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"Family Vacation"

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I was privileged this year to vacation with family in Ghana, West Africa! We spent two weeks there visiting my son and his family.
Great experience; but there is No Place like home.

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Person's Kleine steps down as football coach  HighSchoolOT

David Kleine will not be back as the head football coach at Person High School this fall as he steps aside to spend more time with his family.



Former Halifax County resident inks with N.C. State  YourGV.com

ROXBORO, N.C. — A little less than six months ago, Person High School defensive lineman Josh Harris brought his family, friends and hoards of other ...



Comets travel to Person High School for clash of the rivals  YourGV.com

One of the more highly anticipated games of Halifax County High School's football season looms ahead Friday night, with the Comets traveling to Roxboro, ...



Person's Harris to make college commitment on Monday  HighSchoolOT

Person High School defensive tackle Joshua Harris will make his college commitment on Monday evening.



A true thriller: Comets edge Person HS 59-58 in OT  YourGV.com

ROXBORO, N.C. — A trio of key baskets by Michael Spraggins and a key steal by MyQuan Williams in the final two minutes helped lift Halifax County High ...



Homegrown talent Joshua Harris wants to match success of NC State’s star defensive lines  News & Observer

Joshua Harris decided to play close to home and hopefully leave his stamp on the NC State defensive line. Harris committed to the Wolfpack on Monday, July 9, ...



Kleine steps down as Person's head football coach  The Courier=Times

The Person High School football team will have a new leader on the sidelines for the 2019 season. Dave Kleine announced to The Courier-Times Thursday that ...



4-star DT Joshua Harris sets commitment date  HighSchoolOT

Person High School defensive tackle Joshua Harris will make his college commitment next month.



Snow topples trees at football coach's Roxboro home, wife sleeps through it  WTVD-TV

Amanda Kleine isn't a light sleeper, and that's probably a good thing, because the sound of pine trees crashing down in her backyard would have scared her to ...



Ex-Person High point guard, 19, fighting for his life at Duke Hospital after drive-by  The Herald-Sun

Teen critically wounded by several gunshots Wednesday night in Roxboro. Was later transported to Duke.



Person High School apologizes for punishing students with unpaid cafeteria bills  WRAL.com

Some parents were outraged when Person High School sent home a note with students stating students with unpaid balances would be punished.



VIDEO: Charlotte-signee Dravon Mangum threw down the dunk of the year  USA TODAY High School Sports

Look, there are terrific dunks throughout the course of the year. Few, if any, can compare to the one thrown down by Person High (N.C.) small forward Dravon ...



July 10: NC State's big recruiting day; rules changes; schools name coaches  HighSchoolOT

Monday was a busy day in high school sports, especially when it comes to in-state recruiting by NC State.



Person HS cruises to 71-39 win over Comets | Prep Sports  YourGV.com

ROXBORO, N.C. — One night after having played its best basketball game of the season, the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team played its ...



Turnovers costly as Comets JVs fall to Rockets  YourGV.com

Turnovers often prove costly, and that was the case for the Halifax County High School junior varsity football team Thursday night in its season opener against ...



Gazette-sponsored 25th annual holiday tournament at HCHS features four schools  YourGV.com

The Halifax County High School boys and girls basketball teams will be looking to get back into championship contention Thursday when the 25th Annual ...



Student charged in sex assault at Person High  WRAL.com

A 15-year-old student was sexually assaulted at Person High School last week, Person County Sheriff Dewey Jones said Wednesday.



Top 15 senior football prospects in eastern NC  HighSchoolOT

High school football in North Carolina has had some exceptional talent in previous years and the class of 2019 is no different. The eastern region of the state is ...



ABC11's Tim Pulliam, visits his former high school and teachers  WTVD-TV

This week, ABC11's Tim Pulliam returned to his hometown of Roxboro, North Carolina, to reunite with teachers from his high school. In 2001, Pulliam graduated ...



Top players, ACC recruits selected to Shrine Bowl roster  HighSchoolOT

The North Carolina roster includes a number of players from eastern North Carolina, including three from Wake County.



Second-half rally dooms Lady Comets | Prep Sports  YourGV.com

The Halifax County High School girls' basketball team dominated the first half to the point that even a weird sequence that cost it a late basket didn't really feel ...



Tennessee among top five for four-star North Carolina DT  247Sports

One of the nation's top defensive tackles says Tennessee is among his current favorites.



NC State finds in-state recruiting success with 2019 class  HighSchoolOT

Coaches have talked about it for decades - keeping North Carolina's high school talent at home in college. Dave Doeren and his staff appear to be figuring out a ...



Virtual reality tours give rural students a glimpse of college life  The Conversation - US

A new virtual campus tour project in North Carolina could change the way students in rural or otherwise remote areas are able to 'see' prospective colleges ...



Tennessee offers North Carolina DT  247Sports

A defensive tackle from North Carolina picked up an offer from Tennessee on Tuesday.



NC State lands 4-star safety from East Forsyth  HighSchoolOT

East Forsyth safety Khalid Martin made a verbal commitment to NC State during a press conference at his school on Tuesday evening.



18-year-old killed in Person County crash  WTVD-TV

The North Carolina Highway Patrol says an 18-year-old was killed in a crash Sunday evening and then the boyfriend of the man's mother was critically hurt in a ...



Father's Day: ABC11 staff share photos of dad  WTVD-TV

On this Father's Day, ABC11 staff shared their favorite photos of dad.



Wedding: Hubbard-Bradsher  Shelby Star

Alexandra Elaine Bradsher of Roxboro and William Brad Hubbard of Shelby were married May 17, 2014, at the Person County Museum of History, 309 N. Main ...



July 11: Panthers want state finals; lots of new hires; more NCSU commits  HighSchoolOT

New Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper raised eyebrows Tuesday when he expressed interest in hosting the football state championships, several new ...



The magic of virtual reality university tours  Study International News

The first time that Nyah visited the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for a campus tour, there wasn't much of a chance to see what takes place inside ...



Person HS snaps Comets' G-V Holiday Classic title win streak at four with 70-53 win in Friday's title game  YourGV.com

Halifax County High School had won a record four consecutive Gazette-Virginian Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament titles entering Friday night's ...



July 5 Obituaries of the Swannanoa Valley  Black Mountain News

Obituaries of people with ties to Swannanoa, Black Mountain, Montreat and Ridgecrest.



Power Five commitment recap: July 7-13  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...



Illness sends more than 100 kids home from school  WTVD-TV

Person County Schools says about 100 students were sent home from school Wednesday due to illness.



MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for October 1, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 10/1-10/7)



Holiday Classic Tournament tips off Thursday | Prep Sports  YourGV.com

The 24th Annual Gazette-Virginian Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament tips off Thursday at Halifax County High School with the Halifax County High School ...



Second-half rally falls short, Comets fall to Person HS 65-62 in opener  YourGV.com

Halifax County High School dug itself into a hole in the first half of Tuesday night's game against border rival Person High School. As hard as they tried, the ...



Taking a look at targets for Georgia football's 2019 recruiting class  Red and Black

Georgia got two commits over the weekend. According to 247sports, the Bulldogs now have the No. 5 recruiting class in the country.



Roxboro honors soldier killed in Afghanistan  WRAL.com

Supporters lined Roxboro streets Saturday morning, as the body of Pfc. Richard K. Jones, 21, was brought home. Jones was killed in Afghanistan Aug. 1.



Lions offer three-star DT  247Sports

Penn State offered 2019 three-star defensive tackle Joshua Harris on Thursday night. Harris attends Person High School in Roxboro, N.C.., and is unranked by ...



Robertson resigns at Person, replaced by Kleine  HighSchoolOT

Person High School will have a new head football coach again this season.



I-Team: School zones or danger zones?  WTVD-TV

We've all seen it: cars speeding recklessly through school zones, drivers distracted by cell phones, makeup or even kids on their way to their own schools.



ABSS’ new principals are no strangers to their schools  Burlington Times News

Five Alamance-Burlington schools are under new leadership this year, but while the roles are new, the faces are not.Each of the district's new principals was ...



Animal Medical Clinic welcomes new doctor | Society  YourGV.com

Animal Medical Clinic of South Boston welcomed Dr. Barbara Carver Harris to its team in October.



"Little Shop of Horrors" Brought Its Black Comedy to the Kirby Theater in Roxboro Nov. 1-3  Triangle A&E

When one of the major characters is not out of high school and some of the others are retired, you know you are attending a performance by a local theater ...



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