News: Local

Dec. 15, 2014 @ 05:33 PM

Foundation funds aid area organizations

A local grant fund is rolling out more than $55,000 in awards for Vance County groups this month.

Dec. 15, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

WORK OF ART: Students’ talents help school mural take shape

A bright new mural greets visitors at the entrance of Joe Toler/Oak Hill Elementary School in Northern Granville County.
Students at the school contributed their talents to create the mural.

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 06:48 PM

Residents show support for Townsville parade

Young toddlers and teenager alike gathered handfuls of candy as it rained down from the floats, fire trucks and church vans making their way down N.C. 39 for the fourth annual Townsville Christmas parade on Saturday.

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 06:36 PM

Wyatt taking on search for new city manager

Henderson Interim City Manager Ed Wyatt recently wrapped up his first month on the job.
“I very much appreciate their interest in wanting me to return,” said Wyatt, who served as Henderson’s interim city manager in 2007. “It’s very professionally stimulating.”

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 01:18 PM

Murder defendants on Superior Court docket

Three murder defendants are slated to appear in Vance County Superior Court on Monday morning.

Dec. 12, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

Marking 50 years of Christmas cantatas

Church members across the region are taking time to celebrate the Christmas season and a woman who makes it special every year.

Dec. 12, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Operation targets sex offender compliance

About 30 law enforcement officers from federal, state and local agencies visited the homes of 94 registered sex offenders in Vance County on Tuesday.

Dec. 12, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Plan to seek funds for animal shelter moves forward

A committee of the Vance County Board of Commissioners is ready to seek money to fund construction of a new animal shelter.