News: Local

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 09:35 PM

Vance Quilts R' Us blocks installed on library

Cory Lawrence installs the last of four panels on the side of Perry Memorial Library on Tuesday afternoon. The four panels combine to create an 8 square-foot quilt block representing the logo for local quilting guild Vance Quilts R' Us. The quilt block is one of several in Vance County that are featured as part of the Quilt Trails of the Tar River.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 09:27 PM

Rosemart clerk arrested

A 20-year-old Henderson store clerk was arrested after police received complaints that drugs were being sold directly from the store.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 09:29 PM

2 Henderson residents face drug charges

Two Henderson residents were arrested Nov. 14 after an investigation at their home that was prompted by reports of drug sales in the area.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 09:42 PM

Commissioners extend solar farm moratorium

At their meeting Monday evening, the Granville County commissioners voted to extend an existing moratorium on ground-mounted solar farms in AR-40 zoning districts.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 09:30 PM

Wykle named publisher of Daily Dispatch

Nancy Wykle brings more than 20 years of journalism experience to her new role as editor and publisher of The Daily Dispatch.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 05:12 PM

Oxford man gets 12 years in store robbery

The 19-year-old Oxford man charged with robbing a convenience store in 2013 was sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison Monday.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Groups ready for cold temps

Local organizations are prepared for freezing temperatures this week.

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

Experiencing the joy of Christmas

First-grade students from Crossroads Christians School filed into the fellowship area of North Henderson Baptist Church on Monday with shoeboxes filed with gifts for less fortunate children.

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 04:06 PM

Bennett Perry museum gets council support

The Henderson City Council has endorsed the idea of an independent preservation group dedicated to maintaining the Bennett Perry home as a museum.