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The recent dry spell and windy conditions led the North Carolina Forest Service to issue an open burning ban on Nov. 29 that is still in effect and will be until further notice. This was … more
Think back: Have you ever been owed money – maybe a refund from a business, security deposit from a landlord or the return of a deposit from a utility company – and never received it? … more
After more than five months of waiting, the findings and recommendations of the EDC Task Force were presented to the Person County Board of Commissioners during Monday’s meeting. Kind … more
“There is nothing more important in a democracy than a well-informed electorate.” If you’re a frequent reader of this page, you’ve likely seen this phrase before and when … more
At the time of this writing, early Wednesday morning, most students in Person County are about to begin their third day of school. During the past two days, we’ve heard the usual stories … more
It was a little after 9:30 last Wednesday evening when seemingly every cell phone in Person County started buzzing with news that the Person High School Drill Team would be no more. Drill Team … more
It’s election time, once again. Citizens who reside inside the City of Roxboro will go to the polls in October to select the mayor and all five seats of the City Council. The filing … more
The emails were nothing short of disturbing. Early last week, The Courier-Times put in a records request for the emails of Person County commissioners in which Piedmont Community College was … more
It’s so easy nowadays to get overwhelmed by the negative.Oftentimes, our social media is flooded with people airing grievances about one issue or another, like how the local fast food … more
The end of Monday night’s Person County Board of Commissioners meeting was simply jaw-dropping.In a move that seemingly came out of nowhere, Commissioner Derrick Sims made a motion to remove … more
I guess it’s never too early to start looking forward to the next election.That’s exactly what we did in our office earlier this week as we began the process of formulating a plan for … more
A little after 8 a.m. last Wednesday morning, we got a text from the Person County Sheriff’s Department letting us know it had a pretty good story to share with us.The story lineup for the next … more
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