June 16, 2018 RSS feed / News

Two men arrested for firing a weapon into an occupied home

Two Roxboro men were arrested June 12 for an incident involving shooting a 9 mm handgun from a vehicle into an occupied dwelling.  More...

C-T ON VACATION

Mike and Marie Gentry took along their hometown newspaper on a visit to the USS Missouri at Pearl Harbor during a recent vacation to Hawaii. If you take a vacation, be sure to bring along a copy of the C-T and have a picture taken with it. More...

LATEST AGENDA

MEETINGS  The PERSON COUNTY CHAPTER OF THE NAACP will meet on Tuesday, June 19, at Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church, 824 Durham Road, Roxboro. The Executive Board will meet at 6 p.m. and the membership meeting will be at 7 p.m.   More...

Roxboro Housing Authority plans event to strengthen families

The Roxboro Housing Authority is hosting a special event noon to 4 p.m., Thursday, June 21, designed to build strong families and create a better community.  It will feature about 30 booths from local businesses and agencies, with many giving aw More...

EXTENSION NOTES

INSECTS ATTACK VINE CROPS   Vine crops (cantaloupes, cucumbers, watermelons, and squash) can be attacked by two kinds of insects that cause a rapid wilting and in most cases, death of the plants. More...

Grant provides food, shelter aid

Person County has been selected to receive a $17,622 Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area.  The selection was made by a national board chaired by FEMA and consists of representat More...

Roxboro leaders approve residential rezoning

The City Council on Tuesday night voted unanimously to approve an application for rezoning two large tracts of land totaling 202.5 acres on the south end of Roxboro, paving the way for one of the largest residential developments in years.  The c More...

Fight punctuates PHS graduation ceremony

Three Person High School students were issued criminal summonses for disorderly conduct after a fight broke out at the school following graduation Saturday.  The fight involved three students, one 17 years old and the other two 19 years old.&nbs More...

Free fans available

The Person County Se- nior Center will give away a limited number of box fans to eligible seniors.  To be eligible, the recipient must be a Person County resident, age 60 or older or have a disability, live in a home situation where a threat to More...