News: Local

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 06:55 PM

155 new jobs coming to Oxford

The world’s second-largest zipper manufacturer is about to get bigger.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 06:34 PM

Counties to keep current line — for now

After discovering an official county line determination process could take years to complete, Vance and Granville counties will follow their own for the general election Nov. 4.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 06:30 PM

Keeping knowledge fresh

A local church has established its own summer reading program.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 05:49 PM

Bank robber sentenced to 32 months

Almost one year after a bank robbery on Garnett Street, the man found guilty of the crime could serve up to 2 years and eight months in prison.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Jul. 21, 2014 @ 10:17 PM

VGCC tuition could increase

Tuition rates could increase for Vance-Granville Community College students next year.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:32 PM

Another home sold

During a called meeting Monday, the Vance County Board of Commissioners approved an offer on property real estate agents said would be difficult to sell.


Jul. 21, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

A summer of learning

Vance County Schools’ summer reading program has been seeing higher attendance every day, according to summer school Principal Lanisha Daye.


Jul. 21, 2014 @ 05:24 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Jul. 19, 2014 @ 10:30 PM

County considers offer on home refurbished with federal grant funds

The Vance County Board of Commissioners will meet Monday to consider an offer for a property on Rock Spring Street.

If approved, this will be the second property sold this year as part of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, a federal grant initiative to restore homes and promote homeownership in struggling neighborhoods.