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January 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page


Former PCC dean pens powerful story of human-animal bond

A mutual friend loaned me a copy of Dawn Reno Langley’s beautiful, searingly sad, yet ultimately uplifting novel featuring a mother who lives with the most unimaginable pain a human can endure and the abused elephant who helps her heal.  More...


Protect against cold weather maladies

Winter is in full effect, with below-freezing conditions that bring about a number of ailments.  According to a 2015 study by a team of Yale University scientists, colder temperatures slow the body’s immune system, weakening its defense ag More...


Driver leads law enforcement on high-speed chase to Virginia

Person County Sheriff ’s deputies and Roxboro Police were involved in a high speed chase New Year’s Eve between Roxboro and the Virginia state line, as they pursued a suspect wanted in Virginia.  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...