News: Local

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Charlie Parker’s influence lives on

Friday, Aug. 29, is Charlie Parker’s birthday. He would have been 94, but his life ended far short of that mark — even less than the biblically allotted three score and 10.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 07:43 PM

Officials urge caution over holiday

As residents get ready for travel over the Labor Day weekend, North Carolina transportation and law enforcement personnel have been preparing to keep them safe.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 07:28 PM

Henderson 17-year-old facing first degree murder charge

Kyshaun Norrell, a 17-year-old from Henderson, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in the Sunday shooting death of Quincey Gregory.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

Playing ball

Darren Gordon tries to catch his cousin, Jonathan Wilson Jr., as he makes his way down West Fairview Drive in Oxford on Wednesday afternoon. The pair snuck in a little football between shots while Gordon was playing basketball with a friend.

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 07:32 PM

Reavis faces civil suit

The woman accused of embezzling nearly $400,000 from Vance County is facing simultaneous civil and criminal cases.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 02:50 PM

Outdoor space planned for Breckenridge Commons

After meeting in closed session for more than an hour, the Henderson City Council decided to donate a city-owned parking lot to the Embassy Cultural Center Foundation Inc., which helped raise $20 million for the construction of the new library and performing arts center on Breckenridge Street.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 02:48 PM

Waddell appears in court

The 18-year-old Henderson resident charged in the death of a 55-year-old store clerk appeared in Vance County Superior Court on Wednesday in reference to a pending robbery charge.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 02:41 PM

Semprius seeking more time to create jobs

A Henderson solar company plans to ask the state Department of Commerce for more time to create a total of more than 50 new full-time jobs — which is a requirement of the $500,000 building reuse grant awarded to it in 2011, according to Vance County Deputy Manager Jordan McMillen.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 02:00 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.