available beginning at noon for $10. See any Allensville Fire Department member for tickets. For more information call 336-503-4112 or 336-504-0181.
  • The American Red Cross, will host the following blood drives during the month of April:
    From 12 - 4:30 p.m., April 14, at Walnut Grove United Methodist Church, 7215 Walnut Grove Church Road, Hurdle Mills. Call Caryle Carr at 919-732-7182 to make an appointment.
    From 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., April 19 at Caswell Pines Golf Course, 2390 Country Home Road, Blanch. Call Stan Brown at 336-694-2255 to make an appointment.
    From 1:30 - 6 p.m., April 23 the Roxboro Jaycees will host a blood drive at Long Memorial United Methodist Church, 226 N. Main St., Roxboro. Contact Jeanne Gentry at 336-583-6995 for an appointment.
  • Person County Cooperative Extension, will host a lunch and information session about a diabetes prevention program that will begin in June. The program will be from 12 - 1 p.m., May 9 at the county office building, 304 S. Morgan St., Roxboro. May 3 is the registration deadline for the free event. To register, call LeighAnn Creson at 336-597-2204, extension 2277 or email her at


  • The Roxboro Photography Club, will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 16 at the Person County Senior Center, 87 Semora Road, Roxboro. This month’s program will be a display called Back Country roads, consisting of images presented by the members illustrating the history found in the old houses, barns and log buildings along the county’s roadways.
  • AA Champions Group, meets at New Brook United Methodist Church, 267 Old Durham Road, at noon Tuesdays and Fridays; at 8 p.m. Wednesday; and at 1 p.m. Saturdays. Person County Al-Anon, meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Long Memorial United Methodist Church in Roxboro.
  • Dual Recovery Anonymous, meets at 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Christian Help Center.
  • Celebrate Recovery, (physical and psychological addiction) meets from 7 - 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Westwood Baptist Church in Roxboro. For additional information, call Jim Fulp at 336-504-3762.
  • AA New Beginnings Group, has closed literature study meetings at 7 p.m. on Fridays at New Brook United Methodist Church, 265 Old Durham Road, Roxboro.
  • AA Back Room Group, meets at 6 p.m. on Sundays at the Hurdle Mills Fire Department.
  • Safe Haven of Person County Support Group, meets 6:30 - 8 p.m. on Thursdays at 119 S. Main St. For more information, call 336-597-8699.

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