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July 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page



The Person and Roxboro Community School summer league JV baseball teams have played each other three times this season. RCS won last week’s game at home, and Person returned the favor in Monday’s matchup.   More...


Burlington man shares nearly extinct way of life in poetry collection

For many of us who have reached a certain age, it seems the simpler way of life we knew as children has died and been replaced by instant gratification, cookie-cutter stores and restaurants, designer duds, smart phones, texts, tweets, 24-hour news cy More...


Pork Council announces scholarship recipients

When the North Carolina Pork  Council’s scholarship committee reviewed applications this year for two $1,000 scholarship opportunities, they found a way to give scholarships to five applicants.  Manley “Trey” Palmer of Hur More...


Do You Know These People?

This week’s photo, which was submitted by Marvin Painter was taken in July or August of 1963 or 1964 and features two Personians standing in a tobacco field. The men are, left, “Jack Painter” John Dalton and, right, Maxie Blalock. 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...