News: Local

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 05:28 PM

Autopsy: Gunshot killed Warrenton man

An autopsy of the 40-year-old Warren County man found dead last week shows he suffered from a fatal gunshot wound, according to a press release from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 05:18 PM

Father, son indicted for murder in Granville slayings

A Granville County grand jury on Monday returned indictments for the father and son accused of murdering Jerome and Dora Faulkner.


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

Subdivision on track for affordable homes

The second phase of the Carey Chapel Crossing subdivision could bring as many as 55 affordable, new homes to Vance County


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 01:20 PM

Crime log: Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Rainy day trim

Rafe Parker uses a pole saw to trim back branches of the tree at a home on Main Street in Kittrell on Friday afternoon. Parker's Professional Tree Service was pruning the 200-year-old oak tree and removing dead or dying branches.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

Kittrell’s Springs: from hotel to Confederate hospital

In Vance County’s heyday, people from across the country would vacation at the Kittrell Springs Hotel — the site of the state’s first winter resort.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Working on foundations

Keith A. Tunstall, a student in the carpentry program at Vance-Granville Community College, clears mud and water away from the foundation of a house on Linden Avenue in Oxford. The VGCC program is partnering with Habitat for Humanity to build the house in the coming months.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:13 PM

Police seek grant for vehicle cameras

A grant application for in-car video cameras from the Henderson Police Department will go before the Henderson City Council on Monday night for approval.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:10 PM

SBI seeks help in Warren murder

The State Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public’s help in identifying two men seen on surveillance video walking near the scene of a murder in Warrenton on Thursday.


Jan. 23, 2015 @ 04:35 PM

JCPC talks court-ordered attendance

Vance County Schools’ dropout prevention coordinator said he would like to see more communication between the school system and local judges.