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Apr. 18, 2014 @ 08:11 PM

Sign ordinance seeks to keep clutter out of rights of way

Beginning this month, Henderson residents will be seeing fewer signs posted around busy intersections.

Apr. 18, 2014 @ 08:13 PM

Officials watching for coal ash in Kerr Lake

A recent statement from the state’s environmental regulatory agency has fueled concerns about coal ash in Kerr Lake.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 08:06 PM

Eight vying for three Warren County commissioners seats

Eight candidates have crowded the field vying for three positions on the Warren County Board of Commissioners in this spring’s Democratic primary.

The District 3 seat has attracted four candidates and two candidates each are in the Democratic races of Districts 2 and 4. No Republicans filed for the three commissioner seats on the ballot. Early voting begins Thursday and the primary is May 6.



Apr. 17, 2014 @ 05:46 PM

Henderson serial drug offender gets 8 years in prison

Quentin Dion Shearin was sentenced in Raleigh by U.S. District Judge W. Earl Britt on April 1 to 100 months and a supervised release of five years.


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Apr. 18, 2014 @ 02:36 PM

Duke sophomore Rodney Hood going pro

Duke sophomore Rodney Hood is entering the NBA draft.

Hood said in a statement Friday that playing for Mike Krzyzewski "helped me grow and develop as a player and a person" to prepare him for the NBA.

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Potential diamond for Coach 'Ruff'

East Carolina’s Ruffin McNeill should be plenty familiar by now with Henderson football.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 12:06 AM

Choi leads rain-delayed RBC Heritage

K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 12:02 AM

Playoff Preview: Spurs face difficult road to NBA Finals

To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 11:55 PM

Kuchar builds on Masters momentum

There were no major letdowns for Masters contenders Matt Kuchar and Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage on Thursday.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 10:52 PM

Crossroads edges Northern; KVA’s Burnette low medalist

Crossroads Christian held off Northern Vance Thursday at Henderson Country Club to claim a two-day county competition that also featured Kerr-Vance and Southern Vance.


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Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:52 AM

Foster presents at Daisy Garden Club meeting

The Daisy Garden Club recently held its March meeting in the home of Velma Steed.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

College hosts manufacturing careers event

Vance-Granville Community College recently held its second Advanced Manufacturing Career Awareness Day in the civic center on the college's main campus in Vance County.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

Sans Souci holds April meeting

The April meeting of the Sans Souci Literary Club was held in the home of Anne Allen.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 02:06 PM

Joy Club members aim to be good stewards

Joy Club members and leaders at E.M. Rollins Elementary School recently cleaned up fallen tree limbs and branches on the ground in front of the school as part of the club’s recent study about taking care of the world.


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Feb. 13, 2014 @ 05:58 PM

Winter storm hits Tri-County


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Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:45 PM

Editorial: Educators extended support

Vance County Schools’ teachers got a statement from their board of education and superintendent this past week.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:44 PM

Letter: Respond to Thursday meeting


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 11:12 PM

Christians celebrate Good Friday

Around us daily, we continue to see the foundation of our country chipped away. Among the cries for freedom echoes one from more than 200 years ago: religion of our choice. Today, our country joyfully has many.


Apr. 16, 2014 @ 10:14 PM

Editorial: Sugar high, anger low for couples

Two authors of a study believe low blood sugar can make people extra sensitive. We offer an alternative to candy bars.


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Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:50 PM

Food stamp backlog still costs NC governments

Meeting deadlines set by federal regulators to eliminate North Carolina's backlog of food stamp applications still came with a cost to state and local governments.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:48 PM

Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors

With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:44 PM

Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need — three of whom were seen lifeless in the drowned vessel by a diver who was unable to get them out.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:42 PM

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.