News: Local

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:45 PM

Vance fire chief resigns

The Vance County fire marshal has vacated his post.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Keeping animals safe

Rodney Tingen was working at his shop on West Spring Street last week when he noticed a pair of dogs tethered to a tire on hot asphalt beneath the sweltering sun.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Relay raises $90K

The Vance County Relay for Life fell short of its $140,000 goal this year, but organizers said the fundraiser was still job well done.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:13 PM

Library delves into banned books

Somebody, somewhere doesn’t want you to read a certain book.

That book may be pornographic or racist or sacrilegious or offensive in some other way.

But do you have a right to read it?


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 03:55 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

‘Our goal is to keep children safe’

Church leaders met at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church on Thursday to learn about child abuse, what to do to prevent it and what to do if it occurs.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Charlie Parker’s influence lives on

Friday, Aug. 29, is Charlie Parker’s birthday. He would have been 94, but his life ended far short of that mark — even less than the biblically allotted three score and 10.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 07:43 PM

Officials urge caution over holiday

As residents get ready for travel over the Labor Day weekend, North Carolina transportation and law enforcement personnel have been preparing to keep them safe.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 07:28 PM

Henderson 17-year-old facing first degree murder charge

Kyshaun Norrell, a 17-year-old from Henderson, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in the Sunday shooting death of Quincey Gregory.