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February 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


‘Dogs blast Eagles in playoff rematch

In a span of 48 seconds, a game that appeared to be headed towards a competitive, intense battle between two familiar teams, turned into a complete runaway.  More...


Jones ‘Pappy’ Lester Sr. Son of a Freedman of Color

Jones J. Lester Sr., known as “ Pappy” by his family and community, was born on Oct. 27, 1874 in Halifax County, Virginia. He was the youngest of 11 children born to Henderson Lester and Analiza Brown Lester.  More...


Students partner with Back Pack Pals to help fight hunger

Person County High School National Honor Society (NHS) and Bella Adora Club students are planning to help some fellow Person County schools fight hunger.  The students, partnering with Back Pack Pals of Person County, solicited the help of Willi More...


2017 Shrine Club officers installed

New 2017 Roxboro Shrine Club officer were recently installed. Pictured, from left to right, are Treasurer Mike Chaney, President Bryan Ballard, Vice President Mike Warren and Potentate Amran Shrine Temple Kevin Hall, who installed the new officers. More...

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...