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It is that time of year again, the roads become busier as the end of summer nears and school buses start to populate the highways and byways of our communities. The big yellow bus is ubiquitous in … more
Person Memorial Hospital recently announced that Kasey O’Quinn has been recognized as the hospital’s 2021 Mercy Award winner. The Mercy Award recognizes one employee from each of … more
In spite of a rain threat, over fifty proud Personians pitched in to help out with the 2021 Spring Litter Sweep held Saturday, April 24th. This year’s event was sponsored by the city of Roxboro … more
Before I get too far into this story, I want to make one thing perfectly clear — this was an occurrence in my life akin to that solar eclipse that happened a few years back. It was such a rare … more
The Litter Sweep is the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s biannual statewide roadside litter removal initiative. This year, the City of Roxboro and Person County Environmental … more
Hunter Vaughan is a recent graduate of Roxboro Community School and is attending college in Prague, Czech Republic. He has been kind enough to periodically share stories about his adventures in … more
10 years ago – 2011Tuesday, March 29 – Person County’s state representative, W.A. (Winkie) Wilkins filed a bill to increase the county’s hotel and motel occupancy tax rate one … more
There was a spirited game of “The Floor is Lava” played just outside the front door Person County Seniors’ Center Sunday afternoon by a group of kids, some of whom had just met each … more
What was in the news this week? March 18-2410 years ago – 2011Friday, March 18 – The Person High School softball team improved to 3-3 overall and 2-0 in the PAC-6 with a 24-13 four-inning … more
“I was running into Person High School during a football game and he was holding the door open for me. As I ran through the door, he stuck his foot out and tripped me. I face planted and we … more
10 years ago – 2011Friday, Feb. 11 – The stifling East Chapel Hill zone defense and four-corners offense led to a 62-54 Rocket loss on Senior Night. Person trailed the Wildcats by seven … more
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