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May 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page


Albom’s most unusual, magical character – and narrator

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom. 2015 by HarperCollins. Hardcover, 496 pgs. $25.99.   Some authors write good stories. Some lift our spirits and touch our hearts. More...

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UNC offers transfer program for low-income students

The Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program (C-STEP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) helps high school seniors and community college students from low-income families transfer to UNCCH with the opportunity to graduate More...


Roxboro man arrested by police on drug-related charges

Roxboro police charged a Roxboro man Tuesday with two felony drug-related offenses after he was initially taken into custody on a trespassing charge. Shelton Javon O’Briant, 39, of 10 Barden Place, Apt. 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...