January 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


‘Our defensive energy was just phenomenal’

Rockets’ second-half pressure overwhelms Northwood in final tune-up before opening PAC -6 next Tuesday at preseason favorite Northern Durham

The mood completely changed in the second half.  The Person boys’ basketball team that nonchalantly strutted through player introductions and sleepwalked through the first half to a tie game didn’t make it out of the locker room for More...


‘Somebody left out the Possum, man!’

Straight Ahead

I was chilling the other day, listening to the morning programming on NPR, which I could take or leave but since they carry international news, I tune them in anyway. More...


Goings on at Oak Lane Elementary School

The Oak Lane tradition of excellence is symbolized by a mighty oak tree deeply rooted by a caring atmosphere, community support, parental involvement, individualization, selfdiscipline, innovative instruction, patriotism, traditional values, and resp More...


Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo, which was submitted by Gertrude Woody, was taken in 1973 and features three members of a Person County family. Those pictured included Carolyn Woody, Gertrude Woody and Terry Woody. 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...