The latest agenda



  • The Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce, will host a Good Morning Coffee Hour event at 8 a.m., May 1 at the Golden Corral. Sponsored by Safe Haven of Person County, the program will observe Mental Health Awareness Month. Martha Pickett, a licensed counselor and the program director at the Person Counseling Center, will be the guest speaker. Breakfast costs $2.
  • South Elementary School, will host a fish fry and carnival from 11a.m. - 2 p.m., April 27 at the school, 1333 Hurdle Mills Road, Roxboro. Fish plates will be sold for $7; fish sandwiches will be available for $3; and drinks can be purchased for $1. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the school office from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call the school office at 336-599-7133 for more information.
  • 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.
  • The American Red Cross, will host the following blood drive during the month of April:
    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
  • Memory Lane Cruisers, will hold a cruise-in at 10 a.m., May 9 at Cambridge Hills Assisted Living, 5660 Durham Road, Roxboro. A shuttle bus will be running from Palace Pointe for those who can’t park at the facility. RSVP to Tammy Thomas at 336-598-4697 by May 1 and let the staff know if you will need a ride from Palace Pointe.
  • Cambridge Hills Assisted Living, will host a yard sale from 7 a.m. - 12 p.m., May 11.


  • The Person County Board of Health, will meet at 7 p.m., April 22 in the Health Department classroom at the Health Department, 355 Madison Blvd., Roxboro.
  • 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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