For 150 years, photographers, both amateur and professional, have snapped pictures of the people and places that make up the essentials of living in Granville County. Many of those pictures are on display in Harris Hall of the Granville County Historical Society Museum, providing a graphic history of the area.
Arrests, citation reports from the Henderson Police Department and the Vance County Sheriff's Office.
Henderson families can expect to pay $195 more in city tax and fee bills next year according to a draft budget that includes a 14.2 percent hike to the real estate tax. City Manager Ray Griffin presented on Monday his funding requests for the 2013-2014 budget year, the focus of which is an 8.3-cent increase to the 58.5-cent real estate tax rate.
Waste Industries Vance County is doing its part to raise residents’ awareness of the unsightly, ongoing roadside litter problem that exists in Henderson. They have begun giving away 120 free eight-by-10 foot tarps, supplied through a partnership between “Keep North Carolina Beautiful” and Walmart.
The Henderson Blockbuster Video store is slated to close June 13 as a result of Blockbuster’s parent company, Dish Network, selling 27 properties in North Carolina, including the Beckford Drive location.
A fortunate roll on the 13th hole gave Raleigh’s Jason Smith all the momentum he needed Sunday on his way to a second Kerr Lake Country Club Invitational title.
North Carolina third baseman Colin Moran is the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year and teammate Kent Emanuel is its pitcher of the year.
Cross another milestone off of Jimmie Johnson's list. He stands alone in All-Star history.
The scores Saturday morning at the Louisburg High School softball field don’t matter so much.
No outs are recorded, each player bats and everyone gets a hit in the Miracle League of Franklin County. No stranded runners here. Homer, the mascot with a giant baseball for a head, cleans up the bases at the end of innings.
Raleigh’s Jason Smith leads the Kerr Lake Country Club Invitational after firing a 69 Saturday.
A pair of not so over-the-hill Hall of Famers pulled off a huge upset in the Preakness and ended any hopes of a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes.
Older Americans Month will be observed at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett St., Henderson, with a celebration set for Wednesday. The center has scheduled several activities for this event.
The Granville County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Alive After Five concert series with its first event of the season Thursday, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Volunteer are still needed for this event.
Ashley Oxendine, a former resident of Henderson, recently won a raffle held by the Henderson Lions Club.
From May 20-June 14, farmers and producers in Vance and Warren counties may sign up for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Conservation Reserve Program.
Safety belt use was not much more than one in 10 three decades ago. Today, about nine out of 10 buckle up and appreciate the protection.
To many, much is often asked, and we are appreciative when it is delivered. To others, little is often asked, and we are disappointed when it cannot be delivered. Accountability and responsibility are vital to everyone in every facet of life. Not everyone can do everything, but when we accept the call for our part, the examination begins.
The fourth week of protests led by the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP has ended in the arrests of more than 50 at the state legislature. The arrest count and number of supporters Monday reached the highest yet for the group's demonstrations against the policies of the Republican-held legislature.
The North Carolina Press Association is claiming victory in a battle to maintain government notices in newspapers, but the war isn't yet over. Two bills in the North Carolina House that would have chipped away at newspaper monopolies over notices of public meetings failed to meet a deadline for the two-year legislative session ending in 2014. But a Senate version of one bill wasn't subject to that deadline, which requires all bills that don't involve spending or taxing to clear at least one chamber.
Senate Republicans said Monday their two-year budget proposal demonstrates how Medicaid keeps siphoning away money from other priorities, but critics assert that the GOP spending plan keeps taking from the needy and the middle class.
After falling woefully out of fashion, Yahoo wants to be cool again while catering to the capitalistic demands of its shareholders. That goal led CEO Marissa Mayer to make a $1.1 billion bet on online blogging forum Tumblr in a risky acquisition that revolves around the vision and instincts of a 26-year-old entrepreneur who dropped out of high school to pursue his dream of bringing more beauty and creativity to the Internet.