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February 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page


A big step forward

Rockets put themselves in position to make the playoffs after victories this week

Nine days ago, the Person High School boys’ basketball team struggled to find an answer for McMichael’s hot shooting in a 61- 49 road loss.  There would be no repeat in the sequel.  The Rockets’ defense, tempo, shooting, e More...


The great migration

In 1940 Bessie and Fred Smith, of Person County, had a decision to make. Should they stay in Person County and face increasing discrimination and violence or should they moved to an unknown life in the North? More...


RCS honors teacher achievement

10 Roxboro Community School teachers were recognized by school administrators recently for excellence in teaching, based on test scores for 2017.  At the high-school level, biology teacher Ashley Bailey, math I teacher Charri Denny and English I More...



North Carolina state senator Mike Woodard and his wife Sarah brought the C-T along on a recent visit to Washington, D.C. Woodard represents Person County in the North Carolina General Assembly. 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...