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June 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


RCS soccer player Maranda Oliver competes in the State Games

Roxboro Community School soccer player Maranda Oliver is ever-so-easy to spot on the soccer pitch.  She’s the one with the flaming red hair in a ponytail, usually terrorizing defensive players with the ball on her foot near the opponent&rs More...


A closer look at Tony Gwynn

Straight Ahead

When I heard that Tony Gwynn died on Monday, I had to sit back and take several deep breaths and shut everything down that I was doing. Almost immediately, the poem To An Athlete Dying Young, by A.E. Housman popped up in my head. More...


Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo was taken in 1982 and features the operators and employees of a furniture store in Roxboro. Do you know the people in the photo? Do you know the name of the furniture store they all worked at? More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

This week’s question: What kind of plans, if any, do you have for the summer?  More...