A group of pioneers would best describe the 2013 graduating class of Vance County Early College High School. Forty-two of them graduated Friday night, with over half receiving associate degrees.
Diane Cox, the interim executive director, said Friday the board is confident all 21 county and municipal governments will respond positively in a timely manner on the assessment. Thus far, three are still yet to make a decision and 18 have agreed, albeit with eight doing so conditionally.
Keith Sidwell, who has announced his retirement effective next Friday, received his badge and sidearm (sold by state statute for one dollar) on Monday. At a Thursday evening gathering of the Henderson-Vance Community Watch Association, he received the gift of a stylized clock.
Arrests, citation reports from the Henderson Police Department and the Vance County Sheriff's Office.
The impacts of roaming youth finding trouble and criminals finding more opportunity to steal from unattended homes was the focus of the second quarterly gathering of the Henderson-Vance Community Watch Association Thursday at the Maria Parham Medical Center auditorium.
Five years ago, 70 students became inaugural members of the Vance County Early College High School. Tonight 42 who have blazed a trail to becoming the first graduating class in school history receive diplomas in a commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. in the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center.
Henderson police have made a second arrest connected to the May 4 shooting death of 25-year-old La’Darrius Talley on Lincoln Street, according to court records obtained Thursday.
The capital defenders’ office is receiving the murder case involving Myiesha Monique Williams, who could face the death penalty.
Youth listen to each other, and Southern Vance High School recently received a boost to help them listen to advise concerning the use of tobacco.
Henderson Police on Wednesday arrested two men from out of town on charges of bringing eight pounds of marijuana for sale into the Henderson area.