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February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


The life and legacy of James Gaither and Louise Catherine Owen Lawson

Nelson Lawson was born a slave to unknown parents in Person County in 1827. He married Rachel Winston in 1866 and together they had eight children.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

Bright Star presents ‘George Washington Carver and Friends’ at the library

Be sure to visit Person County Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. in celebration of Black History Month. More...


PCC to offer Notary Public class

Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Notary Public course will prepare the learner for appointment to the position of Notary Public in North Carolina.  The next class will be held on Monday and Wednesday, Feb. More...



  This week’s photo, which was submitted by Frank Shotwell, was taken in 1982 and features the Division III winners of the county Tee Baseball League tournament. More...