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August 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


The opening swings of the season

The Person High School volleyball team began tryouts Friday for its upcoming season. The Rockets had about 30 prospective players out for opening day with hopes of making either the varsity of JV team. More...


Handling the challenge of competition

Straight Ahead

I was involved, as a player and coach, in organized baseball for a good 40 years. I was a private baseball instructor for 25 years and was one of the first to utilize videotape and kinesiology in teaching the game. That was in 1972. More...


RCS gearing up for new school year; open houses scheduled

The first day of classes for Roxboro Community School students will be Monday, Aug. 18.  Classes will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 18 and 19. RCS will resume normal school hours, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Wednesday, Aug. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

This week’s question: what is the fastest you’ve ever ridden or driven? Danny Pulley “102 mph in a 1996 Olds.” Martine Bello More...