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Person County Day Event Recap

Thank you, thank you, to the many thousands of people who came out to make #PersonCountyDay at Palace Pointe a terrific success on July 4, 2016! Person County Day raises over 1 ton of food Together we far exceeded what we thought would be a "stretch" goal of raising 1400 items of food for the [...]

PTSO and PTA Officer Appreciation Party

On Tuesday, May 17 a group of parent officers from several local schools' PTSO and PTA organizations gathered in our Roxboro Room for a special "Appreciation Party" from Palace Pointe. "We recognize that parents who lead Parent-Teacher organizations work very hard to support schools and teachers," said Wendy Harrington, one of the managers who helped [...]

Increased need at Person County food pantries prompts fundraiser

Palace Pointe has implemented a month-long campaign to assist with, and raise community awareness about, the increased number of families needing support from area food pantries. In cooperation with Christian Help Center of Roxboro NC, which has seen an increase in families needing food and monetary support from 484 in May/June/July 2013 to 1017 during [...]

New style of bumper cars arrives in Roxboro at Palace Pointe

Spin Zone Bumper Cars, a new style of bumper car attraction that’s the only one of its kind in our state east of Charlotte, has been added to Palace Pointe family entertainment center’s array of entertainments. Unlike typical bumper cars that are primarily directed forwards and backwards, the rider can make a Spin Zone car [...]

New staff welcomed at Palace Pointe

Kristen Sykes recently joined Palace Pointe as Theater Manager. Ms. Sykes has worked in the theatre business for nine years, starting as a staff member, then a shift leader, and associate manager at Regal Brier Creek Stadium 14 in Raleigh. “I really enjoy watching movies and working with people,” said Ms. Sykes. “In this business [...]

Palace Pointe rewards budding readers

Two new programs at Palace Pointe, both focused on encouraging children ages preschool to grade 6 to read more, are being welcomed by area parents and schools: Fang’s City Diner Library and the Reading Rewards program. Fang’s City Diner Library, launched with the help of Roxboro, NC’s nonprofit Partnership for Children Person County, features a [...]