A boat that was born in the piney woods of Warren County will be launched in waters of Oregon Inlet later this spring.
It’s the handiwork of Brian White, who grew up in Henderson but soon adopted a life around salt water, boats and fishermen.
For low-income families needing help with a heating bill, the Vance County Department of Social Services may be able to help — for a short time.
Vance County commissioners at their Monday, March 10, meeting voted to increase adoption fees at the animal shelter.
The board in a 4-2 vote decided to take the recommendation of the public safety committee to raise the cost of adopting a dog to $150 and a cat to $100 plus an additional $5 charge for a rabies vaccine. The two dissenting votes were Tommy Hester and Archie Taylor, the board’s vice chair.
Council voted, in another matter, to apply for a Community Development Block Grant that would pay for infrastructure improvements.
Historically, the grants have been used for rehabilitating houses and removing blight, city planning director Erris Dunston told council. This round of grants, however, must be used for water and sewer projects while still benefiting low-income families.
Comayo Terry has been arrested by the Vance County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Unit.
Marissa Richardson, of 106 Gibbs Ave., Hollister, was killed when her green Honda Accord crossed left of center into the southbound lane and collided with a work truck around 4:15 p.m., according to a N.C. Highway Patrol trooper.
The Warren County Board of Commissioners has cleared the way for nonprofit organizations to receive financial support from the county.
Arrests and citations in Henderson and Vance County.
The Henderson Police Department arrested a suspect March 5 in connection with the five-year-old murder case of Montrell Alston.