News: Local

May. 25, 2015 @ 08:11 PM

Grant would aid housing, youths

Potential grant funding through the U.S. Department of Labor could provide unemployed, under-skilled youth in Henderson with construction training while rehabilitating the city’s housing stock.

May. 25, 2015 @ 07:35 PM

Closures to begin in June, detour at Parham Road

On June 1, the state Department of Transportation will close the Interstate 85 South on-ramp from U.S. 158 Business at the North Garnett Street intersection.

May. 25, 2015 @ 05:28 PM

Fallen veterans honored on Memorial Day

A large crowd gathered Monday morning at the Granville County Veterans Memorial to honor those who gave their lives in service to their country.

May. 25, 2015 @ 03:27 PM

Duty, honor, country

Retired U.S. Army Col. Sandy Royster invoked the words of Gen. Douglas MacArthur at a Memorial Day ceremony at Sunset Gardens on Sunday.

May. 23, 2015 @ 07:27 PM

Police log, May 24

Arrests and incidents in Granville and Warren counties.

May. 23, 2015 @ 04:58 PM

Volunteers revitalize Oxford Street Park

Paint buckets of green, yellow and orange helped volunteers and Oxford Parks and Recreation staff brighten Granville Street Park, which has fallen out of use for the past several years.

May. 23, 2015 @ 11:59 AM

Class of '65 honors deceased classmates with donation

The Henderson High School Class of 1965 is hosting its 50th reunion June 5-6 at the Kerr Lake and Henderson country clubs.

May. 23, 2015 @ 11:57 AM

Warren Early College grads live up to motto

North Carolina State Sen. Angela Bryant congratulated the graduating class of Warren Early College High School at commencement exercises on Friday evening.

May. 22, 2015 @ 08:16 PM

2 arrested, 3rd sought in armed robbery

Two suspects were arrested in connection with a May 11 armed robbery at the Dollar General in Henderson, and deputies are seeking a third suspect, according to Vance County Sheriff Peter White.

May. 22, 2015 @ 08:01 PM

Council mulls solar in residential agricultural district

The Henderson City Council debated the need for a text amendment to the solar farm ordinance that would keep solar farms out of the city’s residential agricultural district.