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Choices in Education: Roxboro Community School
January 2, 2017
- RCS Crest with logo, “To Persevere and to Excel” Season’s Greetings from Roxboro Community School. As we approach the beginning of a new year, we take time to celebrate many of the new beginnings over the years that have made our community a wonderful place to...

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A Holiday Message from the ED Director
December 26, 2016
- "Season's Greetings" Since many will be out on holidays this coming week, we are taking a one week break from the Choices in Education series. In the meantime, we wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! We will resume the education series on January 2, 2017, with a post...

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Governor McCrory Announces GKN Driveline to Expand
December 20, 2016
- Governor McCrory Announces GKN Driveline to Expand, Creating 302 New Jobs Automotive components maker will invest $179 million at four facilities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 20, 2016 govpress@nc.gov Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina ...

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Choices in Education: Person Early College for Innovation and Leadership
December 19, 2016
- Person Early College for Innovation and Leadership (PECIL)   PECIL Inaugural Class Person Early College for Innovation and Leadership A positive school culture is crucial in the success of a school.  At Person Early College for Innovation and Leadership, we are interested in all of our students’...

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Choices in Education: Bethel Hill Charter School
December 12, 2016
- Bethel Hill Charter School Bethel Hill Charter School is a public school of choice that serves children in all areas of Person County and surrounding counties. The journey from the charter’s humble beginning in 2000 to a highly successful, independent operation has been a great success story.  Through...

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Choices in Education: Roxboro Christian Academy
December 5, 2016
- Roxboro Christian Academy Roxboro Christian Academy is not the typical school. For one thing, children can begin as a preschooler and graduate from high school. This means many of the graduates spend fourteen years together. This is one reason that the “lifelong friends” that many people promise to...

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Introductory Post from the Economic Development Director
November 28, 2016
- "Everything is Better in Person" Person County Veteran’s Park located at S. Morgan Street adjacent to the Person County Office Building Earl Bradsher Entrance. EVERYTHING IS BETTER IN PERSON!         That is our marketing tag line that we share as we meet...

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A Message from Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce President
November 23, 2016
- Hello Chamber members and friends, The holiday season is officially moving into high gear this week. We know this Friday, November 25th & Saturday, November 26th will be especially busy days as the Christmas shopping ‘bonanza’ begins. We ask you to remember the many businesses in Roxboro and...

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EDC Website Press Release
November 15, 2016
- The Person County Economic Development Commission (EDC) and the Person County Business and Industrial Center, Inc. (PCBIC) announced today that their new website is up and running at the website address of www.personcountyedc.com. The majority of the new website is populated with new photos and text highlighting the...

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Good Morning Coffee Hour November 2, 2016
November 3, 2016
- Person County EDC and PCBIC, Inc. co-sponsored the November 2, 2016, Good Morning Coffee Hour at Golden Corral in conjunction with the Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce. EDC Chairman, Kenneth Perry, City of Roxboro Mayor, Merilyn P. Newell, Person County Economic Development Director, Stuart Gilbert, and Chairman of the Person County Board...

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