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July 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page



The Person High School football team wrapped up its summer workouts this week. According to Rocket head coach Dave Kleine, around 70 participated in workouts, conditioning and 7-on-7 games throughout the summer. More...


Student tackles months-long robot build as senior project

For most high school or college seniors, the senior project calls for standing before a panel of judges and giving a speech. But Timberlake native Rene’ Jacques’ senior project was much more than that.  More...


Child abuse reported

A Person County social worker asked the Sheriff ’s Department on July 7 to look into a possible case of child abuse.  According to police reports, there are four children living in the Timberlake home, ranging in age from 2 to 16.  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. This week’s question: Which resta urant chain would you most like to see come to Roxboro? More...