News: Local

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 12:11 AM

Wreck on Garnett Street

Henderson police officer Aston Mitchell collects information from Vincent Davis, driver of a scooter, who collided with a Volkswagen Passat driven by Juan Sandoval near the intersection of North Garnett and West Rockspring streets. Sandoval was charged with failing to reduce speed and driving while license revoked. Davis was transported to Maria Parham Medical Center.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 07:09 PM

Annual tractor pull roaring into fairgrounds

Truck and tractor drivers will join fans at the Vance County Fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday for another year of roaring engines and friendly competition.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Board wants to cut water customers some slack

At the Vance County Board of Commissioners water planning committee meeting Thursday, commissioner Dan Brummitt asked staff to draft a policy giving customers bill adjustments if they can show proof of any plumbing malfunctions after an unusually high bill.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 07:01 PM

Nonprofit giving away school supplies to students

More than 250 book bags filled with school supplies will be given away Saturday at the Masonic Home for Children gymnasium, 600 College St., Oxford.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

DSS board has new member

A Henderson minister has taken over Bill Scarlett’s seat on the Vance County Department of Social Services Board of Directors.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 03:31 PM

Oxford urging residents to boil water

Officials are urging some Oxford residents to boil their water.

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 12:12 AM

Reaching a compromise

North Carolina teachers could be getting the raises they have been waiting for.

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 06:54 PM

Vance jobless rate unchanged

The Tri-County’s unemployment rate remained largely unchanged from last month ­— but the area saw a sizable decrease from the same period last year.

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 06:51 PM

Future still uncertain for Thorndale Country Club

Thorndale Country Club’s backyard will not be renovated — for now.