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May 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page


Northern track wraps up regular season with meets this week

The Northern Middle School track team competed in a tri-meet Monday against Culbreth and Phillips. The Raiders’ girls team piled up 34 points against Culbreth and 31 in the matchup with Phillps. More...


Horse farm perpetuates rare breed

Tucked in the rolling hills southeast of Roxboro is a horse farm with the lofty name of Empire Egyptians. More...


Helena celebrates Earth Day

Helena Elementary School students conducted some campus beautification projects in celebration of Earth Day last week.  Because of inclement weather on Earth Day (Friday, April 22), students and teachers rescheduled campus beautification efforts More...


Sheriff’s deputies arrest man on burglaryrelated charges

Deputies with the Person County Sheriff ’s Office arrested a Roxboro man Thursday on multiple felony charges after he allegedly broke into a Virgilina Road residence and removed items.  Lawrence DeWayne Long, 36, of 513 Broad St. More...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

This week’s question: There are long-range plans to put grassy medians on sections of Madison Boulevard. Do you think this is a good idea? More...