News: Local

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 09:52 AM

DOT closes Henderson's license plate agency

Violations of state criminal laws has caused the Henderson License Plate Agency to be closed by the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Mountains to the coast

Travis Cobb, of Rocky Mount, studies today's route for the annual Cycle N.C. Mountains to Coast bike ride while resting in his tent at the Oxford Recreation Complex on Tuesday evening.

More than 1,300 riders stayed overnight in the area after their fourth day of riding, which started in Sparta and will end Saturday at Hatteras Village.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 05:03 PM

Attention turns to domestic violence

Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which begins today, is starting amidst a surge of celebrity incidents.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 04:48 PM

Change returns familiar set up for city

A new Henderson department has a director as of Tuesday. And the department and director have familiarity.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 04:31 PM

Signs getting second look by council

The Henderson City Council plans to re-examine its new city ordinance that limits signs placed within a street right of way.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 04:25 PM

Arrests, citations in Henderson, Vance County

Arrests, citation reports from the Henderson Police Department and the Vance County Sheriff's Office.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 05:54 PM

Rainy day repair

Not everything got rained out on Monday.

Kurt Markuson makes repairs to the turn signal in the taillight of his truck at his Williamsboro Street home in Oxford.

Markuson chose to make the repair between showers so that he wouldn't need to do hand signals in the rain.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

Murder suspect wanted by police; may be in Raleigh or Fayetteville

Henderson police are looking for a 43-year-old Henderson man who is wanted for first-degree murder in connection with the death of Tisha Hargrove.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

Disease triggers deaths in deer

At least 30 deer in Vance County have succumbed to an almost invisible menace over the last couple of months.

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 06:15 PM

Downtown Halloween, Christmas parade survive

Henderson’s downtown Halloween and Christmas events will go on as planned this year — in large part, because of Dr. Alice Clark Sallins.