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The current issue of the Roxboro
Courier-Times is online at the newspaper's webpage.
The following information summarizes the names and dates of
newspapers that have been published in Person County. This information was copied from
Began in 1896
Earliest known issue: May 20, 1896
Ceased in 1910
Last known issue: May 11, 1910
Continues: Person County Courier
Continued by: Roxboro Courier
Began in 1943
Earliest known issue: Oct. 18, 1943
Formed by the union of: Roxboro Courier, and: Person County Times
Began in 1979
Earliest known issue: Aug. 15, 1979
Last known issue: Jan. 2, 1980
Person County Courier
Began in 1885
Earliest known issue: Sept. 23, 1885
Ceased in 1896
Last known issue: May 13, 1896
Continues: Person County News
Continued by: Courier
The Person County News
Began in 1882
Earliest known issue: July 5, 1882
Ceased in 1885
Last known issue: May 30, 1883
Continues: Roxboro Herald
Continued by: Person County Courier
Person County Times
Began in 1929
Earliest known issue: Oct. 8, 1929
Ceased in 1943
Last known issue: Oct. 14, 1943
Merged with: Roxboro Courier, to form: Courier-Times
The Roxboro Courier
Began in 1910
Earliest known issue: May 18, 1910
Ceased in 1943
Last known issue: Dec. 29, 1942
Merged with: Person County Times, to form: Courier-Times
The Roxboro Herald
Began in 1881
Earliest known issue: May 5, 1881
Ceased in 1882
Last known issue: July 21, 1881
Continued by: Person County News
of the Person County Library
- Roxboro Courier: 9/1885 - 12/1942
- Roxboro Courier Times: 10/1943 - 12/2003 (first nine months of 1943 are missing)
of the North Carolina Archives
Courier, weekly, 1896-1910. RoxRC 4-17, 13
reels. A continuation of the Person County Courier. Continued by the Roxboro Courier.
Courier-Times, semi-weekly, 1945-1972. RoxCT,
Person County Courier, weekly, ,
1887-1896. RoxRC 1-4, 4 reel. Continued by the Courier.
Person County News, weekly, [1882, 1883].
RoxMISC-1, partial reel.
Person County Times, semi-weekly, 1936-1941,
1943. RoxPCT, 4 reels. (Weekly -March 1937).
Roxboro Courier, weekly, 1910-1917, .
RoxC 17- 24, 8 reels. A continuation of the Courier. Merged with the Person County Times
to form the Courier-Times.
Roxboro Herald, weekly, . RoxMISC-1,