News: Local

Apr. 22, 2014 @ 05:56 PM

Granville sheriff’s office seizes 140 pounds of pot

The Granville County Sheriff’s Office seized 140 pounds of marijuana, worth $700,000, during a vehicle traffic stop Tuesday on Interstate 85 southbound near Butner.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

Arrests, citations in Henderson, Vance County

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Apr. 21, 2014 @ 10:33 PM

How sweet it is

Turner Pride (front) — along with volunteers from St. James Missionary Baptist Church, DSS and cooperative extension employees — bag up sweet potatoes at the Vance County Farmers Market on Monday. Starting at 9 a.m. today, 37,000 pounds of sweet potatoes will be given away in celebration of Earth Day thanks to a donation by the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Those interested in getting some of the free potatoes should bring their own containers to put them in.

Apr. 21, 2014 @ 07:34 PM

Pair pleads guilty to murder

The 25-year-old indicted in the fatal shooting death of a Northern Vance High School student pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Monday, which carries a 31-year maximum prison sentence.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

Macon pleads to lesser charge in shooting case

One of the men involved in a deadly shootout near Springwood Apartments two years ago accepted a plea deal in Vance County Superior Court on Monday.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

Five vie for three seats in Granville school board race

Three seats on the Granville County Board of Education will be on the ballot for the May 6 primary election. All three incumbents have filed for re-election. Two faces challenges.


Apr. 21, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Arrests, citations in Henderson, Vance County

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

Rain doesn’t dampen tribal spirit

The 49th annual Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe powwow began Friday at the Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School and powwow grounds and will continue through Sunday.

 

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

Arrests, citations from Granville county

Arrests and citations from Granville County


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 03:30 PM

Waters seeks new direction

Michael Waters wants to bring an outsider’s perspective to the district attorney’s office.