March 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


Bulldogs shutout Person, improve to 4-1

The Roxboro Community School girls’ soccer team got several good opportunities to score in the first half.  And they took full advantage.  The Bulldogs found the back of the net three times in the opening half and let their defense t More...



Library hosts N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences’ program about birds

The library was all a twitter on the afternoon of Thursday, March 9, when it hosted the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ “Birds of a Feather” program.  Karen Polk with the North Carolina museum presented children with More...


North End holds ‘Jump Rope for Heart’ event in Feburary

North End Elementary school held its 20th annual Jump Rope for Heart, Friday, Feb. 24. Physical eduction teacher Ashley Douma has coordinated the event since its inception.  More...


Domestic brawl brings charges

A fight between a Roxboro man and his girlfriend ended with charges against the boyfriend after he allegedly tried to strangle her and then kicked her as she tried to get away.  Glenn Thomas Shelton, 35, of 2253 Hester Store Road, Roxboro, was c 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...