Roxboro

Historic Home Retains Original Charm While Gaining Modern Touches

By Phyliss Boatwright Dr. Tori Bradsher grew up on Roxboro’s Main Street in a 1920s-era “Four Square style” George W. Kane-built home. After moving away for college and career, she returned to her hometown four years ago to serve as a cardiologist at Person Memorial Hospital – and moved back into her childhood home. “The house needed some updating,” Bradsher ...

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Hello Dolley – Where was she born?

Story by Norwood Walker Whether you call her Dolley, Dolly, Dorothea, or Dorothy, whether you believe she was born at Paine’s Tavern, Payne’s Tavern, or New Garden, Dolley Payne Todd Madison has been part of the lore of Person County for many years.  In the past there was a Dolly Madison Theater on Main Street, Dolly Street (in two locations), ...

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