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December 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Pulliam collects second national championship Friday in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE — Lee Pulliam capped off a perfect season Friday evening at the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards where he was crowned as the 2013 national champion.  Pulliam, 25, from Semora won the title for the second straight season t More...


Be wary of scammers, especially during the holidays

Straight Ahead

Somebody tried to scam me over the phone on Thursday and it wasn’t successful for a couple of reasons: I listened carefully to what the woman was saying, plus, I’ve done a lot of telemarketing, myself. More...


Life Enrichment Opportunities

Activities for the week of Monday, Dec. 16 through Saturday, Dec. 21 at the Person County Senior Center, 121 Depot St.  (UL) Upper Level  (LL) Lower Level  (CR) Conference Room (CL) Computer Lab   More...


PCC instructor named semifinalist for state teaching award

Piedmont Community College instructor Heather Barker was named one of 10 semi-finalists in the 2013 North Carolina Community College System’s R.J. Reynolds Excellence in Teaching Award competition. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

Editor’s note: Each week, we are venturing out onto the streets of Roxboro looking for Personians to feature and to answer our question of the week for one of our newest features, Word on the Street.  This week’s question:   More...