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December 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


Person girls overwhelm Bluestone to set up rematch with Gretna

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — The Person High School girls’ basketball team had a little more than a week to enjoy the Christmas holiday and recover after a pair of lopsided losses to two of the best teams in the 3A classification.  More...


Noted photographer chronicled Person County in 1939

Dorothea Lange was a photographer whose images of struggling farmers during the Great Depression greatly influenced the field of documentary photography. More...


Put up the pack

As we move closer to the end of the year, many of us are trying to figure out our New Year’s Resolutions. Well, with every New Year brings a chance to make a significant change in our lives. More...

The Bullhorn  Free Access 

Annette Slaughter retiring after 30 years of teaching

Annette Slaughter, AIG coordinator and beginning teacher coach, retired from Roxboro Community School (RCS) this month, after a 30-year career in education.  More...


Drug charges filed

A Person County man is facing four felony charges, mostly drug related, after his arrest by Sheriff ’s deputies.  Joe Lawson, 62, of 3261 Virgilina Road was arrested Dec. More...

Word on the Street


This week’s question: Looking back at 2017, what is the best thing that happened to you? Jack Hilliard Roxboro Seeing my girls prosper in college. My last one is in high school and will be valedictorian of her class. More...