News: Local

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 09:02 PM

Pierce named district Principal of the Year

Vance County Schools staff said Eric Pierce is one of the best leaders in the district.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 09:01 PM

Scary fun

A steady stream of princesses, monsters, fairies and zombies trekked up and down both sides of Garnett Street on Friday afternoon in pursuit of mouth-watering, sugary treats.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 09:00 PM

New recreation director named

A Henderson native is returning to work for his hometown.

Kendrick Vann, a Southern Vance High School alumni, will be the city’s new director of the Recreation and Parks Department.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

More early voters this year

Voters in the Tri-County are turning out in high numbers to vote early — a trend that has appeared across the state this election cycle.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

Students take a stand against harmful behavior

Students in Vance County took pledges against destructive behavior this week.

During Red Ribbon Week — a national observance to prevent drug abuse, crime and violence in schools — events are conducted around the country encouraging students to withstand peer pressure and stay focused on graduating.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 02:41 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 07:50 PM

‘Love shouldn’t hurt’

County staff, community leaders and concerned residents shouted, “Stop the violence,” on their way down Chestnut, Winder and Garnett streets Thursday.

The crowd of about 150 people marched with signs that read, “Stop Domestic Violence,” as cars honked and passengers looked on.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 06:01 PM

Some Granville school system employees hit by security breach

Granville County Schools wants to protect employees’ identities after a security breach last week.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:50 PM

District seeks administrator pay scale

Vance County Schools wants fair pay for assistant principals.

During a called meeting Wednesday, the Board of Education approved its support for a legislative proposal urging the General Assembly to set a pay scale for assistant principals and principals during its long session at the beginning of the year.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 01:34 PM

Stay safe on Halloween

As Halloween approaches, local law enforcement agencies are encouraging Tri-County residents to think safety first.