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July 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


At 46, Stacy Puryear still has a trick or two left up his sleeve

Stacy Puryear took an unorthodox route to a second-place finish in South Boston Speedway’s biggest race of the season last Saturday night, leaving most of the track’s heaviest hitters in his rear-view mirror.  More...



The hot months are upon us, with many more weeks still to come of the notorious combination of heat and humidity that are a hallmark of North Carolina summers.  Many agencies offer advice on what to keep in mind to make the experience as comfort More...


Arrest made in March theft

Person County Sheriff ’s deputies arrested an Oxford man Thursday in connection with the March theft of three horse saddles worth more than $15,000.  Travis Wilkerson, 27, of 9524 Amis Chapel Road, was charged with one count of obtaining p 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.  This week’s question:   More...