May 24, 2017
Safe-driving lectures hit close to home
For Roxboro Community School senior Sierra Kokus the recent safe driving activities for prom week hit close to home.
It became apparent during Ashley Underhill’s visit to RCS before the prom, Churchill’s story was a little more personal for Kokus when she asked Underhill if she could hug her.
April 19, 2017
Real example paints vivid picture
Standing in front of the juniors and seniors of Roxboro Community School on Tuesday, wearing her sash and tiara, Ashley Underhill looked the part of a beauty queen. But she wasn’t there to talk about her pageant dreams or accomplishments. She was there to talk with students about the importance of safe driving.
October 19, 2015
Teen drivers working to keep eyes on the road
Cars today are safer than they’ve ever been: automatic braking to avoid collisions, for example.
But modern drivers also have more distractions than ever, including texting while driving, and Johnston County leaders worry that the newest drivers are most at risk.
January 02, 2013
Mourners wear camouflage to honor teen who died in racing accident
More than a thousand mourners filed into the New Horizon Church Wednesday afternoon for the funeral for Chase Underhill, who died in an accident Dec. 29.
The family asked visitors to wear camouflage to the funeral. As a result, nearby Walmart's and Dick's Sporting Good stores were almost sold out of any camouflage clothing.