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February 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


So, who’s in charge at my house?

Straight Ahead

I’m writing this column from home, looking out at the steadily falling flakes. The ice and snow will be dealt with tomorrow. More...


Schools For the Colored Children

The Person County Board of Education did not build schools for African- American children in Person County until the 1950s.  The first schools for African-Americans were one-room log structures that were built by individuals, or the community.&n More...

The Rock  Free Access 

Coming Home and Senior Night

The Person High School Basketball team just recently held its Coming Home game on Saturday, Feb. 1.  More...


Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo was taken in 1966 and features four Personians on a fishing trip in Morehead City. Do you know any of the people in the photo? 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 regular features, Word on the Street.  This week’s question:   More...