May. 05, 2015 @ 05:48 PM

Board approves Carver multipurpose room

Carver Elementary School will no longer be the only school in the district without a multipurpose room, after the Vance County Board of Commissioners voted Monday night to use lottery funds to build one.

May. 05, 2015 @ 05:37 PM

Carver reading club celebrates another year

Some students at Carver Elementary took time out to celebrate the power of reading with an annual luncheon Thursday.

One Step Above Reading Club at Carver has encouraged students to read for fun for 13 years, thanks to its founder Marion Perry. This year’s theme was “Reading: Your Passport to Success.”

“It’s a group of students that would come together for 30 minutes to enjoy reading,” Perry said. “They realized that reading could be absolutely fun.”

May. 05, 2015 @ 05:25 PM

Warren proposed budget contains no property tax increase

County Manager Linda Worth presented a recommended general fund budget of more than $31.6 million to the Warren County Board of Commissioners on Monday evening.

May. 05, 2015 @ 02:23 PM

Crime log: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Arrests, incidents and citations in Henderson and Vance County.

May. 04, 2015 @ 06:14 PM

Planning board recommends regulations for solar farms

Henderson’s Planning Board unanimously passed an ordinance at Tuesday’s public hearing setting forth guidelines and design regulations for solar farms within the city limits and the extra-territorial jurisdiction.

May. 04, 2015 @ 05:56 PM

Crime log: Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Arrests, incidents and citations in Henderson and Vance County.

May. 04, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

One of the best

Jodi Pulley is one of the hardest-working secretaries in the nation.
Scholastic, the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, recognized 100 secretaries from across the country through its Reading Club’s Secretary Appreciation Sweepstakes for Administrative Professionals’ Day on April 22.

Pulley was one of 100 chosen to get a bouquet of flowers to mark the occasion.

“I just love E.O. Young,” she said. “I love the faculty. I love the children. I know just about every child in the building.”

May. 02, 2015 @ 07:48 PM

Commissioners to talk budget, solar farms

The proposed 2015-16 budget for Vance County will be presented at Monday’s county commissioners meeting.

May. 02, 2015 @ 07:31 PM

Gang law underused statewide, in Vance

In the aftermath of UNC-Chapel Hill student body president Eve Carson’s death in 2008, the state General Assembly passed a law aimed at taking gang members off the streets.

The Street Gang Suppression Act of 2008 has been used to make charges in 14 Vance County cases since 2009, but none have resulted in convictions, according to data from the state Administrative Office of the Courts.

In fact, only 30 convictions have been made under the law statewide since 2009.

May. 02, 2015 @ 07:12 PM

Bank employee faces charges

A Vance County resident is facing identity theft and fraud charges stemming from his employment at a Henderson bank.