News: Local

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 06:53 PM

Owner of safe with marijuana pleads to misdemeanor

The 26-year-old Henderson man charged with felony drug possession — after four men attempted to rob his safe filled with marijuana — has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drug offense in Vance County Superior Court.

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

Arrests, citations in Henderson, Vance County

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

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:00 PM

The sights of summer

Ronnie Ellis maneuvers through high grass as he mows the 2.5-acre lot he owns on New College Street in Oxford. The grass at the lot has grown tall with recent rains this summer, and it took many passes with the mower to knock it down.

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 09:29 PM

City, county consider collaboration to bring public water to more residents

The Henderson City Council agreed to have another meeting before deciding whether it should move ahead in discussions with the county about collaborating to provide funding for public water in the extra-territorial jurisdiction, which does not have access to city services.

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 08:07 PM

Warren EDC staying with partnership — for now

Warren County will join a regional marketing conglomerate for another year with the aim of bringing new business to the region — but reluctantly.

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 08:03 PM

Granville foundation awards $19,000 in grants

The Granville County Community Foundation will issue more than $19,000 in grants to 10 organizations this year.

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 06:58 PM

Louisburg man drowns in Kerr Lake

A 27-year-old Louisburg resident drowned in Kerr Lake, according to officials at the Vance County Sheriff's Office.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 06:04 PM

Woman charged with filing a false report

A Henderson woman who reported a breaking and entering was charged with making a false report to police.

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 05:59 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Jul. 27, 2014 @ 08:00 PM

Henderson man facing hit and run charges

 A Henderson man was arrested after a hit-and-run accident at the corner of Capital Boulevard and Spring Forest Road that injured one person, according to a local news report.