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June 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page


Martha Allen Rudder commemorates 100th birthday with visit to the beauty shop and a ‘shindig’ the following day

Friday, June 17, 2016 was a special day for Bushy Fork resident Martha Allen Rudder, as she reached her 100th birthday milestone on that date.  When asked what she did on her birthday, Rudder responded, “I went to the beauty shop and had m More...


Local educator selected to participate in Advanced Placement Program Reading

New York – Person High School teacher Jamie Phelps was selected to participate in the College Board’s annual AP (Advanced Placement) Reading in AP psychology.  Each June, AP teachers and college faculty members from around the world More...


Roxboro man jailed Wednesday on drug-related charges

Roxboro police arrested Roger Lee Hamlett, 29, of 118 Brookstone Ln. Wednesday on drug-related charges  Hamlet was taken into custody on Cleveland Lane near its intersection with Hurdle Mills Road.  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. More...