July 18, 2018 RSS feed / News

C-T ON VACATION

Sisters Dorothy Johnson Wagstaff and Clara Johnson George took along the C-T with them on a visit to the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky. More...

Roxboro woman scammed

A Roxboro woman reported July 12 that she was the victim of a phone scam.  According to a Person County Sheriff ’s Office report, the victim reported she received a call from a person claiming to be with Publisher’s Clearing House. More...

THE LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS   More...

City OKs special use permit to put factory in compliance

The Roxboro City Council voted unanimously last Tuesday to grant a special use permit for a broom and mop factory to operate as a “light manufacturing use” in a highway commercial zone.  David Newell, Sr., president of Newell and Son More...

RCS approves preliminary budget

The Roxboro Community School board of directors approved a preliminary budget last week during the group’s retreat.  The budget amount is essentially equal to last year, according to Managing Executive Director Dave Ebert. More...

Restoration project gains support from city’s loan fund

The apartment space above The Courier-Times new location at 111 N. Main St. has undergone substantial renovation to become a rental property, thanks to a loan program from the City of Roxboro.  More...

Puryear wins state Elks’ top honor

Person County commissioner Kyle Puryear was named 2018 Exalted Ruler of the Year for the State of North Carolina for Roxboro Elks Lodge #2005. He served as the Roxboro Lodge #2005 Exalted Ruler from 2016 to 2018. More...

Corrections

A story published in Saturday’s edition of The Courier-Times about a rezoning request for 608 S. Main St., incorrectly reported how the applicant for a special use permit plans to use the building that sits on the property. More...

Fall ballot will include a large number of amendments

Voters will decide on six constitutional amendments in the general election, including those involving victims rights, hunting rights and a photo identification requirement to vote. More...

Hoop lessons, life lessons

Roxboro police officers took on a friendly challenge from Harris Garden youth last week when they hit the hardcourt in a friendly game of hoops, above. The visit ended with remarks from police Lt. More...