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August 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


Concord Church Road bridge to be replaced

New bridge construction to result in year-long detour

Motorists using Concord Church Road will soon be looking for a new route into Roxboro from the west side of the lake.  A 53-year-old bridge east of Williamsville is scheduled to be replaced starting later this month.   The N.C. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Auditions for ‘Young Frankenstein’ to be held Aug. 7, 8 at Kirby Theater

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department, Person County Arts Council and Piedmont Community College have announced the dates for the auditions for the Roxboro Little Theater production of “Young Frankenstein.”  The dir More...


Landfill office ransacked

Person County Sheriff ’s deputies are investigating a break-in at the office of Upper Piedmont Regional Landfill.  The break-in was discovered Tuesday morning when an employee came to work.  As she walked into the office about 6:30 a. More...


It’s Showtime

Monday was the official opening day of practice for high school sports teams this fall. The Rocket football team had more than 90 players come out to participate in the first day, with more expected as the week continues.   More...