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May 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


Bulldogs stun Tigers, advance to the third round

RCS travels to Spring Creek in Sweet 16 showdown

Before the North Carolina High School Athletic Association even released the playoff brackets, Roxboro Community School soccer coach Tim Ess, made it abundantly clear what he wanted from his team.  More...



Timberlake resident launches handmade birch bark canoe

The early morning mist was settling over Lake Michie in Durham County when a white pickup truck pulled into the parking lot with a remarkable craft tied on top.  It was an authentic birch bark canoe, built in the same manner as Native Americans More...


Roxboro Elks recognize Americanism Essay winners at award ceremony

The Roxboro Elks Lodge #2005 held an award ceremony on Thursday, April 27 to recognize the local winners of the 2016-17 Americanism Essay Contest.  This year’s theme was “Why is it important to vote?” and over 100 students par More...


Roxboro police investigate report of gunshots

Roxboro police were called to investigate a report of gunshots being fired at the Roxboro Commons Shopping Center Monday night.  The report came in to police just before 8:30 p.m. 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...