News: Local

Jan. 19, 2015 @ 04:59 PM

'For the betterment of the community'

Juniper Cumming's face scrunched up in concentration.


Jan. 19, 2015 @ 03:51 PM

‘It’s time for us to do what’s right’

The Rev. J. Eric Morgan III told a Martin Luther King Jr. Day crowd at Oxford Baptist Church that many doors are open, but there are obstacles to overcome.


Jan. 19, 2015 @ 02:27 PM

Mental health training available

What’s the difference between teenage moodiness and mental illness? Between sulking and withdrawal?


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 05:55 PM

Crime log: Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Granville and Warren counties.


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 04:38 PM

Panel weighs draft of rules for horse care

Vance County commissioners could pass a new ordinance establishing a minimum care standard for horses.


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

Program for boys aims to hit STRIDE

The Henderson YMCA is one of a handful in the state offering a program for boys, in the same vein as Girls on the Run, called STRIDE.


Jan. 18, 2015 @ 01:41 PM

'I am proud of myself'

The mood inside Stephen Foreman's civics classroom was nervous and excited as nine Western Vance High School students prepared to graduate Friday night.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 05:29 PM

N.C. 56 corridor study in early stages

Planning officials from Butner, Creedmoor, Granville County and the state Department of Transportation are collaborating to conduct a study of N.C. 56 that seeks to address long backups and left-turn difficulties on the state highway.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 05:28 PM

A challenge to stay and understand

The members of Freedom Life Church on Fire choir lifted their hands to the sky when they sang about God’s ability to answer prayer and remove the shackles of oppression.

The message of faith and perseverance in the face of adversity was fitting for the Vance County Senior Center’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Thursday evening.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 01:46 PM

One suspect in Granville murder case transferred to NC

One of the men charged in the New Year’s Day murder of a Granville County couple will be brought to North Carolina from a jail in West Virginia.