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August 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


Person sinks Vikings, move to 2-0

The crowd wasn’t quite as big, the performance wasn’t quite as strong, but the result was exactly the same.  The Person High School varsity volleyball team moved to 2-0 on the young season with a 3-0 sweep of traditional 2-A power So More...


Wild, fun and muddy

Catfish Crawl draws 250 participants

Photo and story BY BILL WILLCOX  It was wild, it was fun and it was very, very muddy, partly because it rained the night before. About 250 people turned out for the grueling, yet fun, Catfish Crawl Mud Run on Saturday, Aug. More...


Deputies capture man who cut ankle monitor

A Roxboro man who cut his home arrest monitor off and left his house on Aug. 9 was recaptured Tuesday.  Edward Ernest Allen, 47, of 304 Nichols Ave., Roxboro, was arrested shortly after 1:30 a.m. 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...