News: Local

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 08:52 PM

Medical screenings available Tuesday

A selection of free medical screenings will be offered Tuesday at the Warren County Health Department as part of a Healthy Living for a Lifetime event.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 08:46 PM

Approval given for return of basketball goals

The Henderson-Vance Parks and Recreation Commission hopes Jackson Park users have learned a lesson. Basketball goals will be re-installed on Tuesday and access to the basketball court will again be open. Recreation director Alan Gill announced the decision Thursday at the commission’s monthly meeting.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 08:36 PM

Arrests, citations in Warren, Granville counties

Arrests, citation reports from the Warren County Sheriff's Office, Granville County Sheriff's Office and Oxford Police Department.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:01 PM

Spill’s impact to be discussed in meeting

Organization has formed through the Roanoke River Basin Association for a meeting in Henderson on April 24 related to Kerr Lake and the impact of a Feb. 2 coal ash spill near Eden.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 03:59 PM

Opportunity gives back to the community

Four months after Kris Mercer harvested an eight-point buck, he was presented with a souvenir of the same deer to put on his wall.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

Hospital moving forward with $1.4 million construction project at cancer center

An expansion to the existing Cancer Center at Maria Parham Medical Center will improve treatment for the hospital’s cancer patients.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 03:54 PM

Recommendation of superintendent aims to get raises

After six consecutive years of budget cuts and low per pupil funding, the Vance County school board is seeking relief.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 03:19 PM

Arrests, citations from Granville and Warren counties

Arrests and citations from Granville and Warren counties


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 08:21 PM

Teenager injured; police arrest 24-year-old

Friday afternoon in downtown Henderson was disrupted by gunfire, leaving a teenager with non-life threatening injuries and a 24-year-old in jail.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 08:19 PM

At Henderson hospital, volunteers are crucial

Although not formally a part of the staff, volunteers may be the most public face of the hospital.