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Dec. 20, 2014 @ 05:06 PM

A matter of pride

All 500 students at Henderson Collegiate said they are going to college.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 05:26 PM

Arrests and incidents in Warren and Granville counties

Arrests and incidents in Warren and Granville counties.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 04:56 PM

Study: Medicaid expansion would be boon for local economy

A new study shows that the Tri-County region would receive substantial economic benefits if the state expanded Medicaid. That is in addition to the health benefits to the many individuals in the area who lack insurance coverage.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

Scholarships available for local students

Wake Electric customers with college-bound students can apply for more than $22,000 in awards for 2015.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

Hospital’s expanded cancer center a win for patients

An additional 1,000 square feet of space in Maria Parham’s cancer center has made a convenient, comprehensive treatment facility for patients, according to staff.

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Dec. 20, 2014 @ 08:34 PM

Bold Statement

Having been in several tight contests throughout their first 10 games of the season, it appeared the appropriate time for Crossroads Christian’s varsity boys’ basketball team to put a team away early.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 08:54 PM

No. 23 Utah cruises to Las Vegas Bowl win

Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another Saturday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 08:40 PM

No. 24 Tar Heels knock off No. 12 Buckeyes 82-74

Playing in Michael Jordan's longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 08:26 PM

Slow start dooms Lady Spartans in tourney final

Down 17-2 early in the second quarter versus Franklin Academy on Saturday in the championship game of the Kerr-Vance Academy Holiday Basketball Invitational, Kerr-Vance varsity girls’ basketball coach Brian Russell called a timeout and asked his team a question. 

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Gray earns spot in 2015 Bassmasters Classic

Our area is going to be represented in the big dance - the Super Bowl of bass fishing – the holy grail of all bass tournaments.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

Upton traded to Padres from rebuilding Braves

With the focus firmly on the opening of their new stadium, the Atlanta Braves dealt away slugger Justin Upton and made it clear that contending next season is not their primary goal.

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Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:57 PM

Nu Chi Omega holds annual awards program

The Nu Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Sorority held its annual awards program Saturday, Dec. 13, at Baskerville Office in Henderson.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:56 PM

KVA students visit seniors

Students from the Kerr-Vance Academy student government make crafts with residents at Senior Citizens Home in Henderson during a recent visit.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

Gift from N.C. Black High School Alumni to benefit VGCC students

The N.C. Association of Black High School Alumni recently presented a gift to the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund to help students obtaining a high school equivalency diploma. 

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

Car Club supports heart transplant recipient

Johnny Tilley (front) gives a $360 donation to heart transplant recipient Harry Matthews. Matthews is joined by his son, Kevin Matthews, a member of the Carolina Flossin Truck Club. 

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Dec. 20, 2014 @ 04:27 PM

Sanchez: Looking beyond the hype to see domestic and sexual violence

Congratulations, America. We seem to be moving beyond the need for the perfect victim. We no longer require a bruised and bloodied virginal innocent to make us believe that sexual assault and domestic violence occur at astounding rates in the U.S.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Wykle: A season of joy and tradition

Growing up, I loved the excitement of Christmas.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 07:54 AM

Editorial: Staying open to Medicaid expansion

Gov. Pat McCrory has said the door is open on the possibility of Medicaid expansion. North Carolina was one of a handful of states that opted not to accept federal money to expand Medicaid.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 04:21 PM

GOOD NEWS & GOOD NEIGHBORS: Focusing on the kids

This week, the good news is all about the children.

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Dec. 15, 2014 @ 05:33 PM

Foundation funds aid area organizations

A local grant fund is rolling out more than $55,000 in awards for Vance County groups this month.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 01:02 PM

NC advocates for poor demand Medicaid expansion

Advocates for expanding Medicaid to more of North Carolina's poor and uninsured residents on Wednesday sought to keep up the pressure for Republican lawmakers to reverse course.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 01:01 PM

Lumberton man shot and killed; 2 charged

Authorities say a Lumberton man is dead and two other men are in custody charged with murder, robbery and other counts after leading police on a five-mile, high-speed chase.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 12:58 PM

UN experts call for prosecution over US torture

All senior U.S. officials and CIA agents who authorized and carried out torture like waterboarding as part of former President George W. Bush's national security policy must be prosecuted, top U.N. human rights officials said Wednesday.