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"Family Vacation"

July 5, 2016 by Leon Dickens (Register to contact)

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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Bailey Lomax Puryear  personcountylife.com

Bailey Lomax Puryear, 87, of 1565 Pen Oak Court, Roxboro, died Friday morning, July 19, 2019 at Roxboro Healthcare & Rehabilitation. Mr. Puryear was born ...



Youth league registration underway  The Courier=Times

Future Rockets Football Camp set for July 23-24 The Person High School football team will be hosting the Future Rockets Football Camp July 23-24 at the ...



Person selects Joey Carroll to lead football program  HighSchoolOT

During a press conference at the high school on Monday afternoon, Person announced that Joey Carroll will be the next head football coach at the school.



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.



Recreation sports registration continues  The Courier=Times

Future Rockets Football Camp set for July 23-24 The Person High School football team will be hosting the Future Rockets Football Camp July 23-24 at the ...



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 ...



Carroll tabbed to lead Rocket football  The Courier=Times

Person High School reached out of state to find its new head football coach. Joey Carroll, formerly of Marion High School near Bristol, Virginia, was announced ...



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.



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 ...



Halifax County native earns top coaching honor | Local Sports  YourGV.com

ROXBORO, N.C. — Person High School softball coach Michael Ferrell — a native of Halifax County — took home conference coach of the year honors in his first ...



County native to lead Person softball team | Prep Sports  YourGV.com

The Person High School softball team will have a new skipper for the upcoming season. Halifax County native Michael Ferrell will be taking over as coach of the ...



Don’t forget the big star coaching at Riverside High  Durham Herald Sun

Former WNBA star Wendy Palmer should also be celebrated for coaching high school basketball.



Youth movement on display for softball teams  The Courier=Times

HURDLE MILLS — The Person High School and Roxboro Community School softball teams got a first glance at several newcomers during Wednesday's ...



Could 4-star DT Joshua Harris be next lineman to go from NC State to NFL Draft?  USA TODAY High School Sports

Four-star DT prospect Joshua Harris chose N.C. State, becoming the third four-star DL recruit to join the Wolfpack Class of 2019.



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 ...



The top-10 moments of 2018-19 for Rocket athletics  personcountylife.com

Today was a day of celebration at Person High School as the graduating class of 2019 celebrated its commencement. There were many great moments ...



Huge fourth quarter carries Rocket girls past Gretna  personcountylife.com

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. -- For the first time in several weeks, the Person High School girls basketball team was pushed, but it accomplished its primary mission.



PHS wrestling splits matches in Mid-State tri-meet  The Courier=Times

The Person High School wrestling team split a pair of Mid-State Conference matches in a tri-meet Thursday at Northern Guilford. The Rockets coasted to a 50-19 ...



Virginia Tech's Ty Outlaw honored with Bob Bradley Spirit Award  WTVD-TV

Virginia Tech's Ty Outlaw, a Roxboro native, was honored with the Bob Bradley Spirit Award before the Hokies' game against Miami.



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 ...



Rockets late rally falls short  The Courier=Times

The Person High School boys' basketball team closed Friday's game against undefeated Eastern Alamance with a flurry of steals, layups and threes.



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

This week, ABC 11's Tim Pulliam returned to his hometown of Roxboro, North Carolina to reunite with teachers from his high school. In 2001, Pulliam graduated ...



Former Rocket earns All-State honors  The Courier=Times

Former Person High School baseball standout Will Walker was a first-team all-state selection by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Opinion: Virtual reality tours give rural students a glimpse of college life  PBS NewsHour

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 ...



Rockets, Bulldogs participate in hoops jamboree in Asheboro  The Courier=Times

ASHEBORO — The local high school boys basketball teams got a chance to get a little work in this past weekend when they participated in a jamboree at ...



Warriors down Person in Mid-State semifinals  The Courier=Times

EDEN — It started out like most of the Person High School boys' basketball games in recent weeks. The Rockets were running up and down the floor at ...



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.



Rockets end season at Rockingham  personcountylife.com

The Person High School baseball team's season came to an end with a 3-0 loss at Rockingham County in the first round of the Mid-State Conference ...



Class of 2019 celebrates hometown pride  personcountylife.com

Rain forced the 2019 commencement ceremony at Person High School indoors, but the more intimate setting only served to bring the ceremony up close for the ...



Playoffs set for area teams  The Courier=Times

Four local teams have earned trips to the playoffs with three beginning their runs last night. The Roxboro Community School baseball team finished the season ...



Davis, Sullivan earn all-conference honors  personcountylife.com

A pair of Person High School softball players and the team's first-year coach earned individual honors by the Mid-State Conference. The conference released its ...



Big week ahead for PHS hoops  personcountylife.com

The Person High School girls' basketball entered the week with the opportunity to claim its first conference championship in more than 20 years by simply ...



PHS matmen win invitational  The Courier=Times

After two years of waiting, the Person High School wrestling team finally got to host its own tournament again. And when the full day on the mats were over, the ...



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 ...



Brown, Carmichael head list of all-conference honorees  The Courier=Times

Several Person High School winter athletes were honored as all-Mid-State Conference selections by coaches last week. The conference announced the ...



Person athletes honored at annual Rocket Club awards banquet  personcountylife.com

The best athletes from a stellar year of athletics were honored Thursday at the annual Rocket Club Awards banquet at Palace Pointe. More than three dozen ...



Cougars edge Person in overtime  personcountylife.com

The Person High School soccer team bounced back from an early two-goal hole, but came up just a little short in a 5-4 overtime loss to Rockingham County on ...



Spring sports seasons underway this week  The Courier=Times

After a washout of the first full week of practice, many of the local spring sports teams will open competition this week. Games will begin today with an in-county ...



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 ...



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 ...



Person's Whitfield blanks Griffins in tournament opener  The Courier=Times

OXFORD — The Person High School baseball team rode an outstanding pitching performance from Jedd Whitfield to a 4-0 victory against Oxford Prep in the first ...



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 ...



Rockets fall at Morehead, down NE Guilford  The Courier=Times

EDEN — In baseball, there is rarely such a thing as a must-win in regular season play, but in Morehead's case, it was about as close to a necessity as they have ...



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

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



July 5 Obituaries of the Swannanoa Valley  Black Mountain News

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



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.



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.



Robertson resigns at Person, replaced by Kleine  HighSchoolOT

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



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Lady Comets' rally falls short in championship game  YourGV.com

It was simply a case of too many hurdles to overcome for Halifax County High School, which lost 47-30 to Gretna High School in the championship game of the ...



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