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August 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


Tobacco farmer

Year’s crop ‘below average’

Tobacco farmer H.R. Carver started harvesting his 60 acres of tobacco at the beginning of August but shook his head when he talked about the challenging conditions he faced this year.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

Person County Arts Council accepting subgrant applications

Person County Arts Council is now accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrants through Sept. 15, 2017.  More...


Suspect turns himself in

A Roxboro man who fled a traffic stop on Friday afternoon turned himself in to Roxboro police late Sunday night.  Marquis Torain was wanted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, probation violations and firing a weapon into an enclosure.&n More...


Champions crowned at 39th annual Roxboro Invitational

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department hosted its 39th Annual Roxboro Invitational Tennis Tournament last weekend at Huck Sansbury Recreation Complex.  ANDERSON CLAIM GIRLS 13U CROWN   More...