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Crime reports Nov. 8-14

The following reports were released this week. Roxboro Police Department Monday, Nov. 8 No time listed – Officers responded to a report of larceny of motor vehicle parts on South …

City Council, commissioners approve land use plan

  By George Willoughby gwilloughby@roxboro-courier.com Just short of two years since beginning the process, the City of Roxboro and Person County have a new Joint Comprehensive Land Use …

Commissioners open to development partnership

After nearly an hour and a half of discussion and input from local community leaders, the Person County Board of Commissioners noted its willingness to explore a public-private partnership for the …

Schools to give bonuses to staff

Person County Schools and Roxboro Community School employees will get a special treat in the form of a bonus. Both the PCS and RCS boards approved bonuses for their staffs after reallocating CARES …

Commissioners to hear from development leaders at next meeting

After hearing discussion on the item for more than an hour Monday night, the Person County Board of Commissioners had not reached a consensus on their next action regarding Commissioner P.J. …
Sports
Eubanks assisting Teets on Bobcats' coaching staff
Ryan Eubanks is the true definition of grit and grind. Eubanks, a 2021 Roxboro Community School graduate, became known for his …
Defensive stand caps off Panthers' comeback win in crosstown rivalry
Wednesday night was an instant classic. At Person High School, Southern and Northern Middle School faced off in the last game of …
Knights sweep Bulldogs to capture conference championship
By AIDAN JENSEN aidanjensen.nc@gmail.com HENDERSON – After an emotional, hard-fought battle to earn a trophy-hunting trip to …
Bulldog tennis squad set for playoff run
By AIDAN JENSEN aidanjensen.nc@gmail.com Not only did the Roxboro Community School women’s tennis team send six players to 1A …
RCS soccer team drops tough contest in Henderson
HENDERSON – The Roxboro Community School high school men’s soccer team wanted to rebound from a shutout loss last Tuesday. The …
Opinion
Yes, with action
And he said, “May you be blessed by the Lord, my daughter. You have made this last kindness greater than the first in that you …
Home from Afghanistan
Our man in Afghanistan is home. But he is still covering Afghanistan for The New York Times. David Zucchino, Pulitzer Prize …
Public conflicted on housing markets
As they witness rapidly escalating costs for building, buying, and maintaining homes, the vast majority of North Carolinians clearly …
The season of thankfulness
A season of thankfulness is upon us.  The crisp chill in the air and leaves showing their natural beauty, are reminders of change …
You may have unclaimed money
Think back: Have you ever been owed money – maybe a refund from a business, security deposit from a landlord or the return of a …
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