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  • The American Red Cross, will sponsor the following blood drives during the month of July.
    • 1:30 - 6 p.m., July 10, Person Family Medical Clinic, 702 N. Main St., Roxboro. Call 336-599-9271, ext. 234 to make an appointment.
    • 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., July 14, Theresa Baptist Church, 3919 Chub Lake Road, Roxboro. Call 336-597-4522 to make an appointment.
    • 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., July 25, Piedmont Electric, 1125 Oxford Road, Roxboro. Call 919-644-3402 to make an appointment.
  • The Memory Lane Cruiser’s Car Club Cruise-in, will take place at 6 p.m., July 12 at Roxboro Square. The event is free.
  • The Cars & Coffee Cruise-in, will take place from 8-10 a.m., July 13 at the Merritt Commons parking lot in Uptown Roxboro. The event is free.
  • The Relay for Life team, of Leasburg United Methodist Church will host a grilled ham supper from 4-7 p.m., July 13 to raise funds for this year’s Relay for Life event. Tickets are $10, eat-in or take-out.
  • The Rox N’ Roll Cruise-in, will take place from 6-8:30 p.m., July 19 in Uptown Roxboro. The event is free.
  • Roxboro Little Theater, will present a summer youth theater presentation of Lion King Jr. July 19-21. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday night and 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
  • The Person County Health Department, has embarked on its annual community survey with questions about such topics as hours of operation, programs and services. The anonymous survey is available online at Hard copies are available at the Health Department’s main building, the Environmental Health office in the Morgan Street Government Center, the Person County Library and the Person County Cooperative Extension office.
  • The Rimmer Family Reunion, will be held from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., July 27 at Berry’s Grove Baptist Church in Timberlake for descendants of James and Phoebe Rimmer. A catered lunch will be served at 12 p.m. The meal costs $12.50. For more information, to RSVP with lunch payment and to be sent full details for the weekend, contact Kim Rimmer at or call 919-710-4755.
  • A Relay for Life gospel singing, will take place from 2-5 p.m., July 28 at the Kirby Theater, featuring Devin Paylor & Instruments of Praise and Victory Side Quarter. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. For tickets, call Michelle Nance at 336-592-9181 or Dolores Riley at 336-504-0064.
  • The Healthy Personians, Substance Use Disorder Subcommittee will host the fourth annual Substance Misuse Summit Sept. 18. Events will begin with the Good Morning Coffee Hour from 8-9 a.m at Golden Corral. Cost is $2. No pre-registration is required. From 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. training for substance abuse training will be provided at the Person County Office Building auditorium. To register, visit From 12-1 p.m., lunch will be served at the auditorium followed by a presentation from Mary Gillett, tobacco manager for the Department of Health and Human Services’ Division 5, who will discuss the rise in popularity of vaping. Contact Martha Pickett at 336-599-8366 ext. 3039 for more information about any of the summit events.


  • 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.
  • The NA Homegroup of Roxboro, meets several times each week in the Parrish House of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 422 N. Main St., Roxboro. Meetings are held from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Mondays; 12 – 1:15 p.m. on Wednesdays; 1 – 2 p.m. on Saturdays; and 7 – 8 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, call 336-583-7848.
  • Dual Recovery Anonymous, meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Concord United Methodist Church. The church is at 70 Concord Church Road, Roxboro.
  • 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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